World Civilizations: Volume II: Since 1500, 8th Edition
- Philip J. Adler
- Randall L. Pouwels
- ISBN-10: 1305959981
- ISBN-13: 9781305959989
- 448 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2015, 2012, 2008
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
For an accessible, comprehensive global survey of the world's major civilizations, Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers a great balance between detail and brevity. This unique student-oriented text offers 53 short chapters accompanied by strong pedagogy and critical thinking tools, giving instructors the flexibility to assign a wide range of major topics in world history in a variety of different ways, while making learning more manageable for students. The focused treatment of topics throughout history covers every major epoch and follows broad patterns and processes, while illuminating history through specific examples and a particular emphasis on social and cultural topics. This edition is available in MindTap, an online learning experience that guides students through the course by combining the complete textbook with interactive multimedia, new chapter and unit activities, and study tools that assist instructors in keeping students engaged with the material.
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Worldview IV: Expanding Webs of Interaction, 1400–1700 C.E.
Unit V: REVOLUTIONS, IDEOLOGY, THE NEW IMPERIALISM, AND THE AGE OF EMPIRE, 1700–1920.
29. The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath.
30. Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy.
31. The Early Industrial Revolution.
32. Europe: New Ideas and New Nations.
33. Advanced Industrial Society.
34. The Islamic World, 1600–1917.
35. India and Southeast Asia Under Colonial Rule.
36. European Imperialism and Africa During the Age of Industry.
37. China in the Age of Imperialism.
38. Latin America from Independence to Dependent States.
39. Modern Science and Its Implications.
Worldview V: Revolutions and the Age of Empire, 1600–1914.
Unit VI: TOWARD A GLOBALIZED WORLD, 1916–Present.
40. World War I and Its Disputed Settlement.
41. A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties.
42. The Soviet Experiment to World War II.
43. Totalitarianism Refined: The Nazi State.
44. East Asia in a Century of Change.
45. World War II.
46. The Cold World War.
47. Decolonization of the Non-Western World.
48. The New Asia.
49. Africa's Decolonization and Independence.
50. Latin America in the Twentieth Century.
51. The Reemergence of the Muslim World.
52. Collapse and Reemergence in Communist Europe.
53. A New Millennium.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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