Connections: A World History, Volume 1, 3rd edition

  • Edward H. Judge
  • John W. Langdon

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REVEL for Connections: A World History introduces students to the far-reaching study of world history in a comprehensible manner that is tailored to meet their diverse needs and interests. This Third Edition strongly emphasizes thematic connections between societies and events, making it easy for new history students to absorb a wide array of details, dates, and events. REVEL for Connections: A World History’s concise chapters feature engaging, readable content, and avoid bogging students down with unnecessary detail. The authors have provided many visual aids to improve students’ comprehension of the material, including over 200 maps. The result is a clear and concise rendering of world history that will appeal to students of all disciplines and backgrounds.

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Table of contents

Era One: Emergence and Expansion of Regional Society, to 300 C.E.

    1.    The Emergence of Human Societies, to 3000 B.C.E.

    2.    Early Societies of West Asia and North Africa, to 500 B.C.E.

    3.    Societies and Beliefs of Early India, to 550 C.E.

    4.    The Origins of the Chinese Empire, to 220 C.E.

    5.    Early American Societies: Connection and Isolation, 20,000 B.C.E.-1500 C.E.

    6.    The Persian Connection: Its Impact and Influences, 2000 B.C.E.-637 C.E.

    7.    Greek Civilization and Its Expansion Into Asia, 2000-30 B.C.E.

    8.    The Romans Connect the Mediterranean World, 753 B.C.E-284 C.E.


Era Two: Transregional Conflicts and Religious Connections

      9.    Germanic Societies and the Emergence of the Christian West, 100-1100 C.E.

    10.    The Byzantine World, 284-1240

    11.    The Origins and Expansion of Islam, 100-750

    12.    Religion and Diversity in the Transformation of Southern Asia, 711-1400

    13.    Early African Societies, 1500 B.C.E.-1500 C.E.

    14.    The Evolution and Expansion of East Asian Societies, 220-1240 C.E.


Era Three: Cross-Cultural Conflicts and Commercial Connections, 1000-1650

    15.    Nomadic Conquests and Eurasian Connections, 1000-1400

    16.    The Resurgence of the Christian West, 1050-1530

    17.    Culture and Conflict in the Great Islamic Empires, 1071-1707

    18.    The Aztec and Inca Empires, 1300-1550

    19.    Global Exploration and Global Empires, 1400-1700

Published by Pearson (June 12th 2015) - Copyright © 2016