World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 1

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HarperCollins College Publishers, 1992 - Civilization
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The primary goal of "World Civilizations" is to present a truly global history-since the development of agriculture and herding to the present. Using a unique periodization, this book divides the main periods of human history according to changes in the nature and extent of global contacts. This global world history text emphasizes the major stages in the interactions among different peoples and societies, while also assessing the development of major societies. Presenting social and cultural as well as political and economic aspects, the book examines key civilizations in world history. "World Civilizations "balances this discussion of independent developments in the world's major civilizations with comparative analysis of the results of global contact.

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My AP World History textbook taught me that being ignorant is very easy if you don't truly understand what has happened before us. The class definitely enlightened me (lol curriculum joke), and I ... Read full review

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I was forced to read this book in Freshman year, and I did so--complete with Advil to ward off the migraines and eye drops for my red eyes after all-nighters before tests. Suffice to say that it was ... Read full review

Contents

THE ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATIONS
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THE ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATIONS
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Detailed Contents CIVILIZATION
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