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WORLD HISTORY THE EASY WAY, VOLUME TWO
WORLD HISTORY THE EASY WAY, VOLUME TWO
9780812097665
$21.99











A.D. 1500 to the Present
Charles A. Frazee - All books by this author

Easy Way Series - All books in this series

Volume I of this overview of world history starts with the earliest-known human settlements and concludes in 1500-the early years of Europe's Renaissance, and in the Americas, the era of the Aztec and Inca empires. Highlights include the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent, Ancient Egypt, civilization in the Indus and Yellow River Valleys, India's classical age, the rise of China's dynasties, classical Greek and Roman civilizations, the Islamic world, early African kingdoms, Europe's middle ages, the Holy Roman Empire, the Mongol invasion, and the European early Renaissance years.

Volume II opens with major world events between 1500 and 1789, and considers the development of shipbuilding that sent European explorers around the world. Following topics include the Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, Manchu China, Spanish conquests in the Americas, European world colonialism, the French Revolution, Napoleonic Europe, British imperial expansion, the revolutions in the Americas, the United States and Canada as world powers, World War I and II, postwar Europe, the end of European colonialism, the Cold War, modern China, and events affecting Pacific nations.

Table of Contents:
    Introduction
    Acknowledgments
  • UNIT 1: CONTINENTAL INTERACTIONS, A.D. 1500-1789
    Reformation in Europe
    Europe in a Time of Dynastic and Religious Wars
    An Age of Kings
    Louis XIV's Europe
    The European Enlightenment
    Southwest Asia in Early Modern Times
    Mughal India
    East Asia Meets the Outside World
    African Peoples
    North America
    South America
    Peoples of the Pacific
  • UNIT 2: A PERIOD OF EUROPEAN DOMINATION, A.D. 1789-1914
    The French Revolution and Napoleonic Europe
    Politics in Europe from 1815 to 1914
    Industrialization, Urbanization, and Colonialism
    Imperialism in Africa
    Europeans and Asians
    Latin America in the Nineteenth Century
    The United States and Canada
  • UNIT 3: A WORLD OF NATIONS, 1914-1997
    World War I
    Europe Between the Wars
    World War II
    Rebirth of Europe
    Europe in Modern Times
    Southwest Asia in Conflict
    India in the Modern Period
    Communist China and Korea
    Japan and Southeast Asia
    The New Africa
    The United States and Canada in an Era of Prosperity
    Latin America
    Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands
  • Index

(0812097661)

Paperback / 608 Pages / 7-13/16" x 10-7/8" / 1997

 





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