The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History / Edition 4

The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History / Edition 4

by Richard Bulliet, Pamela Crossley, Daniel Headrick, Steven Hirsch
     
 


Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global world history book employs a fundamental theme-the interaction of human beings and the environment-to compare different times, places, and societies. Special… See more details below

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Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global world history book employs a fundamental theme-the interaction of human beings and the environment-to compare different times, places, and societies. Special emphasis is given to technology (in its broadest sense) and how technological development underlies all human activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618771493
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/23/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
1120
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE EMERGENCE OF HUMAN COMMUNITIES, TO 500 B.C.E. 1. Nature, Humanity, and History, to 3500 B.C.E. 2. The First River-Valley Civilizations, 3500-1500 B.C.E. 3. The Mediterranean and Middle East, 2000-500 B.C.E. 4. New Civilizations Outside the West Asian Core Area, 2300-350 B.C.E. Part II: THE FORMATION OF NEW CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, 1000 B.C.E.-400 C.E. 5. Greece and Iran, 1100-30 B.C.E. 6. An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E.-330 C.E. 7. India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.-1025 C.E. 8. Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas, 200-1400. Part III: GROWTH AND INTERACTION OF CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, 300 B.C.E.-1200 C.E. 9. Networks of Communication and Exchange, 300 B.C.E.-1100 C.E. 10. The Sasanid Empire and the Rise of Islam, 200-1200. 11. Christian Societies Emerge in Europe, 600-1200. 12. Inner and East Asia, 400-1200. Part IV: INTERREGIONAL PATTERNS OF CULTURE AND CONTACT, 1200-1550. 13. Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath, 1200-1500. 14. Latin Europe, 1200-1500. 15. Southern Empires, Southern Seas, 1200-1500. 16. The Maritime Revolution, to 1550. Part V: THE GLOBE ENCOMPASSED, 1500-1750. 17. Transformations in Europe, 1500-1750. 18. The Diversity of American Colonial Societies, 1530-1770. 19. The Atlantic System and Africa, 1550-1800. 20. Between Europe and China, 1500-1750. 21. East Asia in Global Perspective, 1500-1800. Part VI: REVOLUTIONS RESHAPE THE WORLD, 1750-1870. 22. The Early Industrial Revolution, 1760-1851. 23. Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850. 24. Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870. 25. Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas, 1810-1890. Part VII: GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND DOMINANCE, 1750-1945. 26. Varieties of Imperialism in Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, 1750-1914. 27. The New Power Balance, 1850-1900. 28. The Crisis of the Imperial Order, 1900-1929. 29. Revolutions in Living, 1900-1950. 30. The Collapse of the Old Order, 1929-1949. Part VIII: PERILS AND PROMISES OF A GLOBAL COMMUNITY, 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 31. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1945-1975. 32. The End of the Cold War and the Challenge of Economic Development and Immigration, 1975-2000. 33. New Challenges in a New Millennium.

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