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The Resource The transformation of the world : a global history of the nineteenth century, Jürgen Osterhammel ; translated by Patrick Camiller

The transformation of the world : a global history of the nineteenth century, Jürgen Osterhammel ; translated by Patrick Camiller

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The transformation of the world : a global history of the nineteenth century
Title
The transformation of the world
Title remainder
a global history of the nineteenth century
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Jürgen Osterhammel ; translated by Patrick Camiller
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. J<U+00de>urgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century, moves beyond conventional Eurocentric and chronological accounts of the era, presenting instead a truly global history of breathtaking scope and towering erudition. He examines the powerful and complex forces that drove global change during the "long nineteenth century," taking readers from New York to New Delhi, from the Latin American revolutions to the Taiping Rebellion, from the perils and promise of Europe's transatlantic labor markets to the hardships endured by nomadic, tribal peoples across the planet. Osterhammel describes a world increasingly networked by the telegraph, the steamship, and the railways. He explores the changing relationship between human beings and nature, looks at the importance of cities, explains the role slavery and its abolition played in the emergence of new nations, challenges the widely held belief that the nineteenth century witnessed the triumph of the nation-state, and much more. -- Provided by publisher
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Osterhammel, Jürgen,
Dewey number
909.81
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
D358
LC item number
.O8813 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Camiller, Patrick,
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America in the world
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History, Modern
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The transformation of the world : a global history of the nineteenth century, Jürgen Osterhammel ; translated by Patrick Camiller
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Publication
Note
"First published in Germany by C.H. Beck under the title Die Verwandlung der Welt, Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, Munchen 2009."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1021-1118) and index
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volume
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Memory and self-observation: the perpetuation of the nineteenth-century -- Time: when was the nineteenth century? -- Space: where was the nineteenth century? -- Mobilities -- Living standards: risk and security in material life -- Cities: European models and worldwide creativity -- Frontiers: subjugation of space and challenges to nomadic life -- Imperial systems and nation-states: the persistence of empires -- International orders, wars, transnational movements: between two world wars -- Revolutions: from Philadelphia via Nanjing to Saint Petersburg -- The state: minimal government, performances, and the iron cage -- Energy and industry: who unbound Prometheus, when and where? -- Labor: the physical babsis of culture -- Networks: extension, density, holes -- Hierarchies: the vertical dimension of social space -- Knowledge: growth, concentration, distribution -- Civilization and exclusion -- Religion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1167 pages
Isbn
9780691147451
Lccn
2013025754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn850909580
  • (OCoLC)850909580
  • 1383934
Label
The transformation of the world : a global history of the nineteenth century, Jürgen Osterhammel ; translated by Patrick Camiller
Publication
Note
"First published in Germany by C.H. Beck under the title Die Verwandlung der Welt, Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, Munchen 2009."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1021-1118) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Memory and self-observation: the perpetuation of the nineteenth-century -- Time: when was the nineteenth century? -- Space: where was the nineteenth century? -- Mobilities -- Living standards: risk and security in material life -- Cities: European models and worldwide creativity -- Frontiers: subjugation of space and challenges to nomadic life -- Imperial systems and nation-states: the persistence of empires -- International orders, wars, transnational movements: between two world wars -- Revolutions: from Philadelphia via Nanjing to Saint Petersburg -- The state: minimal government, performances, and the iron cage -- Energy and industry: who unbound Prometheus, when and where? -- Labor: the physical babsis of culture -- Networks: extension, density, holes -- Hierarchies: the vertical dimension of social space -- Knowledge: growth, concentration, distribution -- Civilization and exclusion -- Religion
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1167 pages
Isbn
9780691147451
Lccn
2013025754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn850909580
  • (OCoLC)850909580
  • 1383934

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