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Societies, Networks, and Transitions A Global History, Updated with Geography Overview

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ISBN-10: 0547047584

ISBN-13: 9780547047584

Edition: 2008

Authors: Craig Lockard

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Societies, Networks, and Transitions is a world history text that connects the different regions of the world through global themes. This innovative structure combines the accessibility of a regional approach with the rigor of comparative scholarship to show students world history in a truly global framework. The text also features a strong focus on culture and religion. Author and veteran teacher Craig Lockard engages students with a unique approach to cultural artifacts such as music and art. A range of pedagogical features, including focus questions, section summaries, and web-based study aids, supports students and instructors as they explore the interconnectedness of different people,…    
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List price: $263.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1144
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.632
Language: English

Craig Lockard is Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Foundations: Ancient Societies, to 600 B.C.E
The Origins of Human Societies, to ca.2000 B.C.E
Before Prehistory: The Cosmos, Earth, and Life
The Roots of Humanity The Odyssey of Early Human Societies
The Agricultural Transformation, 10,000-4000 B.C.E.
The Emergence of Cities and States Profile: The !Kung Hunters and Gatherers
Witness to the Past: Food and Farming in Ancient Cultural Traditions
Ancient Societies in Mesopotamia, India, and Central Asia, 5000-600 B.C.E.
Early Mesopotamian Urbanized Societies, to 2000 B.C.E
Later Mesopotamian Societies and Their Legacies, 2000-600 B.C.E.
The Earliest Indian and Central Asian Societies, 6000-1500 B.C.E.
The Aryans and a New Indian Society, 1500-1000 B.C.E.
The Mixing of Dravidian and Aryan Cultures, 1000-600 B.C.E.
Profile: Hammurabi the Law Giver Witness to the Past: Hindu Values in the Bhagavad Gita
Ancient Societies in Africa and the Mediterranean, 5000-600 B.C.E.
The Rise of Egyptian Society Egyptian Society, Economy, and Culture
The Roots of Sub-Saharan African Societies Early African States, Networks, and Migrations, 1800-600 B.C.E.
Early Societies and Networks of the Eastern Mediterranean Profile: Hekanaknte, an Egyptian Priest
Witness to the Past: The Worldview of an African Society
Around the Pacific Rim: Eastern Eurasia and the Americas, 5000-600 B.C.E.
The Formation of Chinese Society, 6000-1750 B.C.E.
The Reshaping of Ancient Chinese Society, 1750-600 B.C.E.
Ancient Southeast and Northeast Asians Migration and Settlement in the Americas
The Roots of American Urban Societies Profile: The Poverty Point Mound Builders
Witness to the Past: The Poetry of Peasant Life in Zhou China Societies, Networks, Transitions: Ancient Foundations of World History, 4000-600 B.C.E.
Historical Controversy: Patriarchy and Matriarchy in the Ancient World
Blossoming: The Classical Societies and Their Legacies, ca. 600 B.C.E.- ca. 600 C.E
Eurasian Connections and New Traditions in East Asia, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Changing China and Axial Age Thought, 600-221 B.C.E.
Chinese Imperial Systems and Eurasian Trade Society, Economy, and Science in Han China
China After the Han Empire: Continuity and Change Korea, Japan, and East Asian Networks Profile: Sima Qian, Chinese Historian
Witness to the Past: The Analects and Correct Confucian Behavior
Western Asia, the Eastern Mediterranean, and Regional Systems, 600-200 B.C.E.
The Persians and Their Empire
The Emergence of the Greeks Greek Thought, Culture, and Society Greeks, Persians, and the Regional System
The Hellenistic Age and Its Afro-Eurasian Legacies Profile: Archimedes, a Hellenistic Mathematician and Engineer
Witness to the Past: Good, Evil, and Monotheism in Zoroastrian Thought
Classical Societies in Southern and Central Asia, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
The Transformation of Indian Society and Its Religions Eurasian Exchanges, Indian Politics, and the Mauryan Empire South and Central Asia After the Mauryas
The Gupta Age in India
The Development of Southeast Asian Societies Profile: The Trung Sisters, Vietnamese Rebels
Witness to the Past: Basic Doctrines in the Buddha's First Sermon
Empires, Networks, the Remaking of Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia, 500 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Etruscans, Carthage, Egypt, and the Romans
Roman Society During the Imperial Era Celts, Germans, and Roman Decline Christianity: From Western Asian Sect to Transregional Religion
Revival in the East: Byzantines, Persians, and Arabs
Profile: Hypatia of Alexandria, a Pagan Philosopher
Witness to the Past: The Voices of Common Romans
Classical Societies and Regional Networks in Africa, the Americas, and Oceania, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Classical States and Connections in Northeast Africa
The Blossoming of Sudanic and Bantu Africa Classical Mesoamerican Societies and Networks
New Societies of South and North America Populating the Pacific: Australian and Island Societies
Profile: A Moche Lord Witness to the Past: A Shopper's Guide to Aksum Societies, Networks, Transitions: Classical Blossomings in World History, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Historical Controversy: The Afrocentric Challenge to Historians of Antiquity
Expanding Horizons: Encounters and Transformations in the Intermediate Era, 600 -1500
The Rise, Power, and Connections of the Islamic World, 600-1500
Early Islam: The Origins of a Continuous Tradition
Arab Expansion and the Spread of Islam Early Islamic States and Empires Cultural
Hallmarks of Islam: Theology, Society, and Science Globalized Islam and Middle Eastern
Political Change Profile: Ibn Battuta, Muslim Traveler
Witness to the Past: The Holy Book, God, and the Prophet in the Quran
East Asian Traditions, Transformations, and Eurasian Encounters, 600-1500 C.E.
Tang China: The Hub of the East Song China and Commercial Growth Mongol Conquest, Chinese Resurgence, and Eurasian Connections
Cultural Adaptation in Korea and Japan Changing Korea and Japan Profile: Lady Murasaki, a Heian Novelist
Witness to the Past: Life in the Chinese Capital City
Expanding Horizons in Africa and the Americas, 600-1500
The Power of West African States Expanding Bantu Societies
African Society, Thought, and Economy American Societies in Transition
The American Empires and Their Challenges Profile: Sundiata, Imperial Founder Witness to the Past: An Aztec Market
South Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Afro-Eurasian Connections, 600-1500
Hindu Politics and Indian Society Hinduism and Buddhism in South and Central Asia
The Coming of Islam to India and Central Asia Cultural Adaptation and New Southeast Asian Societies Changing
Southeast Asian Societies Profile: Pwa Saw, a Burmese Queen
Witness to the Past: The Songs of Kabir
Christian Societies in Medieval Europe, Byzantium, and Russia, 600-1500
Forming Christian Societies in Western Europe Medieval Societies Medieval Religion, Politics, and Thought
Eastern Europe: Byzantines, Slavs, and Mongols Late Medieval Europe and the Roots of Expansion Profile: Heloise, a French Scholar and Nun
Witness to the Past: A Literary View of Late Medieval People Societies, Networks, Transitions: Expanding Horizons in the Intermediate Era, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
Historical Controversy: Eastern Predominance in the Intermediate World
Connecting the Globe: Forging New Networks in the Early Modern World, 1450-1750
Global Connections and the Remaking of Europe, 1450-1750
Transitions: Overseas Expansion and Capitalism
The Renaissance and Reformation Changing States and Politics
The Transformation of Cultures and Societies Profile: Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch Artist
Witness to the Past: Queen Elizabeth I Rallies Her People
New Challenges for Africa and the Islamic World, 1450-1750
Sub-Saharan African Societies Sub-Saharan Africa and Early European Imperialism Africa and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
The Ottomans and Islamic Imperial Revival Persia, Morocco, and Central Asia Profile: Pasha Sinan, Ottoman Architect
Witness to the Past: A Kongolese King Protests the Slave Trade
Americans, Europeans, Africans, and New Societies in the Americas, 1450-1750
Early American-European-Pacific Encounters
The European Conquest of the Americas
The Consequences of American Colonization New American Economies
The Legacy of Slavery and the Atlantic System Profile: Caetana, Slave Rebel Against Patriarchy
Witness to the Past: Spanish Men and Inca Women
South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia: Triumphs and Challenges, 1450-1750
Mughal India, South Asia, and New Encounters Southeast Asia and Global Connections Early Modern China and New Challenges
Continuity and Change in Korea and Japan Profile: Akbar, Mughal Ruler
Witness to the Past: A Mandarin's Critique of Chinese Merchants Societies, Networks, Transitions: Connecting the Early Modern World, 1450-1750
Historical Controversy: The Great Divergence Between Europe and Asia
Global Imbalances: Industry, Empire, and the Making of the Modern World, 1750-1945
Modern Transitions: Revolutions, Industries, Ideologies, Empires, 1750-1914
The Age of Revolution: North America and Europe The Age of Revolution: The Caribbean and Latin America
The Industrial Revolution and Economic Growth Nationalism, Liberalism, and Socialism
The Resurgence of Western Imperialism Profile: Tommy Armstrong, Bard of the English Coal Mines
Witness to the Past: The Communist View of Past, Present, and Future
Changing Societies in Europe, the Americas, and Oceania, 1750-1914
The Reshaping of European Societies
The Rise of the United States An Industrial United States and Global Power
Latin America and the Caribbean in the Global System
New Societies in Canada and the Pacific Basin Profile: Euclides da Cunha, Brazilian Writer
Witness to the Past: Protesting Sexism and Slavery
Africa, the Middle East, and Imperialism, 1750-1914
The Colonization of Sub-Saharan Africa
The Making of Settler Societies
The Colonial Reshaping of Sub-Saharan Africa Imperialism, Reform, and the Middle Eastern Societies
Middle Eastern Thought and Culture Profile: Samory Toure, Mandinka King and Resistance Leader
Witness to the Past: Egyptian Women and Their Rights
South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Colonization, 1750-1914
Forming British India
The Reshaping of Indian Society Southeast Asia and Colonization
The Reshaping of Southeast Asia Profile: Kartini, Indonesian Feminist and Teacher
Witness to the Past: Challenging British Imperialism with Spiritual Virtues
East Asia and the Russian Empire Face New Challenges, 1750-1914
The Zenith and Decline of Qing China From Imperial to Republican China Japan and Korea Under Challenge
The Remaking of Japan and Korea Russia's Eurasian Empire Profile: Ando Hiroshige, Japanese Artist
Witness to the Past: Planning a Revolutionary New China
World Wars, European Revolutions, and Global Depression, 1914-1945
The Roots and Course of World War I
The Revolutionary Path to Soviet Communism
The Interwar Years and the Great Depression
The Rise of Fascism and the Renewal of Conflict World War II: A Global Transition Profile: Yoshiya Nobuko, Japanese Writer and Gender Rebel
Witness to the Past: The Doctrine of Fascism
Imperialism and Nationalism in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, 1914-1945
Western Imperialism and Its Challengers Nationalism and Communism in China
British Colonialism and the Indian Response Nationalist Stirrings in Southeast
Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa Remaking the Middle East and Latin America Profile: Mohandas Gandhi, Indian Nationalist
Witness to the Past: Sukarno Indicts Dutch Colonialism Societies, Networks, Transitions: Global Imbalances in the Modern World, 1750-1945
Historical Controversy: Modernization or World-System?
Global System: Interdependence and Conflict in the Contemporary World, Since 1945
The Remaking of the Global System, Since 1945
Decolonization, New States, and the Global System Cold War, Hot Wars, and World Politics
Globalizing Economies, Underdevelopment, and Environmental Change New Global Networks and Their Consequences Profile: Wangari Maathai, Kenyan Environmental Activist
Witness to the Past: An Agenda for the New Millennium
East Asian Resurgence, 1945 to Present Mao's Revolutionary China Chinese Modernization
The Remaking of Japan
The Little Dragons in the Asian Resurgence Profile: Xue Xinran, A Chinese Voice for Women
Witness to the Past: A Japanese Generation Gap
Rebuilding Europe and Russia, Since 1945
Western Europe: Revival and Unity Western European Societies and Cultures
Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe Communist Collapse: A New Russia and Europe Profile: Simone de Beauvoir, French Feminist and Philosopher
Witness to the Past: Restructuring Soviet Society
The Americas and Pacific Basin: New Roles in the Contemporary World, 1 Since 1945
The United States as a Superpower
The Changing Societies of North America and the Pacific Basin Political Change in Latin America and the Caribbean
Changing Latin American and Caribbean Societies Profile: Violeta Parra, Chilean New Song Pioneer
Witness to the Past: Justifying Preemptive Strikes
The Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and New Conflicts in the Contemporary World, 1945-Present
The Middle East: New Nations and Old Societies Change and Conflict in the Middle East
Political Change in Sub-Saharan Africa
Changing African Economies, Societies, and Cultures
Profile: Nelson and Winnie Mandela, South African Freedom Fighters
Witness to the Past: Assessing Arab Development
South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Global Connections, 1945-Present
The Reshaping of South Asia South Asian
Politics and Societies Revolution, War, and Reconstruction in Indochina New Nations in Southeast Asia Tigers, Politics, and Changing Southeast Asian Societies
Profile: Raj Kapoor, Bollywood Film Star
Witness to the Past: A Thai Poet's Plea for Saving the Environment Societies, Networks, Transitions: The Contemporary World, Since 1945
Historical Controversy: Globalization: For and Against