Cover of: Millennium | Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Millennium

a history of the last thousand years

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Discrete worlds : some civilizations a thousand years ago
The cockpit of orthodoxy : medieval eastern Christendom
The tower of darkness : Islam in the first half of our millennium
The world behind the wind : China and her neighbours from the Sung to the Ming
A small promontory of Asia : Latin Christendom in the late Middle Ages
Shy and retiring empires : expanding states in late medieval Africa and America
The reach of conquest : imperialisms of the early modern period
The touch of empire : colonization on early modern frontiers
The embrace of evangelization : reform and expansion of early modern religions
The tangle of trade : early modern long-range commerce
The Atlantic chasm : fissures and fractures in the Atlantic world
Voyages of bounty : the redistribution of world resources
The chasm spanned : the survival and revival of Atlantic links
The mirrors of imperialism : western reflections elsewhere in the world
Graveyards of certainty : the decline of confidence and the erosion of empires
The stumblers' alibis : domestic difficulties in the modern West
The casebook of failure : fraying edges of the Atlantic
Life after empires : decolonization and counter-colonization
The maze of God : Islamic resurgence late in the millennium
The watchers at dawn : modernization in Japan
The giant awakening : modernization elsewhere in East Asia
Riders of the surf : the white Pacific
The revenge of the East : Oriental resilience and western culture.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 738-775) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
909
Library of Congress
D20 .F36 1995

The Physical Object

Pagination
816 p. ;
Number of pages
816

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24765097M
Internet Archive
millenniumhistor00fern
ISBN 10
0684803615
ISBN 13
9780684803616
LC Control Number
95018899
OCLC/WorldCat
32465555
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