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Civilization Past and Present, Single Volume Edition

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ISBN-10: 0321236130

ISBN-13: 9780321236135

Edition: 11th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Palmira Brummett, George Jewsbury, Clyde Lewis, Neil J. Hackett, Robert Edgar

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The authors of the Eleventh Edition ofCivilization Past and Present—specialists in Islamic, African, Asian, Ancient, Russian, and East European history—weave the diverse trends of world history into a clear and accessible analysis for today's students. Civilization Past and Present, well known in the marketplace as a highly readable survey text, delivers a strong narrative of world history and a level of detail that is manageable for students and solid for instructors. Using images and documents that enhance the text's content, the narrative traces connections across cultures and introduces intriguing avenues of historical interpretation. The text examines all aspects of world…    
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Book details

List price: $138.60
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1184
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.544
Language: English

Global Issues
Through Maps
Chapter Opener Image Descriptions
To the Instructor
To the Student
Stone Age Societies and the Earliest Civilizations of the Near East
The Origins of Humankind
Preliterate Cultures
Preliterate Society and Religion
Mesopotamia: The First Civilization
The Babylonian Empire, c. 2000-1600 b.c.e.
Egypt: Gift of the Nile
Mesopotamian Successors to Babylon, c. 1600 - 550 B.C.E.
Later Empires of Western Asia, 550 - 331 B.C.E.
The Great Hymn to the Aton and Psalm 104
The Majesty of Darius the Great: A Persian Royal Inscription
Discovery Through Maps
The Oldest Known Map: Catul Huuml;yuuml;k
China: Origins to Empire
Prehistory to 220 c.e.
The Origins of China, 6500 b.c.e. - 221 b.c.e.
The Qin and Han Empires, 221 b.c.e. -220 c.e.
The Wisdom of Confucius
Legalism: The Theories of Han Feizi (d. 233 b.c.e.)
From The Book of Songs "A Simple Rustic You Seemed."
Ancient India: From Origins to 300 c.e.
Early India
Dramatic Developments in Religion and Culture, 600-320 b.c.e.
The Mauryan Empire and Other Kingdoms, 320 b.c.e. -300 c.e.
Emergent Hinduism and Buddhism, 200 b.c.e. -300 c.e.
The Meeting of East and West: Networks of Exch