The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Complete
Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - History - 864 pages
Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text employs the fundamental themes of environment and technology and diversity and dominance to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Available in the following split options: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, BRIEF Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91310-8; Volume I: To 1550 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 978-0-495-91311-5; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91313-9.
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The Emergence of Human Communities to 1500 BCE
The Formation of New Cultural Communities from 1200 BCE
Growth and Interaction of Cultural Communities 6001200
Interregional Patterns of Culture and Contact 12001550
The Globe Encompassed 15001800
Revolutions Reshape the World 17501870
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