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Title World history : cultures, states, and societies to 1500 / Eugene Berger, George L. Israel, Charlotte Miller, Brian Parkinson, Andrew Reeves, Nadejda Williams.

Publication Info. Dahlonega, GA : University of North Georgia Press, [2016]-
Minneapolis : Open Textbook Library

Item Status

Description 1 online resource : colour illustrations; colour maps
Current Frequency Updated irregularly.
Description data file
Series Open textbook library
Open Textbook Library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter One: Prehistory -- Chapter Two: Early Middle Eastern and Northeast African Civilizations -- Chapter Three: Ancient and Early Medieval India -- Chapter Four: China and East Asia to the Ming Dynasty -- Chapter Five: The Greek World from the Bronze Age to the Roman Conquest -- Chapter Six: The Roman World from 753 BCE to 500 CE -- Chapter Seven: Western Europe and Byzantium circa 500 -- 1000 CE -- Chapter Eight: Islam to the Mamluks -- Chapter Nine: African History to 1500 -- Chapter Ten: The Americas -- Chapter Eleven: Central Asia -- Chapter Twelve: Western Europe and Byzantium circa1000 -1500 CE.
Summary "World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500. Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India's Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Islam, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia. It includes 350 high-quality images and maps, chronologies, and learning questions to help guide student learning. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding their educational experience beyond the textbook. It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making World History an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement."--Open Textbook Library.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Open Educational Resources (OER). Open Textbooks
Open Textbook Library
Access Unrestricted online access
Subject History, Ancient -- History.
Religions -- History.
Middle Ages.
Civilization, Medieval.
Civilization, Medieval.
History, Ancient.
Middle Ages.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Berger, Eugene.
Israel, George L.
Miller, Charlotte.
Parkinson, Brian (Brian R.)
Reeves, Andrew.
Williams, Nadejda.
Open Textbook Library, distributor.
ISBN 9781940771106