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Traditions & Encounters Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1500: A Global Perspective on the Past,9780073330624
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Traditions & Encounters Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1500: A Global Perspective on the Past

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4th
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9780073330624

ISBN10:
0073330620
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/8/2007
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course,Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes oftraditionsandencounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies and the profound results of interactions between different societies. Exploring the historical record of cross-cultural interactions and exchanges,Traditions and Encountersplaces the world of contemporary globalization in historical context. The book helps students understand the world's major societies and shows how the interactions of these societies affect history throughout the world. The authors tell a coherent and digestible story of the past that is not weighed down by excessive detail, so instructors are able to incorporate additional readings. This edition provides an updated map program as well as the latest scholarship. It also moves Primary Source Investigator online, improving access for students to work with primary sources.

Table of Contents

The Early Complex Societies, 3500 to 500 B.C.E.
Before History
Early Societies in Southwest Asia and the Indo-European Migrations
Early African Societies and Bantu Migrations
Early Societies in South Asia
Early Society in East Asia
Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
The Formation of Classical Societies, 500 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.
The Empires of Persia
The Unification of China
State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in India
Mediterranean Society: The Greek Phase
Mediterranean Society: The Roman Phase
Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads
The Postclassical Era, 500 to 1000 C.E.
The Commonwealth of Byzantium
The Expansive Realm of Islam
The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia
India and the Indian Ocean Basin
The Foundations of Christian Society in Western Europe
An Age of Cross-Cultural Interaction, 1000 to 1500 C.E.
Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration
States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
Western Europe During the High Middle Ages
Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania
Reaching Out: Cross-Cultural Interactions
Glossary
Credits
Index
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