9780070049499

Traditions & Encounters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070049499

  • ISBN10:

    0070049491

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/1999
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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Table of Contents

List of Maps
Preface
A Brief Note on Usage
Acknowledgements
PART I THE EARLY COMPLEX SOCIETIES, 3500 TO 500 B.C.E. 2(124)
Before History
7(24)
Early Societies in Southwest Asia and North Africa
31(26)
Early Society in South Asia and the Indo-European Migrations
57(22)
Early Society in East Asia
79(24)
Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
103(23)
PART II THE FORMATION OF CLASSICAL SOCIETIES, 500 B.C.E. TO 500 C.E 126(148)
The Empires of Persia
131(22)
The Unification of China
153(24)
State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in India
177(22)
Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase
199(26)
Mediterranean Society: The Roman Phase
225(24)
Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads
249(25)
PART III THE POSTCLASSICAL ERA, 500 TO 1000 C.E. 274(128)
A Survivor Society: Byzantium
279(24)
A New Society: The Realm of Islam
303(24)
The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia
327(28)
India and the Indian Ocean Basin
355(24)
The Foundations of Christian Society in Western Europe
379(23)
PART IV AN AGE OF CROSS-CULTURAL INTERACTION, 1000 TO 1500 C.E. 402(5)
Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration
407(22)
States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
429(32)
Western Europe during the High Middle Ages
451(26)
Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania
477(24)
Reaching Out: Cross-Cultural Interactions
501
Pronunciation Guide
Credits
Index

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