World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 2, 8th edition
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Published by Pearson (January 1st 2022) - Copyright © 2021
Category: World History Survey
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PART IV - THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD, 1450-1750: THE WORLD SHRINKS
- The World Economy
- The Transformation of the West, 1450-1750
- Early Latin America
- Africa and the Africans in the Age of the Atlantic Slave Trade
- The Rise of Russia
- The Muslim Empires
- Asian Transitions in an Age of Global Change
PART V - THE DAWN OF THE INDUSTRIAL AGE, 1750-1900
- The Emergence of Industrial Society in the West, 1750-1900
- Industrialization and Imperialism: The Making of the European Global Order
- The Consolidation of Latin America, 1810-1920
- Civilizations in Crisis: The Ottoman Empire, the Islamic Heartlands, and Qing China
- Russia and Japan: Industrialization Outside the West
PART VI - THE CONTEMPORARY PERIOD, 1900-PRESENT
- Descent into the Abyss: World War I and the Crisis of the European Global Order
- The World Between the Wars: Revolutions, Depression, and Authoritarian Response
- A Second Global Conflict and the End of the European World Order
- Globalization and Industrial Growth
- Western Society and Eastern Europe in the Decades of the Cold War
- Latin America: Revolution and Reaction into the Twenty-First Century
- Africa, the Middle East, and Asia in the Era of Independence
- Rebirth and Revolution: Nation-Building in East Asia and the Pacific Rim
- Power, Politics, and Conflict in World History, 1990-2019
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