The Human Web: A Bird's-Eye View of World History / Edition 1

The Human Web: A Bird's-Eye View of World History / Edition 1

by J. R. McNeill, William H. McNeill
     
 

Why did the first civilizations emerge when and where they did? How did Islam become a unifying force in the world of its birth? What enabled the West to project its goods and power around the world from the fifteenth century on? Why was agriculture invented seven times and the steam engine just once?See more details below

Overview

Why did the first civilizations emerge when and where they did? How did Islam become a unifying force in the world of its birth? What enabled the West to project its goods and power around the world from the fifteenth century on? Why was agriculture invented seven times and the steam engine just once?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393925685
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
52,084
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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