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Prentice Hall world history : connections to today

Author: Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis; Anthony Esler; Burton F Beers; Pearson/Prentice Hall.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Human history is fascinating and complex. To make world history easier for you to grasp, this textbook emphasizes nine themes. They can help you focus on the key features of each society and event you read about: Continuity and change; Geography and history; Political and social systems; Religions and value systems; Economics and technology; Diversity; Global interaction; Impact of the individual; Art and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis; Anthony Esler; Burton F Beers; Pearson/Prentice Hall.
ISBN: 0131283340 9780131283343 0131817620 9780131817623
OCLC Number: 56988828
Notes: "Discovery Channel School."
Includes index.
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Description: liv, 1066 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm. + teacher's edition (18, liv, 1070 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.)
Contents: Early civilizations (Prehistory-256 B.C.): Toward civilization; First civilizations, Africa and Asia; Early civilizations in India and China --
Empires of the ancient world (1750 B.C.-A.D. 1570): Empires of India and China; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome and the rise of Christianity; Civilizations of the Americas --
Regional civilizations (750 B.C.-A.D. 1650): Rise of Europe; Byzantine empire and Russia; Muslim World; Spread of civilizations in East Asia --
Early modern times (1300-1800): Renaissance and reformation; The first global age, Europe and Asia; The first global age, Europe, the Americas, and Africa --
Enlightenment and revolution (1707-1850): Enlightenment and the American revolution; French Revolution and Napoleon; Revolutions in Europe and Latin America Industrialism and a new global age (1800-1914): Life in the industrial age; Nationalism triumphs in Europe; Growth of Western democracies; New Imperialism --
World wars and revolutions (1910-1955): World War I and its aftermath; Revolution in Russia; Crisis of democracy in the West; World War II and its aftermath --
World today (1945-present): Europe and North America; East Asia and Southeast Asia; South Asia and the Middle East; Africa; Latin America --
Glossary.
Other Titles: World history
Connections to today
Responsibility: Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis, Anthony Esler ; with senior consultant Burton F. Beers.

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Human history is fascinating and complex. To make world history easier for you to grasp, this textbook emphasizes nine themes. They can help you focus on the key features of each society and event you read about: Continuity and change; Geography and history; Political and social systems; Religions and value systems; Economics and technology; Diversity; Global interaction; Impact of the individual; Art and literature. - p. xxxii.

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