Civilizations of the World: The Human Adventure

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Richard L. Greaves
Longman, 1997 - History - 1170 pages
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Civilizations of the World provides comprehensive coverage of the world's major civilizations and places historical events, customs, and cultures in a global context. The book acquaints students with the global story in order that they may understand and appreciate the many cultures and societies that have played a role in the human adventure. Using detailed comparative global histories, the authors deliver a thorough discussion of world history enlivened with engaging accounts of critical events and pivotal issues.

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Contents

History and Human Beginnings
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Agricultural and Social Developments in
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The Development of Agriculture
8
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Richard L. Greaves is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of History at Florida State University. He is author or editor of more than twenty books, including Secrets of the Kingdom: British Radicals from the Popish Plot to the Revolution of 1688-1689 (Stanford, 1992) and Enemies Under His Feet: Radicals and Nonconformists in Britain, 1664-1677 (Stanford, 1990).

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