Human Venture A Global History to 1500

ISBN-10: 0131835467
ISBN-13: 9780131835467
Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)
Authors: Anthony Esler
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Book details

List price: $126.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 366
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

An understanding of the history of the worldand understanding why this knowledge is importanthas become essential for today's students. Benefiting from the unifying viewpoint of a single author, this lively two-volume narrative tells the story of human events on the movethe exciting event history of wars and politics, booms and busts, the rise and fall of empires, and more. It also reaches beyond the events that have shaped world history to trace the broader development of human institutions and ideas as they evolve through time. Coverage of both events and broader trends is presented as part of major global movements, through the lives of the people who lived them, and as succinctly and vividly as possible.

Introduction: Venture into History
Before History: Stone Age People
Ancient Civilizations (3500 - 200 BCE)
Pyramid Tombs and Ziggurat Temples: Egypt and Mesopotamia
Prophets and Philosophers: The Hebrews and the Greeks
Brahman, Buddha, and the Age of the Sages: The Emergence of India and China
The Furnaces of Meroe and the Olmec Heads: Ancient Civilizations of Africa and the Americas
The Classic Age (500 BCE - CE 500)
From Persepolis to the Palatine: The Roman and Persian Empires
From the Ganges to the Gobi: Gupta India and Han China
From the Sahara to Peru: The Classic Age in Africa and the Americas
Expanding Cultural Zones (500 - 1500 CE)
Cathedral Spires: The Growth of Christendom
Domes and Minarets: The Spread of Islam
Merchants and Missionaries of the Indies: India and Southeast Asia
The Middle Kingdom: China and East Asia
Kings and Conquering Peoples: Empires of Africa and the Americas
Toward a Larger World: From the Bantu Migrations to the Mongol Empire

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