Patterns of World History, Brief Edition: Volume One: To 1600 / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Patterns of World History, Brief Edition offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations in a streamlined format that is 20% shorter than its parent text. Presenting the same core features, organization, and approach of the comprehensive text, authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George B. Stow examine the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
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About the Author
Peter von Sivers is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Utah. Charles A. Desnoyers is an Associate Professor of History at La Salle University George B. Stow is a Professor of History and the Director of the Graduate Program in History at La Salle University.
Table of Contents
Volume 1: Chapters 1-18
Volume 2: Chapters 15-31
Part 1: From Human Origins to Early Agricultural Centers, Prehistory-10,000 B.C.E.
1. The African Origins of Humanity, Prehistory to 10,000 B.C.E.
2. Agrarian-Urban Centers of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, 11,500-600 B.C.E
3. Shifting Agrarian Centers in India, 3000-600 B.C.E.
4. Agrarian Patterns and the Mandate of Heaven in Ancient China, 5000-481 B.C.E.
5. Origins Apart: The Americas and Oceania, 30,000-600 B.C.E.
Part 2: The Age of Empires and Visionaries, 600 B.C.E. - 600 C.E.
6. Chiefdoms and Early States in Africa and the Americas, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
7. Persia, Greece, and Rome, 550 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
8. Empires and Visionaries in India, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
9. Imperial Unification and Perfecting the Moral Order in China, 722 B.C.E.-618 C.E.
Part 3: From Regional Empires to Religious Civilizations, 600-1450 C.E.
10. Islamic Civilization and Byzantium, 600-1300
11. Origins of the Western Christian World, 600-1400 C.E.
12. Contrasting Patterns in India and China, 600-1600
13. Religious Civilizations Interacting: Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia, 100 C.E.-1400 C.E.
14. Patterns of State Formation in Africa, 600-1450
15. The Rise of Empires in the Americas, 600-1550
Part 4: Interactions across the Globe, 1450-1750
16. The Ottoman-Hapsburg Struggle and European Overseas Expansion, 1450-1600
17. Renaissance, Reformation, and the New Science in Europe, 1450-1700
18. New Patterns in New Worlds: Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas, 1500-1800
19. African Kingdoms, The Atlantic Slave Trade and the Origins of Black America, 1450-1800
20. The Mughal Empire: Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects, 1400-1750
21. Regulating the "Inner" and the "Outer" Domains of China and Japan, 1500-1800
Part 5: The Origins of Modernity, 1750-1900
22. Nation-States and Patterns of Culture in Europe and North America, 1750-1871
23. Industrialization and its Discontents
24. The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia, 1750 - 1900
25. Adaption and Resistance: The Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1683-1908
26. The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century
27. Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
Part 6: Adaptations to Modernity across the Globe, 1900-Present
28. World War and Competing Visions of Modernity to 1945
29. Reconstruction, the Cold War, and Decolonization 1945-1962
30. The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World 1963-1991
31. Globalization and Challenges to Modernity, 1991-Present