Global History From Prehistory to the 21st Century

ISBN-10: 0139238972
ISBN-13: 9780139238970
Edition: 7th 1999
List price: $217.60
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Description: Designed for courses in World History and World Civilization, this best-selling, classic exploration of world history takes an interdisciplinary global (rather than a regional or national) approachtracing those major forces, movements, and events  More...

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Book details

List price: $217.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/16/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.90" wide x 9.70" long x 1.70" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

Designed for courses in World History and World Civilization, this best-selling, classic exploration of world history takes an interdisciplinary global (rather than a regional or national) approachtracing those major forces, movements, and events that have had a world-wide impact. It stresses connections between the past, present and future, emphasizing the question What does it mean for us today? The Seventh Edition reevaluates the course of human history with an eye toward the millennium, reflecting in its coverage the end of the cold war and the dawning possibilities for a new type of global history.

(Volume 1 includes Chs. 1-21: Volume II includes Chs. 18-44: Combined includes Chs. 1-44)
Why a 21st Century Global History?
Before Civilization
Humans as Food Gatherers
Humans as Food Growers
What It Means for Us Today-The Nature of Human Nature
Classical Civilizations of Eurasia, to 500 C.E
First Eurasian Civilizations, 3500-1000 B.C.E
Classical Civilizations Begin Eurasian Unification, 1000 B.C.E.-500 C.E
Greco-Roman Civilization
Indian Civilization
Chinese Civilization
End of Classical Civilizations
What It Means for Us Today-Civilization: Curse or Blessing?
Medieval Civilizations of EURASIA, 500-1500
Medieval Civilizations Complete Eurasian Unification
Rise of Islam
Turco-Mongol Invasions
Traditional Byzantine Civilization
Traditional Confucian Civilization
Revolutionary Western Civilization
What It Means for Us Today-Developed Societies and the ldquo;Retarding Lead.rdquo;
Non-Eurasian World, to 1500
Africa
Americas and Australia
The World on the Eve of Europe's Expansion
What It Means for Us Today-Races in History
World of Isolated Regions, to 1500
Moslem World at the Time of the West's Expansion
Confucian World at the Time of the West's Expansion
Expanding Civilization of the West: Renaissance and Reformation
Expanding Civilization of the West: Economic Growth and State Building
World of the Emerging West, 1500-1763
West European Expansion: Iberian Phase, 1500-1600
West European Expansion: Dutch, French, British Phase, 1600-1763
Russian Expansion in Asia
Beginning of Global Unity
What It Means for Us Today-Regional Autonomy Versus Global Unity
World of Western Dominance, 1763-1914
Europe's Scientific and Industrial Revolutions
Europe's Political Revolutions
Russia
The Middle East
India
China and Japan
Africa
The Am

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