Patterns of World History, Brief Edition
Volume Two: Since 1400
Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George B. Stow
Table of Contents
Volume 1: Chapters 1-18
Volume 2: Chapters 15-31
Part 1: From Human Origins to Early Agricultural Centers, Prehistory-10,000 B.C.E.
1. The African Origins of Humanity, Prehistory to 10,000 B.C.E.
2. Agrarian-Urban Centers of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, 11,500-600 B.C.E
3. Shifting Agrarian Centers in India, 3000-600 B.C.E.
4. Agrarian Patterns and the Mandate of Heaven in Ancient China, 5000-481 B.C.E.
5. Origins Apart: The Americas and Oceania, 30,000-600 B.C.E.
Part 2: The Age of Empires and Visionaries, 600 B.C.E. - 600 C.E.
6. Chiefdoms and Early States in Africa and the Americas, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
7. Persia, Greece, and Rome, 550 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
8. Empires and Visionaries in India,
600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
9. Imperial Unification and Perfecting the Moral Order in China, 722 B.C.E.-618 C.E.
Part 3: From Regional Empires to Religious Civilizations, 600-1450 C.E.
10. Islamic Civilization and Byzantium, 600-1300
11. Origins of the Western Christian World, 600-1400 C.E.
12. Contrasting Patterns in India and China, 600-1600
13. Religious Civilizations Interacting: Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia, 100 C.E.-1400 C.E.
14. Patterns of State Formation in Africa, 600-1450
15. The Rise of Empires in the Americas, 600-1550
Part 4: Interactions across the Globe, 1450-1750
16. The Ottoman-Hapsburg Struggle and European Overseas Expansion, 1450-1600
17. Renaissance, Reformation, and the New Science in Europe,
18. New Patterns in New Worlds: Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas, 1500-1800
19. African Kingdoms, The Atlantic Slave Trade and the Origins of Black America, 1450-1800
20. The Mughal Empire: Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects, 1400-1750
21. Regulating the "Inner" and the "Outer" Domains of China and Japan, 1500-1800
Part 5: The Origins of Modernity, 1750-1900
22. Nation-States and Patterns of Culture in Europe and North America, 1750-1871
23. Industrialization and its Discontents
24. The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia, 1750 - 1900
25. Adaption and Resistance: The Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1683-1908
26. The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century
27. Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America in the
Part 6: Adaptations to Modernity across the Globe, 1900-Present
28. World War and Competing Visions of Modernity to 1945
29. Reconstruction, the Cold War, and Decolonization 1945-1962
30. The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World 1963-1991
31. Globalization and Challenges to Modernity, 1991-Present