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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.

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Description Ebook: For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses.This comprehensive, 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. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, Heritage of World Civilizations, 6/e, combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions.

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