The Essential World History
Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context.
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Themes for Understanding World History
The First Civilizations and the Rise of Empires Prehistory to 500 CE
New Patterns of Civilization
The Emergence of New World Patterns 15001800
Modern Patterns of World History 18001945
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