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The origins of the modern world : a global and ecological narrative

Author: Robert B Marks
Publisher: Lanham [et al.] : Rowman & Littlefield publishers, inc., 2007.
Series: World social change.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Marks
ISBN: 0742554198 9780742554191
OCLC Number: 493047082
Description: 2203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1: The Material and Trading Worlds, circa 1400 Chapter 2: Starting with China Chapter 3: Empires, States, and the New World, 1500-1775 Chapter 4: The Industrial Revolution and Its Consequences, 1750-1850 Chapter 5: The Gap Chapter 6: The Great Departure Chapter 7: Conclusion: Change and Continuities
Series Title: World social change.
Responsibility: Robert B. Marks.

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Marks is eminently well-qualified to bring Asia to the front of the story about the origins of the modern world... Inspired mostly through the work of Andre Gunder Frank and Ken Pomeranz, Marks Read more...

 
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