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An Emerging Modern World


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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674047204

Publication Date: 05/07/2018


1096 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

55 halftones, 24 maps

Belknap Press

A History of the World


  • Introduction [Sebastian Conrad and Jürgen Osterhammel]
  • I. Regions and Empires in the Political History of the Long Nineteenth Century [Cemil Aydin]
    • Introduction
    • 1. From the World of Regions to a Globalized Imperial World
    • 2. The Era of Imperial Self-Strengthening
    • 3. Re-regionalization of the Imperial World Order
    • 4. Regional, Ethnic, and Geopolitical Roots and Consequences of an Inter-imperial War
  • II. Possibilities of Plenty and the Persistence of Poverty: Industrialization and International Trade [R. Bin Wong]
    • Introduction
    • 1. The Legacy of Preindustrial Political Economies
    • 2. Nineteenth-Century Industrialization: Foundations of a European Century in Global History
    • 3. Nineteenth-Century Economic Trajectories in the Americas
    • 4. The Atlantic World’s Late Nineteenth-Century Industrial Capitalism
    • 5. Nineteenth-Century Economies in the World of Western Colonization
    • 6. East Asia: Industry, Trade, and Capitalism
    • 7. The Global Economy of Late Nineteenth-Century Industrial Capitalism
  • III. A Cultural History of Global Transformation [Sebastian Conrad]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Regions, Integration, and Global Awareness: A Changing World Order
    • 2. The Global History of the Enlightenment
    • 3. “Nothing Is the Way It Should Be”: The Organization of Time
    • 4. Religion in the Global World
  • IV. Hierarchies and Connections: Aspects of a Global Social History [Jürgen Osterhammel]
    • Introduction
    • 1. Discovering the Social
    • 2. The Road to a World Society
    • 3. Hierarchies
    • 4. Mobilities and Networks
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index

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