World - A History

ISBN-10: 0131777645

ISBN-13: 9780131777644

Edition: 2007

Authors: Felipe Fern�ndez-Armesto

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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: 624
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

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.

Combined Volume
Chapters 1-30 (to present) Volume 1
Chapters 1-15 (to 1500) Volume 2
Chapters 13-30 (from 1300 to present) Volume A
Chapters 1-10 (to 1000) Volume B
Chapters 11-22 (1000-1800) Volume C
Chapters 20-30 (from 1700 to present)
Foragers and Farmers, to 5000 B.C.E
Out of the Ice: Peopling the Earth So You
Think Youre 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 Herders Environments
Tillers 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?
A Succession of Civilizations: Ambition and Instability
The case of the Hittite kingdom
The Importance of
Trade Hittite Society and Politics Fragility and Fall
The End of Hatti Instability and Collapse in
The Aegean Cretan Civilization Mycenean Civilization A General Crisis in
The Eastern Mediterranean?
The Egyptian Experience
The Roots of Instability
The Extinction of Harappan Civilization
The Evidence of the Rig Veda
The Environment of Stress Conflict on the Yellow River
The Rise of Zhou
The Zhou Political System Statebuilding in
The Americas Andean Examples Developments in Mesoamerica Assessing
The Damage The Survival of Egypt in Perspective: Fatal Flaws
Rebuilding the World: Recoveries, New Initiatives, and
Their Limits tRade and rEcovery in
The Middle East
The Phoenician Experience
The Assyrian Empire
The Babylonian Revival gReeceand bEyond
The Greek Environment Greek Colonialism Early Greek Society
The Spread of State-Building and City-Building
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