World History Starts Here...                                    Or Here!
FULL VERSION
from the beginning
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Prologue: From Cosmic History to Human History

PART ONE First Things First: Beginnings in History, to 600 b.c.e.
1. First Peoples; First Farmers: Most of History in a Single Chapter, to 3500 b.c.e.
2. First Civilizations: Cities, States, and Unequal Societies, 3500 b.c.e.–600 b.c.e.

PART TWO Continuity and Change in the Second-Wave Era, 600 b.c.e.–600 c.e.
3. State and Empire in Eurasia/North Africa, 600 b.c.e.–600 c.e.
4. Culture and Religion in Eurasia/North Africa, 600 b.c.e.–600 c.e.
5. Society and Inequality in Eurasia/North Africa, 600 b.c.e.–600 c.e.
6. Commonalities and Variations: Africa, the Americas, and Pacific Oceania, 600 b.c.e.–1200 c.e.

PART THREE Civilizations and Encounters during the Third-Wave Era, 600–1450
7. Commerce and Culture, 600–1450
8. China and the World: East Asian Connections, 600–1300
9. The Worlds of Islam: Afro-Eurasian Connections, 600–1450
10. The Worlds of Christendom: Contraction, Expansion, and Division, 600–1450
11. Pastoral Peoples on the Global Stage: The Mongol Moment, 1200–1450
12. The Worlds of the Fifteenth Century

PART FOUR The Early Modern World, 1450–1750
13. Political Transformations: Empires and Encounters, 1450–1750
14. Economic Transformations: Commerce and Consequence, 1450–1750
15. Cultural Transformations: Religion and Science, 1450–1750

PART FIVE The European Moment in World History, 1750–1900
16. Atlantic Revolutions, Global Echoes, 1750–1900
17. Revolutions of Industrialization, 1750–1900
18. Colonial Encounters in Asia, Africa, and Oceania, 1750–1950
19. Empires in Collision: Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia, 1800–1900

PART SIX The Most Recent Century, 1900–present
20. Milestones of the Past Century: War and Revolution, 1900–1950
21. Milestones of the Past Century: A Changing Global Landscape 1950-present
22. Global Processes: Technology, Economy, and Society 1900–present
23. Global Processes: Demography, Culture, and the Environment 1900–present

Notes
Acknowledgments
Glossary/Glosario of Historical Terms
Glossary/Glosario of Academic Terms
Index
BRIEF VERSION
from 1200 + World Religions & Key Content
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Prologue: From Cosmic History to Human History

PART ONE Diversity and Interaction in The World of 1200 to 1450
1. Before 1200: Patterns in World History
2. Varieties of Civilizations: Eurasia and the Americas, 1200-1450
3. Connections and Interactions, 1200-1450
4. The Mongol Moment and the Remaking of Eurasia, 1200-1450

PART TWO The Early Modern World, 1450–1750
5. Political Transformations: Empires and Encounters, 1450–1750
6. Economic Transformations: Commerce and Consequence, 1450–1750
7. Cultural Transformations: Religion and Science, 1450–1750

PART THREE The European Moment in World History, 1750–1900
8. Atlantic Revolutions, Global Echoes, 1750–1900
9. Revolutions of Industrialization, 1750–1900
10. Colonial Encounters in Asia, Africa, and Oceania, 1750–1950
11. Empires in Collision: Europe, the Middle East, and East Asia, 1800–1900

PART FOUR The Most Recent Century, 1900–PRESENT
12. Milestones of the Past Century: War and Revolution, 1900–1950
13. Milestones of the Past Century: A Changing Global Landscape 1950-PRESENT
14. Global Processes: Technology, Economy, and Society 1900–PRESENT
15. Global Processes: Demography, Culture, and the Environment 1900–PRESENT


Notes
Acknowledgments
Glossary/Glosario of Historical Terms
Glossary/Glosario of Academic Terms
Index
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