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The Heritage Of World Civilizations

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Description Ebook: 148 Issues of Interpretation, Sources, and Disciplines 149 The Question of "Civilization" 149 Source Issues 149 History and Disciplinary Boundaries 149 Physical Description of the Continent 150 Global Perspective: "Traditional" Peoples and Nontraditional Histories 150 African Peoples 154 Africa and Early Human Culture 154 Diffusion of Languages and Peoples 154 "Race" and Physiological Variation 155 The Sahara and the Sudan to the Beginning of the Common Era 157 Early Saharan Cultures 157 Neolithic Sudanic Cultures 157 The Early Iron Age and the Nok Culture 158 Nilotic Africa and the Ethiopian Highlands 158 The Kingdom of Kush 158 The Napatan Empire 159 The Meroitic Empire 159 The Aksumite Empire 161 Isolation of Christian Ethiopia 163 The Western and Central Sudan 163 Agriculture, Trade, and the Rise of Urban Centers 163 Formation of Sudanic Kingdoms in the First Millennium 165 Central, Southern, and East Africa 167 Bantu Expansion and Diffusion 167 A Closer Look: Four Rock Art Paintings from Tassili n-Ajjer (4000-2000 B.C.E.) 168 The Khoisan and Twa Peoples 170 East Africa170 Summary 173 Key Terms 173 Review Questions 174 CHAPTER 6 Republican and Imperial Rome 175 Prehistoric Italy 176 The Etruscans 176 Royal Rome 176 Global Perspective: Republican and Imperial Rome 176 Government 177 Family 177 Clientage 177 Patricians and Plebeians 178 The Republic 178 Constitution 178 Conquest of Italy 179 Rome and Carthage 179 A Closer Look: Lictors 180 The Republic's Conquest of the Hellenistic World 183 Civilization in the Early Roman Republic: Greek Influence 183 Religion 183 Education 184 Roman Imperialism 185 Aftermath of Conquest 185 The Gracchi 186 Marius and Sulla 187 War against the Italian Allies (90-88 B.C.E.) 188 Sulla's Dictatorship 188 The Fall of the Republic 188 Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar 188 The First Triumvirate 188 The Dictatorship of Julius Caesar 188 The Second Triumvirate and the Emergence of Octavian 189 The Augustan Principate 189 Administration 190 The Army and Defense 190 Religion and Morality 191 Civilization of the Ciceronian and Augustan Ages 191 The Late Republic 191 The Age of Augustus 192 Peace and Prosperity: Imperial Rome (14-180 C.E.) 193 Administration of the Empire 195 Culture of the Early Empire 197 Life in Imperial Rome: The Apartment House 198 The Rise of Christianity 198 Jesus of Nazareth 199 Paul of Tarsus 199 Organization 200 Persecution of Christians 201 Emergence of Catholicism 201 Rome as a Center of the Early Church 202 The Crisis of the Third Century 202 Barbarian Invasions 202 Economic Difficulties 202 The Social Order 202 Civil Disorder 203 The Late Empire 203 The Fourth Century and Imperial Reorganization 203 Diocletian 203 Constantine204 Triumph of Christianity 205 Arts and Letters in the Late Empire 207 Preservation of Classical Culture 207 Christian Writers 207 The Problem of the Decline and Fall of the Empire in the West 208 Summary 208 Key Terms 210 Review Questions 210 CHAPTER 7 China's First Empire, 221 B.C.E.-589 C.E. 212 Qin Unification of China 213 Global Perspective: China's First Empire 214 Former Han Dynasty (206 B.C.E.-8 C.E.) 215 The Dynastic Cycle 215 Early Years of the Former Han Dynasty 215 Han Wudi 216 The Xiongnu 216 A Closer Look: The Terra-Cotta Army of the First Qin Emperor 217 Government during the Former Han 218 The Silk Road 220 Decline and Usurpation 221 Later Han (25-220 C.E.) and Its Aftermath 222 First Century 222 Decline during the Second Century 222 Aftermath of Empire 222 Han Thought and Religion 224 Han Confucianism 224 History 225 Neo-Daoism 225 Buddhism 227 Summary 230 Key Terms 230 Review Questions 230 Part 3 Consolidation and Interaction of World Civilizations, 500 C.E.

The Heritage Of World Civilizations Combined Volume

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Description Ebook: NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHistoryLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyHistoryLab, search for 0134224922 / 9780134224923 T he Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume plus MyHistoryLab for World History — Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: • 0133834913 / 9780133834918 The Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume, 10/e • 0133861880 / 9780133861884 MyHistoryLab for World History Valuepack Access Card MyHistoryLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in World History A comparative, global approach to world civilizations The Heritage of World Civilizations provides an accessible overview of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and American civilizations with an emphasis on the role played by the world's great religious and philosophical traditions throughout history. Leading scholars in their respective fields, the authors empower students to view the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world through a comparative, global lens. Also available with MyHistoryLab® MyHistoryLab for the World History course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. And Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyHistoryLab does not include an eText. The Heritage of World Civilizations, Tenth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

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Description Ebook: This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A global perspective on the major narratives of world history. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab at no extra charge, please visit www.MyHistoryLab.com or use ISBN: 9780205207572.

Heritage Of World Civilizations The Combined Volume

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Description Ebook: NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHistoryLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyHistoryLab, search for 0134224922 / 9780134224923 T he Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume plus MyHistoryLab for World History -- Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: * 0133834913 / 9780133834918 The Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume, 10/e * 0133861880 / 9780133861884 MyHistoryLab for World History Valuepack Access Card MyHistoryLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in World History A comparative, global approach to world civilizations The Heritage of World Civilizations provides an accessible overview of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and American civilizations with an emphasis on the role played by the world's great religious and philosophical traditions throughout history. Leading scholars in their respective fields, the authors empower students to view the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world through a comparative, global lens. Also available with MyHistoryLab® MyHistoryLab for the World History course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyHistoryLab does not include an eText. The Heritage of World Civilizations, Tenth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

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Description Ebook: For an introductory level survey of world history, from Human Origins to the Present. The unique heritage of world civilizations, and their great religious and philosophical traditions. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world.

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The Heritage Of Chinese Civilization

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Description Ebook: For Introduction to Chinese History and Introduction to East Asia courses. A clear and manageable single volume narrative covering all the major periods of Chinese history. The text is presented chronologically and features brief principle interpretations to provide an accessible introductory overview of an expansive subject area.

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Description Ebook: Chronicles the human search for meaning and purpose as revealed through the lives and words of Moses, Plato, Machiavelli, Voltaire, Marx, Emerson, Einstein, and other great thinkers

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Description Ebook: Part One: The Historical, Social and Economic SettingDuring the eight centuries covered in this volume, the new faith of Islam arose in Arabia and gradually spread eastwards and northwards, eventually affecting much of Central Asia, the southern fringes of Siberia and the eastern regions of China. These were also the centuries in which nomadic and military empires arose in the heart of Asia, impinging on the history of adjacent, well-established civilizations and cultures (China, India, Islamic Western Asia and Christian eastern and central Europe) to an unparalleled extent. Lamaist Buddhism established itself inthe Mongolian region and in Tibet and Islam among the Turkish people of Transoxania, southern Siberia and Xinjiang. It was in Eastern Europe, above all in Russia, that the Turco-Mongol Golden Horde was to have a major, enduring influence on the course of the region's history.