(Note: each Chapter ends with a Conclusion, Further Readings and On the Web.) Preface. Prologue. I. THE BIRTH OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. 1. Western Foundations. Section 1: The Industrial Revolution in Europe. The Disruptions of Industrial Life. Revolutionary Politics. Section 2: The Consolidation of the Industrial Order, 1850-1914. Adjustments to Industrial Life. Political Trends. The Social Question and New Government Functions. Popular Culture and High Culture. Science and Art. Section 3: Industrialization and the Rise of the United States to Global Power. The First Non-European Industrial Revolution. Industrialization and the Transformation of U.S. Society. Regional Conflict and U.S. Territorial Expansion. Section 4: Diplomatic Tensions Among the Western Powers. Document: Women in the Industrial Revolution. Analysis: The United States in World History. 2. Industrialization in Russia/Japan. Section 1: Reforms in Russia, 1861-1914. Section 2: Protest and Revolution. The Revolution of 1905. Section 3: Japan: Reform, Industrialization, and Rise to Global Power. Political Change. Japan's Industrial Revolution. Social and Economic Effects of Industrialization. Document: Russian Conservatism and the West. Analysis: The Separate Paths of Japan and China. 3. Industrialism and Imperialism. Section 1: Industrial Rivalries and the Partition of the World, c. 1870-1914. Motives Behind the Global Scramble for Colonies. Unequal Combat: Colonial Wars and the Apex of Imperialism. Patterns of Dominance: Continuity and Change. Section 2: Colonial Rule in the Tropical Dependencies. Changing Social Relations Between Colonizer and Colonized. Shifts in Methods of Economic Extraction. Section 3: White Dominions and Contested Settler Colonies. Laying the Foundations for Nationhood in the White Dominions. Boer Versus British in South Africa. Pacific Tragedies. Document: Contrary Images: The Colonizer vs. the Colonized on the "Civilizing Mission". AnalysAdas, Michael is the author of 'Turbulent Passage A Global History of the Twentieth Century', published 2002 under ISBN 9780321097699 and ISBN 0321097696.