Civilizations Past and Present, Combined Volume, 13th edition

  • Robert R. Edgar, 
  • Neil J. Hackett, 
  • George F. Jewsbury, 
  • Barbara A. Molony, 
  • Matthew S. Gordon

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Civilizations Past and Present treats the development of civilization as a global phenomenon involving interactions among the world's cultures. In order to illustrate these global interactions, the text covers all elements of history: social, economic, political, military, religious, aesthetic, legal and technological.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780137498444

Subject: History

Category: Western Civilization

Table of contents

  1. Stone Age Societies and the Earliest Civilizations of the Near East
  2. Early Chinese Civilization
  3. Early Indian Civilizations
  4. The Greeks 2000-30 BCE
  5. Rome, 900 BCE to 476 CE
  6. The Eastern Mediterranean World, 300-950 CE
  7. The Islamic World, 950-1300 CE
  8. African Beginnings
  9. The Americas to 1500
  10. The Creation of Europe: 300-1500
  11. Culture, Power, and Trade in the Era of Asian Hegemony, 220-1350
  12. The Great Dynastic Empires of Eurasia, 1300-1650
  13. East Asian Cultural and Political Systems, 1300-1650
  14. New Ways of Thinking: 1300-1700: Renaissance, Reformations, and Scientific Revolution
  15. Global Encounters: Europe and the New World Economy, 1400-1650
  16. Europe: The Rise of the Nation States, 1500-1815
  17. Africa in the World Economy, 1650-1850
  18. Asian and Middle Eastern Empires and Nations, 1650-1815
  19. The Americas, 1650-1825
  20. The European Century, 1815-1914
  21. Africa and the Near East During the Age of European Imperialism
  22. Imperialism and Modernity in Asia and the Pacific, 1815-1914
  23. The Americas, 1825-1914
  24. World War I: The Origins and Consequences of a European Tragedy
  25. The Failure of the Liberal Model and the Rise of Authoritarianism
  26. World War II
  27. Forging New Nations in Asia, 1910-1950
  28. National Movements and the Drive for Independence in the Near East and Africa from the 1920s to 1950s
  29. The West Since 1945: Cold War and Confused Peace
  30. The Near East and Africa Since 1945
  31. Latin America Since 1910
  32. Asia and the South Pacific Since 1945

Volume I includes chapters 1-16; Volume II includes chapters 16-32.

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