9780132206990

World Civilizations: The Global Experience: AP Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132206990

  • ISBN10:

    0132206994

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-11-30
  • Publisher: SCHOOL GROUP

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Table of Contents

Single Volume Contents
Volume I includes Chapters 1-22 and Volume II includes Chapters 21-40 Each chapter begins with an introduction
I
The Neolithic Revolution and the Birth of Civilization?
Human Life in the Era of Hunters and Gatherers
Document: Tales of the Hunt: Paleolithic Cave Paintings as History
Agriculture and the Origins of Civilization: The Neolithic Revolution
Visualizing the Past: Representations of Women in Early Art
In Depth: The Idea of Civilization in World Historical Perspective
The First Towns: Seedbeds of Civilization
Global Connections: The Neolithic Revolution as a Basis for World History
The Rise of Civilization in the Middle East and Africa
Setting the Scene: The Middle East by 4000 B.C.E
Civilization in Mesopotamia
Visualizing the Past: Mesopotamia in Maps
Document: Hammurabi's Law Code
Ancient Egypt
Egypt and Mesopotamia Compared
In Depth: Women in Patriarchal Societies
Civilization Centers in Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean
The End of the Early Civilization Period
Global Connections: The Early Civilizations and the World
Asia's First Civilizations: India and China
The Indus Valley and the Birth of South Asian Civilization
Aryan Incursions and Early Aryan Society in India
Document: Aryan Poetry in Praise of a War-Horse
A Bend in the River and the Beginnings of China
Visualizing the Past: Mapping the Rise of Civilizations
The Decline of the Shang and the Era of Zhou Dominance
In Depth: The Legacy of Asia's First Civilizations
Global Connections: Contrasting Legacies: Harappan and Early Chinese Civilizations
The Classical Period In World History
Unification and the Consolidation of Civilization in China?
Philosophical Remedies for the Prolonged Crisis of the Later Zhou
Document: Teachings of the Rival Chinese Schools
The Triumph of the Qin and Imperial Unity
In Depth: Sunzi and the Shift from Ritual Combat to "Real" War
The Han Dynasty and the Foundations of China's Classical Age
Visualizing the Past: Capital Designs and Patterns of Political Power
Global Connections: Classical China an d the World and Affluence
Classical Greece and the Hellenistic World
The Persian Empire: Parallel Power in the Middle East
The Political Character of Classical Greece
The Hellenistic Period
Creativity in Greek and Hellenistic Culture
Document: The Power of Greek Drama
In Depth: Defining Social History
Patterns of Greek and Hellenistic Society
Visualizing the Past: Commerce and Society
Global Connections: Greece and the World
Religious Rivalries and India's Golden Age
The Age of Brahman Dominance
In Depth: Inequality as the Social Norm
Religious Ferment and the Rise of Buddhism
Visualizing the Past: The Pattern of Trade in the Ancient Eurasian World
Brahmanical Recovery and the Splendors of the Gupta Age
Document: A Guardian's Farewell Speech to a Young Woman About to Be Married
Global Connections: India and the Wider World
Rome and Its Empire
A Foundation Story
The Development of Rome's Republic
Document: Rome and a Values Crisis
Roman Culture
The Institutions of Empire
The Evolution of Rome's Economic and Social Structure
Visualizing the Past: Religions in Rome
In Depth: The Classical Mediterranean in Comparative Perspective
The Origins of Christianity
The Decline of Rome
Global Connections: Rome and the World
The Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas?
Origins of American Societies
Spread of Civilization in Mesoamerica
Document: Deciphering the Maya Glyphs
The Peoples to the North
In Depth: Different Times for Different Peoples
The Andean World?
Global Connctions: American Civilizations and the World
The Spread of Civilizations and the Movement of Peoples?
The Spread of Civilization in Africa
Document: Myths of Origin
In Depth: Language as a Historical Source
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