Civilizations Past & Present, Volume 2 (from 1300)

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-12
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Civilizations Past and Present, written by specialists in Islamic, African, Asian, Ancient, and East European history- offers a clear and accessible analysis of diverse trends shaping world history. Civilizations Past and Present, now in its Twelfth Edition, is a survey text well known for its readability, offering a strong narrative exploration of world history. The bookrs"s narrativeenriched by photographs, maps, primary source documents, timelines, and other pedagogical aidsplaces great emphasis on the connections between the worldrs"s many cultures and regions. The book uses intriguing avenues of historical interpretation and examines all of the major areas of historical study: social, political, economic, religious, cultural, and geographic.

Table of Contents

The Great Dynastic Empires of Eurasia, 1300-1650
New Polities in Eurasia
The Ottoman Empire
The Safavid Empire in Iran
The Mughal Empire in South Asia Networks of Trade and Communication
Discovery Through Maps
The World Map of Piri Reis Document
The Coming of Ismail Safavi Foretold Document
The Idea of Seclusion and Lady Nurjahan
Seeing Connections
Religious Tolerance
Under Akbar
East Asian Cultural and Political Systems
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