History of the Human Community, A, Volume I

History of the Human Community, A, Volume I : Prehistory to 1500

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An intellectually and stylistically unified overview of world history, this text draws a global portrait of the human past-showing how each part of the world fits into the overall balance in each successive age.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 200.7 x 254 x 20.3mm | 771.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0132662892
  • 9780132662895

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An intellectually and stylistically unified overview of world history, this text draws a global portrait of the human past-showing how each part of the world fits into the overall balance in each successive age.show more

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Timelines. I. BEGINNINGS. 1. In the Beginning. 2. River Valley Civilizations: 3500 to 1500 B.C. 3. The Rise of Civilizations on Rain-Watered Land: 2000 to 1200 B.C. Illustrated Essay: The Use of Plants and Animals in Agriculture. 4. Empire and Religion in the Middle East: 1200 to 500 B.C. 5. The Greek Style of Civilization: to 500 B.C.E. 6. The Indian Style of Civilization: to 500 B.C.E. 7. The Chinese Style of Civilization: to 200 B.C.E. Epilogue: Part I - The State of the World: 500 B.C. II. EURASIAN CULTURAL BALANCE: 500 B.C.E. TO A.D. 1500. 8. The Classical Mediterranean World and Its Expansion: 500 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. 9. Civilized Religions and Barbarian Invasions: 200 B.C.E. to 600 C.E. 10. Islam and India: 600 to 1200. 11. The Far East and the Americas: 600 to 1200. 12. Europe: 500 to 1200. Illustrated Essay: Diseases and Their Effects on Human Societies. 13. Steppe Peoples and the Civilizations of Eurasia: 1200 to 1500. 14. Western Europe: 1200 to 1500. Epilogue: Part II: The State of the World: 1500.show more

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