A History of World Societies, Combined Volume
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- Copyright: 10/05/2011
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Bennett D. Hill (Ph.D., Princeton), late of the University of Illinois, published English Cistercian Monasteries and Their Patrons in the Twelfth Century, Church and State in the Middle Ages, and numerous articles and reviews, and was one of the contributing editors to The Encyclopedia of World History. A Benedictine monk of St. Anselm's Abbey in Washington, D.C., he was also a visiting professor at Georgetown University.
John Buckler (Ph.D., Harvard University) taught history at the University of Illinois. His published books include Theban Hegemony, 371-362 B.C., Philip II and the Sacred War, and Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century B.C.. With Hans Beck, he most recently published Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century. Patricia B. Ebrey (Ph.D., Columbia University), Professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle, specializes in China. She has published numerous journal articles and The Cambridge Illustrated History of China, as well as numerous monographs. In 2010 she won the Shimada Prize for outstanding work of East Asian Art History for Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong. Roger B. Beck (Ph.D., Indiana University) is Distinguished Professor of African and twentieth-century world history at Eastern Illinois University. His publications include The History of South Africa, a translation of P. J. van der Merwe's The Migrant Farmer in the History of the Cape Colony, 1657-1842, and more than seventy-five articles, book chapters, and reviews. He is a former treasurer and Executive Council member of the World History Association. Clare Haru Crowston (Ph.D., Cornell University) teaches at the University of Illinois, where she is currently associate professor of history. She is the author of Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791, which won the Berkshire and Hagley Prizes. She edited two special issues of the Journal of Women's History, has published numerous journal articles and reviews, and is a past president of the Society for French Historical Studies.
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) taught first at Augustana College in Illinois, and since 1985 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she is currently UWM Distinguished Professor in the department of history. She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds and Gender in History. She is the former Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.
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16. The Acceleration of Global Contact, 1450-1600 The Afroeurasian Trade World Before Columbus The Trade World of the Indian Ocean Peoples and Cultures of the Indian Ocean Trade with Africa and the Middle East Genoese and Venetian Middlemen The European Voyages of Discovery Causes of European Expansion Technology and the Rise of Exploration The Expanding Portuguese Empire Christopher Columbus's Voyages to the Americas Later Explorers Spanish Conquest in the New World The Impact of Conquest Colonial Administration The Impact of European Settlement on the Lives of Indigenous Peoples The Columbian Exchange Sugar and Early Transatlantic Slavery The Birth of the Global Economy Changing Values and Beliefs New Ideas About Race Michel de Montaigne and Cultural Curiosity William Shakespeare and His Influence Religious Conversion in the New World Individuals in Society Zheng He Listening to the Past Columbus Describes His First Voyage Global Trade Silver Viewpoints Christian Conversion in New Spain 17. European Power and Expansion, 1500-1750 Seventeenth-Century Crisis and Rebuilding Crises Among Peasants and the Urban Poor The Return of Serfdom in Eastern Europe The Thirty Years' War Achievements in State Building Absolutism in France and Spain The Foundations of Absolutism Louis XIV and Absolutism Life at Versailles French Finances Louis XIV's Wars The Decline of Absolutist Spain Absolutism in Austria, Prussia, and Russia The Austrian Habsburgs Prussia in the Seventeenth Century The Consolidation of Prussian Absolutism Mongol Rule in Russia and the Rise of Moscow The Tsar and His People The Reforms of Peter the Great Alternatives to Absolutism in England and the Dutch Republic Absolutist Claims in England Religious Divides and Civil War The Puritan Protectorate Restoration of the English Monarchy Constitutional Monarchy The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century Colonialism in the Americas Colonial Expansion of Northern European Powers Mercantilism and Colonial Wars Life in the Colonies Listening to the Past A German Account of Russian Life Viewpoints The Debate over the Extent of Royal Power in England Individuals in Society GlŸckel of Hameln 18. New Worldviews and Ways of Life, 1540-1790 The Scientific Revolution Scientific Thought Through the Early 1500s Origins of the Scientific Revolution Copernican Hypothesis Proving Copernicus Right Newton's Synthesis Bacon, Descartes, and the Scientific Method Medicine, the Body, and Chemistry Science and Society The Enlightenment The Emergence of the Enlightenment The Influence of the Philosophes Enlightenment Across Europe Urban Culture and Life in the Public Sphere Late Enlightenment Enlightened Absolutism Reforms in Prussia, Russia, and Austria Jewish Life and the Limits of Enlightened Absolutism The Growth of Consumerism and the Atlantic World A Revolution in Consumption and Daily Life The Atlantic Economy Identities and Communities of the Atlantic World Race and the Enlightenment Individuals in Society Moses Mendelssohn and the Jewish Enlightenment Viewpoints Malachy Postlethwayt and Olaudah Equiano on the Abolition of Slavery Listening to the Past Denis Diderot's "Supplement to Bougainville's Voyage" 19. Africa and the World, 1400-1800 West Africa in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries The West Coast: Senegambia and Benin The Sudan: Songhai, Kanem-Bornu, and Hausaland The Lives of the People of West Africa Trade and Industry Cross-Cultural Encounters Along the East African Coast Muslim and European Incursions in Ethiopia, ca. 1500-1630 The Swahili City-States and the Arrival of the Portuguese, ca. 1500-1600 The African Slave Trade The Institution of Slavery in Africa The Transatlantic Slave Trade Impact on African Societies Viewpoints European Descriptions of Timbuktu and Jenne Listening to the Past Duarte Barbosa on the Swahili City-States Global Trade Slaves Individuals in Society Olaudah Equiano 20. The Islamic World Powers, 1300-1800 The Turkish Ruling Houses: The Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals The Ottoman Turkish Empire's Expansion The Ottoman Empire's Use of Slaves The Safavid Empire in Persia The Mughal Empire in India Cultural Flowering The Arts City and Palace Building Gardens Intellectual Advances and Religious Trends Coffeehouses and Their Social Impact Non-Muslims Under Muslim Rule Shifting Trade Routes and European Penetration European Rivalry for Trade in the Indian Ocean Merchant Networks in the Islamic Empires From the British East India Company to the British Empire in India Political Decline Individuals in Society HŸrrem Viewpoints Ottoman Travelers in Mughal and Safavid Lands Listening to the Past Katib Chelebi on Tobacco 21. Continuity and Change in East Asia, 1400-1800 Ming China, 1368-1644 The Rise of Zhu Yuanzhang and the Founding of the Ming Dynasty Problems with the Imperial Institution The Mongols and the Great Wall The Examination Life Everyday Life in Ming China Ming Decline The Manchus and Qing China, to 1800 The Rise of the Manchus Competent and Long-Lived Emperors Imperial Expansion Japan's Middle Ages, ca. 1400-1600 Muromachi Culture Civil War The Victors: Nobunaga and Hideyoshi The Tokugawa Shogunate, to 1800 Tokugawa Government Commercialization and the Growth of Towns The Life of the People in the Edo Period Maritime Trade, Piracy, and the Entry of Europe into the Asian Maritime Sphere Zheng He's Voyages Piracy and Japan's Overseas Adventures Europeans Enter the Scene Christian Missionaries Learning from the West The Shifting International Environment in the Eighteenth Century Individuals in Society Tan Yunxian, Woman Doctor Viewpoints Chinese and Japanese Financial Advice Listening to the Past KeinenÕs Poetic Diary of the Korea Campaign 22. Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1775-1815 Background to Revolution Social Change Growing Demands for Liberty and Equality The Seven Years' War The American Revolutionary Era, 1775-1789 The Origins of the Revolution Independence from Britain Framing the Constitution Revolution in France, 1789-1791 Breakdown of the Old Order The Formation of the National Assembly Popular Uprising and the Rights of Man A Constitutional Monarchy and Its Challenges World War and Republican France, 1791-1799 The International Response The Second Revolution and the New Republic Total War and the Terror The Thermidorian Reaction and the Directory Napoleon's Europe, 1799-1815 Napoleon's Rule of France Napoleon's Expansion in Europe The Grand Empire and Its End The Haitian Revolution, 1791-1804 Revolutionary Aspirations in Saint-Domingue The Outbreak of Revolt The War of Haitian Independence Listening to the Past Abbe de Sieyes, "What Is the Third Estate?" Viewpoints The Question of Jewish Citizenship in France Individuals in Society Toussaint L'Ouverture 23. The Revolution in Energy and Industry, 1760-1850 The Industrial Revolution in Britain Origins of the British Industrial Revolution The First Factories The Steam Engine Breakthrough The Coming of the Railroads Industry and Population Industrialization Beyond Britain National and International Variations The Challenge of Industrialization in Continental Europe Agents of Industrialization Government Support and Corporate Banking The Situation Outside of Europe Relations Between Capital and Labor The New Class of Factory Owners The New Factory Workers Work in Early Factories Working Families and Children The Sexual Division of Labor The Early Labor Movement in Britain The Impact of Slavery Individuals in Society Josiah Wedgwood Viewpoints Women's Role in Industrialized Europe Listening to the Past The Testimony of Young Mine Workers 24. Ideologies of Change in Europe, 1815-1914 A Conservative Peace Gives Way to Radical Ideas The European Balance of Power Coerced Conservatism after 1815 Liberalism and the Middle Class The Growing Appeal of Nationalism The Birth of Socialism Reforms and Revolutions, 1815-1850 Liberal Reform in Great Britain Revolutions in France The Revolutions of 1848 in Central Europe Nation Building in Italy, Germany, and Russia Cavour, Garibaldi, and the Unification of Italy Bismarck and German Unification The Modernization of Russia Life in the Emerging Urban Society Taming the City New Social Hierarchies and the Middle Classes The People and Occupations of the Working Classes The Changing Family Science for the Masses Cultural Shifts Nationalism and Socialism, 1871-1914 Trends in Suffrage The German Empire Republican France Great Britain and the Austro-Hungarian Empire Jewish Emancipation and Modern Anti-Semitism The Socialist Movement Individuals in Society Giuseppe Garibaldi Listening to the Past Mrs. Beeton's Guide for Running a Victorian Household Viewpoints Socialist and Anti-Socialist Perspectives 25. Africa, Southwest Asia, and the New Imperialism, 1800-1914 Africa: From the Slave Trade to European Colonial Rule Trade and Social Change Islamic Revival and Expansion in Africa The Scramble for Africa, 1880-1914 Southern Africa in the Nineteenth Century Colonialism's Impact After 1900 The New Imperialism, 1880-1914 Causes of the New Imperialism A "Civilizing Mission" Critics of Imperialism African and Asian Resistance The Islamic Heartland Under Pressure Decline and Reform in the Ottoman Empire Egypt: From Reform to British Occupation The Expanding World Economy The Rise of Global Inequality The World Market The Great Global Migration Viewpoints The Congo Free State Listening to the Past A French Leader Defends Imperialism Individuals in Society Muhammad Ali Global Trade Indigo 26. Asia in the Era of Imperialism, 1800-1914 India and the British Empire in Asia The Evolution of British Rule The Socioeconomic Effects of British Rule The British and the Indian Educated Elite Competition for Southeast Asia The Dutch East Indies Mainland Southeast Asia The Philippines China Under Pressure The Opium War Internal Problems The Self-Strengthening Movement Republican Revolution Japan's Rapid Transformation The "Opening" of Japan The Meiji Restoration Industrialization Japan as an Imperial Power The Movement of Peoples Westerners to Asia Asian Emigration The Countries of Asia in Comparative Perspective Viewpoints Rammohun Roy and Thomas Babington Macauley on Education for Indians Individuals in Society Jose Rizal Listening to the Past Fukuzawa Yukichi, Escape from Asia 27. Nation Building in the Americas and Australia, 1770-1914 Latin America, 1800-1914 The Origins of the Revolutions Against Colonial Powers Resistance, Rebellion, and Independence The Aftermath of Independence Neocolonialism and Its Socioeconomic Effects The Impact of Immigrants from Europe, Asia, and the Middle East The United States, 1789-1914 Manifest Destiny and Its Consequences for Native American Women's Roles in White Settlements Black Slavery in the South The Civil War and Its Impact Industrialization and the Formation of Large Corporations Immigrants and Their Reception Canada, from French Colony to Nation Australia, from Penal Colony to Nation A Distant Land Turned Penal Colony An Economy Built on Wool, Gold, and Immigrant Labor The Shaping of a Government and a National Identity The New Countries from a Comparative Perspective Viewpoints Mexican and American Perspectives on the U.S.-Mexican War Listening to the Past Mary Seacole on Her Early Life Individuals in Society Henry Meiggs, Promoter and Speculator 28. World War and Revolution, 1914-1929 The First World War, 1914-1918 The Bismarckian System of Alliances The Outbreak of War Stalemate and Slaughter The War Becomes Global The Home Front Mobilizing for Total War The Social Impact Growing Political Tensions The Russian Revolution The Fall of Imperial Russia The Provisional Government Lenin and the Bolshevik Revolution Dictatorship and Civil War The WarÕs Consequences The End of the War The Treaty of Versailles American Rejection of the Versailles Treaty The Search for Peace and Political Stability, 1919-1929 Germany and the Western Powers Hope in Foreign Affairs Hope in Democratic Government The Age of Anxiety Uncertainty in Philosophy and Religion The New Physics Freudian Psychology Twentieth-Century Literature Modern Architecture, Art, and Music Movies and Radio Viewpoints Poetry of the Great War Listening to the Past The Experience of War Individuals in Society Vera Brittain 29. Nationalism in Asia, 1914-1939 The First World War's Impact on Nationalist Trends Asian Reaction to the War in Europe The Mandates System Nationalism's Appeal Nationalist Movements in the Middle East The Arab Revolt The Turkish Revolution Modernization Efforts in Persia and Afghanistan Gradual Independence in the Arab States Arab-Jewish Tensions in Palestine Toward Self-Rule in India British Promises and Repression The Roots of Militant Nonviolence Gandhi's Resistance Campaign in India Nationalist Struggles in East and Southeast Asia The Rise of Nationalist China China's Intellectual Revolution From Liberalism to Ultranationalism in Japan Japan Against China Striving for Independence in Southeast Asia Listening to the Past Resolution of the General Syrian Congress at Damascus Viewpoints Gandhi and Mao on Revolutionary Means Individuals in Society Ning Lao, a Chinese Working Woman 30. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945 The Great Depression, 1929-1939 The Economic Crisis Mass Unemployment The New Deal in the United States The European Response to the Depression Worldwide Effects Authoritarian States Conservative Authoritarianism Radical Totalitarian Dictatorships Stalin's Soviet Union From Lenin to Stalin The Five-Year Plans Life and Culture in Soviet Society Stalinist Terror and the Great Purges Mussolini and Fascism in Italy The Seizure of Power The Regime in Action Hitler and Nazism in Germany The Roots of Nazism Hitler's Road to Power The Nazi State and Society Hitler's Popularity Aggression and Appeasement, 1933-1939 The Second World War, 1939-1945 Hitler's Empire in Europe, 1939-1942 The Holocaust Japan's Asian Empire The Grand Alliance The War in Europe, 1942-1945 The War in the Pacific, 1942-1945 Viewpoints Hitler, Mussolini, and the Great War Individuals in Society Primo LeviListening to the Past Ultranationalist Pamphlet for Japanese Students 31. Global Recovery and Division Between Superpowers, 1945 to the Present The Division of Europe The Origins of the Cold War West Versus East Renaissance and Crisis in Western Europe The Postwar Challenge Building Europe and Decolonization The Changing Class Structure and Social Reform Economic and Social Dislocation, 1970-1990 Recovery and Reform in Soviet Eastern Europe, 1945-1991 Stalin's Last Years Limited De-Stalinization and Stagnation The Impact of Reform on Everyday Life The Gorbachev Era The Revolutions of 1989 The End of the Cold War and Soviet Disintegration The United States: Confrontation and Transformation America's Economic Boom and Civil Rights Revolution Youth and the Counterculture The Vietnam War Detente and a Return to Cold War Tensions Japan's Resurgence as a World Power Japan's American Revolution "Japan, Inc." Japan in the Post-Cold War World The Post-Cold War Era in Europe Common Patterns and Problems Recasting Russia Without Communism Postcommunist Reconstruction in Eastern Europe Unity and Identity in Western Europe Viewpoints The Cold War Begins Global Trade Oil Listening to the Past A Solidarity Leader Speaks from Prison Individuals in Society Vaclav Havel 32. Independence, Progress, and Conflict in Asia and the Middle East, 1945 to the Present The Resurgence of East Asia The Communist Victory in China Mao's China The Limits of Reform The Asian "Economic Tigers" Political and Economic Progress in Southeast Asia The Reunification of Vietnam New Nations and Old Rivalries in South Asia The End of British India Pakistan and the Creation of Bangladesh India Since Independence Secularism and Religion at War in the Middle East The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Palestinian Quest for Independence Egypt: Arab World Leader A Fractured Lebanon Challenges to Turkey's Secularism Revolution and War in Iran and Iraq Individuals in Society Liu Xiaobo Listening to the Past Aung San Suu Kyi, "Freedom from Fear"Viewpoints Ho Chi Minh, Lyndon Johnson, and the Vietnam War 33. The Global South: Latin America and Africa, 1945 to the Present Latin America: Moving Toward Democracy Economic Nationalism in Mexico and Brazil Communist Revolution in Cuba From Authoritarianism to Democracy in Latin America Pan-Latin American Unity Nationalism in Sub-Saharan Africa The Growth of African Nationalism Achieving Independence with New Leaders Ghana Shows the Way French-Speaking Regions Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1960 Striving for National Unity Nigeria, Africa's Giant The Struggle in Southern Africa Political Reform in Africa Since 1990 Interpreting the Experiences of the Emerging World Individuals in Society Evita Peron Viewpoints Ghanaian and South African Leaders on Black Nationalism Listening to the Past Nelson Mandela, The Struggle for Freedom in South Africa 34. A New Era in World History Global Unity or Continued Division? The United Nations Preemptive War in Iraq Complexity and Violence in a Multipolar World The Terrorist Threat Weapons of Mass Destruction Global Interdependence Multinational Corporations Industrialization and Modernization Agriculture and the Green Revolution The Economics and Politics of Globalization The Growth of Cities Rapid Urbanization Overcrowding and Shantytowns Rich and Poor Urban Migration and the Family Urbanization and Agriculture Science and Technology: Changes and Challenges The Medical Revolution Population Change: Balancing the Numbers Global Epidemics Environmentalism Mass Communication Social Reform and Progress Women: The Right to Equality Children: The Right to Childhood Listening to the Past The United Nations Millennium Project Report Viewpoints George W. Bush, Osama bin Laden, and the 9/11 Attacks Global Trade Arms Individuals in Society The Dalai Lama Index Timeline A History of World Societies: An Overview