9780534599317

World Civilizations Comprehensive Volume (Chapters 1-58, Non-InfoTrac Version)

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    9780534599317

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    0534599311

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/19/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

PART ONE Ancient Civilizations 3500---500 B.C.E. 1(76)
Prehistory
2(10)
Mesopotamia
12(10)
Egypt
22(10)
Warriors and Deities in the Near East: Persians and Jews
32(12)
India's Beginnings
44(10)
Ancient China to 500 B.C.E.
54(10)
Ordinary Lives in the Ancient Past
64(13)
Ancient Civilizations
74(3)
PART TWO Classical Mediterranean Civilization 500 B.C.E.---500 C.E. 77(68)
The Greek Adventure
78(11)
Hellenic Culture
89(9)
Hellenistic Civilization
98(12)
The Roman Republic
110(12)
The Roman Empire
122(9)
Ordinary Lives in the Classical Age
131(14)
Classical Mediterranean Civilizations
142(3)
PART THREE Equilibrium Among Polycentric Civilizations 100 B.C.E.---1500 C.E. 145(158)
Rome's Transformation and the Beginnings of Europe
146(19)
Islam
165(10)
Mature Islamic Society and Institutions
175(10)
Indian Civilization in Its Golden Age
185(13)
Empire of the Middle: China to the Mongol Conquest
198(13)
Japan and Southeast Asia
211(15)
Africa from Kush to the Fifteenth Century
226(14)
The Americas before Columbus
240(12)
Ordinary Life among the Non-Western Peoples
252(8)
The High Medieval Age
260(14)
Late Medieval Troubles
274(12)
The European Renaissance
286(17)
Equilibrium among Polycentric Civilizations
298(5)
PART FOUR Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World 1500---1850 C.E. 303(116)
A Larger World Opens
304(12)
The Protestant Reformation
316(11)
Foundations of the European States
327(13)
Eastern European Empires
340(12)
China from the Ming to the Early Qing Dynasty
352(11)
Japan and Colonial Southeast Asia to the Mid-Nineteenth Century
363(12)
The Rise and Fall of Muslim Empires
375(15)
Africa in the Colonial Era
390(14)
Latin America from Colony to Dependent Statehood
404(15)
Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World
416(3)
PART FIVE Western Revolutions, Industry, and Ideology 1700---1920 419(128)
The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath
420(14)
Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy
434(8)
The French Revolution and the Empire of Napoleon
442(14)
Europe's Industrialization
456(10)
The Social Impacts of Early Industry
466(11)
Europe in Ideological Conflict
477(13)
Consolidation of National States
490(12)
Advanced Industrial Society
502(15)
Modern Science and Its Implications
517(11)
World War I and Its Disputed Settlement
528(19)
Industry and Western Hegemony
544(3)
PART SIX Equilibrium Reestablished: the Twentieth-Century World 1920---PRESENT 547(1)
A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties
548(11)
The Soviet Experiment to World War II
559(13)
Totalitarianism: The Nazi State
572(11)
East Asia in a Century of Change
583(13)
World War II
596(14)
High and Low Cultures in the West
610(12)
Superpower Rivalry and the European Recovery
622(12)
Decolonization and the Third World
634(10)
The New Asia
644(16)
Africa after Independence
660(15)
Latin America in the Twentieth Century
675(13)
The Reemergence of the Muslim World
688(15)
The Marxist Collapse
703(12)
At the Start of a New Millennium: The Road Ahead
715(9)
Equilibrium Reestablished: The Twentieth-Century World
724

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