Migration in World History

Migration in World History

by Patrick Manning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415311489

ISBN-13: 9780415311489

Pub. Date: 02/02/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From the spread of Homo sapiens onward, migration has been a major factor in human development. This wide-ranging survey traces the connections brought about between regions by the movements of people, diseases, crops, technology, and ideas.  See more details below

Overview

From the spread of Homo sapiens onward, migration has been a major factor in human development. This wide-ranging survey traces the connections brought about between regions by the movements of people, diseases, crops, technology, and ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415311489
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/02/2005
Series:
Themes in World History Series
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction : modeling patterns of human migration 1

2 Earliest human migrations, to 40,000 BP 16

3 Peopling northern and American regions, 40,000 to 15,000 BP 40

4 Agriculture, 15,000 to 5000 BP 59

5 Commerce, 3000 BCE to 500 CE 77

6 Modes of movement, 500 to 1400 CE 92

7 Spanning the oceans, 1400 to 1700 108

8 Labor for industry and empire, 1700 to 1900 132

9 Bright lights of urbanization, 1900 to 2000 157

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