Civilization Past and Present, Single Volume Edition: Concise Version / Edition 1

Civilization Past and Present, Single Volume Edition: Concise Version / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0321053028
ISBN-13:
9780321053022
Pub. Date:
07/10/2000
Publisher:
Pearson Education

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Civilization Past and Present, Single Volume Edition: Concise Version / Edition 1

Civilization Past and Present, Concise Version, is a carefully honed version of the bestselling Civilization Past and Present, Ninth Edition. It treats the development and growth of civilization not as a unique European experience but as a global one through which all the great culture systems have interacted to produce the presentday world. This new text includes all the elements of historysocial, economic, political, military, religious, aesthetic, legal, and technologicalto illustrate that global interaction.MARKET Appropriate for anyone interested in World History. ISBN This is a first edition text.

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ISBN-13: 9780321053022
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 07/10/2000
Edition description: ABR
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
Documents xi
Maps
xiii
Discovery Through Maps xv
To the Instructor xvii
To the Student xxiii
Introduction
Perspective on Humanity
2(3)
PART 1 The Ancient World 5(110)
Stone Age Societies and the Earliest Civilizations of the Near East
6(28)
India and China to 300 C.E.
34(26)
The Greek Achievement
60(24)
Roman Civilization
84(31)
PART 2 The Medieval World 115(130)
Byzantium, Eastern Europe, and Russia, 325--1500
116(18)
Medieval Europe, 500--1500
134(29)
Islam
163(19)
Africa to 1500
182(22)
The Growth and Spread of Asian Culture, 300--1300
204(22)
The Americas to 1500
226(19)
PART 3 The Transition to Modern Times 245(1)
The Islamic Gunpowder Empires, 1300--1650
246(19)
The Pacific Rim, 1300--1600
265(15)
The Renaissance, 1300--1600
280(22)
The Christian Reformation and the Emergence of the Modern Political System, 1517--1648
302(22)
Global Encounters: The New World Economy, 1300--1600
324
Credits C-1
Index I-1

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