By Christopher M. White
A international historical past of the constructing World takes a sweeping examine the old foundations of the issues of constructing international society. Encompassing Asia, Latin the US and Africa, the booklet centralizes the fight for self-determination in an try and know the way the present realms were shaped and what their destiny may perhaps carry. even though targeting the trendy period, its scope is extensive: it covers geography, historic and sleek historical past, economics, politics and up to date events.
The publication good points twelve chapters, prepared into four thematic devices, each one containing one bankruptcy on all of the 3 continents. those devices hide diversified commonly-experienced phenomena one of the peoples of the constructing global: imperialism, nationalism, globalization, and improvement. the 1st 3 are chronological, whereas the final surveys and analyzes the scholarly debates over the factors of improvement and underdevelopment. via those chapters Christopher M. White offers a wide-ranging examine of the most important topics in reports of the constructing international, together with slavery, imperialism, faith, unfastened and reasonable alternate, democratization and monetary improvement.
Including distinctive profiles of key figures in addition to maps and illustrations, A international background of the constructing World vividly illustrates the tradition, personalities and histories of a key topic sector. an ideal advent for all scholars drawn to the constructing global in a old context.
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