Global History Volume One: The Ancient World to the Age of RevolutionHardback
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- Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
- Format: Hardback | 564 pages
- Dimensions: 221mm x 282mm x 28mm | 1,497g
- Publication date: 1 June 2006
- ISBN 10: 0764158112
- ISBN 13: 9780764158117
- Edition statement: Revised ed.
This all-new and comprehensive history textbook has been written and designed to meet secondary school requirements in school districts throughout the country, as well as New York City and State curriculum requirements for the first year in the two-year sequence in "Global History and Geography." It consists of the following study units: Introduction to Global History and Geography: outlines physical economic and human/cultural geography in all regions of the world Ancient World: Civilizations and Religion (4,000 BCE - 500 CE): covers ancient cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500 - 1200): covers the Byzantine Empire, Medieval Europe, Islam, Asia, and the Americas Global Interactions (1200 - 1650): covers the Renaissance, the Reformation, the commercial revolution, and Global interactions in Asia The First Global Age (1450 - 1770): covers the rise of nation-states, the growth of democracy in England, the age of exploration, African civilizations, and globalism in the Middle East and Asia An Age of Revolutions (1750 - 1826): covers the Enlightenment and the scientific revolution, the French Revolution, and revolution and war in the age of Napoleon The book is filled with maps, diagrams, and illustrations.
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(back cover) GLOBAL HISTORY - Volume I THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE AGE OF REVOLUTION From the first civilizations, circa 4,000 BCE through the Napoleonic era, circa 1810. Introduction to Global History and Geography: A survey of every region of the world Ancient World Civilizations and Religion (4,000 BCE - 500 CE): Ancient Africa and the Middle East, southern and eastern Asia, the Greco-Roman world, the ancient Americas Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500 - 1200): The Byzantine Empire, Medieval Europe, the rise of Islam, southern and eastern Asia, the Americas Global Interactions (1200 - 1650): The Renaissance, the Reformation, the commercial revolution, global interactions in Asia, empires in the Americas The First Global Age (1450 - 1770): The rise of nation-states, the growth of democracy in England, the age of exploration, civilizations in Africa, globalism in the Middle East and Asia An Age of Revolutions (1750 - 1810): The Enlightenment and scientific revolution, the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Age Hundreds of maps, charts, and illustrations