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

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

Choose the option that's right for you

$9.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $39.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

$14.99 / mo

4-month term, pay monthly or pay $59.96

Enjoy these features

  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access
  • Exclusive offers

Learn more, spend less

  • Study smarter, not harder

    Save time with study tools in your eTextbook

  • Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eTextbook audio

  • Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eTextbook whenever you need it

  • Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eTextbook

  • Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eTextbook with search

Overview

The Heritage of World Civilizations offers an overview of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations with an emphasis on the role played by the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. The authors empower you to view the events that have shaped our world through a global lens.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137536498

Subject: History

Category: World History Survey

Table of contents

Brief 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.

  1. Greek and Hellenistic Civilization
  2. West Asia, Inner Asia, and South Asia to 1000 B.C.E. to 500 C.E.
  3. Africa: Early History to 1000 C.E.
  4. Republican and Imperial Rome
  5. 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.

  1. Imperial China, 589—1368
  2. Early Japanese History
  3. The Formation of Islamic Civilization, 622—1000
  4. The Byzantine Empire and Western Europe to 1000
  5. The Islamic World, 1000-1500
  6. Ancient Civilizations of the Americas
  7. Africa, ca. 1000—1700
  8. Europe to the Early 1500s: Revival, Decline, and Renaissance

Part 4: The World in Transition, 1500—1850

  1. Europe, 1500—1650: Expansion, Reformation, and Religious Wars
  2. Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy 18. East Asia in the Late Traditional Era
  3. State Building and Society in Early Modern Europe
  4. The Last Great Islamic Empires, 1500—1800

Part 5: Enlightenment and Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1700—1850

  1. The Age of European Enlightenment
  2. Revolutions in the Transatlantic World
  3. Political Consolidation in Nineteenth Century Europe and North America

Part 6: Into the Modern World, 1815—1949

  1. Northern Transatlantic Economy and Society, 1815—1914
  2. Latin America from Independence to the 1940s
  3. India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa, 1800—1945
  4. Modern East Asia

Part 7: Global Conflict and Change, 1900—Present

  1. Imperialism and World War I
  2. Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal
  3. World War II
  4. The West since World War II
  5. East Asia: The Recent Decades
  6. Postcolonialism and Beyond: Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eTextbook or over 1,500 eTextbooks and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eTextbook is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month 'term'. You can opt to make a one-time payment for the initial 4-month term or pay monthly. If you opt for monthly payments, we will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. You can turn on auto-renew in My account at any time to continue your subscription before your 4-month term has ended.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last 4 months. Before your initial 4-month term ends, you can extend your subscription by turning auto-renew on in My account.

If you turn auto-renew on, we’ll automatically renew your subscription and charge you every month until you turn off auto-renew. If you made a one-time payment for your initial 4-month term, you’ll now pay monthly.

To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date. You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription. We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 10 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.