Glencoe World History, Student Edition / Edition 1

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Overview

GLENCOE WORLD HISTORY

A BALANCED, READABLE APPROACH TO WORLD HISTORY

Glencoe World History, a comprehensive course that covers prehistory to the present day, helps link the events of the past with the issues that confront students today. It motivates and engages students in meaningful learning as they develop an understanding of the world’s cultures and an appreciation for the interdependence of world regions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078239939
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/25/2002
  • Edition description: Student
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1058
  • Sales rank: 1,080,348
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

Why Study History?

Reading for Information

Geography’s Impact on History

National Geographic Reference Atlas

Geography Handbook

UNIT 1 THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS AND EMPIRES, PREHISTORY TO A.D. 500

Chapter 1 The First Humans, Prehistory–3500 B.C.

Chapter 2 Western Asia And Egypt, 3500–500 B.C.

Chapter 3 India And China, 3000 B.C.–A.D. 500

Chapter 4 Ancient Greece, 1900–133 B.C

Chapter 5 Rome And The Rise Of Christianity, 600 B.C.–A.D. 500

UNIT 2 NEW PATTERNS OF CIVILIZATIONS, 400–1500

Chapter 6 The World Of Islam, 600–1500

Special Feature: World Religions

Chapter 7 Early African Civilizations, 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1500

Chapter 8 The Asian World, 400–1500

Chapter 9 Emerging Europe And The Byzantine Empire, 400–1300

Chapter 10 Europe In The Middle Ages, 1000–1500 Chapter 11 The Americas,400–1500

UNIT 3 THE EARLY MODERN WORLD, 1400–1800

Chapter 12 Renaissance And Reformation, 1350–1600

Chapter 13 The Age Of Exploration, 1500–1800

Chapter 14 Crisis And Absolutism In Europe, 1550–1715

Chapter 15 The Muslim Empires, 1450–1800

Chapter 16 The East Asian World, 1400–1800 Special Feature: WorldLanguages

Chapter 17 Revolution And Enlightenment, 1550–1800

Chapter 18 The French Revolution And Napoleon 1789–1815

UNIT 4 AN ERA OF EUROPEAN IMPERIALISM, 1800–1914

Chapter 19 Industrialism And Nationalism, 1800–1870

Chapter 20 Mass Society And Democracy, 1870–1914

Chapter 21 The Height Of Imperialism, 1800–1914

Chapter 22 East Asia Under Challenge, 1800–1914

UNIT 5 THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY CRISIS, 1914–1945

Chapter 23 War And Revolution, 1914–1919

Chapter 24 The West Between The Wars, 1919–1939

Chapter 25 Nationalism Around The World, 1919–1939

Chapter 26 World War II, 1939–1945

UNIT 6 TOWARD A GLOBAL CIVILIZATION, 1945 TO THE PRESENT

Chapter 27 Cold War And Postwar Changes, 1945–1970

Chapter 28 The Contemporary Western World, 1970–Present

Chapter 29 Latin America, 1945–Present

Chapter 30 Africa And The Middle East, 1945–Present

Chapter 31 Asia And The Pacific, 1945–Present

Chapter 32 Challenges And Hopes For The Future

Appendices

Mini Almanac

Primary Source

Library Glossary

Spanish Glossary

Index

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