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First Global Age
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  • Authored by: William E. Burns
  • From the Series: History of the World
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  • ISBN-10: 1438183550
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-8355-8
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 03/01/2020
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

An ideal companion for students of world history, First Global Age covers history from about 1500 to 1750. During this era the societies of the Americas and Afro-Eurasia became tightly linked for the first time in history. The center of global power shifted gradually from Asia to Europe, and rapid technological, political, and intellectual developments fundamentally changed the societies of Europe. The volume explores the large land-based empires in Africa and Asia; the intellectual, cultural, and religious revolutions in Europe; the so-called Columbian Exchange; the rise of European empire; and the increasing level and scope of global economic and cultural interrelations that developed during the era.

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About the Author(s)

William E. Burns earned his Ph.D. in British history from the University of California at Davis. His many publications include An Age of Wonders: Prodigies, Politics, and Providence in England, 1657–1727; The Scientific Revolution: An Encyclopedia; Science in the Enlightenment; and Witch Hunts in Europe and America.

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