9780534603663

World History To 1400 (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534603663

  • ISBN10:

    0534603661

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/20/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This is the Volume To 1500 of WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for the richness and diversity of the tapestry of the human experience. Critically and popularly acclaimed, their comprehensive text balances a global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilization in divergent parts of the world. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. A wealth of primary-source documents, maps, and supplements enhance students' experience with the material. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume splits: WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition (Chapters 1-29) ISBN: 0534603637; WORLD HISTORY, Volume I: To 1800, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-17) ISBN: 0534603645; WORLD HISTORY, Volume II: Since 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 13-29) ISBN: 0534603653; WORLD HISTORY, To 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-12) ISBN: 0534603661.

Table of Contents

Part I: THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS AND THE RISE OF EMPIRES (PREHISTORY TO 500 C
1. The First Civilizations: The Peoples of Western Asia and Egypt
2. Ancient India
3. China in Antiquity
4. The Civilization of the Greeks
5. The World of the Romans
Part II: NEW PATTERNS OF CIVILIZATION
6. The New World
7. The Worlds of Islam and Byzantium
8. Early Civilizations in Africa
9. The Expansion of Civilization in Southern Asia
10. From the Tang to the Mongols: The Flowering of Traditional China
11. The East Asian Rimlands: Early Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
12. The Making of Europe
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