World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 1, 8th edition
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World Civilizations helps you make sense of the present and prepare to meet the challenges of the future. It discusses and compares major societies and focuses on their interactions — facilitating analysis of global contacts, regional patterns, and the whole process of change and continuity on a world stage.
Published by Pearson (December 6th 2021) - Copyright © 2022
Category: World History Survey
Table of contents
Brief Table of Contents
PART I - 2.5 MILLION-600 B.C.E.: ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT
- The Neolithic Revolution and the Birth of Civilization
- The Rise of Civilization in the Middle East and Africa
- Asia's First Civilizations: India and China
PART II - THE CLASSICAL PERIOD, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.: UNITING LARGE REGIONS
- Unification and the Consolidation of Civilization in China
- Classical Civilizations in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East
- Religious Rivalries and India's Golden Age
- Rome and Its Empire
- The Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas
- The Spread of Civilizations and the Movement of Peoples
- The End of the Classical Era: World History in Transition, 200-600 c.e.
PART III - THE POSTCLASSICAL PERIOD, 600-1450: NEW FAITH AND NEW COMMERCE
- The First Global Civilization: The Rise and Spread of Islam
- Abbasid Decline and the Spread of Islamic Civilization to South and Southeast Asia
- African Civilizations and the Spread of Islam
- Civilization in Eastern Europe: Byzantium and Orthodox Europe
- A New Civilization Emerges in Western Europe
- The Americas on the Eve of Invasion
- Reunification and Renaissance in Chinese Civilization: The Era of the Tang and Song Dynasties
- The Spread of Chinese Civilization: Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
- The Last Great Nomadic Challenges: From Chinggis Khan to Timur
- The World in 1450: Changing Balance of World Power
- The World Economy
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