Migration in World History
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Description: The fully revised and updated second edition of this successful text traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, noted world historian Patrick Manning guides the reader through:* the earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens* the rise and spread of major language groups (illustrated with original maps)* an examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE* trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean* the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900* the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas* the various leading theories and debates surrounding the subject of migration.
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List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/16/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|List of illustrations|
|Preface to the first edition|
|Preface to the second edition|
|A note on the expression of time|
|Introduction: modeling patterns of human migration|
|Earliest human migrations, to 40,000 BP|
|Peopling northern and American regions, 40,000 to 15,000 BP|
|Agriculture, 15,000 to 5000 BP|
|Commerce, 3000 BCE to 500 CE|
|Modes of movement, 500 to 1400 CE|
|Spanning the oceans, 1400 to 1700|
|Labor for industry and empire, 1700 to 1900|
|Bright lights of urbanization, 1900 to 2000|
|Appendix: Migration theory and debates|