Cengage Advantage Books: World History

Cengage Advantage Books: World History

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of WORLD HISTORY, Seventh Edition, offers readers the complete narrative with only the most essential features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past and identifies key patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history is integrated into a chronological framework to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. This approach helps students link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, thereby placing the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes numerous maps and excerpts of primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Seventh Edition (Chapters 1-30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1-18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14-30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.FILM 8r HiSTORY: The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) and Marco Polo (2007) 332 The Ming Dynasty 336 In Search of ... ESSAY: Cities in the Medieval World 395 Medieval Europe and the World 411 388 13 THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE AND anbsp;...

Title:Cengage Advantage Books: World History
Author:William J. Duiker, Jackson Spielvogel
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-03-28


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