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  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: LONGMAN AW

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The authors of the Eleventh Edition of "Civilization Past and Present" specialists in Islamic, African, Asian, Ancient, Russian, and East European history weave the diverse trends of world history into a clear and accessible analysis for today's students. "Civilization Past and Present," well known in the marketplace as a highly readable survey text, delivers a strong narrative of world history and a level of detail that is manageable for students and solid for instructors. Using images and documents that enhance the text's content, the narrative traces connections across cultures and introduces intriguing avenues of historical interpretation. The text examines all aspects of world history social, political, economic, religious, cultural, and geographic.

Table of Contents

The European Middle Ages: 476-1348 c.e.
The Church in the Early Middle Ages
The Merovingians and Carolingians
Feudalism and Manorialism
The Revival of Trade and Towns
The Church in the High Middle Ages: 1000 - 1348
The Crusades
The Development of European States: 1000 - 1348
Charlemagne: A Firsthand Look
Muslim and Christian: Two Contemporary Perspectives
Culture, Power, and Trade in the Era of Asian Hegemony, 220-1350
India in the Classical and Medieval Eras
China: Cultural and Political Empires
Korea: From Three Kingdoms to One
The Emergence of Japan in East Asia
Faxian: A Chinese Buddhist Monk in Gupta India
Bo Juyi: A Song of Everlasting Sorrow
From The Pillow Book by Sei ShMnagon
Discovery Through Maps
Gog and Magog in the Ebstorf Mappamundi
The Americas to 1492
Origins of Americans and Their Cultures
Emerging Civilizations in Mesoamerica
Classical Mayan Civilization
The Postclassical Era
The Amerindians of North America
Father Bernabe Cobo, "Pachacuti, the Greatest Inca."
Global Issues : Location and Identity
The Islamic Gunpowder Empires, 1300-1650
New Polities in Eurasia
The Ottoman Empire
The Safavid Empire in Persia
The Mughul Empire in South Asia
Networks of Trade and Communication
Evliya šelebi, "An Ottoman Official's
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