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World History to 1500 / Edition 5
     

World History to 1500 / Edition 5

by William J. Duiker, Jackson J. Spielvogel
 

ISBN-10: 0495050601

ISBN-13: 9780495050605

Pub. Date: 01/03/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive introduction to world civilizations covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. It offers breadth and accessibility and contains a wealth of primary source documents, beautiful 4-color maps, and many useful supplements.

Overview

This comprehensive introduction to world civilizations covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. It offers breadth and accessibility and contains a wealth of primary source documents, beautiful 4-color maps, and many useful supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495050605
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/03/2006
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS AND THE RISE OF EMPIRES (Prehistory to 500 C.E.). 1. The First Civilizations: The People of Western Asia and Egypt. 2. Ancient India. 3. China in Antiquity. 4. The Civilization of the Greeks. 5. The World of the Romans. PART II: NEW PATTERNS OF CIVILIZATION. 6. The New World. 7. The World of Islam 8. Early Civilizations in Africa 9. The Expansion of Civilization in Southern Asia. 10. From the Tang to the Mongols: The Flowering of Traditional China. 11. The East Asian Rimlands: Early Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. 12. The Making of Europe and the World of the Byzantine Empire, 500-1300. 13. Crisis and Rebirth: Europe in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. Glossary. Pronunciation Guide. Index.

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