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Just as a panoramic image provides a broad view, Panorama provides a ground-breaking, broad view of the world’s history by reaching across regional boundaries and highlighting large-scale, global patterns. Panorama’s easily understood chronology, coupled with its innovative, proven digital tools, ensures that learners are always moving forward as they study change and continuity across time, assess knowledge gaps, and mold critical thinking skills. The result is improved course performance through greater ...

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Just as a panoramic image provides a broad view, Panorama provides a ground-breaking, broad view of the world’s history by reaching across regional boundaries and highlighting large-scale, global patterns. Panorama’s easily understood chronology, coupled with its innovative, proven digital tools, ensures that learners are always moving forward as they study change and continuity across time, assess knowledge gaps, and mold critical thinking skills. The result is improved course performance through greater understanding of our world’s past, its large-scale global trends, and its impact on and relevance to 21st-century students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781259156861
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/8/2014
  • Edition number: 1
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ross Dunn is Professor of History at San Diego State University, where he teaches African, Islamic, and world history. He is also Director of World History Projects at the National Center for History in the Schools. In 1982 he was elected the first president of the World History Association. Ross Dunn has co-authored many books on teaching world history including History on Trial: Culture Wars and the Teaching of the Past (1997) and The New World History: A Teachers Companion (2000). He is currently working on a text for world history with Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman entitled, The Spinning Planet (2003).

Laura J. Mitchell is Associate Professor, Vice-Chair and Director of Graduate Studies in the History Department at UC Irvine. She teaches African history, world history, and theory and method in undergraduate and graduate classes. Professor Mitchell works on making sense of early-modern societies in a digital age, and on making history accessible to diverse audiences. Her research on colonial Southern Africa has been supported by grants from Fulbright, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, the UC Office of the President, and the Mellon Foundation. She served on the World History Association Executive Council, currently serves on the AP World History Curriculum Assessment and Development Committee, and is President of the Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction. Mitchell is the Editor-in-Chief of History Compass Exchanges. Her book, Belongings: Property, Family and Identity in Colonial South Africa (Columbia University Press, 2009) is available online.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 15Calamities and Recoveries across Afroeurasia: 1300-1500Environmental Crises of the Fourteenth Century Downpour and Drought The Great PestilenceWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Perspectives on the Black DeathCrises in the Political and Social Realms China: The Collapse of Mongol Rule Political and Economic Troubles in the Central Muslim Lands The Conquests of TimurINDIVIDUALS MATTER Ibn Khaldun: A Thinker for Modern Times Europe in the Aftermath of the Black DeathFifteenth-Century Recuperation Technologies for the Future Ming China: New Prosperity and a Maritime Thrust South Asia: A Steadier Course of ChangeAstronomy and Empire-Building in the Central Muslim Lands The Meaning of Recovery in EuropePART FIVE: THE GREAT WORLD CONVERGENCE, 1450-1750Chapter 16Oceans Crossed, Worlds Connected: 1450-1550On the Eve of the Great World ConvergenceChanges in the Afroeurasian Trade NetworkThe Eastern Atlantic RimStates in the Americas The Birth of the Atlantic WorldChanging Maritime Technology Europeans and West Africans: Early EncountersWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Martin Behaim’s Fifteenth-Century GlobeColumbus’s Atlantic Crossing American CatastrophesAmerican Death and the Columbian ExchangeThe End of the Aztec EmpireINDIVIDUALS MATTER Malinche and Cortés: Descriptive Phrase tkAssault on the Inca EmpireSpanish Empire-BuildingPortuguese Stakes in BrazilNew Power Relations in the Southern SeasTo Capture the Spice TradeThe Trans-Pacific LinkChapter 17Afroeurasia and Its Powerful States: 1500-1600Afroeurasia’s Political PanoramaThe Ottoman Empire’s Dramatic ExpansionWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE A European Ambassador Compares ArmiesThe Safavid Empire of PersiaMughal Power in South Asia Russia: From Principality to EmpireJapan and the Tokugawa Strong Monarchies in Southeast Asia The European States The Songhay EmpireThe New Era of Guns New and Deadly ArmiesThe Military Revolution The Limits of Central Power Trends in Religion, Language, and Culture Intellectual and Moral Ferment in China Tension between Sunni and Shi’a Muslims Religious Crisis in EuropeINDIVIDUALS MATTER Gracia Luna Mendez Nasi: A Sixteenth-Century Business Woman Vernacular Languages and the State Languages of Cultural Prestige Chapter 18The Expanding Global Economy: Expectations and Inequalities: 1550-1700The Global Network Takes ShapeTechnology and Organization for Global ExchangeThe Continuing Columbian ExchangeAfroeurasia and the Expanding World EconomyWestern Europe’s Economic SurgeINDIVIDUALS MATTER Louis De Geer: A Capitalist Success Story Centuries of Silver in East AsiaAsians and Europeans in the Southern SeasOverland Trade on the Silk RoadsThe Atlantic Economy: Land, Capital, and Slave LaborThe Atlantic Economy and African SlaveryWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Servants and Slaves on a Barbabos Sugar PlantationChange in Atlantic AfricaChapter 19The Changing Balance of Wealth and Power: 1650-1750Empires and Big StatesChinese Prosperity and ImperialismRussia from the Pacific to PolandThe Spanish Empire in AmericaEurope: Successes and Failures of AbsolutismEuropean Settlement and the Fate of Indigenous PeoplesEarly European Settlers in North AmericaRussian Settlement of SiberiaEuropean and Khoisan in South AfricaWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE The Journal of a Dutch Commander at the Cape of Good HopeAlternative Visions of God, Nature, and the UniverseThe Scientific RevolutionThe Enlightenment: Rethinking Human Nature and SocietyThe Continuing Growth of Islam and ChristianityINDIVIDUALS MATTER Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita: A Visionary Christian of the KongoPART SIX: THE MODERN WORLD TAKES SHAPE, 1750-1914Chapter 20Waves of Revolution: 1720-1830World Economy and Politics, 1720-1763 A Commercializing WorldTroubled Empires in AsiaGlobal Sea Trade and the Eighteenth-Century “World War” Revolutions on the North Atlantic RimThe Global Context of Popular Revolt The War of Independence in North AmericaThe French RevolutionThe Idea of NationalismThe Birth of HaitiWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Toussaint Louverture Writes to the French DirectoryThe Second Wave: Revolutions in Latin AmericaColonial Society on the Eve of RebellionThe Wars of Independence INDIVIDUALS MATTER José de San Martín: Descriptive Phrase tk Many Young StatesChapter 21Energy and Industrialization: 1750-1850The Energy RevolutionThe Fuel that Lies BeneathThe End of the Biological Old RegimeIndustry on a New ScaleCotton and the Drift to IndustrializationMines and MachinesWorking in FactoriesWas There Something Special about Britain? Social and Environmental Consequences of Early IndustrializationINDIVIDUALS MATTER Ned Ludd: Legendary Foe of Industry Industrialization and Global Trade in the Early Nineteenth CenturyThe Energy Revolution Takes HoldThe Threads of CommerceFree Trade and the New Doctrine of LiberalismWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE On Legalizing Opium in ChinaChapter 22Coping with Change in the New Industrial Era: 1830-1870Waves of MigrantsThe End of the Atlantic Slave TradeThe Outpouring from EuropeNeo-Europes and the Fates of Indigenous PeoplesMigrations of Asians and AfricansOceania ConnectedGroundswells of Political and Social ReformNationalism and the Power of the PeopleVarieties of SocialismMovements for Women’s RightsMovements for Political Reform and Unification in EuropeModernizing Reforms in Muslim LandsWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE A Moroccan Diplomat in FranceThe Limits of Liberalism in Latin AmericaReligion and ReformGlobal Trends and Religious ChangeChristian EvangelismJewish ReformReligious Reform and Revolution in the Muslim WorldINDIVIDUALS MATTER Ram Mohan Roy: Hindu Reformer Global Change and the Calamitous Wars of Mid-CenturyThe Crimean War and the Industrialization of ViolenceParaguay: A War of AnnihilationThe Taiping Rebellion in ChinaThe Indian RebellionThe American Civil WarChapter 23Capital, Technology, and the Changing Balance of Global Power: 1860-1914 The Spread of Steam-Powered IndustryWealthy BritainIndustrial Hubs in Europe and the United StatesSmokestacks in RussiaThe Meiji Restoration and Japanese IndustryIndustrialization on Smaller Scales: Gains and Disappointments Capitalism’s Global ReachThe World-Wide Communications GridFeeding Industrial SocietiesRich Regions, Poor RegionsThe Lot of the Urban Working ClassesGlobalizing Business, Technology, and ScienceEuropean Imperialism and Popular ResistanceThe Road to Colonialism in Africa and Southeast AsiaWhy did European Invasions Succeed? Resistance Movements and Their ConsequencesWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Contrasting Perspectives on War in East AfricaStates that SurvivedINDIVIDUALS MATTER Chulalongkorn: Descriptive Phrase TK PART SEVEN: THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF ACCELERATING CHANGE, 1890-PRESENTChapter 24Innovation, Revolution, and Global Crisis: 1890-1920Turn-of-the-Century Prosperity, 1890-1914 Commerce and GoldUrbanization and MigrationScientific and Technical AdvancesGlobal Inequities and Their Consequences Drought and PlagueAfrica and Southeast Asia under New Colonial RulersWorker Protest and Nationalist Ferment in EuropeFive RevolutionsINDIVIDUALS MATTER Qiu Jin: Social ReformerThe Great War, 1914-1918Lighting the FuseA World at WarTotal WarRussia: From War to RevolutionPeace and ConsequencesWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Arab Independence that Was Not to BeChapter 25Turbulent Decades: 1918-1935Postwar Trends in Society and CulturePopulation TrendsNew Ways of Living in the Industrialized WorldScientific Challenges to the Knowable UniverseModernity and ModernismINDIVIDUALS MATTER Diego Rivera: Mexican Modernist Clashing Ideologies in the Political ArenaDemocratic HopesThe Soviet Union: Communist Authoritarianism Nationalists and Communists in ChinaNew Governments on the Political RightWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Turkish Views on Dress and National Identity Left and Right in Latin AmericaColonial Rule and its Opponents in Africa and AsiaEconomy and Society in the Colonial EmpiresWays of RulingForeign Immigrants in Colonized LandsColonial Rule ContestedThe Great Depression and its ConsequencesThe Steep DescentDepression and the Continuing Trend toward Authoritarian Leaders Chapter 26World War II and Its Aftermath: 1933-1950Empire-Building And Global Crisis Empire of the Sun The Nazi State Italy’s Foreign Exploits Fascist Dictatorship in SpainThe Greatest War The Years of Axis Victory, 1939-1942 The Years of Counteroffensive, 1942-1945 The Second Total WarINDIVIDUALS MATTER Olga Lisikova: Soviet Combat Pilot The War beyond the Theaters of War The War and the Global EnvironmentWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Propaganda for Wartime ConservationIn The Wake Of War, 1945-1950 Restoring Stability, Enforcing Justice The Two New EmpiresWorld War II and the Challenge to Colonial EmpiresCommunist Victory in ChinaChapter 27The Global Boom and Its Contradictions: 1945-1975Population And Economy: An Era Of Spectacular GrowthGlobal Population at Its CrestThe Postwar Economic BoomEconomic Growth in Communist StatesThe Worldwide Lure of IndustrializationCities, Suburbs, and ShantytownsPostwar Consumer SocietyThe Biosphere DisturbedThe Cold War Wears OnThe Era of MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction) The Cold War Goes Global Fights For Freedom And JusticePaths to Independence: Politics and Protest Paths to Independence: Insurgency and RevolutionWEIGHING THE EVIDENCE Frantz Fanon on the Shortcomings of the National BourgeoisieStruggles for Stability in Young StatesHigh Expectations and Social ProtestINDIVIDUALS MATTER Alexander Dubček: Descriptive Phrase TKChapter 28Countercurrents of Change:1970 to the PresentAn Electrified World The Era of the Integrated Circuit The Electronics of Transport Computers and the Body Unintended Consequences of Electronic InnovationCountercurrents in the Global Economy The 1970s: An Economic Turning Point Conflicting Capitalist Doctrines Shifting Centers of Economic Power WEIGHING THE EVIDENCE An Artist's Comment on Capitalism in China The Persistence of Poverty Migration and the Global EconomyCountercurrents in the Search for Global Order The World State System since 1970 A World of Organizations Disorder and Breakdown in an Era of Global Integration Palestinians and IsraelisInto the Anthropocene Environment and Environmentalism INDIVIDUALS MATTER Wangari Maathai: Environmental Activist and Nobel Laureate The Perils of Climate ChangeConclusion

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