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V. The Modern Period, 1789–1914
     A. Global and Comparative Dimensions
          1. European Global Domination, 1800–1914
               a. Developments in Major Empires
               b. Intensified Imperial Competition
               c. Major Land-Based Empires
               d. Spread of Modern Industrialism
               e. Development of Modern Political Systems
               f. Cultural Patterns
          2. Intensifications of Global International and Economic Relations, 1860–1914
               a. International Agreements
               b. The Redefinition of the World Economy
               c. International Diplomacy
          3. Technological Developments, 1800–1914
               a. Energy and Power Sources
               b. Materials and Construction
               c. Machines and Industrial Techniques
               d. Agricultural Production and Food Technology
               e. Transportation and Communication
          4. Polar Explorations
               a. Early Explorations
               b. Early Modern European Expeditions
               c. 19th-Century Explorations
               d. 20th-Century Explorations
     B. The French Revolution and Europe, 1789–1914
          1. Overview
          2. The French Revolution, 1789–1799
               a. Causes of the Revolution
               b. The National Assembly
               c. The Legislative Assembly
               d. The National Convention: The Revolution's Most Radical Phase
               e. The Directory
          3. The Napoleonic Period, 1799–1815
               a. The Consulate
               b. The First Empire
          4. Western and Central Europe, 1815–1848
               a. Social, Cultural, and Economic Trends
               b. European Diplomacy
               c. The British Isles
               d. The Low Countries
               e. France
               f. The Iberian Peninsula
               g. The Italian States
               h. Switzerland
               i. Central Europe
               j. Scandinavia
          5. Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1852
               a. France
               b. Hungary
               c. Austria and Bohemia
               d. Italy
               e. Switzerland
               f. Germany
          6. European Diplomacy, 1848–1914
          7. Western and Central Europe, 1848–1914
               a. Social, Cultural, and Economic Trends
               b. Britain
               c. The Low Countries
               d. France
               e. The Iberian Peninsula
               f. Italy and the Papacy
               g. Switzerland
               h. Central Europe
               i. Scandinavia
          8. Eastern Europe and the Balkans, 1762–1914
               a. Russia
               b. Poland
               c. The Balkans
     C. The Middle East and North Africa, 1792–1914
          1. Overview
          2. The Middle East and Egypt, 1796–1914
               a. The Ottoman Empire
               b. Iran
               c. Afghanistan
               d. Arabia
               e. Egypt
          3. North Africa, 1792–1914
               a. Morocco
               b. Algeria
               c. Tunisia
               d. Libya
     D. South and Southeast Asia, 1753–1914
          1. India, 1800–1914
          2. Southeast Asia, 1753–1914
               a. Mainland Southeast Asia
               b. Peninsular and Island Southeast Asia
     E. East Asia, 1793–1914
          1. China, 1796–1914
          2. Korea, 1800–1910
          3. Japan, 1793–1914
          4. Vietnam, 1802–1902
     F. The Pacific Region, c. 800–1914
          1. The Pacific Islands, 1794–1914
          2. The Philippines, 1800–1913
          3. Australia, 1788–1914
          4. New Zealand, c. 800–1913
     G. Africa, 1795–1917
          1. Overview
          2. European Exploration, 1795–1895
          3. Regions
               a. Sudanic West and Central Africa
               b. Forest West Africa
               c. Northeast Africa (Horn)
               d. East Africa
               e. West Central Africa
               f. Southern Africa
               g. Madagascar
     H. North America, 1789–1914
          1. The United States, 1789–1877
               a. Overview
               b. The Early National Period
               c. The Civil War
               d. Reconstruction
          2. The United States, 1878–1914
               a. Overview
               b. New Political, Social, and Diplomatic Issues
          3. British North America, 1789–1914
               a. Overview
               b. The Dominion of Canada, 1789–1877
               c. Newfoundland, 1855–1878
               d. Canada, 1878–1914
               e. Newfoundland, 1878–1914
     I. Latin America, 1806–1914
          1. Periodization
          2. The Wars of Independence, 1806–1872
               a. Causes
               b. The Río De La Plata
               c. Paraguay
               d. The Banda Oriental (Uruguay)
               e. Chile
               f. Peru and Upper Peru (Peru and Bolivia)
               g. Venezuela, Nueva Granada, and Quito (Gran Colombia)
               h. New Spain (Mexico)
               i. Guatemala and Central America
               j. Brazil
          3. Latin America, 1820–1914
               a. Overview
               b. South America
               c. Central America
               d. Mexico
               e. The Caribbean
 
 
The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth edition. Peter N. Stearns, general editor. Copyright © 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Maps by Mary Reilly, copyright © 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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