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Islamic and European Expansion

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 400 Nombre de pages
Texte du rabat The Dutch came by sea to an area on the coastal and island fringes of Asia, the one zone where their warships gave ... Lire la suite
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The Dutch came by sea to an area on the coastal and island fringes of Asia, the one zone where their warships gave them a decisive edge in this era. The citizens of Patane had good reason to distrust the European intruders, since the Portuguese who had preceded the Dutch had used force whenever possible to control the formerly peaceful trade in the region and often to persecute Muslim people. It includes an author note: Michael Adas is Abraham Voorhees Professor of History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He is currently editor of the "American Historical Association's" series on Global and Comparative History and co-editor of the Cambridge University Press series on "Studies in Comparative World History." He has published numerous articles and books, including most recently (with Peter Stearns and Stuart Schwartz) "World Civilization: The Global Experience (1992)" and "Turbulent Passage: A Global History of the Twentieth Century (1993)".

Presents the essential background information and methods for effective teaching and writing on cross-cultural history. This title charts the advances in understanding in their fields of concentration, revealing both specific findings and broad patterns that have emerged.


Introduction Michael Adas 1. Islamic History as Global History Richard M. Eaton 2. Gender and Islamic History Judith Tucker 3. The World System in the Thirteenth Century: Dead-End or Precursor? Janet Lippman Abu-Lughod 4. The Age of Gunpowder Empires, 1450-1800 William H. McNeill 5. The Columbian Voyages, the Columbian Exchange, and Their Historians Alfred W. Crosby 6. The Tropical Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Trade Philip D. Curtin 7. Interpreting the Industrial Revolution Peter N. Stearns 8. Industrialization and Gender Inequality Louise A. Tilly 9. "High" Imperialism and the "New" History Michael Adas 10. Gender, Sex, and Empire Margaret Strobel The Contributors

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Titre: Islamic and European Expansion
Code EAN: 9781566390682
ISBN: 978-1-56639-068-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Temple University Press,U.S.
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 400
Poids: 570g
Taille: H154mm x B229mm x T25mm
Année: 1993
Auflage: New.