Places of Encounter: Time, Place, and Connectivity in World History, Volume Two: Since 1500

Editor/Author MacKinnon, Aran, MacKinnon, Elaine McClarnand
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-8133-4739-4
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 28
Book Status: Available
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Places of Encounter provides a place-based approach to world history, focusing on specific locations at critical moments when human history was transformed as a result of encountersphysical, political, cultural, intellectual, and religious.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Contributors
  • Preface
  • Thematic Table of Contents
  • Regional Table of Contents
  • 1 CAPE TOWN: At the Cross-Currents of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds (1500-1800) - Aran S. MacKinnon, University of West Georgia
  • 2 SALVADOR DA BAHIA: A South-Atlantic Colonial Crossroads (1549-1822) - Christopher Ebert, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
  • 3 NAGASAKI: Fusion Point for Commerce and Culture (1571-1945) - Lane Earns, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
  • 4 LONDON: Emerging Global City of Empire (1660-1851) - Dana Rabin, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 5 GORÉE: At the Confluence of the Atlantic, Saharan, and Sahelian Worlds (1677-1890) - Trevor R. Getz, San Francisco State University
  • 6 PARIS: City of Absolutism and Enlightenment (1700s) - Charles T. Lipp, University of West Georgia
  • 7 CALCUTTA: A Central Exchange Point for Widely Separate Worlds (1700-1840) - Jonathan E. Brooke, William Carey University
  • 8 SHANGHAI: From Chinese Hub Port to Global Treaty Port (1730-1865) - Christopher A. Reed, Ohio State University
  • 9 ALGIERS: A Colonial Metropolis Transformed to a Global City (ca. 1800-1954) - Julia Clancy-Smith, University of Arizona
  • 10 GALLIPOLI: War’s Global Concourse (1915) - Edward J. Erickson, Marine Corps Command and Staff College
  • 11 ST. PETERSBURG: The Russian Revolution and the Making of the Twentieth Century (1890-1918) - Elaine MacKinnon, University of West Georgia
  • 12 KINSHASA: Confluence of Riches and Blight (1800s-1900s) - Didier Gondola, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
  • 13 BERLIN: A Global Symbol of the Iron Curtain (1945-1991) - Eliza Ablovatski, Kenyon College and Elaine MacKinnon, University of West Georgia
  • 14 NEW YORK: Opportunity and Struggle in a Global City (1911-2011) - Gregory Smithsimon, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
  • 15 DUBAI: Global Gateway in the Desert (1820-2010) - Neema Noori, University of West Georgia