World Civilizations Volume I: To 1700

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2005-02-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Succeeding in World Civilizations class isn't easy. That's why Adler and Pouwels wrote WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: VOLUME I: TO 1700 in its trademark, easy to read style. Hundreds of illustrations, maps, and documents, overviews, self-tests, and other learning aids make the history of world civilizations easier for students to study and understand. Volume 1 includes thirty concise chapters make content manageable.

Table of Contents

Ancient Civilizations, 3500-500 B.C.E
Warriors and Deities in the Near East: Persians and Jews
India's Beginnings
Ancient China to 500 B.C.E
Ancient Civilizations, 3500-500 B.C.E
Classical Mediterranean Civilizations, 500 B.C.E.-800 C.E
The Greek Adventure
Hellenic Culture
Hellenistic Civilization
Rome: City-State to Empire
Imperial Decline and the Birth of Christian Europe
Classical Mediterranean Civilizations, 500 B.C.E.-800 C.E
Equilibrium Among Polycentric Civilizations, 500 C.E.-1500 C.E
The Americas Before Columbus
Africa from Kush to the Fifteenth Century
Mature Islamic Society and Institutions
Indian Civilization in Its Golden Age
Empire of the Middle: China to the Mongol Conquest
Japan and Southeast Asia
The European Middle Ages
Late Medieval Troubles
The European Renaissance
The Mongol Intrusion
Equilibrium Among Polycentric Civilizations, 500 C.E.-1500 C.E
Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter With the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E
A Larger World Opens
The Protestant Reformation
Foundations of the European States
Eastern European Empires
The Rise and Fall of the Muslim Empires
China from the Ming Through the Early Qing Dynasty
Japan and Colonial Southeast Asia
From Conquest to Colonies in Hispanic America
Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E
Glossary with Pronunciation Guide
Answers to Test Your Knowledge
Photo Credits, and Index
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