Rise of modern west

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Second, it provided a framework for theories like world-systems theory and dependency theorywhich "cemented the centrality of the 'West' in world history". Did it succeed or not by the 18th century, and where and why, and also why not, are some of the questions tackled within the framework of the various controversies and debates that crop up while studying this period.

The transition from medieval to modern times was a historical process extending over centuries, and was not dependent upon any single event or any single political, economic, social or cultural force.

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This book deals with the various interpretations of the cataclysmic transition from feudalism to capitalism in early Modern Europe. Holistic attempts are made to deal with this period rather than confine it to any particular line of approach.

The book describes the "tottering balance" of older orders within Europe, European expansion and acculturation in outliers, including the Americas. Audience of the Book : This book Useful for History students. Part II discusses the Eurasian cultural balance to AD, including the expansion of Hellenismthe closure of the Eurasian ecumenethe development of major religions, the barbarian onslaught, resurgence of the Middle East, and steppe conquerors.

The transition from medieval to modern times was a historical process extending over centuries, and was not dependent upon any single event or any single political, economic, social or cultural force.

The views of various historians, and schools of thought concerning this period are interpreted in order to give a balanced view point.

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National Book Award in History and Biography in Available in all digital devices Snapshot Rise Of The Modern West English by Meenaxi Phukan Book Summary: This book deals with European history from the decline of feudalism in the late Middle Ages around the 15th century to the beginning of industrial capitalism towards the end of the 18th century.

European history is dealt with thematically and the book is mostly confined to Western Europe during the early Modern period.

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The Rise of the West