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World Civilizations The Global Experience, Volume 1

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ISBN-10: 0205986293

ISBN-13: 9780205986293

Edition: 7th 2015

Authors: Peter N. Stearns, Michael B. Adas, Stuart B. Schwartz, Marc Jason Gilbert

List price: $174.80
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Designed for introductory-level survey courses in World History. The primary goal of World Civilizations is to present a truly global history-from the development of agriculture and herding to the present. Using a unique periodization, this book divides the main periods of human history according to changes in the nature and extent of global contacts. This global world history text emphasizes the major stages in the interactions among different peoples and societies, while at the same time assessing the development of major societies.  Encompassing social and cultural as well as political and economic history, the book examines key civilizations in world history.  World Civilizations…    
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Book details

List price: $174.80
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/13/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Peter N. Stearns is Provost and University Professor at George Mason University. Since 1967, he has served as editor-in-chief of The Journal of Social History.  His numerous books include World History in Documents ;  American Behavioral History ; and Anxious Parents .

Stuart B. Schwartz is the George Burton Adams Professor of History and chair of the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University. His many books include "All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World".