Traditions & Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past, 7th Edition
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Sources from the Past
Connecting the Sources
About the Authors
1 Early Human History
2 The Emergence of Complex Societies in Southwest Asia and Encounters with
3 The Emergence of Complex Societies in Africa and the Bantu Migrations
4 The Emergence of Complex Societies in South Asia
5 The Emergence of Complex Society in Mainland East Asia
6 Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania
7 The Empires of Persia
8 The Unification of China
9 State, Society, and the Quest for Salvation in South Asia
10 Civilizations of the Mediterranean Basin: The Greeks
11 Civilizations of the Mediterranean Basin: The Romans
12 Cross-Cultural Exchanges on the Silk Roads
13 The Resurgence of Empire in East Asia
14 The Expansive Realm of Islam
15 India and the Indian Ocean Basin
16 Eastern and Western Europe in the Early Medieval Period
17 Nomadic Empires and Eurasian Integration
18 States and Societies of Sub-Saharan Africa
19 The Increasing Integration of Europe with the Wider World
20 Worlds Apart: The Americas and Oceania
21 Expanding Horizons of Cross-Cultural Interaction
22 Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections
23 The Transformation of Europe
24 The Integration of the Americas and Oceania with the Wider World
25 Africa and the Atlantic World
26 Tradition and Change in East Asia
27 Empires in South and Southwest Asia
28 Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World
29 The Making of Industrial Society
30 The Americas in the Age of Independence
31 Societies at Crossroads
32 The Apex of Global Empire Building
33 The Great War: The World in Upheaval
34 Anxieties and Experiments in Postwar Europe and the United States
35 Revolutionaries and Nationalists in the Colonial and Neocolonial World
36 New Conflagrations: World War II and the Cold War
37 The End of Empire in an Era of Cold War
38 Into the Twenty-First Century
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