Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History Volume 1

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/31/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Part 1: THE EARLY COMPLEX SOCIEITES, 3500 to 500 b.c.e.

1 The Foundations of Complex Societies

2 Early African Societies and the Bantu Migrations

3 Early Societies in South and East Asia

4 Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania


Part 2: THE FORMATION OF CLASSICAL SOCIEITES, ca.500 b.c.e. TO ca. 500 c.e.

5 The Empires of Persia

6 The Unification of China 1

7 State, Society, and the Quest of Salvation in India

8 Mediterranean Society under the Greeks and the Romans

9 Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads During the Late Classical Era


Part 3: THE POSTCLASSICAL ERA, 500 TO 1000 c.e.

10 The Christian Commonwealth of Byzantium

11 The expansive Realm of Islam

12 The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia

13 India and The Indian Ocean Basin



14 Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration

15 States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa

16 Christian Western Europe during the Middle Ages

17 Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania

18 Cross-Cultural Interactions

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