The Heritage of World Civilization: To 1650 v. 1

The Heritage of World Civilization: To 1650 v. 1

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For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history provides a global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. It combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilization, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical more

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  • Paperback | 559 pages
  • 213.36 x 261.62 x 20.32mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130124532
  • 9780130124531

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I. THE COMING OF CIVILIZATION. 1. Birth of Civilization. 2. The Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion. II. EMPIRES AND CULTURES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD. 3. Greek and Hellenistic Civilization. 4. Iran, India, and Inner Asia to 200 C.E. 5. Republican and Imperial Rome. 6. Africa: Early History to 1000 C.E. 7. China's First Empire (221 B.C.E.-220 C.E.). III. CONSOLIDATION AND INTERACTION OF WORLD CIVILIZATIONS. 8. Imperial China (589-1368). 9. Japan: Early History to 1467. 10. Iran and India Before Islam. 11. The Formation of Islamic Civilization (622-945). 12. The Early Middle Ages in the West to 1000: The Birth of Europe. 13. The High Middle Ages (1000-1300). 14. The Islamic Heartlands and India (1000-1500). 15. Ancient Civilizations of the Americas. IV. THE WORLD IN TRANSITION. 16. The Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance in the West (1300-1527). 17. The Age of Reformation and Religious Wars. 18. Africa (ca. 1000-1800). 19. Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic more

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