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Civilization Past and Present, Volume 1 Primary Source Edition: To 1650 / Edition 11

Civilization Past and Present, Volume 1 Primary Source Edition: To 1650 / Edition 11

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Civilization Past and Present, Volume 1 Primary Source Edition: To 1650 / Edition 11

The Primary Source Edition of Civilization Past and Present weaves the diverse trends of world history into a clear and accessible analysis and includes 2 to 3 primary sources with critical thinking questions per chapter. Civilization Past and Present, well known in the marketplace as a highly readable survey of world history, delivers a strong narrative of world history and a level of detail that is manageable for readers. The book examines all aspects of world history--social, political, economic, religious, cultural, and geographic. With 22 primary source documents, the Primary Source Edition has everything students need to succeed in the course- a highly readable survey text that examines all aspects of world history plus a wealth of original documents that help make the material come alive. "Document Analysis" questions encourage students to delve deeper into the documents and to explore how they relate to the events of the time. Overview of world history, from beginnings to the present day. Readers interested in an overview of world history.

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ISBN-13: 2900321428386
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Series: Civilization Past and Present Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 489
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Documents     xvi
Maps     xvi
Global Issues     xvii
Discovery Through Maps     xvii
Chapter Opening Image Descriptions     xviii
To the Instructor     xix
To the Student     xxx
Stone Age Societies and the Earliest Civilizations of the Near East     2
The Origins of Humankind     4
Preliterate Cultures     5
Preliterate Society and Religion     7
Mesopotamia: The First Civilization     10
The Babylonian Empire, c. 2000-1600 B.C.E.     14
Egypt: Gift of the Nile     16
Mesopotamian Successors to Babylon, c. 1600-550 B.C.E.     26
The Persian Empire, 550-331 B.C.E.     33
Discovery Through Maps: The Oldest Known Map: Catul Huyuk     8
Document: "The Great Hymn to the Aton" and Psalm 104     22
Document: The Majesty of Darius the Great: A Persian Royal Inscription     35
Ancient China-Origins to Empire
Prehistory to 220 C.E.     38
The Origins of China, 6500-221 B.C.E.     40
The Qin and Han Empires, 221 B.C.E.-220 C.E.     52
Document: The Wisdom of Confucius     47
Document: Legalism: The Theories of Han Feizi (d. 233 B.C.E.)     51
Document: From The Book of Songs: "A Simple Rustic You Seemed"     60
Ancient India
From Origins to 300 C.E.     64
Early India     66
Dramatic Developments in Religion and Culture, 600-320 B.C.E.     72
The Mauryan Empire and Other Kingdoms, 320 B.C.E.-300 C.E.     79
Emergent Hinduism and Buddhism, 200 B.C.E.-300 C.E.     93
The Meeting of East and West: Networks of Exchange     89
Document: Rig-Veda: Creation and the Kinds of Men     70
Document: The Jains on the Souls in All Things     74
Document: The Ramayana: The Trial of Sita     87
Global Issues: Migration     94
Minoan, Mycenaean, Hellenic, and Hellenistic Civilizations, 2000-30 B.C.E.     96
Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations, c. 2000-1200 B.C.E.     98
The Rise of Hellenic Civilization, c. 1150-500 B.C.E.     102
The Golden Age of Greece, 500-336 B.C.E.     108
The Greek Cultural Achievement     113
The Hellenistic Age, 336-30 B.C.E.     120
Hellenistic Society and Culture     124
Document: Homer-The Iliad: Andromache and Hector     103
Document: Aristophanes on the Shortcomings of Athenian Democracy     111
Discovery Through Maps: The World According to Herodotus, c. 450 B.C.E.     118
Document: Arrian: Alexander the Leader     123
Roman Civilization
The Roman World, c. 900 B.C.E. to 476 C.E.     130
Early Italy and the Origins of Rome, c. 900-509 B.C.E.     132
The Republic and the Roman Conquest of Italy: 509-133 B.C.E.     134
The Late Republic: 133-30 B.C.E.     139
The Roman Empire and the Pax Romana: 30 B.C.E.-476 C.E.     144
The Rise of Christianity     150
The Roman Legacy     158
Document: Columella: Roman Farm Women     140
Document: Plutarch-The Murder of Tiberius Gracchus     142
Byzantium and the Orthodox World
Byzantium, Eastern Europe, and Russia, 325-1500     164
Byzantium: The Latin Phase: 325-610     166
The Age of Consolidation: 610-1071     173
Western and Turkish Invasions: 1071-1453     181
Southeastern Europe to 1500     184
Russia to 1500     188
Document: The Ecumenical Councils and Heresies     169
Discovery Through Maps: A Sixth-Century Map: The Madaba Mosaic     174
Document: Anna Comnena     178
Document: The Acceptance of Christianity     189
From Its Origins to 1300     194
Arabia Before the Prophet     196
Muhammad, Prophet of Islam     198
Islamic Faith and Law     201
The Expansion of Community and State     206
The Abbasid Era, Zenith of Classical Islamic Civilization     210
Islamic Culture     214
Document: The Qur'an     202
Document: The Early Islamic Conquests     209
Discovery Through Maps: An Islamic Map of the World     216
Document: Ibn Sina's Path to Wisdom     218
Global Issues: Religion and Government     222
African Beginnings
African Civilizations to 1500 C.E.     224
The African Environment     226
African Cultural Patterns     226
Peopling of Africa     229
The Bantu Dispersion     231
Ethiopia and Northeastern Africa     232
Empires of the Western Sudan     236
West African Forest Kingdoms     246
Swahili City-States in East Africa     247
Kingdoms of Central and Southern Africa     252
Document: Emperor Zar'a Ya'kob's Coronation and His Concern for the Church     237
Document: Ghana, as Described by Al-Bakri     241
Discovery Through Maps: Mansa Musa and the Catalan Atlas of 1375     243
The European Middle Ages, 476-1348 C.E.     256
The Church in the Early Middle Ages     258
The Merovingians and Carolingians     260
Feudalism and Manorialism     266
The Revival of Trade and Towns     271
The Church in the High Middle Ages: 1000-1348     272
The Crusades     275
The Development of European States: 1000-1348     278
Document: Charlemagne: A Firsthand Look     263
Document: Muslim and Christian: Two Contemporary Perspectives     277
Culture, Power, and Trade in the Era of Asian Hegemony, 220-1350     286
India in the Classical and Medieval Eras     288
China: Cultural and Political Empires     294
Korea: From Three Kingdoms to One     310
The Emergence of Japan in East Asia     312
Document: Faxian: A Chinese Buddhist Monk in Gupta India     290
Document: Bo Juyi (772-846): "The Song of Everlasting Sorrow"     300
Discovery Through Maps: Gog and Magog in the Ebstorf Mappamundi     309
Document: Sei Shonagon: The Pillow Book     318
The Americas to 1492     322
Origins of Americans and Their Cultures     324
Emerging Civilizations in Mesoamerica     325
Classical Mayan Civilization      327
The Postclassical Era     329
The Amerindians of North America     336
Document: Father Bernabe Cobo, "Pachacuti, the Greatest Inca"     333
Global Issues Location and Identity     344
The Islamic Gunpowder Empires, 1300-1650     346
New Polities in Eurasia     348
The Ottoman Empire     349
The Safavid Empire in Persia     357
The Mughal Empire in South Asia     361
Networks of Trade and Communication     367
Discovery Through Maps: The World Map of Piri Reis     351
Document: Evliya Celebi, "An Ottoman Official's Wedding Night"     355
Document: The Coming of Ismail Safavi Foretold     358
Document: The Idea of Seclusion and Lady Nurjahan     366
East Asian Cultural and Political Systems, 1300-1650     370
China: The Ming Dynasty     373
Korea: The Making of a Confucian Society     381
Japan: The Era of Shoguns and Warring States     385
Southeast Asia: States Within a Region     391
Discovery Through Maps: Map of China's Ancient Heartland, circa 1500 C.E.     375
Document: A Censor Accuses a Eunuch     377
Document: Sotoba Komachi, a Fourteenth-Century Japanese No Play      387
Document: A Traveller's Account of Slam     392
European Cultural and Religious Transformations
The Renaissance and the Reformation, 1300-1600     396
Social Upheaval     398
The Italian Renaissance     399
Italian Renaissance Art     404
The Northern Renaissance     408
The Crisis in the Catholic Church: 1300-1517     413
Luther and the German Reformation     416
Henry VIII and the Anglican Reformation     419
Protestantism from Switzerland to Holland: Zwingli and Calvin     421
Reform in the Catholic Church     426
Discovery Through Maps: The Lagoon of Venice     401
Document: Machiavelli, The Prince: On Cruelty and Mercy     403
Document: Anne Ayscough (Mrs. Thomas Kyme), English Protestant Martyr     422
The Development of the European State System, 1300-1650     432
Politics in an Age of Crisis: 1300-1500     434
The Religious-Political Fusion     442
Wars of Religions: The Spanish Habsburgs' Quest for European Hegemony, 1556-1598     443
Orthodox Europe: Russian Consolidation and Ottoman Expansion     450
The Austrian Habsburgs' Drive for Superiority and the Thirty Years' War     453
Document: The Trial of Joan of Arc     435
Discovery Through Maps: A Pilgrim's Map of Canterbury     436
Document: Simplicissimus on the Horrors of the Thirty Years' War     454
Global Issues Technological Exchange     460
Global Encounters
Europe and the New World Economy, 1400-1650     462
The Iberian Golden Age     464
The Portuguese and Africa     469
The Growth of New Spain     474
Iberian Systems in the New World     477
Beginnings of Northern European Expansion     482
Discovery Through Maps: Savage Pictures: Sebastian Munster's Map of Africa     471
Document: Portuguese Encounters with Africans     473
Document: Disease and the Spanish Conquest     480
Credits     C-1
Notes     N-1
Index     I-1
Primary Source Documents     D-1

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