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

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

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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

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