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Heritage of World Civilizations

ISBN-10: 0136002773

ISBN-13: 9780136002772

Edition: 8th 2009

Authors: Grace J Craig, William A. Graham, Donald Kagan, Steven Ozment, Frank M. Turner

List price: $116.20
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For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields,Heritage of World Civilizations, 8/e,combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the worlds great religious and philosophical traditions.
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Book details

List price: $116.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.476
Language: English

Steven Ozment is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University. He is the author of Flesh and Spirit and The Bürgermeister�e(tm)s Daughter.

Combined Volume contains Chapters 1-35
Volume I contains Chapters 1-18
Volume II contains Chapters 16-35
The Coming of Civilization
Birth of Civilization
Early Humans and Their Culture
The Paleolithic Age
The Neolithic Age
The Bronze Age and the Birth of Civilization
Early Civilizations to About 1000 b.c.e
Mesopotamian Civilization
Egyptian Civilization
Ancient Near Eastern Empires
The Hittites The Mitannians
The Assyrians The Second Assyrian Empire The Neo-Babylonians
Early Indian Civilization
The Indus Civilization
The Vedic Aryan Civilization Overview
Early Chinese Civilization
Neolithic Origins in the Yellow River Valley
Early Bronze Age: The Shang
Later Bronze Age: The Western Zhou
Iron Age: The Eastern Zhou
The Rise of Civilization in the Americas
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