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Civilizations Past and Present, written by specialists in Islamic, African, Asian, Ancient, and East European history- offers a clear and accessible analysis of diverse trends shaping world history. Civilizations Past and Present, now in its Twelfth Edition, is a survey text well known for its readability, offering a strong narrative exploration of world history. The bookrs"s narrativeenriched by photographs, maps, primary source documents, timelines, and other pedagogical aidsplaces great emphasis on the connections between the worldrs"s many cultures and regions. The book uses intriguing avenues of historical interpretation and examines all of the major areas of historical study: social, political, economic, religious, cultural, and geographic.
Table of Contents
|Stone Age Societies and the Earliest Civilizations of the Near East The Origins of Humankind Preliterate Cultures Preliterate Society and ReligionMesopotamian Successors to Babylon, c. 1600ndash;550 B.C.E|
|Mesopotamia: The First Civilization The Babylonian Empire, c. 2000ndash;1600 B.C.E|
|Egypt: Gift of the Nile Mesopotamian Successors to Babylon, c. 1600ndash;550 B.C.E|
|The Persian Empire 550ndash;331B.C.E|
|Discovery Through Maps|
|The Oldest Known Map: Ccedil;atul Huuml;yuuml;k DOCUMENT|
|ldquo;The Great Hymn to the Atonrdquo; and Psalm||p. 104|
|Document Dining with the Great King: A Persian Royal Feast|
|Seeing Connections The Pyramids of Meroe|
|Early Chinese Civilization: From Neolithic Origins to 220 C.E|
|The Origins of China, 6500ndash;221B.C.E|
|The Qin and Han Empires 221 B.C.E.ndash;220 C.E|
|Document The Wisdom of Confucius Document Legalism: The Theories of Han Feizi (d. 233 B.C.E.)|
|Document ldquo;The Mother of Menciusrdquo; from Biographies of Heroic Women|
|Seeing Connections War Chariots|
|Early Indian Civilizations From Neolithic Origins to 300 C.E|
|Early India Dramatic Developments in Religion and Culture 600ndash;320B.C.E|
|The Mauryan Empire and Other Kingdoms 320 B.C.E.ndash;300 C.E|
|Emergent Hinduism and Buddhism 200 B.C.E.ndash;300 C.E|
|The Meeting of East and West: Networks of Exchange Document|
|Rig-Veda: Creation and the Kinds of Men Document|
|The Jains on the Souls in All Things Document|
|The Ramayana: The Trial of Sita Seeing Connections|
|The Goddess Lakshmi in Pompeii|
|Greece Minoan, Mycenaean, Hellenic, and Hellenistic Civilizations 2000ndash;30 B.C.E|
|Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations c. 2000ndash;1200 B.C.E|
|The Development of Hellenic Civilization c. 1150ndash;500 B.C.E|
|The Golden Age of Greece 500ndash;336 B.C.E|
|The Greek Cultural Achievement The Hellenistic Age 336ndash;30|
|Hellenistic Society and Culture Document|
|Homer-The Iliad: Andromache and Hector Document|
|Periclesrsquo; Funeral Oration Discovery Through Maps|
|The World According to Herodotus c. 450 B.C.E. Document|
|Arrian: Alexander the Le||p. 24|
|ourts and Public Policy|
|Chapter 14 Economic Policy|
|makingThe Goals of Economic Policy|
|Budget Deficits and Surpluses|
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