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, with organization around seven major themes (Science and Technology, Art and Ideas, Family and Society, Politics and Government, Earth and the Environment, Religion and Philosophy, and Interaction and Exchange), helps students link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, thereby placing the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Available in the following options: WORLD HISTORY, Eighth Edition (Chapters 1a30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1a18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14a30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... AN IDEOLOGICAL DISPUTE IN MEDIEVAL CHINA 275 The Economy 276 COMPARATIVE ESSAY THE SPREAD OF ... EMPIRE AND CRISIS AND RECOVERY IN THE WEST 356 From Eastern Roman to Byzantine Empire 357 The Reignanbsp;...
|Title||:||World History, Volume I: To 1800|
|Author||:||William Duiker, Jackson Spielvogel|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01|