The Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume

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

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

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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

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
19. State Building and Society in Early Modern Europe
20. The Last Great Islamic Empires, 1500--1800

Part 5: Enlightenment and Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1700--1850
21. The Age of European Enlightenment
22. Revolutions in the Transatlantic World
23. Political Consolidation in Nineteenth Century Europe and North America

Part 6: Into the Modern World, 1815--1949
24. Northern Transatlantic Economy and Society, 1815--1914
25. Latin America from Independence to the 1940s
26. India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa, 1800--1945
27. Modern East Asia

Part 7: Global Conflict and Change, 1900--Present
28. Imperialism and World War I
29. Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal
30. World War II
31. The West since World War II
32. East Asia: The Recent Decades
33. Postcolonialism and Beyond: Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East

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