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Heritage of World Civilizations : Combined Volume

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780130987969

ISBN10:
0130987964
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, Heritage of World Civilizations, 6/e, combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions.

Table of Contents

Part I --- The Coming of Civilization
Birth of Civilization
2(38)
Art and the World: A Monument to a King's Triumph: The Victory Stele of Naram-Sin
8(32)
The Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion
40(32)
Art and the World: Chou Dynasty Bronze Bell
48(22)
Religions of the World: Judaism
70(2)
Part II --- Empires and Cultures of the Ancient World 72(148)
Greek and Hellenistic Civilization
76(40)
Art and the World: Victory and Nobility in Bronze: ``The Charioteer of Delphi''
86(30)
Iran, India, and Inner Asia to 200 C.E.
116(22)
Art and the World: The Oxus Treasure
122(14)
Religions of the World: Hinduism
136(2)
Republican and Imperial Rome
138(38)
Art and the World: Portrait of a Young Woman From Pompeii
162(14)
Africa: Early History to 1000 C.E.
176(26)
Art and the World: Nok Sculpture
186(16)
China's First Empire (221 B.C.E.--220 C.E.)
202(18)
Art and the World: The Terra Cotta Soldiers of the Ch'in Dynasty
206(14)
Part III --- Consolidation and Interaction of World Civilizations 220(196)
Imperial China (589--1368)
224(28)
Art and the World: Viewing Plum Blossoms by Moonlight
243(9)
Japan: Early History to 1467
252(30)
Art and the World: The Seasons
274(6)
Religions of the World: Buddhism
280(2)
Iran and India before Islam
282(14)
Art and the World: The Ajanta Caves
289(7)
The Formation of Islamic Civilization (622--945)
296(18)
Art and the World: The Art of the Qur'an
306(8)
The Early Middle Ages in the West to 1000: The Birth of Europe
314(22)
And The World: Hagia Sophia: A Temple Surpassing That of Solomon
318(18)
The Islamic Heartlands and India (ca. 1000--1500)
336(22)
Art and the World: The Alhambra
344(14)
Ancient Civilizations of the Americas
358(26)
Art and the World: Mesoamerican Art
376(8)
Europe to the Early 1500s: Revival, Decline, and Renaissance
384(32)
Art and the World: Images of Death in the Late Middle Ages
402(14)
Part IV --- The World in Transition 416(208)
The Age of Reformation and Religious Wars
420(40)
And the World: Warring Architectural Styles: Baroque Versus Plain Churches
448(10)
Religions of the World: Christianity
458(2)
Africa (ca. 1000--1800)
460(24)
Art and the World: Benin and Ife ``Bronzes''
472(12)
Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy
484(28)
Art and the World: A Dramatic Moment in the Transatlantic World: Copley's ``Watson and the Shark''
502(10)
East Asia in the Late Traditional Era
512(42)
Art and the World: Utamaro Woodblock Print
540(14)
European State-Building and Worldwide Conflict
554(26)
Art and the World: Rachel Ruysch, ``Flower Still Life'': Flowers, Commerce, and Morality
558(22)
European Society Under the Old Regime
580(24)
Art and the World: ``The Breakfast'' and ``The Return From Market'': Two Scenes of Domestic Life
590(14)
The Last Great Islamic Empires (1500--1800)
604(20)
Art and the World: Shah-Nameh, Book of Kings
618(6)
Part V --- Enlightenment and Revolution in the West 624(96)
The Age of European Enlightenment
628(26)
Art and World: Joseph Wright, ``An Experiment on a Bird in the Air-Pump'': Science in the Drawing Room
636(18)
Revolutions in the Transatlantic World
654(34)
Art and the World: Francisco Goya Memorializes a Night of Executions: ``The Third of May, 1808''
670(18)
Political Consolidation in Nineteenth-Century Europe and North America 1814--1850
688(32)
Art and the World: J.M.W. Turner, ``Rain, Steam, and Speed-The Great Western Railway''
698(22)
Part VI --- Into the Modern World 720(128)
Northern Transatlantic Economy and Society, 1815--1914
724(34)
Art and the World: Georges Seurat and Giuseppe Pellizza Da Volpedo: European Society in Conflict
728(30)
Latin America: From Independence to the 1940s
758(26)
Art and the World: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo
772(12)
India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa: The Encounter with, the Modern West (1800--1945)
784(28)
Art and the World: The Temple Complex of Khajuraho
792(18)
Religions of the World: Islam
810(2)
Modern East Asia
812(36)
Art and the World: ``Scuttling Crab'' by Ch'i Pai-Shih
828(20)
Part VII --- Global Conflict and Change 848(4)
Imperialism and World War I
852(18)
Art and the World: John Singer Sargent, ``Gassed'': The Horrors of Modern War
870(10)
Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal
880(13)
Art and the World: Rene Magritte, ``The Human Condition'': Exploring Illusion and Reality
893(13)
World War II
906(5)
Art and the World: Picasso's Guernica
911(25)
The West Since World War II
936(10)
Art and the World: Architecture and Internationalism: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain
946(22)
East Asia: The Recent Decades
968(10)
Art and the World: Munakata Shiko, Woodblock Print Artist
978(18)
The Emerging Nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America Since 1945
996(18)
Art and the World: Modernity in Latin America
1014


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