The World: A History, Volume 2

The World: A History, Volume 2, 3rd edition

  • Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

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Overview

The World interweaves 2 enduring stories — centered on our interactions with nature and with each other — into a compelling narrative of mankind, from the origins of civilization to the present. The text's engaging prose and map program bring history to life, so you can see the connections among people and events.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137538195

Table of contents

PART 5: THE CRUCIBLE: THE EURASIAN CRISES OF THE THIRTEENTH AND FOURTEENTH CENTURIES
12. The World the Mongols Made: Trans-Eurasian Links
13. The Revenge of Nature: Plague and Cold in the Fourteenth Century
14. Expanding Worlds: Recovery in the Late Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

PART 6: CONVERGENCE AND DIVERGENCE, TO CA. 1700
15. Imperial Arenas: New Empires in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
16. The Ecological Revolution: The Global Redistribution of Life-forms
17. Mental Revolutions: Religion and Science in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
18. States and Societies: Political and Social Change in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

PART 7: GLOBAL ENLIGHTENMENTS, 1700-1800
19. Driven by Growth: The Global Economy in the Eighteenth Century
20. The Age of Global Interaction: Expansion and Intersection of Eighteenth-Century Empires
21. The Exchange of Enlightenments: Eighteenth-Century Thought

PART 8: THE FRUSTRATIONS OF PROGRESS, TO CA. 1900
22. Replacing Muscle: The Energy Revolutions
23. The Social Mold: Work and Society in the Nineteenth Century
24. Western Dominance in the Nineteenth Century
25. The Changing State: Nineteenth Century Politics

PART 9: CHAOS AND COMPLEXITY: THE WORLD IN THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES
26. The Twentieth-Century Mind: Western Science and the World
27. Order Unraveled: The Trial of Empires, c.1898 - c.1931
28. The Anvil of War: Ideology and Violence, c.1931 - c.1957
29. Paradise Postponed: Cold War between Planned Societies, c.1957 - c.1980
30. World Order and Disorder: Capitalist Convergence and Conflicts of Culture, c.1980 - c.2010
31. The Embattled Biosphere: The Twentieth-Century Environment

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