9780205661039

Heritage of World Civilizations, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Volume 1

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205661039

  • ISBN10:

    0205661033

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Written by leading historians, and acclaimed by instructors and students for its exciting new approach to learning history, theTeaching and Learning Classroom Edition ofThe Heritage of World Civilizationsprovides a concise narrative enriched by abundant illustrations, focused study tools, and critical-thinking questions that make the past come alive. This new TLC edition ofHeritage of World Civilizationsincorporates even more learning support for students and additional teaching resources for history instructors.

Table of Contents

Combined Volume contains Chapters 1-34
contains Chapters 1-18
contains Chapters 16-34
The Coming of Civilization
Birth of Civilization
Early Humans and Their Culture The Paleolithic Age The Neolithic Age
The Bronze Age and the Birth of Civilization Early Civilizations toabout 1000 B.C.E
Mesopotamian Civilization Egyptian Civilization Ancient Near Eastern Empires The Hittites
The Mitannians
The Assyrians
The Second Assyrian Empire
The Neo-Babylonians Early Indian Civilization
The Indus Civilization
The Vedic Aryan Civilization Early Chinese Civilization
Neolithic Origins in the Yellow River Valley Early Bronze Age
The Shang Later Bronze Age
The Western Zhou Iron Age
The Eastern Zhou The Rise of Civilization in the Americas
Summary
Review Questions
Key Terms
The Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion
Comparing the Four Great Revolutions Philosophy in China
Confucianism Daoism Legalism Religion in India
ldquo;Hindurdquo; and ldquo;Indianrdquo; Historical Background
The Upanishadic Worldview Mahavira and the Jain Tradition
The Buddharsquo;s ldquo;Middle Pathrdquo;
The Religion of the Israelites From Hebrew Nomads to the Israelite Nation
The Monotheistic Revolution
Greek Philosophy Reason and the Scientific Spirit Political and Moral Philosophy
Summary
Review Questions
Key Terms
Religions of the World: Judaism
Empires and Cultures of the Ancient World
Bronze Age on Crete and on the Mainland to ca. 1150 B.C.E
The Minoans The Mycenaeans<
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