Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History, 5th Edition
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Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History presents a streamlined account of the development of the world’s cultures and encounters that is meaningful and appropriate for today. Its lauded team of authors draws upon their years of classroom experience to engage readers through the hallmark approach of the twin themes of traditions and encounters, telling an inclusive story of our world through time. Readers develop a historical lens through examination of past events to analyze causes and effects, while exploring similarities and differences to understand the development of our world. McGraw Hill’s Connect platform offers powerful additional resources such as interactive maps (to develop map literacy); hundreds of assignable print and visual primary sources supported by pedagogical scaffolding; writing assignments (with built-in plagiarism checkers) and hundreds of test items for creating assessments.
2 The Emergence of Complex Societies in Africa and the Bantu Migrations
3 The Emergence of Complex Societies in South and East Asia
4 Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
5 The Empires of Persia
6 The Unification of China
7 State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in South Asia
8 Civilizations of the Mediterranean Basin: The Greeks and Romans
9 Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads
10 The Byzantine Empire
11 The Expansive Realm of Islam
12 The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia
13 India and the Indian Ocean Basin
14 Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration
15 States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
16 Western Europe in the Early Medieval Period
17 Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania
18 Expanding Horizons of Cross-Cultural Interaction
19 Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections
20 The Transformation of Europe
21 The Integration of the Americas and Oceania with the Wider World
22 Africa and the Atlantic World
23 Tradition and Change in East Asia
24 Empires in South and Southwest Asia
25 Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World
26 The Making of Industrial Society
27 The Americas in the Age of Independence
28 The Apex of Global Empire Building
29 The Great War: The World in Upheaval
30 Anxieties and Experiments in Postwar Europe and the United States
31 Revolutionaries and Nationalists in the Colonial and Neocolonial World
32 New Conflagrations: World War II and the Cold War
33 The End of Empire in an Era of Cold War
34 Into the Twenty-First Century
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