Cengage Advantage Books: World History, Compact Edition

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  • Edition: Pamphlet
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/10/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This THOMSON ADVANTAGE BOOKS low-cost COMPACT EDITION of WORLD HISTORY examines world civilizations in a comparative context and helps you recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations. Five four-page full-color map inserts bring regional events to life. You have free access to the activity- and information-packed Book Companion Web Site that features quizzing, interactive maps and timelines, simulations, and links to readings and primary source materials.

Table of Contents

Early Civilization in West Asia, Africa, The Aegean, and the Western Hemisphere
The Early Civilization of South and East Asia
The Flowering of Great Faiths and Philosophies
The Age of Great Empires
Disruption and Renewal in West Asia and Europe
Disruption and Renewal in South and East Asia
Developing Civilizations
Three Continents: Conflict and Commerce
Emerging Global Interrelations
Asia in the Early Modern Era
The West: 1600-1800
The Modernization of the Western World
The Race for Empire and World War I
Twentieth-Century Political and Cultural Ferment
The Interwar Years, World War II, and the Cold War
Global Conflicts During the Cold War: 1945-1989
Life in a Multi-Polar World: The Post-Cold War Era
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