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Shaping world history : breakthroughs in ecology, technology, science, and politics

Author: Mary Allerton Kilbourne Matossian
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997.
Series: Sources and studies in world history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A survey of world history from earliest times to the present, focusing on the role of ecology (climate, demography and agriculture) in the development of humankind. It also considers the role that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matossian, Mary Allerton Kilbourne.
Shaping world history.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997
(DLC) 96029807
(OCoLC)36083505
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Allerton Kilbourne Matossian
ISBN: 0585023972 9780585023977 9780765600615 0765600617 9780765600622 0765600625
OCLC Number: 42854240
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 247 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Kevin Reilly --
Introduction: Major Causes of Breakthroughs --
1. From Hominids to Human Beings: Biology, Geography, and Climatic Change --
2. The First Farmers --
3. The Birth of "Civilization," 4000 to 500 B.C. --
4. The Roman Empire and the Han Empire, 200 B.C. to A.D. 200 --
5. The Chinese Millennium, A.D. 500 to 1500 --
6. Reasoned Dissent: Printing, Universities, and Transport --
7. Protestant Maritime Political Culture: The Breakthrough to Freedom --
8. The Scientific Revolution of the Seventeenth Century --
9. The Population Explosion, 1700 to 1900 --
10. The Industrial Revolution in Britain --
11. Social Control Since 1789 --
12. Darwin's Dangerous Idea --
13. The Marriage of Science and Technology.
Series Title: Sources and studies in world history.
Responsibility: Mary Kilbourne Matossian.

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