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A global history of man

Author: Leften Stavros Stavrianos; Loretta Kreider Andrews; John R McLane; Frank Safford; James E Sheridan
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [1974] ©1974
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stavrianos, Leften Stavros.
Global history of man.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, [1974]
(OCoLC)754673760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leften Stavros Stavrianos; Loretta Kreider Andrews; John R McLane; Frank Safford; James E Sheridan
ISBN: 0205038158 9780205038152
OCLC Number: 1093215
Description: xi, 755 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part. I The environment of world history. Unit one--Man's physical world --
The challenge of environment --
The key factor --
Part II. A survey of world history. Unit two--man before civilization --
Man, race and society --
Unit three--civilized man lives in regional isolation --
Ancient civilizations: 3700-1000 B.C. --
Classical civilizations: 1000 B.C.-500 A.D. --
Medieval civilizations: 500-1500 A.D. --
Unit four--Civilized man lives in global unity --
Europe unites the world: 1500-1763 --
Europe dominates the world: 1763-1914 --
Europe's decline and triumph: 1914- --
Part III. The world's major cultural areas. Unit five--Soviet Union --
Basic facts: the immensity and variety of "Mother Russia" --
Politics: the state that refuses to wither away --
Economics: "the world shall rise on new foundations" --
Culture: How new is the Soviet man--or woman? --
Unit six--Latin America --
Basic facts: Old empires, new nations --
Politics: the paradox of centralized authority and instability --
Economics: The struggle to develop --
Culture: Two classes, two worlds --
Unit seven--China --
Basic facts: a continuum of thirty-five centuries --
Politics: the rebirth of China --
Economics: great leap and a stumble --
Culture: anti-western westernizers --
Unit eight--India --
Basic facts: the spirit that endures conquest and conflict --
Politics: British rule and the Indian response --
Economics: breaking the vicious circle of underproduction --
Culture: caste and Hinduism --
Unit nine--Sub-Saharan Africa --
Basic facts: vastness and variation --
Economics: a swiftly changing structure --
Culture: old traditions, new ways --
Politics: the challenge of nation building --
Unit ten--Middle East --
Basic facts: a crossroads for ideas, trades, and armies --
Politics: a surge of nationalism in the Middle East --
Economics: since the Middle Ages, a downward spiral --
Culture: Islam and the impact of modernization --
Part IV. Global history today and tomorrow. Unit eleven--Our world today --
Forces that unite the world --
Forces that divide the world --
The United Nations.
Responsibility: Leften S. Stavrianos [and others].

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