Glencoe World History, Student Edition / Edition 1

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Overview

What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story

Glencoe World History is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning—learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today.

Glencoe World History addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content.

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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
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

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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 GlossarySpanish GlossaryIndex

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