The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume C: Since 1750 / Edition 6

The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume C: Since 1750 / Edition 6

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1285437012
ISBN-13:
9781285437019
Pub. Date:
01/01/2014
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume C: Since 1750 / Edition 6

Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global world history book employs a fundamental theme-the interaction of human beings and the environment-to compare different times, places, and societies. Special emphasis is given to technology (in its broadest sense) and how technological development underlies all human activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781285437019
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part VI: REVOLUTIONS RESHAPE THE WORLD, 1750-1870. 22. The Early Industrial Revolution, 1760-1851. 23. Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850. 24. Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870. 25. Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas, 1810-1890. Part VII: GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND DOMINANCE, 1750-1945. 26. Varieties of Imperialism in Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, 1750-1914. 27. The New Power Balance, 1850-1900. 28. The Crisis of the Imperial Order, 1900-1929. 29. Revolutions in Living, 1900-1950. 30. The Collapse of the Old Order, 1929-1949. Part VIII: PERILS AND PROMISES OF A GLOBAL COMMUNITY, 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 31. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1945-1975. 32. The End of the Cold War and the Challenge of Economic Development and Immigration, 1975-2000. 33. New Challenges in a New Millennium.

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