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9780395872741

World History

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    9780395872741

  • ISBN10:

    039587274X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School

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Table of Contents

Introduction
World History Themes xxx
Geography Themes xxxii
Time and Place xxxiv
How Do We Know? xxxvi
UNIT ONE xxxviii
Unit Time Line 2(102)
Prehistory to 2500 B.C The Peopling of the World
4(20)
Human Origins in Africa
7(5)
Humans Try to Control Nature
12(5)
History Through Art: Cave Painting
13(4)
Civilization Case Study: Ur in Sumer
17(7)
3500 B.C.--450 B.C. Early River Valley Civilizations
24(30)
City-States in Mesopotamia
27(6)
Pyramids on the Nile
33(9)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Dealing with Death
40(2)
Planned Cities on the Indus
42(4)
Science & Technology: Plumbing in Mohenjo-Daro
44(2)
River Dynasties in China
46(8)
3500 B.C.--259 B.C. People and Ideas on the Move
54(26)
Indo-European Migrations
57(5)
Roots of Hinduism and Buddhism
62(5)
Seafaring Traders Extend Boundaries
67(5)
Daily Life: Phoenician Financial News
70(2)
The Origins of Judaism
72(8)
Different Perspectives: The Flood Story
77(3)
1570 B.C.--200 B.C. First Age of Empires
80(24)
The Empires of Egypt and Nubia Collide
83(5)
Assyria Dominates the Fertile Crescent
88(4)
Persia Unites Many Lands
92(5)
Global Impact: Empire Building
95(2)
An Empire Unifies China
97(7)
UNIT TWO 104(2)
Unit Time Line 106(120)
2000 B.C.--300 B.C. Classical Greece
108(30)
Cultures of the Mountains and the Sea
111(4)
Warring City-States
115(5)
Democracy and Greece's Golden Age
120(8)
History Through Art: Architecture and Sculpture
122(4)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Sports Through Time
126(2)
Alexander---Empire-Builder
128(4)
The Spread of Hellenistic Culture
132(6)
500 B.C.--A.D. 500 Ancient Rome and Early Christianity
138(32)
The Romans Create a Republic
141(5)
The Roman Empire Brings Change
146(7)
The Rise of Christianity
153(5)
The Decline of the Roman Empire
158(6)
Different Perspectives: The Fall of the Roman Empire
163(1)
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
164(6)
Science & Technology: The Colosseum
166(4)
300 B.C.--A.D. 550 India and China Establish Empires
170(20)
First Empires of India
173(4)
Trade Spreads Indian Religions and Culture
177(4)
Han Emperors in China
181(9)
Global Impact: Trade Networks
184(6)
1500 B.C.--A.D. 500 African Civilizations
190(18)
Diverse Societies in Africa
193(6)
Daily Life: Nomad Nutritional News
196(3)
The Kingdom of Aksum and East African Trade
199(4)
Migration Case Study: Bantu-Speaking Peoples
203(5)
40,000 B.C.--A.D. 700 The Americas: A Separate World
208(18)
Hunters and Farmers in the Americas
211(5)
Science & Technology: Digging Up the Past
214(2)
Early Mesoamerican Civilizations
216(5)
History Through Art: A Legacy of Sculpture
218(3)
Early Civilizations of the Andes
221(5)
UNIT THREE 226(2)
Unit Time Line 228(22)
600--1250 The Muslim World
230(20)
The Rise of Islam
233(5)
The Spread of Islam
238(4)
Muslim Achievement
242(8)
Science & Technology: Astronomy
245(5)
World Religions 250(134)
Buddhism
252(2)
Christianity
254(2)
Hinduism
256(2)
Islam
258(2)
Judaism
260(2)
Confucianism
262(4)
500--1500 Byzantines, Russians, and Turks Interact
266(18)
Byzantium Becomes the New Rome
269(5)
Russians Adapt Byzantine Culture
274(5)
Turkish Empires Rise in Anatolia
279(5)
600--1350 Empires in East Asia
284(30)
Two Great Dynasties in China
287(7)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Healing Arts
292(2)
The Mongol Conquests
294(5)
Empire of the Great Khan
299(4)
Feudal Powers in Japan
303(5)
Daily Life: Samurai Warrior News
306(2)
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia and Korea
308(6)
500--1200 European Middle Ages
314(24)
Germanic Kingdoms Unite Under Charlemagne
317(5)
Feudalism in Europe
322(5)
The Age of Chivalry
327(5)
Science & Technology: Castles and Siege Weapons
329(3)
The Church Wields Power
332(6)
800--1500 The Formation of Western Europe
338(26)
Church Reform and the Crusades
341(7)
History Through Art: Church Architecture
343(4)
Different Perspectives: The Crusades
347(1)
Trade, Towns, and Financial Revolution
348(4)
England and France Develop
352(4)
A Century of Turmoil
356(8)
Global Impact: Epidemic Disease
358(6)
800--1500 Societies and Empires of Africa
364(20)
North and Central African Societies
367(4)
West African Empires and Civilizations
371(7)
History Through Art: Benin Sculpture
376(2)
Eastern City-States and Southern Empires
378(6)
UNIT FOUR 384(2)
Unit Time Line 386(120)
900--1500 People and Empires in the Americas
388(26)
Diverse Societies of North America
391(4)
Mayan Kings and Cities
395(5)
History Through Art: Chichen Itza
397(3)
The Aztecs Control Central Mexico
400(7)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Measuring Time
404(3)
The Inca Create a Mountain Empire
407(7)
1300--1600 European Renaissance and Reformation
414(26)
Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance
417(6)
History Through Art: Michelangelo---Renaissance Artist
420(3)
The Northern Renaissance
423(5)
Luther Starts the Reformation
428(5)
The Reformation Continues
433(7)
Different Perspectives: The Reformation
437(3)
1300--1700 The Muslim World Expands
440(20)
The Ottomans Build a Vast Empire
443(5)
Cultural Blending Case Study: The Safavid Empire
448(3)
The Mughals Establish an Empire in India
451(9)
Daily Life: Mughal Society News
456(4)
1400--1800 An Age of Exploration and Isolation
460(20)
Europeans Explore the East
463(6)
Science & Technology: The Tools of Exploration
465(4)
China Rejects European Outreach
469(5)
Japan Limits Western Contacts
474(6)
1492--1800 The Atlantic World
480(26)
Spanish Conquests in the Americas
483(7)
Different Perspectives: The Legacy of Columbus
489(1)
Competing Claims in North America
490(5)
The Atlantic Slave Trade
495(5)
The Columbian Exchange and Global Trade
500(6)
Global Impact: Food Exchange
501(5)
UNIT FIVE 506(2)
Unit Time Line 508(118)
1500--1800 Absolute Monarchs in Europe
510(32)
Spain's Empire and European Absolutism
513(5)
France's Ultimate Monarch
518(8)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Power Clothes
524(2)
Central European Monarchs Clash
526(5)
Russian Czars Increase Power
531(5)
Daily Life: New Russian News
534(2)
Parliament Limits the English Monarchy
536(6)
1550--1789 Enlightenment and Revolution
542(28)
The Scientific Revolution
545(6)
The Enlightenment in Europe
551(7)
Different Perspectives: European Values
557(1)
The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
558(5)
History Through Art: Art in the Age of Enlightenment
560(3)
American Revolution: The Birth of a Republic
563(7)
1789--1815 The French Revolution and Napoleon
570(30)
Revolution Threatens the French King
573(4)
Revolution Brings Reform and Terror
577(7)
Science & Technology: The Guillotine
581(3)
Napoleon Forges as Empire
584(5)
Napoleon's Empire Collapses
589(4)
The Congress of Vienna Convenes
593(7)
Different Perspectives: The French Revolution
597(3)
1789--1900 Nationalist Revolutions Sweep the West
600(26)
Latin American Peoples Win Independence
603(6)
Global Impact: Struggling Toward Democracy
606(3)
Revolutions Disrupt Europe
609(4)
Nationalism Case Studies: Italy and Germany
613(6)
Revolutions in the Arts
619(7)
History Through Art: Artistic Movements
622(4)
UNIT SIX 626(2)
Unit Time Line 628(108)
1700--1900 The Industrial Revolution
630(26)
The Beginnings of Industrialization
633(5)
Global Impact: Revolutions in Technology
634(4)
Industrialization Case Study: Manchester
638(5)
Industrialization Spreads
643(4)
An Age of Reform
647(9)
Different Perspectives: Industrialization
653(3)
1815--1914 An Age of Democracy and Progress
656(26)
Democratic Reform and Activism
659(5)
Daily Life: Victorian Ladies' News
661(3)
Self-Rule for British Colonies
664(5)
Expansion of Crisis in the United States
669(4)
Nineteenth-Century Progress
673(9)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Mass Entertainment
676(6)
1850--1914 The Age of Imperialism
682(30)
Imperialists Divide Africa
685(5)
Imperialism Case Study: Nigeria
690(7)
History Through Art: African Weaving
692(4)
Different Perspectives: Views of Imperialism
696(1)
Muslim Lands Fall to Imperialist Demands
697(4)
British Imperialism in India
701(5)
Western Powers Rule Southeast Asia
706(6)
1800--1914 Transformations Around the Globe
712(24)
China Responds to Pressure from the West
715(5)
Japan Modernizes
720(4)
U.S. Economic Imperialism in Latin America
724(5)
Science & Technology: Panama Canal
728(1)
The Mexican Revolution
729(7)
UNIT SEVEN 736(2)
Unit Time Line 738(110)
1914--1918 The Great War
740(26)
The Stage Is Set for War
743(4)
War Consumes Europe
747(6)
Science & Technology: Aviation
752(1)
War Affects the World
753(7)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Honoring War Heroes
758(2)
A Flawed Peace
760(6)
1900--1939 Revolution and Nationalism
766(26)
Revolutions in Russia
769(6)
Totalitarianism Case Study: Stalinist Russia
775(6)
History Through Art: Propaganda Through Art
779(2)
Collapse of Chinese Imperial Rule
781(4)
Nationalism in India and Southwest Asia
785(7)
1919--1939 Years of Crisis
792(26)
An Age of Uncertainty
795(6)
Daily Life: People in the News
799(2)
A Global Depression
801(6)
Fascism Rises in Europe
807(4)
Aggressors on the March
811(7)
1939--1945 World War II
818(30)
Hitler's Lightning War
821(6)
Japan Strikes in the Pacific
827(4)
The Holocaust
831(4)
The Allies Are Victorious
835(7)
Global Impact: Arming for War
840(2)
The Devastation of Europe and Japan
842(6)
UNIT EIGHT 848(2)
Unit Time Line 850(114)
1945--Present Restructuring the Postwar World
852(30)
Two Superpowers Face Off
855(7)
Science & Technology: The Space Race
861(1)
Communists Triumph in China
862(4)
War in Korea and Vietnam
866(5)
Cold War Around the World
871(5)
The Cold War Thaws
876(6)
1945--Present The Colonies Become New Nations
882(26)
The Indian Subcontinent Gains Independence
885(7)
Something in Common Across Cultures: Wedding Rituals
890(2)
Southeast Asian Nations Gain Independence
892(4)
New Nations in Africa
896(5)
Conflicts in the Middle East
901(7)
Daily Life: Israeli Independent News
904(4)
1945--Present Struggles for Democracy
908(30)
Democracy Case Study: Latin American Democracies
911(5)
Democratic Challenges in African Nations
916(5)
Gorbachev Moves Toward Democracy
921(5)
Collapse of the Soviet Union
926(5)
China Follows Its Own Path
931(7)
History Through Art: Capturing Historical Moments
934(4)
1960--Present Global Interdependence
938(26)
Science and Technology Shape Human Outlook
941(4)
Global Economic Development
945(7)
Different Perspectives: Economics and the Environment
951(1)
Global Security Issues
952(5)
Cultures Blend in a Global Age
957(7)
Global Impact: Cultural Crossroads
958(6)
Epilogue 964(6)
REFERENCE SECTION 970(1)
Atlas
971(15)
Mini Almanac
986(4)
Skillbuilder Handbook
990(25)
Glossary
1015(16)
Spanish Glossary
1031(15)
Index
1046(20)
Acknowledgments
1066

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