World History the Easy Way

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Volume II opens with major world events between 1500 and 1789, and considers the development of shipbuilding that sent European explorers around the world. Following topics include the Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, Manchu China, Spanish conquests in the Americas, European world colonialism, the French Revolution, Napoleonic Europe, British imperial expansion, the revolutions in the Americas, the United States and Canada as world powers, World War I and II, postwar Europe, the end of European colonialism, the ...
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Overview


Volume II opens with major world events between 1500 and 1789, and considers the development of shipbuilding that sent European explorers around the world. Following topics include the Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, Manchu China, Spanish conquests in the Americas, European world colonialism, the French Revolution, Napoleonic Europe, British imperial expansion, the revolutions in the Americas, the United States and Canada as world powers, World War I and II, postwar Europe, the end of European colonialism, the Cold War, modern China, and events affecting Pacific nations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812097665
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Easy Way Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,497,666
  • Product dimensions: 7.81 (w) x 10.87 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
Acknowledgments
· UNIT 1: CONTINENTAL INTERACTIONS, A.D. 1500-1789
Reformation in Europe
Europe in a Time of Dynastic and Religious Wars
An Age of Kings
Louis XIV's Europe
The European Enlightenment
Southwest Asia in Early Modern Times
Mughal India
East Asia Meets the Outside World
African Peoples
North America
South America
Peoples of the Pacific
· UNIT 2: A PERIOD OF EUROPEAN DOMINATION, A.D. 1789-1914
The French Revolution and Napoleonic Europe
Politics in Europe from 1815 to 1914
Industrialization, Urbanization, and Colonialism
Imperialism in Africa
Europeans and Asians
Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
The United States and Canada
· UNIT 3: A WORLD OF NATIONS, 1914-1997
World War I
Europe Between the Wars
World War II
Rebirth of Europe
Europe in Modern Times
Southwest Asia in Conflict
India in the Modern Period
Communist China and Korea
Japan and Southeast Asia
The New Africa
The United States and Canada in an Era of Prosperity
Latin America
Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands
· Index
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