Heritage of World Civilizations, Volume II Since 1500

Heritage of World Civilizations, Volume II Since 1500

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For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses.This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history provides a global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. It combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilization, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions.show more

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  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 213.36 x 264.16 x 25.4mm | 1,360.77g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130124567
  • 9780130124562

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17. The Age of Reformation and Religious Wars. 18. Africa (ca. 10001800). 19. Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy. 20. East Asia in the Late Traditional Era. 21. European State-Building and Worldwide Conflict. 22. European Society Under the Old Regime. 23. The Last Great Islamic Empires (15001800). V. ENLIGHTENMENT AND REVOLUTION IN THE WEST. 24. The Age of European Enlightenment. 25. Revolution in the Transatlantic World. 26. Europe and North America 18151850: Political Reform, Economic Advance, and Social Unrest. VI. INTO THE MODERN WORLD. 27. Political Consolidation in Europe and North America. 28. The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I. 29. The Birth of Contemporary Western Thought. 30. Latin America from Independence to the 1940s. 31. India, The Islamic Heartlands, and Africa: The Encounter with the Modern West (18001945). 32. Modern East Asia. VII. GLOBAL CONFLICT AND CHANGE. 33. Imperialism and World War I. 34. Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal. 35. World War II. 36. The West Since World War II. 37. East Asia in the Late Twentieth Century. 38. The Emerging Nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America Since 1945.show more

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