Societies, Networks, and Transitions: Volume I: A Global History, Volume 2

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Cengage Learning, Jan 10, 2007 - History - 488 pages
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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 page 14 of this book claims Buddha born in India, which is a false information. Please correct it. Buddha was born in Lumbini, Nepal. Lumbini has been always remained in Nepal and not not India.
Hope the writer will correct his mistake and provide the factual information to the readers.
- To readers- Please note that Lumbini is located in Nepal which has never been India through out the history.
 

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Factual but too long

Contents

Foundations Ancient Societies to 600 BCE
1
Blossoming The Classical Societies and Their Legacies ca 600 BCEca 600 CE
115
Expanding Horizons Encounters and Transformations in the Intermediate Era ca 6001500
265
Connecting the Globe Forging New Networks in the Early Modern World 14501750
425
GLOSSARY
428
NOTES
436
INDEX
1
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About the author (2007)

Craig A. Lockard is Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of History in the Social Change and Development Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where since 1975 he has taught courses on Asian, African, comparative, and world history. He has also taught at SUNY-Buffalo, SUNY-Stony Brook, and the University of Bridgeport, and twice served as a Fulbright-Hays professor at the University of Malaya in Malaysia. After undergraduate studies in Austria, Hong Kong, and the University of Redlands, he earned an M.A. in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. in Comparative World and Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His published books, articles, essays, and reviews range over a wide spectrum of topics: world history; Southeast Asian history, politics, and society; Asian emigration; the Vietnam War; and folk, popular, and world music. Among his major books are Lands of Green, Waters of Blue: Southeast Asia in World History (forthcoming); Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Modern Southeast Asia (1998); and From Kampung to City: A Social History of Kuching, Malaysia, 1820-1970 (1987). He was also part of the task force that prepared revisions to the U.S. National Standards in World History (1996). Professor Lockard has served on various editorial advisory boards, including the Journal of World History and The History Teacher, and as book review editor for the Journal of Asian Studies and the World History Bulletin. He was one of the founders of the World History Association and served as the organization's first secretary. He has lived and traveled widely in Asia, Africa, and Europe.

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