1688 a Global History

ISBN-10: 0393322785

ISBN-13: 9780393322781

Edition: N/A

Authors: John E. Wills

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List price: $22.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

John Laslettis Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author or co-author of many books includingLabor and the Left, Failure of a Dream?, Colliers Across the Sea, and History of the ILGWU in Los Angeles.John E. Wills Jr. is professor of history at the University of Southern California and the author of many acclaimed works in cultural history.

List of Illustrations
January 3, 1688: A Baroque Prelude
A World of Wooden Ships
The Empire of Silver
Many Africas
Slaves, Ships, and Frontiers
Dampier and the Aborigines
The World of the Great Company
The Cape of Good Hope
The Island World
Three Worlds Apart: Russia, China, Japan
Tsar Peter's Russia
Survivors and Visionaries
At the Court of Kangxi
The Jesuits and China
Kanazawa, Edo, Nagasaki
Saikaku and Basho
Versailles, London, Amsterdam
The Sun King and the Ladies
A Family Quarrel and a Glorious Revolution
Echoes across the Oceans
A Hundred Years of Freedom
Worlds of Words: Styles and Thought in Europe
In the Republic of Letters
Aphra Behn
Newton, Locke, and Leibniz
Islam and Its others
The World of the Great Sultan
Hindus and Muslims
Englishmen, Indians, and Others
Exile, Hope, and Family
Next Year in Jerusalem
O Well Is Thee
Sources and Further Reading
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