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Traditions and Encounters, Volume II

Traditions and Encounters, Volume II - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0077368036

Cover of Traditions and Encounters, Volume II 5TH 11 (ISBN 978-0077368036)
ISBN13: 978-0077368036
ISBN10: 0077368037

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No

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Traditions and Encounters, Volume II - 5TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0077368036

Jerry Bentley

ISBN13: 978-0077368036
ISBN10: 0077368037

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Connect students to thestoriesof history. Connect students to theexperienceof history. Connect students tosuccessin history.


At McGraw-Hill, we have dedicated the past few years to deepening our understanding of student and instructor experience. Employing a wide array of research tools including surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies, we've identified areas in need of improvement to provide an opportunity for greater learning and teaching experiences. The fifth edition ofTraditions & Encountersis a result of this.


Traditions & Encountersalso has a rich history of firsts: the first world history text to take a truly global perspective on the past; the first to emphasize connections among cultures; the first to combine twin themes with a seven-part framework, making the huge story of world history more manageable to both teach and learn.


NowTraditions & Encountersbecomes the first truly interactive world history program: one that marries groundbreaking adaptive diagnostics and interactivities with a captivating narrative and engaging visuals, creating a unique learning environment that propels greater student success and better course results. Instructors gain insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct critical thinking skills. Chapter-opening vignettes and a lively narrative keep students turning the page while the adaptive questioning for each chapter and the personalized study plan for each individual student help students prepare for class discussions and course work.


With its hallmark of twin themes,Traditions & Encounterscontinues to tell the story of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history, while adding redesigned maps, new primary sources, and new chapter- and part-level features that strengthen connections and prompt students to analyze the events and th

Table of Contents

Table of Contents CHAPTER 22. Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections CHAPTER 23. The Transformation of Europe CHAPTER 24. New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania CHAPTER 25. Africa and the Atlantic World CHAPTER 26. Tradition and Change in East Asia CHAPTER 27. The Islamic Empires PART VI. An Age of Revolution, Industry, and Empire, 1750 to 1914 CHAPTER 28. Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World CHAPTER 29. The Making of Industrial Society CHAPTER 30. The Americas in the Age of Independence CHAPTER 31. Societies at Crossroads CHAPTER 32. The Building of Global Empires PART VII. Contemporary Global Realignments, 1914 to the Present CHAPTER 33. The Great War: The World in Upheaval CHAPTER 34. An Age of Anxiety CHAPTER 35. Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America CHAPTER 36. New Conflagrations: World War II and the Cold War CHAPTER 37. The End of Empire CHAPTER 38. A World without Borders