The Heritage of World Civilizations: Brief Edition, Volume 2 / Edition 5

The Heritage of World Civilizations: Brief Edition, Volume 2 / Edition 5

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by Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Donald . Kagan, Steven Ozment
     
 

A global perspective on the major narratives of world history.

Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations while highlighting the role of the world's great

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A global perspective on the major narratives of world history.

Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205835478
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Edition description:
Brief
Pages:
632
Sales rank:
1,201,270
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Documents

Maps

Preface

Chapter 14: Africa CA. 1000—1700

North Africa and Egypt

The Spread of Islam South of the Sahara

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Africa, 1000—1700

Sahelian Empires of the Western and Central Sudan

The Eastern Sudan

The Forestlands–Coastal West and

Central Africa

A CLOSER LOOK Benin Bronze Plaque with Chief and Two Attendants

East Africa

Southern Africa

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 15: Europe to the Early 1500s: Revival, Decline, and Renaissance

Revival of Empire, Church, and Towns

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The High Middle Ages in Western Europe

A CLOSER LOOK European Embrace of a Black Saint

Society

Growth of National Monarchies

Political and Social Breakdown

Ecclesiastical Breakdown and Revival:

The Late Medieval Church

The Renaissance in Italy (1375—1527)

Revival of Monarchy: Nation Building in the Fifteenth Century

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Part IV: The World in Transition, 1500 to 1850

Chapter 16: Europe, 1500—1650: Expansion, Reformation, and Religious Wars

The Discovery of a New World

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE European Expansion

The Reformation

The Reformation’s Achievements

A CLOSER LOOK A Contemporary Commentary on the Sexes

The Wars of Religion

Superstition and Enlightenment: The Battle Within

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD Christianity

Chapter 17: Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy

Periods of European Overseas Expansion

Mercantilist Theory of Economic Exploitation

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Atlantic World

Establishment of the Spanish Empire in America

Economies of Exploitation in the Spanish Empire

Colonial Brazil

French and British Colonies in North America

The Columbian Exchange: Disease, Animals, and Agriculture

Slavery in the Americas

Africa and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

A CLOSER LOOK The Slave Ship Brookes

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 18: East Asia in the Late Traditional Era

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE East Asia in the Late Traditional Era

Late Imperial China

Ming (1368–1644) and Qing (1644–1911) Dynasties

Japan

Warring States Era (1467–1600)

Tokugawa Era (1600–1868)

A CLOSER LOOK Bridal Procession

Korea and Vietnam

Korea

Vietnam

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 19: State Building and Society in Early Modern Europe

European Political Consolidation

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Early Modern Europe

A CLOSER LOOK Versailles

European Warfare: From Continental to World Conflict

The Old Regime

Family Structures and the Family Economy

The Revolution in Agriculture

The Eighteenth-Century Industrial Revolution: An Event in World History

European Cities

The Jewish Population: Age of the Ghetto

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 20: The Last Great Islamic Empires, 1500–1800

The Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Mediterranean World

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Last Great Islamic Empires

The Safavid Empire and the West Asian World

The Mughals

A CLOSER LOOK The Mughal Emperor Jahangir

Honoring a Muslim Saint over Kings and Emperors

Central Asia: Islamization in the Post-Timur Era

Power Shifts in the Southern Oceans

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Part V: Enlightenment and Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1700–1850

Chapter 21: The Age of European Enlightenment

The Scientific Revolution

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The European Enlightenment

The Enlightenment

The Enlightenment and Religion

The Enlightenment and Society

Enlightened Absolutism

A CLOSER LOOK An Eighteenth-Century Artist Appeals to the Ancient World

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 22: Revolutions in the Transatlantic World

Revolution in the British Colonies in North America

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Transatlantic Revolutions

Revolution in France

A CLOSER LOOK Challenging the French Political Order

Wars of Independence in Latin America

Toward the Abolition of Slavery in the Transatlantic Economy

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 23: Political Consolidation in the Nineteenth-Century

Europe and North America

The Emergence of Nationalism in Europe

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE European and North American Political Consolidation

Early Nineteenth-Century Political Liberalism

Efforts to Liberalize Early Nineteenth-Century European

Political Structures

Testing the New American Republic

The Canadian Experience

Midcentury Political Consolidation in Europe

A CLOSER LOOK The Crimean War Recalled

Unrest of Nationalities in Eastern Europe

Racial Theory and Anti-Semitism

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Part VI: Into the Modern World, 1815–1949

Chapter 24: Northern Transatlantic Economy and Society, 1815–1914

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Building of Northern Transatlantic Supremacy

European Factory Workers and Urban Artisans

Nineteenth-Century European Women

Jewish Emancipation

European Labor, Socialism, and Politics to World War I

A CLOSER LOOK Bloody Sunday, Saint Petersburg 1905

North America and the New Industrial Economy

The Emergence of Modern European Thought

Islam and Late Nineteenth-Century European Thought

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 25: Latin America from Independence to the 1940S

Independence without Revolution

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Latin American History

Economy of Dependence

Search for Political Stability

Three National Histories

A CLOSER LOOK Benito Juárez

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 26: India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa, 1800–1945

The Indian Experience

British Dominance and Colonial Rule

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Challenge of Modernity: India, Islam, and Africa

From British Crown Raj to Independence

A CLOSER LOOK Gandhi and His Spinning Wheel

The Islamic Experience

Islamic Responses to Declining Power and

Independence

Western Political and Economic Encroachment

The Western Impact

Islamic Responses to Foreign Encroachment

The African Experience

New States and Power Centers

Islamic Reform Movements

Increasing European Involvement: Exploration and Colonization

Patterns in European Colonial Rule and African Resistance

The Rise of African Nationalism

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD Islam

Chapter 27: Modern East Asia

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Modern East Asia

Modern Japan (1853–1945)

Overthrow of the Tokugawa Bakufu (1853–1868)

A CLOSER LOOK East Meets the West

Building the Meiji State (1868–1890)

Growth of a Modern Economy

The Politics of Imperial Japan (1890–1945)

Japanese Militarism and German Nazism

Modern China (1839–1949)

Close of Manchu Rule

From Dynasty to Warlordism (1895–1926)

Cultural and Ideological Ferment: The May Fourth

Movement

Nationalist China

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Part VII: Global Conflict and Change, 1900–Present

Chapter 28: Imperialism and World War I

Expansion of European Power and the

“New Imperialism”

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Imperialism and the Great War

Emergence of the German Empire

World War I

A CLOSER LOOK The Development of the Armored Tank

The Russian Revolution

End of World War I

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 29: Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal

After Versailles: Demands for Revision and Enforcement

Toward the Great Depression in Europe

GOBAL PERSPECTIVE The Interwar Period in Europe and the United States

The Soviet Experiment

The Fascist Experiment in Italy

German Democracy and Dictatorship

A CLOSER LOOK The Nazi Party Rally

The Great Depression and the New Deal in the United States

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS
REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 30: World War II

Again the Road to War

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE World War II

World War II

The Domestic Fronts

A CLOSER LOOK The Vichy Regime in France

Preparation for Peace

SUMMARY
KEY TERMS
REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 31: The West Since World War II

The Cold War Era

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE The West Since 1945

Toward Western European Unification

European Society in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

American Domestic Scene since World War II

The Soviet Union to 1989

1989: Year of Revolutions in Eastern Europe

A CLOSER LOOK Collapse of the Berlin Wall

The Collapse of the Soviet Union

The Collapse of Yugoslavia and Civil War

Challenges to the Atlantic Alliance

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 32: East Asia: The Recent Decades

Japan

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Modern East Asia

China

A CLOSER LOOK Trial of a Landlord

Taiwan

Korea

Vietnam

SUMMARY

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Chapter 33: Postcolonialism and Beyond: Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

Beyond the Postcolonial Era

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE Democratization, Globalization, and Terrorism

Latin America since 1945

A CLOSER LOOK Mexican Farmers Protest in North American Free Trade Agreement

Postcolonial Africa

The Islamic Heartlands, from North Africa to Indonesia

The Postcolonial Middle East

SUMMAR

KEY TERMS

REVIEW QUESTIONS

Suggested Readings

Credits

Index

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