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THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD Connected Histories, Divergent Paths, 1500  to the Present by  Robert W Strayer - Paperback - First Edition - 1989 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD Connected Histories, Divergent Paths, 1500 to the Present

by Strayer, Robert W

Condition: Very Good


St. Martin's Press. Very Good. 1989. First Edition. Softcover. 0312003048 . Light edgewear, moderate corner wear, some corner curling, light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages are very good except for approx. 8 pages with underlining/highlights/writing (fairly minor). B/w illus. 550 pages. "focuses on global history as a history of encounters rather than separate civilizations, walking a fine line between reinforcing a Eurocentric view of history and describing earlier periods of Islamic or Chinese expansion. It uses a comparative approach and attempts to strike a balance between narrative and analysis in its coverage of the first modern societies and Europe's expansion in the Middle East, India, Asia, and Africa. Includes b&w photos and diagrams. " ; 8vo .




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