Expansion and global interaction, 1200-1700

Ringrose, David R

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  • Creator David R. Ringrose
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Longman, [2001] ©2001
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0321011252, 9780321011251
  • OCLC ocm43662174

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-207) and index.

Contents

  • Chapter 1 Globalization of History: Climate, Nomads, Mongols 5 -- Defining Expansion Political and Military Expansion 6 -- Cultural Expansion Religious Expansion 8 -- Economic Expansion Nomads and Farmers 9 -- Climate and Nomadic Migrations 11 -- Turks and Mongols, Nomads and Empires 17 -- Europe and the Crusades 24 -- Chapter 2 Struggle for the Mediterranean, 1300-1700 29 -- Backgrounds and Common Denominators Assembling the Spanish "Empire" in Europe 34 -- Rise of the Ottoman Empire 42 -- Toward a Confrontation Between Empires 53 -- Confrontation and Stalemate 56 -- Chapter 3 A New Kind of Society: Africa, Europe, and the Plantation System 63 -- Lure of Africa European Response: African Contact and Island "Empires" 68 -- From Mali and Island "Empires" to Trans-Atlantic Expansion 74 -- Sugar, Slaves, and the Afro-European Atlantic 77 -- Trans-Atlantic Components of the Plantation System 83 -- Chapter 4 Three American Empires, 1400-1600: Expansion, Political Power, and Religion 97 -- Comparing Three Empires Aztec Empire 100 -- Inca Empire 105 -- Spanish-American Empire 112 -- From Conquest to Empire 121 -- Legacy of the American Empires 125 -- Chapter 5 Crossroads of the World: South Asia and the Indian Ocean 129 -- Indian Ocean as Crossroads Gunpowder Empires of the Turks, Safavids, and Mughals 135 -- Ottoman Drive Toward the East Safavid Presence 139 -- Rise of the Mughal Empire in India 140 -- European Participation in the Indian Ocean Region 145 -- Globalizing the Crossroads: Intimations of European Imperialism 153 -- Enter the English And the Dutch 155 -- Chapter 6 Ambiguous Expansion: China, Japan, and the Western Pacific 161 -- Perceptions China and Cultural Expansion 163 -- Arrival of the Europeans 174 -- Unification of Japan 176 -- Jesuit Initiative in China 179 -- Complexities of Expansion in East Asia 183 -- Chapter 7 Outcomes and Portents 191 -- Dual Focus of Global Dynamism Strength of Local Cultures 196 -- Globalization of European Economic Activity 197
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