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In the balance : themes in global history

Author: Candice Lee Goucher; Charles A Le Guin; Linda A Walton
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©1998-
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goucher, Candice Lee.
In the balance.
Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, ©1998-
(OCoLC)659485087
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Candice Lee Goucher; Charles A Le Guin; Linda A Walton
ISBN: 0070241791 9780070241794 0070241805 9780070241800 0070241813 9780070241817
OCLC Number: 37492754
Description: volumes <1-2> : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: Emergence --
World history and human origins --
Changing environments, changing societies --
Settled societies: the emergence of cities --
2: Order --
Ideas and power: goddesses, God-kings, and sages --
Religion and state: Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam --
Trade, transport, temples, and tribute: the economics of power --
Ties that bind: lineage, clientage, and caste --
Ordering the world: family and household --
Culture and memory --
Connections --
3: Transformation --
Commerce and change in Asia, Europe, and Africa, 750-1500 --
Commerce and change: the creation of a global economy and the expansion of Europe --
Traditions and their transformations --
Boundaries, encounters, and frontiers --
Crucibles of change: landscapes, culture, and social life after 1500 --
4: Balance --
Dual revolutions: capitalist industrialism and the nation state --
The tentacles of empire: the new imperialism and nationalisms in Asia, Africa, and the Americas --
Culture, power, and perspective: war and peace in the twentieth century --
Resistance, revolution, and new global order/disorder --
The crossroads of history: culture, identity, and global community.
Responsibility: Candice L. Goucher, Charles A. Le Guin, Linda A. Walton.

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