The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Complete / Edition 5

The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Complete / Edition 5

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


Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of "environment and technology" and "diversity and dominance" to explore patterns of human interaction with their… See more details below

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Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of "environment and technology" and "diversity and dominance" to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors' approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495913108
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
3.11(w) x 3.90(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: THE EMERGENCE OF HUMAN COMMUNITIES, TO 500 B.C.E. 1. From the Origins of Agriculture to the First River-Valley Civilizations, 8000-1500 B.C.E. 2. New Civilizations in the Eastern Hemisphere, 4500 B.C.E. - 350 C.E. 3. The Mediterranean and Middle East, 2000-500 B.C.E. PART II: THE FORMATION OF NEW CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, FROM 1200 B.C.E. 4. Greece and Iran, 1500 B.C.E-500 C.E. 5. India and Southeast Asia, 1500 B.C.E.-1025 C.E. 6. An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E.-330 C.E. 7. Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas, 1200 B.C.E.-1500 C.E. 8. Networks of Communication and Exchange, 300 B.C.E.-600 C.E. PART III: GROWTH AND INTERACTION OF CULTURAL COMMUNITIES, 600-1200. 9. The Rise of Islam, 600-1200. 10. Christian Europe Emerges, 600-1200. 11. Inner and East Asia, 400-1200. PART IV: INTERREGIONAL PATTERNS OF CULTURE AND CONTACT, 1200-1550. 12. Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath, 1200-1500. 13. Tropical Africa and Asia, 1200-1500. 14. The Latin West, 1200-1500. 15. The Maritime Revolution, to 1550. PART V: THE GLOBE ENCOMPASSED, 1500-1800. 16. Transformations in Europe, 1500-1750. 17. The Americas, the Atlantic, and Africa, 1530-1770. 18. Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean, 1500-1750. 19. Northern Eurasia, 1500-1800. PART VI: REVOLUTIONS RESHAPE THE WORLD, 1750-1870. 20. Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850. 21. The Early Industrial Revolution, 1760-1851. 22. Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870. 23. Africa, India, and the New British Empire, 1750-1870. PART VII: GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND DOMINANCE, 1850-1949. 24. The New Power Balance, 1850-1900. 25. The New Imperialism, 1869-1914. 26. The Crisis of the Imperial Order, 1900-1929. 27. The Collapse of the Old Order, 1929-1949. 28. Striving for Independence: India, Africa, and Latin America, 1900-1949. PART VIII: PERILS AND PROMISES OF A GLOBAL COMMUNITY, 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 29. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1945-1991. 30. Challenges of the New Century.

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