The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Environmental Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-First Century (World Social Change) (Paperback)

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Origins of the Modern World sets out an analytical framework that is accessible to students while providing a global approach to world history. Remarkable in its presentation of global narratives in such a brief text. Marks's book has a strong emphasis on economic and environmental factors as well as Western coercion and exploitation.

About the Author


Robert B. Marks was Richard and Billie Deihl Professor of History at Whittier College and the author of China: Its Environment and History (R&L 2012) and Tigers, Rice, Silk, and Silt: Environment and Economy in Late Imperial China (CUP 1998). He is the recipient of Whittier College's Harry W. Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781538182772
ISBN-10: 1538182777
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: January 12th, 2024
Pages: 328
Language: English
Series: World Social Change