The Heritage of World Civilizations, Volume 1

The Heritage of World Civilizations, Volume 1, 10th edition

  • Albert M. Craig, 
  • William A. Graham, 
  • Donald M. Kagan, 
  • Steven Ozment, 
  • Frank M. Turner, 
  • Alison Frank

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Overview

The Heritage of World Civilizations explores Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and American civilizations, emphasizing the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. Readers will view the events and processes that have shaped our world through a comparative, global lens.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137500369

Subject: History

Category: World History

Table of contents

Part 1: Human Origins and Early Civilizations, to 500 B.C.E.
1. The Birth of Civilization
2. Four Great Revolutions in Thought and Religion

Part 2: Empires and Cultures of the Ancient World, 1000 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.
3. Greek and Hellenistic Civilization
4. West Asia, Inner Asia, and South Asia to 1000 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.
5. Africa: Early History to 1000 C.E.
6. Republican and Imperial Rome
7. China's First Empire, 221 B.C.E. - 589 C.E.

Part 3: Consolidation and Interaction of World Civilizations, 500 C.E. to 1500 C.E.
8. Imperial China, 589-1368
9. Early Japanese History
10. The Formation of Islamic Civilization, 622-1000
11. The Byzantine Empire and Western Europe to 1000
12. The Islamic World, 1000-1500
13 Ancient Civilizations of the Americas
14. Africa, ca. 1000-1700
15. Europe to the Early 1500s: Revival, Decline, and Renaissance

Part 4: The World in Transition, 1500-1850
16. Europe, 1500-1650: Expansion, Reformation, and Religious Wars
17. Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy 18. East Asia in the Late Traditional Era

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