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By Professor Peter N. Stearns

while varied cultures are available in touch with each other, the effect at the process historical past should be dramatic and unforeseen. Encounters among separate societies or civilizations have ended in the unfold of significant religions, monstrous migrations, clinical breakthroughs, the dissemination of strong political notions, and lots of different adjustments. This precise ebook brings to lifestyles key episodes of cultural touch in international background, from the beginnings of civilization to the current. via a mixture of vibrant case reviews and resourceful color maps, award-winning historical past professor Peter Stearns indicates how we will be able to larger comprehend global background by way of studying what occurs while tradition meets tradition. New contacts can result in assimilation, rejection, or, ordinarily, a merging of parts from either cultures. Stearns makes a speciality of fourteen very important old examples of intercultural alternate from round the globe.
He considers: * the unfold of significant religions, equivalent to Buddhism and Islam * voluntary and compelled migrations, reminiscent of the Jewish and African diasporas * the dissemination of recent forces, together with nationalism and Marxism * the influence of ecu colonial rule on gender kinfolk in India and in Africa * contemporary overseas diffusion of buyer tradition in addition to a lot else. for every instance, unique maps show geographic styles and supply a transparent experience of the impression of that exact assembly of cultures.

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