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World History : Compact Edition

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780534590239

ISBN10:
0534590233
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/10/2004
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

As a global text, WORLD HISTORY examines world civilizations in a comparative context. Students learn to recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations. The Compact Fourth Edition is part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series--offering comprehensive, full-color texts in price conscious formats equal in quality and scholarship. This one-color version of WORLD HISTORY includes 5 four-page full-color map inserts to bring regional events to life. While the Compact Fourth Edition includes fewer photos than the comprehensive text, it offers plenty of resources to make the course visual and exciting for students. In addition, students have free access to the activity- and information-packed Book Companion Web Site that features quizzing, interactive maps and timelines, simulations, and links to readings and primary source materials. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume options: Compact Fourth Edition, Comprehensive Version, ISBN: 0534590233. Compact Fourth Edition, Volume I (To 1600) ISBN: 0534590241 (Ch. 1-9). Compact Fourth Edition, Volume II (Since 1500) ISBN: 0495129259 (Ch. 9-17).

Table of Contents

Early Civilization in West Asia, Africa, the Aegean, and the Western Hemisphere
The Early Civilization of South and East Asia
The Flowering of Great Faiths and Philosophies
The Age of Great Empires
Disruption and Renewal in West Asia and Europe
Disruption and Renewal in South and East Asia
Developing Civilizations
Three Continents: Conflict and Commerce
Emerging Global Interrelations
Asia in the Early Modern Era
The West: 1600-1800
The Modernization of the Western World
The Race for Empire and World War I
Twentieth-Century Political and Cultural Ferment
The Interwar Years, World War II, and the Cold War
Global Conflicts During the Cold War: 1945-1989
Life in a Multi-Polar World: the Post-Cold War Era
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