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Voyages in world history

Author: Valerie Hansen; Kenneth R Curtis
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Brief edView all editions and formats

Uses the theme of movement - the journeys of people, ideas, and goods - to help the reader make sense of the overwhelming range of people, places, and events throughout history. This title includes a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Hansen; Kenneth R Curtis
ISBN: 9781133314004 1133314007
OCLC Number: 786251568
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxii, 747 [52] pages : color map illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The Peopling Of The World, To 4000 B.C.E --
The First Complex Societies In The Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E --
Ancient India And The Rise Of Buddhism 2600 B.C.E-100 C.E --
Blueprint For Empire: China, 1200 B.C.E- 200 C.E --
The Americas And The Islands Of The Pacific, To 1200 C.E --
New Empires In Iran And Greece, 2000 B.C.E-651 C.E --
The Roman Empire And The Rise Of Christianity, 509 B.C.E-476 C.E --
Hindu And Buddhist States And Societies In Asia, 100-1000 --
Islamic Empires Of Western Asia And Africa, 600-1258 --
The Multiple Centers Of Europe, 500-1000 --
Expanding Trade Networks In Africa And India, 1000-1500 --
China's Commercial Revolution, ca. 900-1276 --
Europe's Commercial Revolution, 1000-1400 --
The Mongols And Their Successors 1200-1500 --
Maritime Expansion In The Atlantic World, 1400-1600 --
Maritime Expansion In Afro-Eurasia, 1500-1700 --
Religion, Politics, And The Balance Of Power In Western Eurasia, 150-1750 --
Empires, Colonies, And Peoples Of The Americas, 1600-1750 --
The Atlantic System: Africa, The Americas, And Europe, 1550-1807 --
Empires In Early Modern Asia, 1650-1818 --
European Science And The Foundations Of Modern Imperialism, 1600-1820 --
Revolutions In The West, 1750-1830 --
The Industrial Revolution And European Politics, 1780-1880 --
China, Japan, And India Confront The Modern World, 1800-1910 --
State Building And Social Change In The Americas, 1830-1895 --
The New Imperialism In Africa And Southeast Asia, 1830-1914 --
War, Revolution, And Global Uncertainty, 1905-1928 --
Responses To Global Crisis, 1920-1939 --
The Second World War And The Origins Of The Cold War, 1939-1949 --
The Cold War And Decolonization 1949-1975 --
Toward A New World Order, 1975-2000 --
Voyage Into The Twenty-First Century.
Responsibility: Valerie Hansen, Kenneth R. Curtis.


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1. The Peopling of the World, to 4000 B.C.E. 2. The First Complex Societies in the Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4000-550 B.C.E. 3. Ancient India and the Rise of Buddhism, 2600 B.C.E.-100 C.E. 4. Read more...

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