A History of the Human Community: Prehistory to 1500

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Prentice Hall, Nov 1, 1996 - Philosophy - 384 pages
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An intellectually and stylistically unified overview of world history, this text draws a global portrait of the human past–showing how each part of the world fits into the overall balance in each successive age.

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The Age of the HuntersOld Stone Age
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The Spread of Farming Techniques

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William H. McNeill is the Robert A. Millikan Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago. In 2009 he was awarded the National Humanities Medal for his work as a teacher, scholar, and author. His many books include "The Pursuit of Power, The Rise of the West, " and "Mythistory and Other Essays", all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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