The Origins of the Modern World

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The Origins of the Modern World
Author : Robert B. Marks
File Size : 48,5 Mb
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Language : English
Release Date : 05 February 2015
ISBN : 1442212403
Pages : 280 pages
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The Origins of the Modern World by Robert B. Marks Book PDF Summary

"Now in a new edition, this clearly written and engrossing book presents a global and environmental narrative of the origins of the modern world since 1400. Robert Marks constructs a story in which Asia, Africa, and the New World play major roles and points to the resurgence of Asia and the vastly changed relationship of humans to the environment"--Provided by publisher.

The Origins of the Modern World

"Now in a new edition, this clearly written and engrossing book presents a global and environmental narrative of the origins of the modern world since 1400. Robert Marks constructs a story in which Asia, Africa, and the New World play major roles and points to the resurgence of Asia and the

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