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Origins of the Modern World A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0742554198

ISBN-13: 9780742554191

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Robert B. Marks, Robert B. Marks

List price: $29.00
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Description:

This clearly written and engaging book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world. Unlike most studies, which assume that the rise of the West is the story of the coming of the modern world, this history, drawing upon new scholarship
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792

List of Figures and Maps
Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: The Rise of the West?
The Material and Trading Worlds, circa 1400
Starting with China
Empires, States, and the New World, 1500-1775
The Industrial Revolution and Its Consequences, 1750-1850
The Gap
The Great Departure
Conclusion: Changes and Continuities
Index
About the Author