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World History, Volume 2 : Since 1500

World History, Volume 2 : Since 1500 - 7th edition

World History, Volume 2 : Since 1500 - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9781111831677

ISBN10: 111183167X

World History, Volume 2 : Since 1500 by William J. Duiker - ISBN 9781111831677
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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World History, Volume 2 : Since 1500 by William J. Duiker - ISBN 9781111831677

ISBN13: 9781111831677

ISBN10: 111183167X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 13

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From the dawn of civilization to the modern dilemmas of nation building in Africa and the Middle East, WORLD HISTORY takes a fascinating look at the common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and inform the future. Authors William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel's best-selling text uses colorful visuals, maps, and dramatic first-hand historical accounts to give readers a powerful perspective on the human experience over time. The easy-to-read narrative is organized around seven major themes (Science and Technology; Arts and Ideas; Family and Society; Politics and Government; Earth and the Environment; Religion and Philosophy; and, Interaction and Exchange), important to all cultures from all time periods, to help readers understand the course of world history and make connections across chapters.

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Table of Contents

Part III: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW WORLD PATTERNS (1500-1800).
14. New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market.
15. Europe Transformed: Reform and State Building.
16. The Muslim Empires.
17. The East Asian World.
18. The West on the Eve of a New World Order.
Part IV: MODERN PATTERNS OF WORLD HISTORY (1800-1945).
19. The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century.
20. The Americas and Society and Culture in the West.
21. The High Tide of Imperialism.
22. Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge.
23. The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution.
24. Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Asia, The Middle East, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939.
25. The Crisis Deepens: World War II.
Part V: TOWARD A GLOBAL CIVILIZATION? THE WORLD SINCE 1945.
26. East and West in the Grip of the Cold War.
27. Brave New World: Communism on Trial.
28. Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945.
29. Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East.
30. Toward the Pacific Century?
Epilogue. A Global Civilization.

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