Patterns of World History: Volume 2 Since 1400 with Sources by Peter Von SiversPatterns of World History: Volume 2 Since 1400 with Sources by Peter Von Sivers

Patterns of World History: Volume 2 Since 1400 with Sources

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

Paperback | October 29, 2014

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Encouraging a broad understanding of continuity, change, and innovation in human history, Patterns in World History presents the global past in a comprehensive, even-handed, and open-ended fashion. Instead of focusing on the memorization of people, places, and events, this text strives topresent important facts in context and draw meaningful connections by examining patterns that have emerged throughout global history.
Peter von Sivers is Associate Professor of History at the University of Utah. Charles A. Desnoyers is Professor of History and Director of Asian Studies at La Salle University. George B. Stow is Professor of History and the Director of the Graduate Program in History at La Salle University.
Title:Patterns of World History: Volume 2 Since 1400 with SourcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 10 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 29, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199399808

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from An interesting glimpse into the past Was a necessary purchase for my continued studies at McMaster. It was at times a bit too dry, however, it was interesting in how the patterns of "modern" history were shaped by societies of the past.
Date published: 2016-12-30

Table of Contents

15. 600-1550 CE The Rise of Empires in the AmericasPART FOUR: Interactions Across the Globe1450-175016. 1450-1650 Western European Overseas Expansion and the Ottoman-Habsburg Struggle17. The Renaissance, New Sciences, and Religious Wars in Europe, 1450-175018. 1500-1800 New Patterns in New Worlds: Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas19. 1450-1800 African Kingdoms, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Origins of Black America20. 1400-1750 The Mughal Empire: Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects21. 1500-1800 Regulating the "Inner" and "Outer" Domains: China and JapanPART FIVE: The Origins of Modernity1750-190022. 1750-1871 Patterns of Nation-States and Culture in Europe and North America23. 1790-1917 Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century24. 1750-1910 The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia25. 1683-1908 Adaptation and Resistance: The Ottoman and Russian Empires26. 1750-1914 Industrialization and Its Discontents27. 1750-1914 The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth CenturyPART SIX: From Three Modernities to One1914-Present28. 1900-1945 World War and Competing Visions of Modernity29. 1945-1962 Reconstruction, Cold War, and Decolonization30. 1963-1991 The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World31. 1991-2011 A Fragile Capitalist-Democratic World Order

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"I have used Patterns of World History for a couple of years now, and it works well with my course. The book elevates the level of discourse, and makes students aware that there are higher levels of understanding facts." --Gilmar Visoni, Queensborough Community College