Sources of Crossroads and Cultures, Volume II: Since 1300: A History of the World's Peoples

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Macmillan, Jan 30, 2012 - History - 336 pages
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Designed to accompany Crossroads and Cultures: A History of the World's Peoples, this two-volume primary source reader extends the textbook's emphasis on the human dimension of global history through the voices of both notable figures and everyday individuals. Carefully developed by the esteemed author team of its parent text, Sources of Crossroads and Cultures reflects the geographic and thematic breadth and the key social, cultural, and political developments in each chapter of the textbook. With a blend of major works and fresh perspectives, each chapter contains approximately six sources, an introduction, document headnotes, and questions for discussion.

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CHAPTER 15 Collapse and Revival in AfroEurasia 13001450
PART 3 The Early Modern World 14501750
PART 4 The World from 1750 to the Present

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Bonnie G. Smith is Professor of History at Rutgers University.

Marc Van De Mieroop has taught Ancient Near Eastern studies at Columbia University, New York, and now also teaches at the University of Oxford. He has written numerous books and articles including, most recently, "King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography" (Blackwell, 2004) and "A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC: Second Edition" (Blackwell, 2007).

Richard von Glahn is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the coeditor of "The Song-Yuan-Ming Transition in Chinese History "(2003) and the author of "Fountain of Fortune: Money and Monetary Policy in China, 1000-1700 "(California, 1996) and "The Country of Streams and Grottoes: Expansion, Settlement, and the Civilizing of the Sichuan Frontier in Song Times "(1987).

Kris Lane is Professor of History at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. He has published widely on slavery, witchcraft, mining and piracy in the Andes region of South America and is the author or editor of multiple books, including Defense of the Western Conquests (2010), Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of Gunpowder Empires (2010) and Quito 1599: City and Colony in Transition (2002). Professor Lane has served as Visiting Professor at the National University of Colombia, Bogota, and the University of Leiden, Netherlands, and currently edits the interdisciplinary journal Colonial Latin American Review.

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