A History of World Societies, Value Edition, is a brief, affordable text that brings the past to life. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative of the comprehensive edition and select maps and images.... Show More
A History of World Societies, Value Edition, is a brief, affordable text that brings the past to life. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative of the comprehensive edition and select maps and images.Show Less
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The signature focus on social and cultural history and a readable, accessible narrative brings history to life for students
Rich pedagogical support keeps students focused
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The most current scholarship shows students the dynamic and ongoing work of history
The Combined Volume includes all chapters.
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-16.
Volume 2 includes Chapters 16-33
Preface.- The Earliest Human Societies, to 2500 B.C.E.
2. Complex Societies in Southwest Asia and the Nile Valley, 3800–500 B.C.E.
3. The Foundation of Indian Society, to 300 C.E.
4. China’s Classical Age, to 221 B.C.E.
5. The Greek Experience, 3500–30 B.C.E.
6. The World of Rome, ca. 1000 B.C.E.–400 C.E.
7. East Asia and the Spread of Buddhism, 221 B.C.E.–800 C.E.
8. Continuity and Change in Europe and Western Asia, 250–850
9. The Islamic World, 600–1400
10. African Societies and Kingdoms, 1000 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.
11. The Americas, 3200 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.
12. Cultural Exchange in Central and Southern Asia, 300–1400
13. States and Cultures in East Asia, 800–1400
14. Europe and Western Asia in the Middle Ages, 800–1450
15. Europe in the Renaissance and Reformation, 1350–1600
16. The Acceleration of Global Contact, 1450–1600
17. The Islamic World Powers, 1300–1800
18. European Power and Expansion, 1500–1750
19. New Worldviews and Ways of Life, 1540–1790
20. Africa and the World, 1400–1800
21. Continuity and Change in East Asia, 1400–1800
22. Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1775–1825
23. The Revolution in Energy and Industry, 1760–1850
24. Ideologies of Change in Europe, 1815–1914
25. Africa, the Ottoman Empire, and the New Imperialism, 1800–1914
26. Asia and the Pacific in the Era of Imperialism, 1800–1914
27. The Americas in the Age of Liberalism, 1810–1910
28. World War and Revolution, 1914–1929
29. Nationalism in Asia, 1914–1939
30. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929–1945
31. Decolonization, Revolution, and the Cold War, 1945–1968
32. Liberalization, 1968–2000s
33. The Contemporary World in Historical Perspective.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- The Long European Reformation Peter G. Wallace
- A Political History of the USA Bruce Kuklick
- The Hundred Years War Revisited Anne Curry
- History of the Body Willemijn Ruberg
- Rethinking a Nation Philip Jenkins
- Print Cultures Caroline Davis
- Media in History Jukka Kortti
- Why History Matters John Tosh
- Contemporary China Kerry Brown
- The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650 Colin Imber
- Mastering Modern United States History John Traynor
- Revolutionizing the Sciences Peter Dear
- The Origins of the First World War H.W. Koch
- Technology in America Alan I. Marcus, Howard P. Segal
- Media in History Jukka Kortti
- The Afghanistan Wars William Maley
- Intercultural Transfers and the Making of the Modern World, 1800-2000 Thomas Adam
- Beyond the Military Revolution Jeremy Black
- The Atlantic Experience Catherine Armstrong, Laura M. Chmielewski
- War in the World Jeremy Black
- A History of the Pacific Islands Steven Fischer
- War in the Eighteenth-Century World Jeremy Black
- Scotland and America, c.1600-c.1800 Alexander Murdoch
- Britain's International Role, 1970-1991 Prof. Michael Turner