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Worlds together, worlds apart . Volume Two : from 1000 CE to the present

Author: Robert TignorJeremy AdelmanStephen AronStephen KotkinSuzanne Marchand; et al; All authors
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2011.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Tignor; Jeremy Adelman; Stephen Aron; Stephen Kotkin; Suzanne Marchand; Gyan Prakash; Michael Tsin; et al
ISBN: 9780393934946 0393934942
OCLC Number: 662404200
Notes: Volume 2 consists of chapters 10-21, which cover from 1000 C.E. onward.
Description: 1 v. (various paging) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Becoming "The World," 1000-1300 C.E.: Commercial connections; Sub-Saharan Africa comes together; Islam in a time of political fragmentation; India up for grabs; Song China, 960-1279; China's neighbors, 1000-1300; Christian Europe; The Americas; The Mongol transformation of Afro-Eurasia --
Crises and recovery in Afro-Eurasia, 1300s-1500s: Collapse and integration; Islamic dynasties; Western Christiandom; Ming China --
Contact, commerce, and colonization, 1450s-1600: The old trade and the new; European exploration and expansion; The Atlantic world; Portugal's New World colony; The transformation of Europe; Prosperity in Asia --
Worlds entangled, 1600-1750: Increasing economic linkages and social and political effects (mercantilism); New colonies in the Americas; The slave trade and Africa; Asia in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; Transformations of Europe --
Cultures of splendor and power, 1500-1780: Trade and culture; Culture in the Islamic world; Culture and politics in East Asia; The Enlightenment in Europe; African cultural flourishing; Hybrid cultures in the Americas; Imperialism in Oceania --
Reordering the world: Revolutionary transformations and new languages of freedom; Political reorderings; Change and trade in Africa; Economic reordering; Persistence and change in Afro-Eurasia --
Alternative visions of the Nineteenth Century: Reactions to social and political change; Prophecy and rebellion in China; Utopians, socialists, and radicals in Europe; Insurgencies against colonizing and centralizing states --
Nations and empires, 1850-1914: Nation building and expansion; Expansion and nation building in the Americas; Consolidation of nation-states in Europe; Industry, science, and technology; Imperialism; Japan, Russia, and China --
An unsettled world, 1890-1914: Progress, upheaval and movement; Discontent with imperialism; Worldwide insecurities; Cultural modernism; Rethinking race ad reimaging nations --
Of masses and visions of the Modern, 1910-1939: Economic and political modernities; The Great War; Mass culture; Mass production and mass consumption; Mass politics-competing visions of becoming modern --
The three-world order, 1940-1975: Competing blocs; World War II and its aftermath; The beginning of the Cold War; Decolonization; Three worlds; Tensions in the three-world order --
Globalization, 1970-2000: Global integration; Removing obstacles to globalization; Unleashing globalization; Characteristics of the new global order; Citizenship in the global world --
Epilogue, 2001-the present.
Responsibility: Robert Tignor ... [et al.].

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