Voyages in World History / Edition 2

Voyages in World History / Edition 2

by Valerie Hansen, Ken Curtis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133607810

ISBN-13: 9781133607816

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The authors of VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY never forget that history is made up of the stories of people. Each chapter of the text centers on a story — a traveler's account that highlights the book's main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas. The travelers include merchants, poets, rulers, explorers, soldiers, missionaries, and scholars, and

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The authors of VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY never forget that history is made up of the stories of people. Each chapter of the text centers on a story — a traveler's account that highlights the book's main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas. The travelers include merchants, poets, rulers, explorers, soldiers, missionaries, and scholars, and their voyages provide a framework for each chapter that will draw you into the intriguing stories of world history. Special features help you make connections across chapters, societies, and time periods as you explore the people, places, and events crucial to understanding world history and its global context. The print text integrates with MindTap, which includes an interactive map application that will transport you virtually to the locations each traveler visited. Available in the following split options: VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, Third Edition Complete, Volume 1: To 1600, and Volume 2: Since 1500.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133607816
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Peopling of the World, to 4000 B.C.E. 2. The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E. 3. Ancient India and the Rise of Buddhism, 2600 B.C.E.-100 C.E. 4. Blueprint for Empire: China, 1200 B.C.E.-220 C.E. 5. The Americas and the Islands of the Pacific, to 1200 C.E. 6. New Empires in Iran and Greece, 2000 B.C.E.-651 C.E. 7. The Roman Empire and the Rise of Christianity, 509 B.C.E.-476 C.E. 8. Hindu and Buddhist States and Societies in Asia, 100-1000. 9. Islamic Empires of Western Asia and Africa, 600-1258. 10. The Multiple Centers of Europe, 500-1000. 11. Expanding Trade Networks in Africa and India, 1000-1500. 12. China's Commercial Revolution, ca. 900-1276. 13. Europe's Commercial Revolution, 1000-1400. 14. The Mongols and Their Successors, 1200-1500. 15. Maritime Expansion in the Atlantic World, 1400-1600. 16. Maritime Expansion in Afro-Eurasia, 1500-1700. 17. Religion, Politics, and the Balance of Power in Western Eurasia, 1500-1750. 18. Empires, Colonies, and Peoples of the Americas, 1600-1750. 19. The Atlantic System: Africa, the Americas, and Europe, 1550-1807. 20. Empires in Early Modern Asia, 1650-1837. 21. European Science and the Foundations of Modern Imperialism, 1600-1820. 22. Revolutions in the West, 1750-1830. 23. The Industrial Revolution and European Politics, 1765-1880. 24. The Challenge of Modernity in China, Japan, and India, 1800-1910. 25. State Building and Social Change in the Americas, 1830-1910. 26. The New Imperialism in Africa and Southeast Asia, 1830-1914. 27. War, Revolution, and Global Uncertainty, 1905-1928. 28. Responses to Global Crisis, 1920-1939. 29. The Second World War and the Origins of the Cold War, 1939-1949. 30. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1949-1975. 31. Toward a New World Order, 1975-2000. 32. Voyage into the Twenty-First Century.

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