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
20. The West in an Age of Religious Conflict and Global Expansion, 1500-1650
Era Four: The Shift from Regional to Global Connections, 1500-1800
21. The Search for Stability in East Asia, 1300-1800
22. Southern Asia and the Global Shift in Wealth and Power, 1500-1800
23. Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1400-1800
24. Absolutism and Enlightenment in Europe, 1600-1763
25. Russia’s Eurasian Empire: Convergence of East and West, 1300-1800
Era Five: Revolution, Industry, Ideology, and Empire, 1750-1914
26. The North Atlantic Revolutions, 1750—1830
27. Industry, Ideology, and Their Global Impact, 1700—1914
28. Nation Building in the Americas, 1789—1914
29. New Connections and Challenges in Eastern and Southern Asia, 1800—1912
30. New Connections and Challenges in West Asia and Africa, 1800—1914
Era Six: Global Upheavals and Global Integration, 1900-Present
31. The Great War and the Russian Revolutions, 1890—1918
32. Anxieties and Ideologies of the Interwar Years, 1918—1939
33. World War II and the Holocaust, 1933—1945
34. East Versus West: Cold War and Its Global Impact, 1945-Present
35. The Upheavals of Asia, 1945—Present
36. Reform and Revolution in Latin America, 1914—Present
37. Postcolonial Challenges in Africa and the Middle East, 1939—Present
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