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Traditions & Encounters Volume 2 from 1500 to the Present

Traditions & Encounters Volume 2 from 1500 to the Present

6th Edition
By Jerry Bentley and Herbert Ziegler and Heather Streets Salter
ISBN10: 0077504917
ISBN13: 9780077504915
Copyright: 2015
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Part 5, The Origins of Global Interdependence, 1500 to 1800

22 Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections

23 The Transformation of Europe

24 New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania

25 Africa and the Atlantic World

26 Tradition and Change in East Asia

27 The Islamic Empires

Part 6, An Age of Revolution, Industry, and Empire, 1750 to 1914

28 Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World

29 The Making of Industrial Society

30 The Americas in the Age of Independence

31 Societies at Crossroads

32 The Building of Global Empires

Part 7, Contemporary Global Realignments, 1914 to the Present

33 The Great War: The World in Upheaval

34 An Age of Anxiety

35 Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

36 New Confl agrations: World War II and the Cold War

37 The End of Empire

38 A World without Borders

About the Author

Jerry Bentley

Jerry H. Bentley was professor of history at the University of Hawai‘i and editor of the

Journal of World History. His research on the religious, moral, and political writings of

Renaissance humanists led to the publication of Humanists and Holy Writ: New Testament

Scholarship in the Renaissance (Princeton, 1983) and Politics and Culture in Renaissance

Naples (Princeton, 1987). More recently, his research was concentrated on global history

and particularly on processes of cross-cultural interaction. His book Old World Encounters:

Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, 1993) examines

processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet

Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., 1996)

discusses the historiography of world history. His most recent publication is The Oxford

Handbook of World History (Oxford, 2011), and he served as a member of the editorial team

preparing the forthcoming Cambridge History of the World. Jerry Bentley passed away in

July 2012.

Herbert Ziegler

Herbert F. Ziegler is an associate professor of history at the University of Hawai'i. He has taught world history since 1980 and currently serves as director of the world history program at the University of Hawai'i. He also serves as book review editor of the Journal of World History. His interest in twentieth-century European social and political history led to the publication of Nazi Germany's New Aristocracy(1990). He is at present working on a study that explores from a global point of view the demographic trends of the past ten thousand years, along with their concomitant technological, economic, and social developments. His other current research project focuses on the application of complexity theory to a comparative study of societies and their internal dynamics.

Heather Streets Salter

Heather E. Streets-Salter is department chair and director of world history programs at Northeastern University. She is the author of Marital Races: The Military, Martial Races, and Masculinity in British Imperial Culture, 1857-1914 (2004), Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective (2015) with Trevor Getz, and Southeast Asia and the Frist World War (forthcoming 2016). Her current research focuses on communist and anti-communist networks in interwar East and Southeast Asia.

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