Chapter 1 The Emergence of Human Societies, to 3000 B.C.E.
Chapter 2 Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B.C.E.
Chapter 3 Societies and Beliefs of Early India, to 300 C.E.
Chapter 4 The Origins of the Chinese Empire, to 220 C.E.
Chapter 5 Early American Societies: Connection and Isolation, 20,000 B.C.E.-1500 C.E.
Chapter 6 The Persian Connection: Its Impact and Influences, 2000 B-C.E-637 C.E.
Chapter 7 Classical Greece and Its Conflict with Asia, 2000-30 B.C.E.
Chapter 8 The Romans Connect the Mediterranean World, 753 B.C.E-284 C.E.
Chapter 9 Germanic Societies and the Emergence of the Christian West, 100-1100 C.E.
Chapter 10 The Byzantine World, 284-1240
Chapter 11 Origins and Expansion of Islam, 100-750
Chapter 12 Religion and Diversity in the Transformation of Southern Asia, 711-1400
Chapter 13 African Societies and the Impact of Islam, 1500 B.C.E — 1500 C.E.
Chapter 14 The Evolution and Expansion of East Asian Societies, 220-1240 C.E.
Chapter 15 Nomadic Conquests and Eurasian Connections, 100-1400
Chapter 16 The Resurgence of the Christian West 1050-1530
Chapter 17 Culture and Conflict in the Great Islamic Empires, 1071-1707
Chapter 18 The Aztec and Inca Empires, 1300-1550
Chapter 19 Global Exploration and Global Empires, 1400-1700
Chapter 20 The West in an Age of Religious Conflict and Global Expansion, 1500-1650