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This subset of the Overview Series profiles modern nations of the world, from the most ancient, such as Egypt, to the most recent, such as the former nations of the Soviet Union. Each title presents a broad, comprehensive overview of the nation, including history, geography, and culture. Also included are textual sidebars that provide focused information, a detailed chronology of events, national statistics, bibliographies and a thorough index.
Modern Nations of the World - France (Modern Nations of the World). Modern Nations of the World - Israel (Modern Nations of the World). Peru (Modern Nations of the World).
Increased trade with the United Kingdom and the USA among others. Cheap labor, some schooling and English allows an increase in demand for trade with India. Peaceful elections and voting. Tense, relationship with Muslim community, especially over disputed region of Kashmir, which is also claimed by Muslim nation of. Pakistan. Vast wealth in many modern, Westernized cities. Slums exist next to modernization and luxury. Caste system (segregation based on family status and occupation) is illegal, but still lingers culturally.
The early modern trends in various regions of the world represented a shift away from medieval modes of organization, politically and economically. Feudalism declined in Europe, while the period also included the Protestant Reformation, the disastrous Thirty Years' War, the Commercial Revolution, the European colonization of the Americas, and the Golden Age of Piracy. In Early Modern times, the major nations of East Asia attempted to pursue a course of Isolationism from the outside world but this policy was not always enforced uniformly or successfully. However, by the end of the Early Modern Period, China, Korea and Japan were mostly closed and disinterested to Europeans, even while trading relationships grew in port cities such as Guangzhou and Dejima.
This book, part of the "Modern World Nations" series. Chapters cover geography, history, people and culture, government and politics, the economy, and possibilities for the future. The text is dense and presented in very long sentences and paragraphs, so even though the book is small and might appeal to younger readers, the narrative will probably work best for the older end of the age range
Modern Nations and Regions of the World How does the USA relate to other nations and regions? 6/16/2011 1 Footer Text. 2. China:Privatization How did China convert from a controlled economy to a mix of business and government control? 6/16/2011 Footer Text 2 3. From Mao to Now Mao Zedong was a political genius, but not educated about economics.