Societies and Cultures in World History: To 1715
HarperCollinsCollegePublishers, 1995 - History - 1113 pages
The first text to incorporate the work of specialists in diverse areas of World History throughout its coverage, Societies and Cultures in World History provides up-to-date insights into the history of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, as well as early and modern Asia. The text provides a streamlined, thematic presentation of cultures in world history with integrity, authenticity, and expertise.
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