Patterns of World History: Since 1750

Paperback | December 7, 2011

byPeter Von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, George B. Stow

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Patterns of World History offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George Stow--each specialists in their respective fields - examine the full range of humaningenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion.The book helps students to see and understand patterns through: ORIGINS - INTERACTIONS - ADAPTATIONSThese key features show the O-A-I framework in action:* Seeing Patterns, a list of key questions at the beginning of each chapter, focuses students on the 3-5 over-arching patterns, which are revisited, considered, and synthesized at the end of the chapter in Thinking Through Patterns.* Each chapter includes a Patterns Up Close case study that brings into sharp relief the O-I-A pattern using a specific idea or thing that has developed in human history (and helped, in turn, develop human history), like the innovation of the Chinese writing system or religious syncretism in India.Each case study clearly shows how an innovation originated either in one geographical center or independently in several different centers. It demonstrates how, as people in the centers interacted with their neighbors, the neighbors adapted to - and in many cases were transformed by --the idea,object, or event. Adaptations include the entire spectrum of human responses, ranging from outright rejection to creative borrowing and, at times, forced acceptance.* Concept Maps at the end of each chapter use compelling graphical representations of ideas and information to help students remember and relate the big patterns of the chapter.

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Patterns of World History offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George Stow--each specialists in their respective fields - examine the full range of humaningenuity over time and space in a comprehensi...

Peter von Sivers is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Utah. Charles A. Desnoyers is an Associate Professor of History at La Salle University. George B. Stow is a Professor of History and the Director of the Graduate Program in History at La Salle University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 7, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Each chapter contains Patterns Up Close, Concept Maps, Putting it All Together, Review and Respond, and Further Resources22. Nation-States and Patterns of Culture in Europe and North America, 1750-1871Constitutional Nation-States: 1750-The American and French RevolutionsEnlightenment Culture: Radicalism and ModerationEarly and Late EnlightenmentThe Other Enlightenment: The Ideology of Ethnic NationalismThe Growth of the Nation-State, 1815-1871Restoration Monarchies, 1815-1848Nation-State Building in Anglo-America, 1783-1865Romanticism and Realism: Philosophical and Artistic Expression to 1850RomanticismRealism23. Industrialization and its DiscontentsThe Industrialization of Europe and the West: 1760-1914Early Industrialism: 1750-1870The Spread of Early IndustrialismLate Industrialism: 1871-1914The Social and Economic Impact of Industrialism: 1750-1914Demographic ChangesIndustrial SocietyCritics of IndustrializationImproved Standards of LivingImproved Urban LivingBig BusinessIntellectual and Cultural Responses in the Age of IndustrialismScientific and Intellectual DevelopmentsToward Modernity in Philosophy and ReligionToward Modernity in Literature and the Arts24. The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia, 1750 - 1900China and Japan in the Age of ImperialismChina and Maritime Trade, 1750-1839The Opium Wars and Treaty Port EraToward Revolution: Reform and Reaction to 1900In Search of Security Through Empire: Japan in the Meiji EraEconomics and Society in Late Qing ChinaThe Seeds of Modernity and the New Economic OrderCulture, Arts, and ScienceZaibatsu and Political Parties: Economics and Society in Meiji JapanCommerce and Cartels"Enlightenment and Progress": Science, Culture, and the Arts25. Adaption and Resistance: The Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1683-1908Decentralization and Reforms in the Ottoman EmpireOttoman Imperialism in the 1600s and 1700sThe Western Challenge and Ottoman ResponsesIran's Effort to Cope with the Western ChallengeWesternization, Reforms, and Industrialization in RussiaRussia and WesternizationRussia in the Early Nineteenth CenturyThe Great ReformsRussian IndustrializationThe Abortive Russian Revolution of 190526. The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth CenturyThe British Colonies of India, Australia, and New ZealandThe British East India CompanyDirect British RuleThe British Settler Colonies of Australia and New ZealandEuropean Imperialism in the Middle East and AfricaThe Rising Appeal of Imperialism in the WestThe Scramble for AfricaWestern Imperialism and Colonialism in Southeast AsiaThe Dutch in IndonesiaSpain in the PhilippinesThe French in Vietnam27. Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America in the Nineteenth CenturyIndependence, Authoritarianism, and Political InstabilityIndependence and Political Development in the North: Haiti and MexicoIndependence and Development in Northern South AmericaIndependence and Development in Southern and Western South AmericaBrazil: From Kingdom to RepublicLatin American Society and Economy in the Nineteenth CenturyRebuilding Societies and EconomiesExport-Led GrowthWomen, Family, and CulturePart 6: Adaptations to Modernity across the Globe, 1900-Present28. World War and Competing Visions of Modernity to 1945The Great War and its AftermathA Savage War and a Flawed PeaceAmerica First: The Beginnings of a Consumer Culture and the Great DepressionGreat Britain and France: Slow Recovery and EmpiresLatin America: Independent Democracies and Authoritarian RegimesNew Variations on Modernity: The Soviet Union and CommunismThe Communist Party and Regime in the Soviet UnionThe Collectivization of Agriculture and IndustrializationNew Variations on Modernity: Supremacist Nationalism in Italy, Germany, and JapanFrom Fascism in Italy to Nazism in the Third ReichJapan's "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere" and China's Struggle for Unity29. Reconstruction, the Cold War, and Decolonization 1945-1962Superpower Confrontation: Capitalist Democracy and CommunismThe Cold War Era, 1945-1962Society and Culture in Post-War North America, Europe, and JapanPopulism and Industrialization in Latin AmericaSlow Social ChangePopulist Guided DemocracyThe End of Colonialism and the Rise of New Nations"China Has Stood Up"Decolonization, Israel, and Arab Nationalism in the Middle EastDecolonization and the Cold War in AsiaDecolonization and Cold War in Sub-Saharan Africa30. The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World 1963-1991The Climax of the Cold WarThe Soviet Superpower in Slow DeclineTransforming the WestCivil Rights MovementsFrom "Underdeveloped" to "Developing" World, 1963-1991China: Cultural Revolution to Four ModernizationsVietnam: War and UnificationThe Middle EastAfrica: From Independence to Development31. Globalization and Challenges to Modernity, 1991-PresentCapitalist Democracy: The Dominant Pattern of ModernityA Decade of Global Expansion: The United States and the World in the 1990sThe Communist Holdouts: North Korea, Cuba, China, and VietnamA Decade of Global Shifts: Twenty-First Century Currents and Cross-CurrentsThe Environmental Limits of ModernityKey TermsCreditsIndex