The Heritage of World Civilizations: To 1700
Prentice Hall, Jul 1, 2002 - History - 560 pages
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. Interactive maps—one Web-based interactive map in each chapter—provides readers with opportunities to explore the relationships between time and space in shaping world history. Volume 1 covers the period to 1700. The Sixth edition now provides roughly the same amount of coverage for European and non-European regions. 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. For anyone interested in world civilization or world history.
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