A History of World Societies, Volume C: 1775 to the Present, Volume 3

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Macmillan, Oct 5, 2011 - History - 504 pages
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A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it.  Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course.  Proven to work in the classroom, the book’s regional and comparative approach helps students understand the connections of global history while providing a manageable organization.  With more global connections and comparisons, more documents, special features and activities that teach historical analysis, and an entirely new look, the ninth edition is the most teachable and accessible edition yet. Test drive a chapter today. Find out how.
 

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Contents

Maps Figures and Tables
xxi
Special Features
xxiii
Preface
xxv
Versions and Supplements
xxx
22 Revolutions in the Atlantic World 17751815
651
23 The Revolution in Energy and Industry 17601850
685
24 Ideologies of Change in Europe 18151914
715
25 Africa Southwest Asia and the New Imperialism 18001914
751
28 World War and Revolution 19141929
843
29 Nationalism in Asia 19141939
877
30 The Great Depression and World War II 19291945
907
31 Global Recovery and Division Between Superpowers 1945 to the Present
941
32 Independence Progress and Conflict in Asia and the Middle East 1945 to the Present
977
Latin America and Africa 1945 to the Present
1007
34 A New Era in World History
1037
Index
1

26 Asia in the Era of Imperialism 18001914
783
27 Nation Building in the Americas and Australia 17701914
811

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John P. McKay (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor emeritus at the University of Illinois. He has written or edited numerous works, including the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize-winning book Pioneers for Profit: Foreign Entrepreneurship and Russian Industrialization, 1885-1913 and Tramways and Trolleys: The Rise of Urban Mass Transport in Europe
 
Bennett D. Hill (Ph.D., Princeton), late of the University of Illinois, published English Cistercian Monasteries and Their Patrons in the Twelfth Century, Church and State in the Middle Ages, and numerous articles and reviews, and was one of the contributing editors to The Encyclopedia of World History. A Benedictine monk of St. Anselm's Abbey in Washington, D.C., he was also a visiting professor at Georgetown University.
 
John Buckler (Ph.D., Harvard University) taught history at the University of Illinois.  His published books include Theban Hegemony, 371-362 B.C., Philip II and the Sacred War, and Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century B.C.. With Hans Beck, he most recently published Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century.   Patricia B. Ebrey (Ph.D., Columbia University), Professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle, specializes in China. She has published numerous journal articles and The Cambridge Illustrated History of China, as well as numerous monographs.  In 2010 she won the Shimada Prize for outstanding work of East Asian Art History for Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong.   Roger B. Beck (Ph.D., Indiana University) is Distinguished Professor of African and twentieth-century world history at Eastern Illinois University. His publications include The History of South Africa, a translation of P. J. van der Merwe's The Migrant Farmer in the History of the Cape Colony, 1657-1842, and more than seventy-five articles, book chapters, and reviews. He is a former treasurer and Executive Council member of the World History Association.    Clare Haru Crowston (Ph.D., Cornell University) teaches at the University of Illinois, where she is currently associate professor of history. She is the author of Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791, which won the Berkshire and Hagley Prizes. She edited two special issues of the Journal of Women's History, has published numerous journal articles and reviews, and is a past president of the Society for French Historical Studies.
 
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) taught first at Augustana College in Illinois, and since 1985 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she is currently UWM Distinguished Professor in the department of history. She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds and Gender in History. She is the former Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.

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