9780495502616

World Civilizations Volume I: To 1700

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495502616

  • ISBN10:

    0495502618

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-11-27
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Short chapters, great stories, and tons of study tools! Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS is a vibrant introduction to world history structured to meet the demands of your study schedule. It's clearly written, packed with charts and illustrations, and loaded with review features so you'll be up to date in class and ready for the test. And, because WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers extensive coverage of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, you'll have timely historical insights into the issues that make today's news. Get WORLD CIVILIZATIONS and discover how having all the information you need to know for the test really does equal a better grade.

Table of Contents

Ancient Civilizations, 3500-500 B.C.E.
The Earliest Human Societies
Mesopotamia
Egypt
Warriors and Deities in the Near East
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
Greek Humanism, 800-100 B.C.E.
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, 500-1500 C.E.
The Americas Before Columbus
Africa from Kush to the Fifteenth Century
Islam
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
The Mongol Intrusion
Late Medieval Troubles
The European Renaissance
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
The Rise and Fall of the Muslim Empires
Foundations of the European States
China from the Ming Through the Early Qing Dynasty
Japan in the Era of European Expansion
From Conquest to Colonies in Hispanic America
Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E.
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