World: A History Volume Two: Since 1300

ISBN-10: 0131777637

ISBN-13: 9780131777637

Edition: 2007

Authors: Felipe Fern�ndez-Armesto

List price: $107.20
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This is the world history book that gives students the whole story. ""The World"" is the "first" world history textbook that shows, through a holistic, truly engaging narrative, the fundamental interrelationships between peoples and their environment. This is the first textbook for which the author's ability to tell the story of the World will help students to learn world history, and help teachers to teach world history. Author Felipe Fernandez-Armesto is a world renowned historian, world respected scholar, successful author of more than 25 books translated into 22 languages, as well as an exceptional writer, highly sought after speaker, and inspiring classroom teacher. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto is a master historian and storyteller. His work and his writing have helped to shape and define the discipline. The World also features an innovative map program created exclusively for this text by Dorling Kindersley, unique images from around the world, a new document CDROM called Primary Source included in the text. For World History 1 (to 1500) (Chapters 1-15) and World History II (since 1500) (Chapters 13-30). For Introductory World History Courses.
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List price: $107.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 744
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.586

Felipe Fern�ndez-Armesto, the William P. Reynolds Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration and Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States. He lives in South Bend, Indiana, and London.

Foragers and Farmers, to 5000 B.C.E
 Out of the Ice
Peopling the Earth So You
Think Yoursquo;re Human
Human Evolution Out of Africa
Peopling the Old World Migration
Population, and Social Change
The Last Great Ice Age Ice-Age Hunters Ice-Age
Art Ice-Age Culture and Society Peopling the
New World Survival of the Foragers
In Perspective: After the Ice Age
 Out of the Mud
Farming and Herding After the Ice Age
The Problem of Agriculture A Case in Point
Aboriginal Australians Preagricultural Settlements
The Disadvantages of Farming
Husbandry in Different Environments
Herdersrsquo; Environments Tillersrsquo; Environments
The Spread of Agriculture Europe Asia
The Americas Africa
The Pacific Islands So Why Did Farming Start?
Population Pressure
The Outcome of Abundance
The Power of Politics Cult Agriculture Climatic
Instability Agriculture by Accident Production
As an Outgrowth of Procurement
In Perspective: Seeking Stability
Farmers and Builders, 5000 to 500 B.C.E
 The Great River Valleys
Accelerating Change and Developing States
Growing Communities, Divergent Cultures
Intensified Settlement and Its Effects
The Ecology of Civilization the Great Floodplains
The Ecology of Egypt Shifting Rivers of the
Indus Valley Fierce Nature in Early Mesopotamia
The Good Earth of Early China
Configurations of Society and Politics
Patterns of Settlement and Labor Politics
The Egyptian State Statecraft in Mesopotamia
The First Documented Chinese State
Ruling the Harappan World
The Politics of Expansion Literate Culture
In Perspective
What Made the Great River Valleys Different?
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