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ISBN-10: 0072510269

ISBN-13: 9780072510263

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Jerry Bentley, Herbert F. Ziegler

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List price: $118.44
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 6/5/2002
Binding: Mixed Media
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.346
Language: English

Jerry H. Bentley is professor of history at the University of Hawai`i and editor of the Journal of World History. He has written extensively on the cultural history of early modern Europe and on cross-cultural interactions in world history. His research on the religious, moral, and political writings of the Renaissance led to the publication of Humanists and Holy Writ: New Testament Scholarship in the Renaissance (1983) and Politics and Culture in Renaissance Naples (1987). His more recent research has concentrated on global history and particularly on processes of cross-cultural interaction. His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (1993)…    

List of Maps
Preface
A Brief Note on Usage
Acknowledgements
The Early Complex Societies, 3500 to 500 B.C.E
Before History
The Evolution of Homo Sapiens
The Hominids Homo Sapiens
Paleolithic Society
Economy and Society of Hunting and Gathering Peoples Paleolithic Culture
The Neolithic Era and the Transition to Agriculture
The Origins of Agriculture
Early Agriculture Society Neolithic Culture
The Origins of Urban Life
Early Societies In Southwest Asia And The Indo-European Migrations
The Quest for Order
Mesopotamia: "Oelig;The Land Between the Rivers" The Course of Empire
The Later Mesopotamian Empires
The Formation of a Complex Society and Sophisticated Cultural Traditions
Economic Specialization and Trade
The Emergence of a Stratified Patriarchal Society
The Development of Written Cultural Traditions
The Broader Influence of Mesopotamian Society
Hebrews, Israelites, and Jews The Phoenicians
The Indo-European Migrations
Indo-European Origins Indo-European Expansion and Its Effects
Early African Societies And The Bantu Migrations
Early Agricultural Society in Africa
Climatic Change and the Development of Agriculture in Africa Egypt and Nubia: "Oelig;Gifts of the Nile"
The Unification of Egypt Turmoil and Empire
The Formation of Complex Societies and Sophisticated Cultural Traditions
The Emergence of Cities and Stratified Societies Economic Specialization and Trade
Early Writing in the Nile Valley
The Development of Organized Religious Traditions
Bantu Migrations and Early Agricultural Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
The Dynamics of Bantu Expansion Early Agricultural Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
Early Societies In South Asia
Harrapan Society
Foundations of Harappan Society Harappan Society and Culture
The Indo-European Migrations and Early Aryan India
The Aryans and India Origins of the Caste System The Development of Patriarchal Society
Religion in the Vedic Age
Aryan Religion The Blending of Aryan and Dravidian Values
Early Society in East Asia
Political Organization in Early China
Early Agricultural Society and the Xia Dynasty The Shang Dynasty The Zhou Dynasty
Society and Family in Ancient China
The Social Order Family and Patriarchy
Early Chinese Writing and Cultural Development
Oracle Bones and Early Chinese Writing Thought and Literature in Ancient China
Ancient China and the Larger World
Chinese Cultivators and Nomadic Peoples of Central Asia
The Southern Expansion of Chinese Society
Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
Early Societies in Mesoamerica
The Olmecs Heirs of the Olmecs: The Maya Maya Society and Religion Heirs of the Olmecs: Teoihuacan
Early Societies of South America
Early Andean Society and the Chavin Cult Early Andean States: Mochica
Early Societies of Oceania
Early Societies in Australia and New Guinea The Peopling of the Pacific Islands
The Formation of Classical Societies, 500 B.C.E. TO 500 C.E
The Empires of Persia
The Rise and Fall of the Persian Empires
The Achaemenid Empire Decline and Fall of the Achaemenid Empire The Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanid Empires
Imperial Society and Economy
Social Development in Classical Persia Economic Foundations of Classical Persia
Religions of Salvation in Classical Persian Society
Zarathustra and His Faith Religions of Salvation in a Cosmopolitan Society
The Unification of China
In Search of Political and Social Order
Confucius and His School Daoism Legalism
The Unification of China
The Qin Dynasty The Early Han Dynasty
From Economic Prosperity to Social Disorder
Productivity and Prosperity during the Former Han Economic and Social Difficulties The Later Han Dynasty
State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in India
The Fortunes of Empire in Classical India
The Mauryan Dynasty and the Temporary Unification of India
The Emergence of Regional Kingdoms and the Revival of Empire
Economic Development and Social Distinctions
Towns and Trade Family Life and the Caste System
Religions of Salvation in Classical India
Jainism and the Challenge to the Established Cultural Order Early Buddhism Mahayana Buddhism
The Emergence of Popular Hinduism
Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase
Early Development of Greek Society
Minoan and Mycenaean Societies The World of the Polis
Greece and the Larger World
Greek Colonization Conflict with Persia and Its Results The Macedonians and the Coming of Empire
The Hellenistic Empires
The Fruits of Trade: Greek Economy and Society
Trade and the Integration of the Mediterranean Basin Family and Society
The Cultural Life of Classical Greece
Rational Thought and Philosophy Popular Religion and Greek Drama Hellenistic Philosophy and Religion
Mediterranean Society: The Roman Phase
From Kingdom to Republic
The Etruscans and Rome The Roman Republic and Its Constitution
The Expansion of the Republic
From Republic to Empire
Imperial Expansion and Domestic Problems
The Foundation of Empire Continuing Expansion and Integration of the Empire
Economy and Society in the Roman Mediterranean
Trade and Urbanization Family and Society in Roman Times
The Cosmopolitan Mediterranean
Greek Philosophy and Religions of Salvation Judaism and Early Christianity
Cross-Cultural Exchange On The Silk Roads
Long Distance Trade and the Silk Roads Network
Trade Networks of the Hellenistic Era
The Silk Roads
Cultural and Biological Exchanges Along the Silk Roads
The Spread of Buddhism and Hinduism
The Spread of Christianity
The Spread of Manichaeism
The Spread of Epidemic Disease
China After the Han Dynasty
Internal Decay of the Han State Cultural Change in Post-Han China
The Fall of the Roman Empire
Internal Decay in the Roman Empire Germanic Invasions and the Fall of the Western Roman Empire Cultural Change in the Late Roman Empire
The Post-Classical Era, 500 To 1000 C.E
The Commonwealth Of Byzantium
The Early Byzantine Empire
The Later Roman Empire and Byzantium Justinian and His Legacy Islamic Conquests and Byzantine Revival Byzantium and Western Europe
Byzantine Economy and Society
Rural Economy and Society Industry and Trade Urban Life
Classical Heritage and Orthodox Christianity
The Legacy of Classical Greece
The Byzantine Church Monasticism and Popular Piety Tensions between Eastern and Western Christianity
The Influence of Byzantium in Eastern Europe
Domestic Problems and Foreign Pressures Early Relations between Byzantium and Slavic Peoples Byzantium and Russia
The Expansive Realm of Islama
Prophet and His World
Muhammad and His Message Muhammad''s Migration to Medina The Establishment of Islam in Arabia
The Expansion of Islam
The Early Caliphs and the Umayyad Dynasty
The Abbasid Dynasty
Economy and Society of the Early Islamic World
New Crops, Agricultural Experimentation, and Urban Growth
The Formation of a Hemispheric Trading Zone
The Changing Status of Women
Islamic Values and Cultural Exchanges
The Formation of an Islamic Cultural Tradition
Islam and the Cultural Traditions of Persia, India, and Greece
The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia
The Restoration of Centralized Imperial Rule in China
The Sui Dynasty The Tang Dynasty The Song Dynasty
The Economic Development of Tang and Song China
Agricultural Development Technological and Industrial Development
The Emergence of a Market Economy
The Establishment of Buddhism Neo-Confucianism
Chinese Influence in East Asia
Korea and Vietnam Early Japan Medieval Japan
India And The Indian Ocean Basin
Islamic and Hindu Kingdoms
The Quest for Centralized Imperial Rule
The Introduction of Islam to Northern India
The Hindu Kingdoms of Southern India
Production and Trade in the Indian Ocean Basin
Agriculture in the Monsoon World Trade and the Economic Development of Southern India Cross-Cultural Trade in the Indian Ocean Basin Caste and Society
The Meeting of Hindu and Islamic Traditions
The Development of Hinduism Islam and Its Appeal
The Influence of Indian Society in Southeast Asia
The States of Southeast Asia The Arrival of Islam
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