Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Volume I

ISBN-10: 0495913111
ISBN-13: 9780495913115
Edition: 5th 2012
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List price: $152.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Pamela Kyle Crossley (PhD, Yale University) is Professor of History and Rosenwald Research Professor in the Arts and Sciences at Dartmouth College. Her books include A TRANSLUCENT MIRROR: HISTORY AND IDENTITY IN QING IMPERIAL IDEOLOGY; THE MANCHUS; ORPHAN WARRIORS: THREE MANCHU GENERATIONS AND THE END OF THE QING WORLD; and (with Lynn Hollen Lees and John W. Servos) GLOBAL SOCIETY: THE WORLD SINCE 1900. Her research--which focuses on the cultural history of China, Inner Asia, and Central Asia--has been supported by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Daniel R. Headrick received his Ph.D. in History from Princeton University. Professor of History and Social Science, Emeritus, at Roosevelt University in Chicago, he is the author of several books on the history of technology, imperialism, and international relations, including THE TOOLS OF EMPIRE: TECHNOLOGY AND EUROPEAN IMPERIALISM IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; THE TENTACLES OF PROGRESS: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER IN THE AGE OF IMPERIALISM; THE INVISIBLE WEAPON: TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS; TECHNOLOGY: A WORLD HISTORY; POWER OVER PEOPLES: TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTS AND WESTERN IMPERIALISM, 1400 TO THE PRESENT; and WHEN INFORMATION CAME OF AGE: TECHNOLOGIES OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE AGE OF REASON AND REVOLUTION, 1700-1850. His articles have appeared in the JOURNAL OF WORLD HISTORY and the JOURNAL OF MODERN HISTORY, and he has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Steven W. Hirsch holds a Ph.D. in Classics from Stanford University and is currently Associate Professor of Classics and History at Tufts University. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy. His research and publications include THE FRIENDSHIP OF THE BARBARIANS: XENOPHON AND THE PERSIAN EMPIRE, as well as articles and reviews in the CLASSICAL JOURNAL, the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHILOLOGY, and the JOURNAL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY HISTORY. He is currently working on a comparative study of ancient Mediterranean and Chinese civilizations.

The Emergence of Human Communities, to 500 B.C.E.
from the Origins of Agriculture to the First River-Valley Civilizations, 8000-1500 B.C.E.
New Civilizations in the Eastern Hemisphere, 4500 B.C.E. - 350 C.E.
The Mediterranean and Middle East, 2000-500 B.C.E.
The Formation of New Cultural Communities, from 1200 B.C.E.
Greece and Iran, 1500 B.C.E-500 C.E.
India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.-1025 C.E.
An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E.-330 C.E.
Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas, 1200 B.C.E.-1500 C.E.
Networks of Communication and Exchange, 300 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Growth and Interaction of Cultural Communities, 600-1200
The Rise of Islam, 600-1200
Christian Europe Emerges, 600-1200
Inner and East Asia, 400-1200
Interregional Patterns of Culture and Contact, 1200-1550
Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath, 1200-1500
Tropical Africa and Asia, 1200-1500
The Latin West, 1200-1500
The Maritime Revolution, to 1550

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