Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History Volume 1, 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
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