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Heritage of World Civilizations, Brief Edition, Volume II : Since 1500 / With CD-rom (02 - Old Edition)by A. Craig
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Brief yet detailed, this book provides a thoughtful history of human civilizations while maintaining a balance between the Western world and the rest of global civilization. It covers the general intellectual and material history of human societies and cultures that have left some kind of written and/or archeological record behind. A four-part organization covers the world in transition, enlightenment and revolution in the west, the modern world, and global conflict and change. For anyone trying to understand the historical experiences that have informed and shaped the world's cultures.
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This textbook describes the course of world events, during the period from 1500 to the present. It describes the reformation and religious wars, the rise of the European state, the decline of Islamic empires, the Enlightenment, Latin American independence, the encounters between eastern civilizations and the modern West, imperialism and the World Wars, and the emerging nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America since 1945. A companion CD-ROM contains all the source documents. The authors teach at Harvard and Yale.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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