Voyages in World History, Volume 1by Hansen, Valerie; Curtis, Kenneth
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The authors of VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY never forget that history is made up of the stories of people. Each chapter of this new text centers around a story?a traveler's account that highlights the book's main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas?locally, regionally, and around the globe. Chapter introductions are illustrated with images of the travelers and maps that show where and how he or she traveled. The travelers include rulers, explorers, poets, merchants, soldiers, missionaries and scholars, and their narratives provide a framework for each chapter and draw students into the stories of world history. Along the way, students learn critical reading skills by evaluating the traveler's observations and attitudes. Available in the following split options: VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY Complete (Chapters 1-32), ISBN: 0618077200; Volume 1: To 1600 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0618077235; Volume 2: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-32), ISBN: 0618077251.
Table of Contents
|The Peopling Of The World, 7 Million Years Ago-Circa 4000 B.C.E. Traveler: Kennewick Man|
|The First Complex Societies In The Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E. Traveler: Gilgamesh|
|Ancient India And The Rise Of Buddhism, 2600 B.C.E.-C.E.|
|Traveler: King Ashoka|
|Blueprint For Empire: China 1200 B.C.E.-220 C.E. Traveler: Qin Shi Huangdi (the first emperor)|
|The Americas And The Islands Of The Pacific To 1200 C.E.: Different Paths To Complex Society|
|Traveler: Yax K'uk Mo' (Maya ruler)|
|New Empires In Iran And Greece, 2000 B.C.E.-651 C.E. Traveler: Herodotus (Greek historian)|
|The Roman Empire And The Rise Of Christianity, 509 B.C.E.-476 C.E. Traveler: Polybius (Roman historian)|
|Hindu And Buddhist Rulers Along The Silk Roads Of Asia, 100-1000 C.E. Traveler: Xuanzang (Chinese Buddhist monk)|
|Islamic Empires Of Western Asia And Africa, 600-1258|
|Traveler: Khaizuran, the wife of the caliph|
|The Multiple Centers Of Europe, 500-1000|
|Traveler: Thorfinn Karlsefni and his wife Gudrid|
|The Expansion Of Africa's Trade Networks, 1000-1500|
|Traveler: Ibn Battuta|
|China's Commercial Revolution, ca. 900-1276|
|Traveler: Li Qingzhao (Chinese woman poet)|
|Europe's Commercial Revolution, 1000-1400|
|Traveler: Peter Abelard and Heloise|
|The Mongol Rulers Of Eurasia And Their Successors, 1200-1500|
|Traveler: William of Rubruck|
|Maritime Expansion In The Atlantic World, 1400-1600|
|Traveler: Christopher Columbus|
|Maritime Expansion And Early Modern Connections In Afro-Eurasia, 1500-1660|
|Traveler: Matteo Ricci|
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