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Traditions and Encounters: From the Beginning to 1500 / Edition 4
     

Traditions and Encounters: From the Beginning to 1500 / Edition 4

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by Jerry Bentley, Herbert Ziegler
 

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ISBN-10: 0073330620

ISBN-13: 9780073330624

Pub. Date: 10/08/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes of traditions and encounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies

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Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes of traditions and encounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies and the profound results of interactions between different societies. Exploring the historical record of cross-cultural interactions and exchanges, Traditions and Encounters places the world of contemporary globalization in historical context. The book helps students understand the world's major societies and shows how the interactions of these societies affect history throughout the world. The authors tell a coherent and digestible story of the past that is not weighed down by excessive detail, so instructors are able to incorporate additional readings. This edition provides an updated map program as well as the latest scholarship. It also moves Primary Source Investigator online, improving access for students to work with primary sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073330624
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/08/2007
Series:
Traditions and Encounters Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Early Complex Societies, 3500 to 500 B.C.E.

Chapter 1: Before History

Chapter 2: Early Societies in Southwest Asia and the Indo-European Migrations

Chapter 3: Early African Societies and Bantu Migrations

Chapter 4: Early Societies in South Asia

Chapter 5: Early Society in East Asia

Chapter 6: Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
Part II: The Formation of Classical Societies, 500 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.

Chapter 7: The Empires of Persia

Chapter 8: The Unification of China

Chapter 9: State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in India

Chapter 10: Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase

Chapter 11: Mediterranean Society: The Roman Phase

Chapter 12: Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads
Part III: The Postclassical Era, 500 to 1000 C.E.

Chapter 13: The Commonwealth of Byzantium

Chapter 14: The Expansive Realm of Islam

Chapter 15: The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia

Chapter 16: India and the Indian Ocean Basin

Chapter 17: The Foundations of Christian Society in Western Europe
Part IV: An Age of Cross-Cultural Interaction, 1000 to 1500 C.E.

Chapter 18: Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration

Chapter 19: States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa

Chapter 20: Western Europe During the High Middle Ages

Chapter 21: Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania

Chapter 22: Reaching Out: Cross-Cultural Interactions
Glossary
Credits
Index

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