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Based on Bentley and Ziegler's best-selling, comprehensive survey program, Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History provides a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history. A focus on the human experience helps frame the broad scope of world history into a clear and concise learning experience for students.
Bentley’s engaging narrative is available as a digital SmartBook™, a personalized eBook that enhances understanding by asking students to demonstrate comprehension as they read. It is also supported by engaging digital tools, such as interactive maps, that encourage critical thinking and retention of key course concepts.
THE ORIGINS OF GLOBAL INTERDEPENDENCE, 1500–1800 348
19 Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections 350
20 The Transformation of Europe 372
21 New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania 392
22 Africa and the Atlantic World 410
23 Tradition and Change in East Asia 430
24 The Islamic Empires 448
AN AGE OF REVOLUTION, INDUSTRY, AND EMPIRE, 1750–1914 466
25 Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World 468
26 The Making of Industrial Society 492
27 The Americas in the Age of Independence 512
28 The Building of Global Empires 532
CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL REALIGNMENTS 558
29 The Great War: The World in Upheaval 560
30 An Age of Anxiety 580
31 Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America 596
32 New Conflagrations: World War II 612
33 The Cold War and Decolonization 632
34 A World without Borders 656