The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume B: 1200-1870

The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume B: 1200-1870

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Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of a€œenvironment and technologya€ and a€œdiversity and dominancea€ to explore patterns of humansa€™ interactions with their surroundings and with each other. The authorsa€™ approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by the environment and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Highly acclaimed in their fields of study, the authors bring a wide array of expertise to the program. A combination of strong scholarship and detailed pedagogy gives the book its reputation for rigor and student accessibility. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.In preparing the sixth edition of this book, we examined the flow of topics from chapter to chapter and decided that certain ... The first change was reversing the order of the third and fourth chapters to have early Mediterranean and Middle ... The authors believe that these changes, along with myriad smaller changes detailed below, significantly enhance the overall goal of The Earth and Its Peoples, anbsp;...

Title:The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume B: 1200-1870
Author:Richard Bulliet, Pamela Crossley, Daniel Headrick, Steven Hirsch, Lyman Johnson
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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