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The heritage of world civilizations. volume two. Since 1500

Author: Albert M Craig
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2006.
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Suitable for undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This seventh edition combines coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American  Read more...

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ISBN: 0131926225 9780131926226
OCLC Number: 123959430
Notes: CD-Rom contains documents.
Description: xxxi, 1056, G-7, SR-23, C-3, I-23, CD-3 : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1. Birth of Civilization. Early Humans and Their CultureThe Paleolithic AgeThe Neolithic AgeThe Bronze Age and the Birth of CivilizationEarly Civilizations to About 1000 b.c.e.Mesopotamian CivilizationEgyptian Civilization Ancient Near Eastern EmpiresThe HittitesThe MitanniansThe AssyriansThe Second Assyrian EmpireThe Neo-BabyloniansEarly Indian CivilizationThe Indus CivilizationThe Vedic Aryan Civilization 2. The Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion. Comparing the Four Great RevolutionsPhilosophy in ChinaConfucianismLegalismReligion in India"Hindu" and "Indian"Historical BackgroundThe Upanishadic WorldviewMahavira and the Jain TraditionThe Buddha's "Middle Path"The Religion of the IsraelitesFrom Hebrew Nomads to the Israelite NationThe Monotheistic RevolutionGreek PhilosophyReason and the Scientific SpiritPolitical and Moral PhilosophyReligions of the World: Judaism. PART II. EMPIRES AND CULTURES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. 3. Greek and Hellenistic Civilization. Bronze Age on Crete and on the Mainland to ca. 1150 B.C.E.The MinoansThe MycenaeansGreek "Middle Age" to ca. 750 B.C.E.Age of HomerThe Polis Development of the PolisThe Hoplite PhalanxExpansion of the Greek WorldGreek ColoniesThe Tyrants (ca. 700-500 B.C.E.)Life in Archaic GreeceSocietyReligionPoetryMajor City-States Sparta AthensThe Persian Wars Ionian RebellionClassical GreeceThe Delian LeagueThe First Peloponnesian WarThe Athenian EmpireAthenian DemocracyWomen of AthensStruggle for Greek Leadership 1. Birth of Civilization. Early Humans and Their CultureThe Paleolithic AgeThe Neolithic AgeThe Bronze Age and the Birth of CivilizationEarly Civilizations to About 1000 b.c.e.Mesopotamian CivilizationEgyptian Civilization Ancient Near Eastern EmpiresThe HittitesThe MitanniansThe AssyriansThe Second Assyrian EmpireThe Neo-BabyloniansEarly Indian CivilizationThe Indus CivilizationThe Vedic Aryan Civilization 2. The Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion. Comparing the Four Great RevolutionsPhilosophy in ChinaConfucianismLegalismReligion in India"Hindu" and "Indian"Historical BackgroundThe Upanishadic WorldviewMahavira and the Jain TraditionThe Buddha's "Middle Path"The Religion of the IsraelitesFrom Hebrew Nomads to the Israelite NationThe Monotheistic RevolutionGreek PhilosophyReason and the Scientific SpiritPolitical and Moral PhilosophyReligions of the World: Judaism. PART II. EMPIRES AND CULTURES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. 3. Greek and Hellenistic Civilization. Bronze Age on Crete and on the Mainland to ca. 1150 B.C.E.The MinoansThe MycenaeansGreek "Middle Age" to ca. 750 B.C.E.Age of HomerThe Polis Development of the PolisThe Hoplite PhalanxExpansion of the Greek WorldGreek ColoniesThe Tyrants (ca. 700-500 B.C.E.)Life in Archaic GreeceSocietyReligionPoetryMajor City-States Sparta AthensThe Persian Wars Ionian RebellionClassical GreeceThe Delian LeagueThe First Peloponnesian WarThe Athenian EmpireAthenian DemocracyWomen of AthensStruggle for Greek LeadershipFifth Century B.C.EFourth Century B.C.E Emergence of the Hellenistic WorldMacedonian ConquestAlexander the Great and His SuccessorsDeath of AlexanderHellenistic CultureLiteratureArchitecture and SculptureMathematics and Science 4. Iran, India, and Inner Asia to 200 c.e.Iran. Ancient HistoryThe ElamitesThe IraniansAncient Iranian ReligionZoroaster and the Zoroastrian TraditionThe First Iranian Empire (550-330 B.C.E.)The AchaemenidsThe Achaemenid StateThe Achaemenid EconomyIndia.The First Indian Empire (321-185 B.C.E.)Political BackgroundThe MauryansConsolidation of Indian Civilization (ca. 200 B.C.E-300 B.C.E.)The Economic BaseHigh CultureReligion and SocietyGreek and Asian Dynasties.SeleucidsIndo-GreeksSteppe Peoples Religions of the World: Hinduism. 5. Africa: Early History to 1000 c. e.Problems of Interpretation and SourcesThe Question of CivilizationThe Source ProblemPhysical Description of the ContinentAfrican PeoplesAfrica and Early Human CultureDiffusion of Languages and PeoplesRacial DistinctionsThe Sahara and the Sudan to the Beginning of the Christian Era Early Saharan CulturesNeolithic Sudanic CulturesThe Early Iron Age and the Nok CultureNilotic African and the Ethiopian HighlandsThe Kingdom of KushThe Napatan EmpireThe Meroitic EmpireIsolation of Christian EthiopiaThe Western and Central SudanAgriculture, Trade, and the Rise of Urban CentersFormation of Sudanic Kingdoms in the First MillenniumCentral, Southern, and East AfricaThe Khosian PeoplesBantu Expansion and DiffusionEast Africa 6. Republican and Imperial Rome. Prehistoric ItalyThe EtruscansRoyal RomeGovernmentFamilyClientagePatricians and PlebeiansThe RepublicConstitutionConquest of ItalyRome and CarthageThe Republic's Conquest of the Hellenistic WorldCivilization in the Early Roman Republic: Greek InfluenceReligionEducationRoman ImperialismAftermath of ConquestThe GracchiMarius and SullaWar Against the Italian Allies (90-88 B.C.E.)Fall of the Republic Pompey, Crassus, and CaesarFirst TriumvirateDictatorship of Julius CaesarSecond Triumvirate and the Emergence of OctavianThe Augustan PrincipateAdministrationThe Army and DefenseReligion and MoralityCivilization of the Ciceronian and the Augustan AgesThe Late RepublicAge of AugustusPeace and Prosperity: Imperial Rome (14-180 C.E.)Administration of the EmpireCulture of the Early EmpireLife in Imperial Rome: The Apartment HouseRise of ChristianityJesus of NazarethPaul of TarsusOrganizationPersecution of ChristiansEmergence of CatholicismRome as a Center of the Early ChurchThe Crisis of the Third CenturyBarbarian InvasionsEconomic DifficultiesThe Social OrderCivil DisorderThe Late EmpireThe Fourth Century and Imperial ReorganizationTriumph of ChristianityArts and Letters in the Late EmpirePreservation of Classical CultureChristian Writers The Problem of the Decline and Fall of the Empire in the West 7. China's First Empire 221 b.c.e.-589 c.e.Qin Unification of ChinaFormer Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.-8 C.E.)The Dynastic CycleEarly Years of the Former Han DynastyHan WudiThe XiongnuGovernment During the Former HanThe Silk RoadDecline and UsurpationLater Han (25-220 C.E.) and Its AftermathFirst CenturyDecline During the Second Century Aftermath of Empire Han Thought and Religion Han ConfucianismHistoryNeo-DaoismBuddhism PART III. CONSOLIDATION AND INTERACTION OF WORLD CIVILIZATIONS. 8. Imperial China 589-1368.Reestablishment of Empire: Sui (589-618) and T'ang (618-907) DynastiesThe Sui DynastyTransition to Late Imperial China: The Song Dynasty (960-1279)Agriculture Revolution of the Song: From Serfs to Free FarmersCommercial Revolution of the SungGovernment: From Aristocracy to AutocracySong CultureChina in the Mongol World Empire: The Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)Rise of the Mongol EmpireMongol Rule in ChinaForeign Contracts and Chinese CultureLast Years of the Yuan 9. Japan: Early History to 1467. Japanese Origins and the Yayoi RevolutionTomb Culture and the Yamato State, and Korea Religion in Early JapanNara and Heian JapanCourt GovernmentLand and TaxesAristocratic Culture and BuddhismChinese Tradition in JapanBirth of Japanese LiteratureJapan's Early Feudal AgeThe Kamakura EraThe Question of FeudalismThe Ashikaga Era Agriculture, Commerce, and Medieval GuildsBuddhism and Medieval CultureJapanese Pietism: Pure Land and Nichiren BuddhismZen BuddhismNo PlaysReligions of the World: Buddhism. 10. Iran and India Before Islam. Iran.The Sasanid Empire (224-651 C.E.)Society and EconomyIndia.Golden Age of the GuptasGupta Rule Gupta CultureThe Development of "Classical" Traditions in Indian Civilization (ca. 300-1000 C.E.)Society11. The Formation of Islamic Civilization 622-945. Origins and Early DevelopmentThe SettingMuhammad and the Qur'anWomen in Early Islamic SocietyEarly Islamic ConquestsCourse of ConquestFactors of SuccessThe New Islamic OrderThe CaliphateThe UlamaThe UmmaThe High CaliphateThe Abbasid StateSocietyDecline"Classical" Islamic CultureIntellectual TraditionsLanguage and LiteratureArt and Architecture 12. The Byzantine Empire and Western Europe to 1000. The End of the Western Roman EmpireThe Byzantine EmpireThe Reign of JustinianThe Impact of Islam on the East and WestThe Western Debt to IslamThe Developing Roman ChurchMonastic CultureThe Doctrine of Papal PrimacyDivision of ChristendomThe Kingdom of the FranksMerovingians and Carolingians: From Clovis to CharlemangeReign of Charlemagne (768-814) Breakup of the Carolingian KindgdomFeudal SocietyOriginsVassalage and the FiefFragmentation and Divided Loyalty 13. The Islamic Heartlands and Beyond, 1000-1600. The Islamic Heartlands. Religion and SocietyConsolidation of Sunni OrthopraxySufi Piety and OrganizationConsolidation of Shi'ite TraditionsRegional DevelopmentsThe Islamic West: Spain and North AfricaThe Islamic West: Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean WorldThe Islamic East: Before the Mongol ConquestsThe GhaznavidsThe Spread of Islam Beyond the HeartlandsIndia.The Spread of Islam to South AsiaMuslim-Hindu EncounterIslamic States and DynastiesSoutheast AsiaReligious and Cultural AccommodationHindu and Other Indian Traditions 14. Ancient Civilizations of the Americas. Problems in Reconstructing the History of Native American CivilizationMesoamericaThe Formative Period and the Emergence of Mesoamerican CivilizationThe OlmecThe Emergence of Writing and the Mesoamerican CalandarThe Classic Period in MesoamericaTeotihuacanThe MayaThe Post-Classic PeriodThe Toltecs The AztecsAndean South AmericaThe Preceramic and the Initial PeriodChavin de Huantar and the Early HorizonThe Early Intermediate PeriodNazcaMocheThe Middle Horizon Through the Late Intermediate PeriodTiwanaku and HuariThe Chimu EmpireThe Inca Empire 15. Europe to the Early 1500s: Revival, Decline, and Renaissance. Revival of the Empire, Church, and TownsOtto I and the Revival of the EmpireThe Reviving Catholic ChurchThe CrusadesTowns and TownspeopleSocietyThe Order of LifeMedieval WomenGrowth of National MonarchiesEngland and France: Hastings (1066) to Bouvines (1214) France in the Thirteenth Century: Reign of Louis IXThe Hohenstaufen Empire (1152-1272)Hundred Years' WarThe Black DeathNew Conflicts and OpportunitiesEcclesiastical Breakdown and the Revival: the Late Medieval ChurchBoniface VIII and Philip the FairThe Great Schism (1378-1417) and the Conciliar Movement to 1449The Italian City-State: Social Conflict and Despotism HumanismRenaissance ArtItaly's Political Decline: The French Invasions (1494-1527)Niccolo MachiavelliMedieval RussiaFranceSpainEnglandPART IV. THE WORLD IN TRANSITION. 16. Europe 1500-1650: Expansion, Reformation, and Religious Wars. The Discovery of a New WorldThe ReformationThe Northern RenaissanceMartin Luther and the German Reformation to 1525Zwingli and the Swiss ReformationAnabaptists and Radical ProtestantsJohn Calvin and the Genevan ReformationPolitical Consolidation of the Lutheran ReformationThe English Reformation to 1553Catholic Reform and Counter-ReformationThe Reformation's AchievementsFamily Life in Early Modern EuropeThe Wars of ReligionImperial Spain and the Reign of Philip II (1556-1598)England and Spain (1558-1603)The Thirty Years War (1618-1648)Superstition and Enlightenment: the Battle WithinWitch Hunts and PanicWriters and Philosophers 17. Africa ca. 1000-1800. North Africa and Egypt The Spread of Islam South of the Sahara Sahelian Empires of the Western and Central Sudan Ghana Mali Songhai Kanem and Kanem-BornuThe Eastern SudanThe Forestlands-Coastal West and Central Africa West African Forest Kingdoms: The Example of Benin European Arrivals on the Coastlands Central AfricaEast Africa Swahili Culture and Commerce The Portuguese and the Omanis of ZanzibarSouthern Africa Southeastern Africa: "Great Zimbabwe" The Portuguese in Southeastern Africa South Africa: The Cape Colony 18. Conquest and Exploitation: the Development of the Transatlantic Economy.Periods of European Overseas ExpansionMercantilist Theory of Economic ExploitationEstablishment of the Spanish Empire in America Conquest of the Aztecs and the Incas The Roman Catholic Church in Spanish AmericaEconomics of Exploitation in the Spanish Empire Varieties of Economic Activity The Decline of Native American Population Commercial Regulation and the Flota SystemColonial Brazil and SlaveryFrench and British colonies in North AmericaSlavery in the Americas Establishment of Slavery The Plantation Economy and Transatlantic Trade Slavery on the PlantationsAfrica and the Transatlantic Slave Trade The Background of Slavery Slavery and Slaving in Africa The African Side of the Transatlantic Trade The Extent of the Slave Trade Consequences of the Slave Trade for Africa 19. East Asia in the Late Traditional Era. Late Imperial China. Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) Dynasties Land And People China's Third Commercial Revolution Political System Ming-Qing Foreign Relations Ming-Qing CultureJapan. Warring States Era (1467-1600) War of All Against All Foot Soldier Revolution Foreign Relations and TradeTokugawa Era (1600-1868) Political Engineering and Economic Growth During the Seventeenth Century Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries Tokugawa CultureKoreaand Vietnam. Korea Early History The Chosen Era: Late Traditional Korea Southeast Asia Vietnam Early Vietnam The Second Millennium: Politics and Society 20. State-Building and Society in Early Modern Europe. European Political Consolidation Two Models of European Political Development Toward Parliamentary Government in England The "Glorious Revolution" Rise of Absolute Monarchy in France: The World of Louis XIV Years of Personal Rule Russia Enters the European Political Arena Birth of the Romanov Dynasty Peter the Great The Habsburg Empire ad the Pragmatic Sanction The Rise of PrussiaEuropean Warfare: From Continental to World Conflict The Wars of Louis XIVThe Eighteenth-Century Colonial ArenaWar of Jenkins's Ear The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) The Seven Years' War (1756-1763) Life in the Old Regime Maintenance of TraditionHierarchy and Privilege Aristocracy The Land and Its Tillers Peasants and Serfs Family Structures and the Family EconomyThe Family EconomyWomen and the Family EconomyThe Revolution in Agriculture Population ExpansionThe Eighteenth-Century Industrial Revolution An Event in World HistoryEuropean Cities Patterns of Preindustrial UrbanizationUrban ClassesThe Jewish Population: Age of the Ghetto 21. The Last Great Islamic Empires 1500-1800. Islamic Empires.The Ottoman Empire Origins and Development of the Ottoman State Before 1600 The "Classical" Ottoman Order After Suleyman: Challenges and Change The Decline of Ottoman Military and Political PowerThe Safavid Shi'ite Empire Origins Shah Abbas I Safavid Decline Culture and LearningThe Empire of the Indian Timurids, or "Mughals" Origins Akbar's Reign The Last Great Mughals Sikhs and Marathas Political Decline Religious Developments Islamic Asia. Central Asia: Islamization and IsolationUzbeks and Chaghatiays Consequences of the Shi'ite RiftPower Shifts in the Southern Seas Southern -Seas Trade Control of the Southern Seas The Indies: Acheh PART V. ENLIGHTENMENT AND REVOLUTION IN THE WEST. 22. The Age of European Enlightenment. The Scientific Revolution Nicolaus Copernicus Rejects and Earth-centered Universe Tycho Brahe and Johannes KeplerGalileo GalileiFrancis Bacon: The Empirical MethodIsaac Newton Discovers the Laws of GravitationWomen in the World of the Scientific RevolutionJohn LockeVoltaireRene DescartesThe EncyclopediaThe Enlightenment and ReligionDeismTolerationIslam in Enlightenment ThoughtThe Enlightenment and SocietyMontesquieu and "The Spirit of the Laws"Adam Smith on Economic Growth and Social ProgressRousseauEnlightened Critics of European EmpireWomen in the Thought and Practice of the EnlightenmentEnlightened AbsolutismJoseph II of AustriaCatherine the Great of RussiaThe Partition of Poland 23. Revolutions in the Transatlantic World. Resistance to the Imperial Search for Revenue American Political Ideas Crisis and IndependenceRevolution in France Revolutions of 1789 Reconstruction of France A Second Revolution The Reign of Terror and Its Aftermath The Napoleonic Era The Congress of Vienna and the European SettlementWars of Independence in Latin America Eighteenth- Century Developments First movements Toward Independence San Martin in Rio de la Plata Simon Bolivar's Liberation of Venezuela Independence in New Spain Brazilian IndependenceToward the Abolition of Slavery in the Transatlantic Economy 24. Political Consolidation in Nineteenth-Century Europe and North America 1815-1880. The Emergence of Nationalism in Europe Creating Nations Meaning of Nationhood Regions of Nationalistic Pressure in EuropeEarly-Nineteenth-Century Political Liberalism Politics Economics Relationship of Nationalism and Liberalism Liberalism and Nationalism in Modern World HistoryEfforts to Liberalize Early-Nineteenth-Century European Political StructuresRussia: The Decembrist Revolt of 1825 and the Autocracy of Nicholas I Revolution in France (1830) The Great Reform bill in Britain (1832) 1848: Year of Revolutions in EuropeTesting the New American Republic Toward Sectional Conflict The Abolitionist MovementThe Canadian Experience Road to Self-Government Keeping a Distinctive CultureMid-century Political Consolidation in Europe The Crimean War Italian Unification German Unification BismarckUnrest of Nationalities in Eastern EuropeRacial Theory and Anti-Semitism Anti-Semitism and the Birth of Zionism PART VI. INTO THE MODERN WORLD. 25. Northern Transatlantic Economy and Society 1815-1914. European Factory Workers and Urban ArtisansNineteenth-Century European WomenWomen in the Early Industrial Revolution Social Disabilities Confronted by All Women New Employment Patterns for Women Late-Nineteenth-Century Working-Class Women The Rise of Political FeminismJewish Emancipation Early Steps to Equal Citizenship Broadened OpportunitiesEuropean Labor, Socialism, and Politics to World War I The Working Class in the Late Nineteenth Century Marxist Critique of the Industrial Order Germany: Social Democrats and Revisionism Great Britain: The Labour Party and Fabianism Russia: Industrial Development and the Birth of Bolshevism European Socialism in World HistoryNorth America and the New Industrial Economy European Immigration to the United States Unions: Organization of Labor The Progressives Social Reform The Progressive PresidencyThe Emergence of Modern European Thought Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection The Revolution in Physics Frederich Nietzsche and the Revolt Against Reason The Birth of Psychoanalysis Islam and Late-Nineteenth-Century European Thought 26. Latin America: From Independence to the 1940s. Independence Without Revolution Immediate Consequences of Latin American Independence Absence of Social Change Control of the Land Submissive Political PhilosophiesEconomy of Dependence New Exploitation of Resources Increased Foreign Ownership and Influence Economic Crises and New DirectionsSearch for Political StabilityThree National Histories Argentina Mexico Brazil 27. India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa: The Challenge of Modernity (1800-1945). The Indian Experience.British Dominance and Colonial Rule Building the Empire: The First Half of the Nineteenth Century British-Indian RelationsFrom British Crown Raj to Independence The Burden of Crown Rule Indian Resistance Hindu-Muslim Friction on the Road to IndependenceThe Islamic Experience. Islamic Responses to Declining Power and Independence Western Political Economic Encroachment The Western Impact Islamic Responses to Foreign Encroachment Emulation of the West Integration of Western and Islamic Ideas Purification and Revival of Islam NationalismThe African Experience.New States and Power Centers Southern Africa East and Central Africa West AfricaIslamic Reform MovementsIncreasing European Involvement Exploration Christian Missions The Colonial "Scramble for Africa"African Resistance to Colonialism: The Rise of Nationalism 28. Modern East Asia. Modern China (1839-1949).Close of Manchu Rule The Opium War Rebellions Against the Manchu Self-Strengthening and Decline (1874-1895) The Borderlands: The Northwest, Vietnam, and KoreaFrom Dynasty to Warlordism (1895-1926)Cultural and Ideological Ferment: The May Fourth MovementNationalist China Guomingdang Unification of China and the Nanjing Decade (1927-1937) War and Revolution (1937-1949)Modern Japan (1853-1945).Overthrow of the Tokugawa Bakufu (1853-1868)Building the Meiji State (18168-1890) Centralization of Power Political Parties The ConstitutionGrowth of a Modern Economy First Phase: Model Industries Second Phase: 1880s-1890sThe Politics of Imperial Japan (1890-1945) From Confrontation to the Founding of the Seiyukai (1890-1900) The Golden Years of Meiji Rise of the Parties to Power Militarism and War (1927-1945)Japanese Militarism and German Nazism PART VII. GLOBAL CONFLICT AND CHANGE. 29. Imperialism and World War I.Expansion of European Power and the "New Imperialism" The New Imperialism Motives for the New Imperialism: Economic Interpretation Cultural, Religious, and Social Interpretations Strategic and Political Interpretations: The Scramble for Africa The Irrational ElementEmergence of the German Empire Formation of the Triple Alliance Bismarck's Leadership (1873-1890) Forging the Triple Entente (1890-1907)World War I The Road to War (1908-1914) Sarajevo and the Outbreak of War (June-August 1914) Strategies and Stalemate (1914-1917)The Russian Revolution End of World War I Military Resolution Settlement at Paris Evaluation of the Peace 30. Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal. After Versailles: Demand for Revision and EnforcementToward the Great Depression in Europe Financial Tailspin Problems in Agricultural Commodities Depression and Government PolicyThe Soviet Experiment War Communism The New Economic Policy Stalin Versus Trotsky Decision for Rapid Industrialization The PurgesThe Fascist Experiment in Italy Rise of Mussolini The Fascists in PowerGermen Democracy and Dictatorship The Weimar Republic Depression and Political Deadlock Hitler Comes to Power Hitler's Consolidation of Power The Police State Women in Nazi GermanyThe Great Depression and the New Deal in the United States Economic Collapse New Role for Government 31. World War II. Again The Road to War (1933-1939) Hitler's Goals Destruction of Versailles Italy Attacks Ethiopia Remilitarization of the Rhineland The Spanish Civil War Austria and Czechoslovakia Munich The Nazi-Soviet PactWorld War II (1939-1945) German Conquest of Europe Battle of Britain German Attack on Russia Hitler's Europe Racism and the Holocaust The Road to Pearl Harbor America's Entry into the War The Tide Turns Defeat of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese Empire The Cost of WarThe Domestic Fronts Germany: From Apparent Victory to Defeat France: Defeat, Collaboration and Resistance Great Britain: Organization for Victory The Soviet Union: "The Great Patriotic War"Preparations for Peace The Atlantic Charter Tehran Yalta Potsdam 32. The West Since World War II. The Cold War Era Initial Causes Areas of Early Cold War Conflict NATO and the Warsaw Pact Crises of 1956 The Cold War Intensified Detente and AfterwardEuropean Society in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century Toward Western European Unification Students and Popular Music The Movement of Peoples The New Muslim Population New Patterns in the Work and Expectations of WomenAmerican Domestic Scene Since World War II Truman and Eisenhower Administrations Civil Rights New Social Programs The Vietnam War and Domestic Turmoil The Watergate Scandal The Triumph of Political ConservationThe Soviet Union to 1989 The Khrushchev Years Brezhnev Communism and Solidarity in Poland Gorbachev Attempts to Redirect the Soviet Union1989: Year of Revolutions in Eastern Europe Solidarity Reemerges in Poland Hungary Moves Toward Independence The Breach of the Berlin Wall and German Reunification The Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia Violent Revolution in RomaniaThe Collapse of the Soviet Union Renunciation of Communist Political Monopoly The August 1991 Coup The Yeltsin Years The Collapse of Yugoslavia and the Civil War Challenges to the Atlantic Alliance 33. East Asia: The Recent Decades.Japan The Occupation Parliamentary Politics Economic Growth Japan and the WorldChina Soviet Period (1950-1960) The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1965-1976) China After MaoTaiwanKorea A Japanese Colony North and South Civil War and U.S. Involvement Recent DevelopmentsVietnam The Colonial Backdrop The Anticolonial War The Vietnam War War with Cambodia Recent Developments 34. Posstcolonialism and Beyond: Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Beyond the Postcolonial Era Latin America Since 1945 Revolutionary Challenges Pursuit of Stability Under the Threat of Revolution Continuity and Change in Recent Latin American HistoryAfrica The Transition to Independence The African FutureCentral, South and Southeast Asia-The Islamic Heartland Turkey Iran and Its Islamic Revolution Afghanistan and the Former Soviet Republics India Pakistan and Bangladesh Indonesia and MalaysiaThe Postcolonial Middle East New Nations in the Middle East The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Rise of Political Islamism Middle Eastern Oil Iraq and United States Intervention
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