9781319059293

A History of World Societies, Value Edition, Volume 1 To 1600

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  • Edition: 11th
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  • Copyright: 2017-09-22
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Long praised by instructors and students for its accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social history, the A History of World Societies, Value Edition, is a brief, affordable text that brings the past to life. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative of the comprehensive edition and select maps and images.


Active learning and assessment options expand with use of the LaunchPad course space, which combines an e-book with a wealth of time-saving teaching and learning tools. LaunchPad comes with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that students enjoy; when assigned, LearningCurve ensures students come to class prepared. Easy to integrate into your campus LMS, and featuring additional primary sources, summative quizzing, a video assignment and annotation tool, new autograded source-based questions, and a new set of discovery-oriented primary source projects, LaunchPad provides an easy and fun way to help students learn about world history while helping them make progress toward learning outcomes.

Table of Contents

The Combined Volume includes all chapters.?
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-16.?
Volume 2 includes Chapters 16-33.



NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, quizzes for sources and features, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader?Sources for World Societies, and quizzes for each of the documents in the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.



Preface


Versions and Supplements


Maps, Figures, and Tables


Special Features



1. The Earliest Human Societies, to 2500 B.C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Evolution and Migration


Understanding the Early Human Past


Hominid Evolution


Homo Sapiens, "Thinking Humans" ?


Migration and Differentiation


Later Paleolithic Society, ca. 200,000–9000 B.C.E.


Foraging for Food


Family and Kinship Relationships


Cultural Creations and Spirituality


The Development of Agriculture in the Neolithic Era, ca. 9000 B.C.E.


The Development of Horticulture


Animal Domestication and the Rise of Pastoralism


Agriculture


Neolithic Society


Social Hierarchies and Slavery


Gender Hierarchies and Inheritance


Trade and Cross-Cultural Connections


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 1 Summative Quiz?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Human Migration in the Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Paleolithic Venus Figures ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Paleolithic Hand Markings ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Bison and Human in Lascaux Cave ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Stone Age Houses in Chile and China ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society The Iceman ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 1?


Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: Origin Stories
Document 1-1: An Indian View of Creation from the?Rig Veda, ca. 600 B.C.E.?


Quiz for Document 1-1? LaunchPad
Document 1-2:? The Yuchi People Explain Their Origins, ca. 1929?
Quiz for Document 1-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 1-3:? A Greek Description of the Elemental Forces, Hesiod, From?Theogony, ca. 700 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 1-3 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Document 1-4:? Clues about Early Human History in a Neolithic Grave,?Double Burial from Mantua, Italy,?ca. 6000-5000 B.C.E.?


Quiz for Document 1-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 1-5:? Artistic Expression in the Paleolithic Era,?Cave Painting of a Male and Female Deer, ca. 13,000 B.C.E.?


Quiz for Document 1-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 1 ?LaunchPad



2. Complex Societies in Southwest Asia and the Nile Valley, 3800–500 B.C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Writing, Cities, and States


Written Sources and the Human Past


Cities and the Idea of Civilization


The Rise of States, Laws, and Social Hierarchies


Mesopotamia from Sumer to Babylon


Environmental Challenges, Irrigation, and Religion


Sumerian Politics and Society


Writing, Mathematics, and Poetry


Empires in Mesopotamia


Life Under Hammurabi


The Egyptians


The Nile and the God-King


Egyptian Society and Work


Migrations, Revivals, and Collapse


Iron and the Emergence of New States


The Hebrews


The Hebrew State


The Jewish Religion


Hebrew Society


The Assyrians and Persians


Assyria, the Military Monarchy


The Rise and Expansion of the Persian Empire


The Religion of Zoroaster


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 2 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Gilgamesh’s Quest for Immortality ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Addressing the Gods ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Egyptian Families ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Empires and Migrations in the Eastern Mediterranean ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Hatshepsut and Nefertiti ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Rulers and Divine Favorfor Babylonians and Hebrews ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 2?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 2-1:? A Mesopotamian Quest for Immortality, From?The Epic of Gilgamesh, ca. 2700-2500 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 2-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 2-2:? Law and Order in Ancient Babylonia,?Hammurabi,?Hammurabi’s Code: Laws on Society and Family Life, ca. 1800 B.C.E.,??
Quiz for Document 2-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 2-3:? Moses Leads the Hebrews from Egypt,?Book of Exodus, ca. 950-450 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 2-3 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: Imperial Propaganda in the Ancient near East


Document 2-4:? Ashur-Nasir-Pal II, An Assyrian Emperor’s Resume, ca. 875 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 2-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 2-5:? Cyrus of Persia,?Righteous Rule, ca. 470 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 2-5 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 2 ?LaunchPad



3. The Foundation of Indian Society, to 300 C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Land and Its First Settlers, ca. 3000–1500 B.C.E.


The Aryans During the Vedic Age, ca. 1500–500 B.C.E.


Aryan Dominance in North India


Life in Early India


Brahmanism


India’s Great Religions


Jainism


Siddhartha Gautama and Buddhism


Hinduism


Western Contact and the Mauryan Unification of North India, ca. 513–185 B.C.E.


Encounters with the West


Chandragupta and the Founding of the Mauryan Empire


The Reign of Ashoka, ca. 269–232 B.C.E.


Small States and Trading Networks, 185 B.C.E.–300 C.E.


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 3 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Harappan Artifacts ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Divine Martial Prowess in India and Sumer ??LaunchPad ?


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Conversations Between Rama and Sita from the Ramayana ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Gandharan Frieze Depicting the Buddha’s Enlightenment ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Sudatta, Lay Follower of the Buddha ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Mauryan Empire, ca. 250 B.C.E. ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 3?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 3-1:? A Residential Street in Mohenjo-daro, ca. 2500-2000 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 3-1 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: The Path to Enlightenment


Document 3-2:? The Buddha,?The Buddha Obtains Enlightenment, ca. 530-29 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 3-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 3-3:??From the Upanishads, On the Nature of the Soul, ca. 450 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 3-3 ?LaunchPad


Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Document 3-4:? Social Mores in Ancient India,?From?The Laws of Manu, ca. 100 B.C.E.-200 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 3-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 3-5:? Ashoka, From Thirteenth Rock Edict, 256 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 3-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 3 ?LaunchPad



4. China’s Classical Age, to 221 B.C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Emergence of Civilization in China


The Impact of Geography


Early Agricultural Societies of the Neolithic Age


The Shang Dynasty, ca. 1500–1050 B.C.E.


Shang Society


Bronze Metalworking


The Development of Writing


The Early Zhou Dynasty, ca. 1050–400 B.C.E.


Zhou Politics


Life During the Zhou Dynasty


The Warring States Period, 403–221 B.C.E.


New Technologies for War


The Victorious States


Confucius and His Followers


Confucius


The Spread of Confucian Ideas


Daoism, Legalism, and Other Schools of Thought


Daoism


Legalism


Yin and Yang


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 4 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Geography of Historical China ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints The Inglorious Side of War in the Book of Songs and the Patirruppattu ??LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Lord Mengchang ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Ideas About the Divine Realm ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Teachings of Confucius ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Inscribed Bamboo Slips ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 4?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 4-1:??Detail of Ritual Vase known as the Tigress, ca. 1200 B.C.E?
Quiz for Document 4-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 4-2: Confucius on Kingship,?From?Book of Documents, ca. 900-100 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 4-2 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: Philosophical Responses to Social and Political Disorder


Document 4-3:? Confucius,?From?Analects, ca. 500 B.C.E. – 50 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 4-3 ?LaunchPad


Document 4-4:? Laozi,?From?Dao De Jing:?Administering the Empire, ca. 500-400 B.C.E.?
Document 4-4: Laozi, From Dao De Jing: Administering the Empire, ca. 500-400 B.C.E.


Quiz for Document 4-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 4-5:? Han Fei,?The Five Vermin, ca. 250-25 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 4-5 ?LaunchPad


Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Comparative Questions
Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 4 ?LaunchPad



5. The Greek Experience, 3500–30 B.C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Greece in the Bronze Age, ca. 3000–800 B.C.E.


The Minoans and Mycenaeans


The "Dark Age"


The Development of the Polis in the Archaic Age, ca. 800–500 B.C.E.


Organization of the Polis


Overseas Expansion


The Growth of Sparta


The Evolution of Athens


Turmoil and Culture in the Classical Period, 500–338 B.C.E.


The Deadly Conflicts, 499–404 B.C.E.


Athenian Arts in the Age of Pericles


Families and Sexual Relations


Public and Personal Religion


The Flowering of Philosophy


Hellenistic Society, 323–30 B.C.E.


From Polis to Monarchy, 404–200 B.C.E.


Building a Hellenized Society The Growth of Trade and Commerce


Hellenistic Religion, Philosophy, and Science


Religion in the Hellenistic World


Philosophy and Its Guidance for Life


Hellenistic Science and Medicine


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 5 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Hesiod, Works and Days ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Acropolis of Athens ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Gender Roles in Classical Athens ??LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Alexander’s Conquests, 336–324 B.C.E. ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Hellenistic and Chinese Spells ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Archimedes, Scientist and Inventor ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 5?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 5-1: Homer,?From?The Iliad, ca. 750 B.C.E.,?
Quiz for Document 5-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 5-2: Plato,?From?Apologia, ca. 399 B.C.E.,?
Quiz for Document 5-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 5-3: Plutarch,?From?Life of Cleomenes III, First Century C.E.?
Quiz for Document 5-3 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: Depicting the Human Form
Document 5-4:? A Hellenic Depiction of Physical Perfection,?Zeus from Artemisium, ca. 460 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 5-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 5-5: A Hellenistic Depiction of Human Suffering,?The Dying Gaul, ca. 230-220 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 5-5 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Comparative Questions
Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 5 ?LaunchPad



6. The World of Rome, ca. 1000 B.C.E.–400 C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Romans in Italy


The Etruscans


The Founding of Rome


The Roman Conquest of Italy


The Roman State


Social Conflict in Rome


Roman Expansion and Its Repercussions


Overseas Conquests and the Punic Wars, 264–133 B.C.E.


New Influences and Old Values in Roman Culture


The Late Republic and the Rise of Augustus, 133–27 B.C.E.


The Successes of Augustus


Rome and the Provinces


Political and Military Changes in the Empire


Life in Imperial Rome


Prosperity in the Roman Provinces


Eastward Expansion and Contacts Between Rome and China


The Coming of Christianity


Factors Behind the Rise of Christianity


The Life and Teachings of Jesus


The Spread of Christianity


The Growing Acceptance and Evolution of Christianity


Turmoil and Reform


Political Measures


Economic Issues


The Acceptance of Christianity


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 6 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Queen Cleopatra ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Ara Pacis ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Roman Expansion, 262 B.C.E.–180 C.E. ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Roman and Chinese Officials in Times of Disaster ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Army and Empire ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Edict of Toleration and the Edict of Milan ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 6?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 6-1:??The Twelve Tables, ca. 450 B.C.E.,?
Quiz for Document 6-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 6-2:? Plutarch, On Julius Caesar, ca. 44 C.E.,?
Quiz for Document 6-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 6-3:??Initiation into the Cult of Dionysus, ca. 60-50 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 6-3 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: Christianity and the Roman State
Document 6-4:? Pliny the Younger,?Letters to and from the Emperor Trajan on Christians, 111-113 C.E?
Quiz for Document 6-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 6-5:?Tertullian,?From?Apologia, ca. 197 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 6-5 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 6 ?LaunchPad



7. East Asia and the Spread of Buddhism, 221 B.C.E.–800 C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Age of Empire in China: The Qin and Han Dynasties


The Qin Unification, 221–206 B.C.E.


The Han Dynasty, 206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.


Han Intellectual and Cultural Life


Inner Asia and the Silk Road


Life in Han China


China and Rome


The Fall of the Han and the Age of Division


The Spread of Buddhism Out of India


Buddhism’s Path Through Central Asia


The Appeal and Impact of Buddhism in China


The Chinese Empire Re-created: Sui (581–618) and Tang (618–907)


The Sui Dynasty, 581–618


The Tang Dynasty, 618–907


Tang Culture


The East Asian Cultural Sphere


Vietnam


Korea


Japan


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 7 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Thinking Like A Historian Who Made the Chinese Silks Found Along the Silk Road? ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society The Ban Family ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Spread of Buddhism, ca. 500 B.C.E.–800 C.E. ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Sixth-Century Biographies of Buddhist Nuns ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence H?ry?ji Temple ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Coping with Epidemics in Japan and Byzantium ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 7?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 7-1:? Sima Qian,?From the Records of the Historian, ca. 109-86 B.C.E.?
Quiz for Document 7-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 7-2: Ban Zhao,?From?Lessons for Women ca. 80 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 7-2 ?LaunchPad
Document 7-3: Hachiman,?Shinto God of War, ca. 1100-1300 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 7-3 ?LaunchPad
VIEWPOINTS: Buddhism in China
Document 7-4:? Han Yu, From?Lives of the Eminent Monks, ca. 550 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 7-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 7-5:? Emperor Wuzong,?Edict on the Suppression of Buddhism, 845 C.E.?
Quiz for Document 7-5 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 7 ?LaunchPad



8. Continuity and Change in Europe and Western Asia, 250–850


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Byzantine Empire


Sources of Byzantine Strength


The Sassanid Empire and Conflicts with Byzantium


Justinian’s Code of Law


Byzantine Intellectual Life


Life in Constantinople


The Growth of the Christian Church


The Evolution of Church Leadership and Orthodoxy


The Western Church and the Eastern Church


Christian Monasticism


Christian Ideas and Practices


Christianity and Classical Culture


Saint Augustine on Sin, Grace, and Redemption


The Iconoclastic Controversy


Migrating Peoples


Social and Economic Structures


Tribes, Warriors, and Laws


Migrations and Political Change


Christian Missionaries and Conversion


Missionaries’ Actions


The Process of Conversion


Frankish Rulers and Their Territories


The Merovingians and Carolingians


The Warrior-Ruler Charlemagne


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 8 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Theodora of Constantinople ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Slavery in Roman and Germanic Society ??LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Orthodox Icon of Jesus ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Roman and Byzantine Views of Barbarians ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Spread of Christianity, ca. 300–800 ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Capitulary de Villis ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 8?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 8-1: Saint Benedict of Nursia,?From?The Rule of Saint Benedict, 529?
Quiz for Document 8-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 8-2:??The Law of the Salian Franks, ca. 500-600,?
Quiz for Document 8-2 ?LaunchPad Document 8-3:? Procopius,?From?The Secret History, ca. 550-562?
VIEWPOINTS: Justinian’s Deeds and His Critics
Document 8-3: Procopius, From the Secret History (ca. 550-562)


Quiz for Document 8-3 ?LaunchPad
Document 8-4:??Hagia Sophia, 537?
Quiz for Document 8-4 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 8-5:? Einhard,?From?The Life of Charlemagne, 829-836,?
Quiz for Document 8-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 8 ?LaunchPad



9. The Islamic World, 600–1400


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Origins of Islam


Arabian Social and Economic Structure


Muhammad’s Rise as a Religious Leader


The Tenets of Islam


Islamic States and Their Expansion


Islam’s Spread Beyond Arabia


Reasons for the Spread of Islam


The Caliphate and the Split Between Shi’a and Sunni Alliances


The Abbasid Caliphate


Administration of the Islamic Territories


Fragmentation and Military Challenges, 900–1400


Breakaway Territories and Shi’a Gains


The Ascendancy of the Turks


The Mongol Invasions


Muslim Society: The Life of the People


The Social Hierarchy


Slavery


Women in Classical Islamic Society


Marriage, the Family, and Sexuality


Trade and Commerce


Cultural Developments


The Cultural Centers of Baghdad and Córdoba


Education and Intellectual Life


The Mystical Tradition of Sufism


Muslim-Christian Encounters


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 9 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Expansion of Islam, 622–900 ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Abu Hamid al-Ghazali on the Etiquette of Marriage ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian The Risks and Rewards of Indian Ocean Seaborne Trade ??LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Ibn Battuta ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Amusing Animal Stories by Syrian and Greek Authors ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Sufi Collective Ritual ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 9?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: Islam and the People of the Book
Document 9-1:? Muhammad,?Qur’an, ca. 650?
Quiz for Document 9-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 9-2:? Muhammad,?The Constitution of Medina, ca. 625?
Quiz for Document 9-2 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 9-3:? Benjamin ben Jonah of Tudela,?From?Book of Travels, ca. 1159-1172?
Quiz for Document 9-3 ?LaunchPad


Document 9-4:?Great Mosque, Cordoba, Spain, 987 and?Gate of Al Hakam II, 987?
Quiz for Document 9-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 9-5:? Ibn Khald?n,From?Prolegomenon to History, 1377?
Quiz for Document 9-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 9 ?LaunchPad



10. African Societies and Kingdoms, 1000 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Land and Peoples of Africa


Early African Societies


Agriculture and Its Impact


Bantu Migrations


Life in the Kingdoms of the Western Sudan, ca. 1000 B.C.E.–800 C.E.


The Trans-Saharan Trade


The Berbers of North Africa


Effects of Trade on West African Society


The Spread of Islam in Africa


African Kingdoms and Empires, ca. 800–1500


The Kingdom of Ghana, ca. 900–1100


The Kingdom of Mali, ca. 1200–1450


Ethiopia: The Christian Kingdom of Aksum


The East African City-States


Southern Africa and Great Zimbabwe


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE ??


Chapter 10 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past African Kingdoms and Trade, ca. 800–1500 ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Amda Siyon ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Queen of Sheba and King Solomon ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Early Descriptions of Africa from Egypt ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence A Tenth-Century Muslim Traveler Describes Parts of the East African Coast ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Great Zimbabwe ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 10?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS:
Document 10-1:? Ezana, King of Aksum,?Stele of Ezana, ca. 325?
Quiz for Document 10-1 ?LaunchPad
Document 10-2:? Abu Ubaydallah Al-Bakri,?From?The Book of Routes and Realms, ca. 1067-1068?
Quiz for Document 10-2 ?LaunchPad


Document 10-3: Ab? H?mid Muhammad Al-Andalus? Al-Gharn?t?,From?Gift of the Spirit, ca. 1120-1170?
Quiz for Document 10-3 ?LaunchPad
Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 10-4: Leo Africanus,?From?The History and Description of Africa, 1526,?
Quiz for Document 10-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 10-5: A History of West Africa by West Africans,?From?Epic of Sundiata, ca. 1250?
Quiz for Document 10-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 10 ?LaunchPad



11. The Americas, 3200 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Societies of the Americas in a Global Context


Trade and Technology


Settlement and Environment


Ancient Societies


Olmec Agriculture, Technology, and Religion


Hohokam, Hopewell, and Mississippian Societies


Kinship and Ancestors in the Andes


The Incas


The Inca Model of Empire


Inca Imperial Expansion


Imperial Needs and Obligations


The Maya and Teotihuacan


Maya Agriculture and Trade


Maya Science and Religion


Teotihuacan and the Toltecs


The Aztec Empire


The Mexica: From Vassals to Masters


Life in the Aztec Empire


The Limits of the Aztec Empire


American Empires and the Encounter


The Last Day of the Aztecs


The Fall of the Incas


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 11 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past The Inca Empire, 1532 ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, The First New Chronicle and Good Government ?LaunchPad


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Analyzing the Evidence The Maya Calendar ?LaunchPad


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Thinking Like a Historian Feathers, Snakes, and Humans ??LaunchPad


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Individuals in Society Tlacaelel ?LaunchPad


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Global Viewpoints Inca and Spanish Views on Religion, Authority, and Tribute ?LaunchPad


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Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 11?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 11-1:??Moundville, ca.1000-1450 C.E.?
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Document 11-2:? Pedro de Cieza de León,?From?Chronicles:?On the Inca, ca. 1535?
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Document 11-3:? ?Diego Durán,?From?Book of the Gods and Rites, ca. 1576-1579?
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VIEWPOINTS: The Importance of the Ball Game in Maya Society
Document 11-4:? ?Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas,?On the Maya Ball Game Tlachtli, ca. 1598?
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Document 11-5:? ?Father Francisco Ximénez,?From the?Popol Vuh, ca. 1701-1703?
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Comparative Questions


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12. Cultural Exchange in Central and Southern Asia, 300–1400


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Central Asian Nomads


Nomadic Society


The Turks


The Mongols


Chinggis Khan and the Mongol Empire


Chinggis Khan


Chinggis’s Successors


The Mongols as Rulers


East-West Communication During the Mongol Era


The Movement of Peoples


The Spread of Disease, Goods, and Ideas


India, Islam, and the Development of Regional Cultures, 300–1400


The Gupta Empire, ca. 320–480


India’s Medieval Age and the First Encounter with Islam


The Delhi Sultanate


Life in Medieval India


Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and the Growth of Maritime Trade


State Formation and Indian Influences


The Srivijayan Maritime Trade Empire


The Spread of Indian Culture in Comparative Perspective


The Settlement of the Pacific Islands


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


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Chapter 12 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Abduction of Women in The Secret History of the Mongols ??LaunchPad


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Mapping the Past The Mongol Empire ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian The Mongol Army ?LaunchPad


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Global Viewpoints Explaining the Workings of Paper Money in China, Persia, and Europe ??LaunchPad


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Individuals in Society Bhaskara the Teacher ?LaunchPad


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Analyzing the Evidence Bayan Relief at Angkor Thom ?LaunchPad


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Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 12?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: The Mongols and Their Conquests
Document 12-1:? ?Epitaph for the Honorable Menggu, ca. 1272?
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Document 12-2:? ?Rashid-Al-Din,?Chinggis Khan Fighting the Tartars, ca. 1300?
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Document 12-3:? ?Marco Polo, From Travels, ca. 1298?
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Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 12-4: Vatsyayana,?From the?Kamasutra, ca. 150-1200?
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Document 12-5: Maulana Burh?n Ud-D?n Margh?n?n?,From?Guidance, ca. 1197?
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Comparative Questions


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13. States and Cultures in East Asia, 800–1400


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Medieval Chinese Economic Revolution, 800–1100


China During the Song and Yuan Dynasties, 960–1368


The Song Dynasty


The Scholar-Officials and Neo-Confucianism


Women’s Lives in Song Times


China Under Mongol Rule


Korea Under the Kory? Dynasty, 935–1392


Japan’s Heian Period, 794–1185


Fujiwara Rule


Aristocratic Culture


The Samurai and the Kamakura Shogunate, 1185–1333


Military Rule


Cultural Trends


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


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Chapter 13 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Painters of Uncanny Skill in China and Rome ?LaunchPad


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Mapping the Past East Asia in 1000 and 1200 ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Ma Yuan’s Painting On a Moutain Path in Spring ?LaunchPad


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Individuals in Society Shen Gua ?LaunchPad


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Analyzing the Evidence The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon ?LaunchPad


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Thinking Like a Historian When and Why Did Foot Binding Begin? ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies,?Chapter 13?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: Elite Values in Feudal Japan
Document 13-1:? Murasaki Shikibu,?From?The Tale of Genji, ca. 1021?
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Document 13-2:? ?The Experience of War in Feudal Japan,?From?The Tale of the Heike, ca. 1250?
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Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 13-3:? ?Figure of a Lohan, Yuan Dynasty, 1260-1368?
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Document 13-4:? ?Chau Ju-Kua,?On the Arab People of Quanzhou, ca. 1250?
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Document 13-5:??Widows Loyal Unto Death, ca. 1754?
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Comparative Questions


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14. Europe and Western Asia in the Middle Ages, 800–1450


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Political Developments


Invasions and Migrations


"Feudalism" and Manorialism


The Restoration of Order


Law and Justice


The Christian Church


Papal Reforms


Monastic Life


Popular Religion


The Expansion of Western and Eastern Christianity


The Crusades


Background and Motives


The Course of the Crusades


Consequences of the Crusades


The Life of the People


The Life and Work of Peasants


The Life and Work of Nobles


Towns, Cities, and the Growth of Commercial Interests


The Expansion of Trade and the Commercial Revolution


Learning and Culture


Universities and Scholasticism


Cathedrals and a New Architectural Style


Vernacular Literature and Drama


Crises of the Later Middle Ages


The Great Famine and the Black Death


The Hundred Years’ War


Challenges to the Christian Church


Peasant and Urban Revolts


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


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Chapter 14 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Invasions and Migrations of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries ?LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Hildegard of Bingen ??LaunchPad ????


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Thinking Like a Historian Christian and Muslim Views of the Crusades ?LaunchPad


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Analyzing the Evidence Courtly Love Poetry ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Italian and English Views of the Plague ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence The Battle of Nicopolis ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 14?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: The Crusades
Document 14-1:? ?Fulcher of Chartres,?From?A History of the Expedition to Jerusalem, ca. 1100-1127?
Quiz for Document 14-1 ?LaunchPad


Document 14-2:? ?Zakariya al-Qazwini,?From?Monuments of the Lands, 1275-1276?
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Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 14-3:? ?Jacques de Vitry,?The Virgin Mary Saves a Monk and His Lover, ca. 1200?
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Document 14-4:? ?King John of England,?From?Magna Carta, 1215?
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Document 14-5:? ?Thomas Aquinas,?From?Summa Theologica, 1268?
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Comparative Questions


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15. Europe in the Renaissance and Reformation, 1350–1600


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


Renaissance Culture


Wealth and Power in Renaissance Italy


The Rise of Humanism


Christian Humanism


Printing and Its Social Impact


Art and the Artist


Social Hierarchies


Race and Slavery


Wealth and the Nobility


Gender Roles


Politics and the State in the Renaissance


France


England


Spain


The Habsburgs


The Protestant Reformation


Criticism of the Church


Martin Luther


Protestant Thought and Its Appeal


The Radical Reformation and the German Peasants’ War


Marriage and Women’s Roles


The Reformation and German Politics


England’s Shift Toward Protestantism


Calvinism and Its Moral Standards


The Catholic Reformation


Papal Reforms and the Council of Trent


New Religious Orders


Religious Violence


French Religious Wars


Civil Wars in the Netherlands


The Great European Witch-Hunt


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 15 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Individuals in Society Cosimo and Lorenzo de’ Medici ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Thinking Like a Historian Humanist Learning ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Thinking Like a Historian ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Titian, Laura de Dianti ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Martin Luther, On Christian Liberty ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Chinese and European Views on Proper Behavior ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Religious Divisions in Europe, ca. 1555 ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 15?
Introduction to the Documents


VIEWPOINTS: The Intellectual Foundations of the Renaissance
Document 15-1:? ?Petrarch,?Letters, ca. 1354, 1360?
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Document 15-2:? ?Pico Della Mirandola,?From?On the Dignity of Man, 1486?
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Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 15-3:? ?Artemisia Gentileschi,?Susanna and the Elders, 1610?
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Document 15-4:? Martin Luther,?From?Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation, 1520?
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Document 15-5:? ?John Calvin,?From?Instruction in Faith, 1537?
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Comparative Questions


Quiz for Sources of World Societies Chapter 15 ?LaunchPad



16. The Acceleration of Global Contact, 1450–1600


GUIDED READING ACTIVITY?LaunchPad


The Afroeurasian Trade World


The Trade World of the Indian Ocean


Peoples and Cultures of the Indian Ocean


Trade with Africa and the Middle East


Genoese and Venetian Middlemen


The European Voyages of Discovery


Causes of European Expansion


Technology and the Rise of Exploration


The Portuguese in Africa and Asia


Spain’s Voyages to the Americas


Spain "Discovers" the Pacific


Early Exploration by Northern European Powers


Conquest and Settlement


Spanish Conquest of the Aztec and Inca Empires


Portuguese Brazil


Colonial Administration


Indigenous Population Loss and Economic Exploitation


Patterns of Settlement


The Era of Global Contact


The Columbian Exchange


Sugar and Early Transatlantic Slavery


Spanish Silver and Its Economic Effects


The Birth of the Global Economy


Changing Attitudes and Beliefs


Religious Conversion


European Debates About Indigenous Peoples


New Ideas About Race


Chapter Summary


Connections


LearningCurve?LaunchPad


REVIEW AND EXPLORE


Chapter 16 Summative Quiz LaunchPad


Mapping the Past Overseas Exploration and Conquest in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Columbus Describes His First Voyage ?LaunchPad


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Thinking Like a Historian Who Was Doña Marina? ?LaunchPad


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Individuals in Society ?Catarina de San Juan ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Individuals in Society ?LaunchPad


Global Viewpoints Aztec and Spanish Views on Christian Conversion in New Spain ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Global Viewpoints ?LaunchPad


Analyzing the Evidence Mixed Races ?LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing the Evidence ?LaunchPad



Documents from?Sources for World Societies, Chapter 16?
Introduction to the Documents


Document 16-1:?World Map, 1502?
Quiz for Document 16-1 ?LaunchPad


VIEWPOINTS: The Motives of Columbus and His Patrons
Document 16-2:? Christopher Columbus,?Letter from the Third Voyage, 1493?
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Document 16-3:? ?Theodore de Bry,?Columbus at Hispaniola, ca. 1590?
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Viewpoints Comparative Questions


Document 16-4:? Bernal Diaz del Castillo,?From?The True History of the Conquest of New Spain,?
1568?
Quiz for Document 16-4 ?LaunchPad
Document 16-5: The Spanish Conquest of Mexica,?From?The Florentine Codex, ca. 1577-1580?
Quiz for Document 16-5 ?LaunchPad
Comparative Questions


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