Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text employs the fundamental themes of aenvironment and technologya and adiversity and dominancea to explore patterns of humansa interactions with their surroundings and with each other. The authorsa approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, revealing how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, 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. Available in the following split options: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Brief Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-1-285-44551-9; Volume I: To 1550 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 978-1-285-44552-6; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-29), ISBN: 978-1-285-44553-3. 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 Middleanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief: A Global History|
|Author||:||Richard Bulliet, Pamela Crossley, Daniel Headrick, Steven Hirsch, Lyman Johnson|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01|