Traditions & Encounters Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1500,
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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
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