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In this best-selling text, noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a brief, balanced, highly-readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and that identify key global patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history has been integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. The Sixth Edition continues to take a global approach to world history, with an emphasis on analytical comparisons between and among cultures throughout history. This approach helps students to 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 split options: THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90227-0; Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1-18), ISBN: 978-0-495-90291-1; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90292-8. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2010-02-19
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Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2013-02-14
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Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2016
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Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
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(Volume I: To 1800 contains Chapters 1-17; Volume II: Since 1400 contains Chapters 13-29; To 1400 contains Chapters 1-12) Part I: THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS AND THE RISE OF EMPIRES (PREHISTORY TO 500 C.E.). 1. The First Civilizations: The Peoples of Western Asia and Egypt. 2. Ancient India. 3. China in Antiquity. 4. The Civilization of the Greeks. 5. The World of the Romans. Part II: NEW PATTERNS OF CIVILIZATION. 6. The New World. 7. The Worlds of Islam and Byzantium. 8. Early Civilizations in Africa. 9. The Expansion of Civilization in Southern Asia. 10. From the Tang to the Mongols: The Flowering of Traditional China. 11. The East Asian Rimlands: Early Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. 12. The Making of Europe in the Middle Ages. Part III: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW WORLD PATTERNS (1400-1800). 13. Renewal, Reform, and State Building in Europe. 14. New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market. 15. The Muslim Empires. 16. The East Asian World 17. The West on the Eve of a New World Order. Part IV: MODERN PATTERNS OF WORLD HISTORY (1800-1945). 18. The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800-1870. 19. The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World. 20. The High Tide of Imperialism. 21. Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge. 22. The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution. 23. Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939. 24. The Crisis Deepens: World War II. Part V: TOWARD A GLOBAL CIVILIZATION? THE WORLD SINCE 1945. 25. In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System. 26. Brave New World: Communism on Trial. 27. Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945. 28. Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East. 29. Toward the Pacific Century? Glossary. Pronunciation Guide.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Book : 2004-01
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Explore world history in a brief, balanced, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William J. Duiker
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2015-12-08
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Genre Book : Education
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