Societies, Networks, and Transitions, Volume II: Since 1450: A Global History / Edition 3 available in Paperback
SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS connects the different regions of the world within and across chapters, and explores broader global themes in part-opening essays to show you world history in a truly global framework. The book also features a strong focus on culture and religion. Author Craig Lockard incorporates interesting notes about cultural artifacts in areas such as music and art. Chapter outlines with focus questions, section summaries, pronunciation guides, and marginal key term definitions support you as you explore the interconnectedness of different people, places, and periods in the global past.
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About the Author
Craig A. Lockard is Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of History in the Social Change and Development Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where since 1975 he has taught courses on Asian, African, comparative, and world history. He has also taught at SUNY-Buffalo, SUNY-Stony Brook, and the University of Bridgeport, and twice served as a Fulbright-Hays professor at the University of Malaya in Malaysia. After undergraduate studies in Austria, Hong Kong, and the University of Redlands, he earned an M.A. in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in Comparative World and Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His published books, articles, essays, and reviews range over a wide spectrum of topics: world history; Southeast Asian history, politics, and society; Asian emigration; the Vietnam War; and folk, popular, and world music. Among his major books are Lands of Green, Waters of Blue: Southeast Asia in World History (forthcoming); Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Modern Southeast Asia (1998); and From Kampung to City: A Social History of Kuching, Malaysia, 1820-1970 (1987). He was also part of the task force that prepared revisions to the U.S. National Standards in World History (1996). Professor Lockard has served on various editorial advisory boards, including the Journal of World History and The History Teacher, and as book review editor for the Journal of Asian Studies and the World History Bulletin. He was one of the founders of the World History Association and served as the organization's first secretary. He has lived and traveled widely in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Table of Contents
Part IV: SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, TRANSITIONS: CONNECTING THE EARLY MODERN WORLD, 1450-1750. 15. Global Connections and the Remaking of Europe, 1450-1750. 16. New Challenges for Africa and the Islamic World, 1450-1750. 17. Americans, Europeans, Africans, and New Societies in the Americas, 1450-1750. 18. South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia: Triumphs and Challenges, 1450-1750. Part V: SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, TRANSITIONS: GLOBAL IMBALANCES IN THE MODERN WORLD, 1750-1945. 19. Modern Transitions: Revolutions, Industries, Ideologies, Empires, 1750-1914. 20. Changing Societies in Europe, the Americas, and Oceania, 1750-1914. 21. Africa, the Middle East, and Imperialism, 1750-1914. 22. South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Colonization, 1750-1914. 23. East Asia and the Russian Empire Face New Challenges, 1750-1914. 24. World Wars, European Revolutions, and Global Depression, 1914-1945. 25. Imperialism and Nationalism in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1914-1945. Part VI: SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, TRANSITIONS: INTERDEPENDENCE AND CONFLICT IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD, SINCE 1945. 26. The Remaking of the Global System, Since 1945. 27. East Asian Resurgence, Since 1945. 28. Rebuilding Europe and Russia, Since 1945. 29. The Americas and the Pacific Basin: New Roles in the Contemporary World, Since 1945. 30. The Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and New Conflicts in the Contemporary World, Since 1945. 31. South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Global Connections, Since 1945.