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Mankind and Mother Earth : a narrative history of the world

Author: Arnold Toynbee
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1976.
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The final work of the preeminent world historian of our time presents a general, balanced narrative of the world's great civilizations, East and West, from ancient Sumerian to modern technological.
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Toynbee, Arnold Joseph, 1889-1975.
Mankind and Mother Earth.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1976
(OCoLC)564785954
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Toynbee
ISBN: 0192152572 9780192152572
OCLC Number: 2220763
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 641 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Riddles of the phenomena --
2. The biosphere --
3. The descent of man --
4. The Oikoumene --
5. Technological revolutions c.70,000/40,000 B.C.-3000 B.C. --
6. The opening-up of the Tigris-Euphrates Alluvium and the creation of the Sumerian Civilization --
8. Sumer and Akkad, c.3000-2230 B.C. --
9. Pharaonic Egypt, c.3000-2181 B.C. --
10. The Ecumenical Horizon, c.2500-2000 B.C. --
11. The Old-World Oikoumene, c.2140-1730 B.C. --
12. The domestication of the horse and the invention of pastoral nomadism on the Eurasian Steppe --
13. Relations between regional civilizations, c.1730-1250 B.C. --
14. The Volkerwanderung in the Old World, c.1250-950 B.C. --
15. The emergence of the "Olmec" civilization in Meso-America --
16. The sumero-Akkadian world and egypt, c.950-745 B.C. --
17. The Syrian civilization, c.1191-745 B.C. --
18. The Hellenic civilization, c.1000-600 B.C. --
19. The Indian (Hindu) civilzation, c.1000-600 B.C. 21. The Meso-American and Andean civilzations, c.800-400 B.C. --
22. The final bout of Assyrian militarism, 745-605 B.C. and the contemporary eruption from the Steppes --
23. The aftermath of Assyrian militarism, 605-522 B.C. --
24. The Hellenic civilization, c.750-507 B.C. --
25. New departures in spiritual life, c.600-480 B.C. --
26. The first Persian Empire, c.550-330 B.C. --
27. The confrontation between the first Persian Empire and the Hellenic world, 499-330 B.C. --
28. The Hellenic civilization's cultural achievements, 478-338 B.C. --
29. The political aftermath of Alexander's overthrow of the first Persian Empire, 329-221 B.C. --
30. The development and dissemination of the Hellenic civilization, 334-221 B.C. --
31. The warring states of China, 506-221 B.C. --
32. The competing philosophies in China, 506-221 B.C. --
33. The Indian civilization, c.600-200 B.C. --
34. The struggle for mastery of the Western Basin of the Mediterranean, c.600-221 B.C. 35. The Ch'in and Western Han Imperial regimes in China, 221 B.C.-A.D. 9 --
36. The Mediterranean Basin, South-West Asia, and India, 221 B.C.-A.D. 48 --
37. The Chinese, Kushan, Parthian, and Roman Empires, 31 B.C.-A.D. 220 --
38. The interplay of religions and philosophies in the Old-World Oikoumene, 334 B.C.- c.A.D. 220 --
39. The Meso-American and Andean Civilizations, c.400 B.C.-A.D. 300 --
40. The Western end of the Old-World Oikoumene, A.D. 220-395 --
41. The Indian civilization, c. A.D. 224-490 --
42. The eruption of the Huns from the Eurasian Steppe in the fourth and fifth centuries A.D. --
43. The Roman and Persian Empires, A.D. 395-628 --
44. Western Christendom, 395-634 --
45. The establishment and disruption of the Christian church, 312-657 --
46. The Indian civilization, 490-647 --
47. The political disruption of China and her reception of Buddhism, 220-589 --
48. The meso-American and Andean civilizations, c. 300-900. 49. The prophet and stateman man Muhammad, c. 570-632 --
50. The expansion of the Islamic state, 633-750 --
51. The rejuvenation of the East Roman empire, 628-726 --
52. Western Christendom, 634-756 --
53. Eastern Asia, 589-763 --
54. The Islamic world, 750-945 --
55. The Byzantine civilization, 726-927/8 --
56. Western Christendom, 756-911 --
57. The eruption of the Scandinavians, 793-1000 --
58. India and South-East Asia, 647-1202 --
59. Eastern Asia 763-1126 --
60. The meso-American and Andean civilizations, c. 900-1428 --
61. The Islamic world, 945-1291 --
62. The Byzantine world, 927/8-1071 --
63. Western Christendom, 911-1099 --
64. The Islamic world, 1110-1291 --
65. The Byzantine world, 1071-1240 --
66. Western Christendom, 1099-1321 --
67. Eastern Asia, 1126-1281 --
68. The Mongols and their successors --
69. The Islamic world, 1291-1555 --
70. Eastern Orthodox Christendom, 1240-1556 --
71. Western Christendom, 1321-1563 --
72. South-East Asia, 1190-1511. 73. Eastern Asia, 1281-1644 --
74. The meso-American and Andean civilizations,1428-1519 --
75. the coalescence of the Oikoumene, 1405-1652 --
76. The Western civilization, 1563-1763 --
77. Eastern Orthodox Christendom. 1556-1768 --
The Islamic world, 1555-1768 --
79. Eastern Asia, 1644-1839 --
80. The biosphere, 1763-1871 --
81. The biosphere, 1871-1973 --
82. A retrospect in 1973.
Responsibility: Arnold Toynbee.

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The final work of the preeminent world historian of our time presents a general, balanced narrative of the world's great civilizations, East and West, from ancient Sumerian to modern technological.

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