Third World Atlas / Edition 2

Third World Atlas / Edition 2

by Alan Thomas

First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below


First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
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Table of Contents

Introduction: maps, projections and ethnocentricity
what do maps and data convey? Part 1 Definitions of Third World and development: independence
GNP per capita and World Bank categories
national and world integration
social indicators of development
human development. Part 2 The making of the Third World: ancient world civilizations and empires
the rise of Islam
Europe's pillage of the Third World
European expansion and exploration 1500-1800
the expansion of European control
the world in 1714
the colonization of Latin America and the Caribbean 1492-1810
European expansion into Asia 1800-1947
the scramble for Africa 1880-1914
the control of world agriculture
the rise of machinofacture
the emerging world economy
the rise of an industrial labour force
the World in 1914
anti-colonial struggles
the rise of the USA and Japan
the Cold War and the non-aligned movement. Part 3 Issues and challenges in contemporary development: industrial transformation
changes on the land
hunger and famine
disease and health care
children and development
gender and development
environmental degradation
arms and the military
migration and refugees
international debt
towards the 21st century.

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