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WORLD HISTORY THE EASY WAY, VOLUME ONE
WORLD HISTORY THE EASY WAY, VOLUME ONE
9780812097658
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Ancient and Medieval Times to A.D. 1500
Charles A. Frazee - All books by this author

Easy Way Series - All books in this series

This volume offers a survey and overview of world history, starting with the earliest-known human settlements and concluding in 1500--the early years of Europe's Renaissance,and in the Americas, the era of the Aztec and Inca empires. Following a summary of prehistoric cultures, the author covers the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent, ancient Egypt, civilization in the Indus and Yellow River valleys, early Mediterranean cultures, India's classical age, the rise of China's dynasties, classical Greek and Roman civilizations, the Islamic world, African kingdoms of the first millenium, Europe's middle ages, the Holy Roman Empire, the Crusaders and their clash with Turks, the Mongol invasion, and the humanism of the early European Renaissance.

Table of Contents:
    Introduction
    Acknowledgments
  • UNIT ONE: BEGINNINGS—2,000,000-3500 B.C.
    The First Humans
    The New Stone Age
  • UNIT TWO: THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS—3500-1200 B.C.
    The Fertile Crescent
    Ancient Egypt
    The First Indian Civilization
    Prehistoric China
    Mediterranean Regions in the Ancient World
    The First Americans
  • UNIT THREE: CLASSICAL WORLDS—1200 B.C.-A.D. 500
    Southwest Asia in a Time of Empires
    India's Classical Age
    China and Its Neighbors
    The Rise of Greek Civilization
    Alexander the Great and Hellenism in Southwest Asia
    The Roman Republic
    The Roman Empire
    African Societies
    Indian Civilizations of the Americas
  • UNIT FOUR: EXPANDING HORIZONS—A.D. 500-1100
    The Islamic World of Southwest Asia
    The Early Middle Ages in India
    East Asian Traditions
    African Kingdoms
    The Early Middle Ages in Europe
    The Age of Charlemagne
    Western Recovery and East European Awakening
    Developments in the Americas
  • UNIT FIVE: CHANGING TRADITIONS—A.D. 1100-1500
    Crusaders, Turks, and Mongols
    The Late Middle Ages in India and Southeast Asia
    East Asia in an Age of Khans and Samurai
    African Empires
    Europe in the High Middle Ages
    Europe's Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance
    Aztecs and Incas
  • INDEX

(0812097653)

Paperback / 512 Pages / 7 13/16 x 10 7/8 / 1997

 





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