Societies, Networks, and Transitions: A Global History
Societies, Networks, and Transitions is a world history text that connects the different regions of the world through global themes. This innovative structure combines the accessibility of a regional approach with the rigor of comparative scholarship to show students world history in a truly global framework. The text also features a strong focus on culture and religion. Author and veteran teacher Craig Lockard engages students with a unique approach to cultural artifacts such as music and art. A range of pedagogical features--including focus questions, section summaries, and web-based study aids--supports students and instructors as they explore the interconnectedness of different people, places, and periods in the global past.
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The Safavid Empire was not Turkish but Turkic with an emphasis on a revival of Sassanid Persian Culture, and Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī (Shaykh Bahāeī) was an immigrant from Lebanon, not Persian.
I have not checked the rest of the book for such subtle errors, however, there may be factual errors.
Foundations Ancient Societies to 600 BCE
Blossoming The Classical Societies and Their Legacies ca 600 BCEca 600 CE
Expanding Horizons Encounters and Transformations in the Intermediate Era ca 6001500
Connecting the Globe Forging New Networks in the Early Modern World 14501750
Global Imbalances Industry Empire and the Making of the Modern World 17501945
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Societies, Networks, and Transitions: A Global History Since 1750
Craig A. Lockard
No preview available - 2007