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Prentice Hall Atlas of World History, 2nd Edition

By Pearson Education, . . Pearson Education

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 5, 2008


Produced in collaboration with Dorling Kindersley, the leader in cartographic publishing, this updated 2nd edition of Prentice Hall's "Atlas of Western Civilization" applies the most modern and innovative map-making techniques to present global history in all of its complexity and diversity. It presents both a broad overview and a detailed examination of historical developments.

Table of Contents

Early Hominids

Emergence of Modern Humans

The World: Prehistory-10,000 BCE

Early Peoples of North America

Early Peoples of South America

The World: 10,000-5000 BCE

The Advent of Agriculture

The World: 5000-2500 BCE

The First East Asian Civilizations

Polynesian Migrations

The Fertile Crescent

Urban Centers and Trade Routes

The First Empires

The Growth of the City

The World: 750-500 BCE

The Mediterranean World, 700-300 BCE

The Empire of Alexander

The World: 500-250 BCE

Trade in the Classical World

The Roman Empire

Han China

Religions of the World After 400 CE

The World: 500-750 CE

Civilizations and Cultures of North America 100-1500 CE

The EMpires of the Andes, 350 BCE-1475 CE

The Empire of Charlemagne

The Abbasid Caliphate

The Islamic Imprint

African Empires and City-States

States and Empires in South Asia 300-1550

The Age of the Crusades

The Age of the Mongols

Trade in Medieval Europe

The Black Death

The World: 1300-1400

The Aztec Empire

The Inca Empire

Global Economies and Technologies, ca 1500

Voyages of European Expansion

The World: 1500-1600

The Ming and the Outside WOrld

Reunification of Japan

The Religious Map of Europe in 1590

The Height of the Ottoman Empire

The Mughal Empire

Safavid Persia

The World: 1600-1700

17th Century Europe

Qing China, 1644-1800

The World Slave Trade

African Slave Exporting Regions, ca 1750

The Colonization of North America

The Enlightenment in Europe: Subscriptions to the Encyclopedia

South and Southeast Asia, 1765

An Era of Revolution

The Napoleonic Empire

Europe After the Congress of Vienna, 1815-1852

Industrial Development in Europe, 1850-1914

Foreign Imperialism in East Asia

Imperialism in the Pacific

Early European Impact in Australia

The World: 1800-1850

North America: 1783-1905

The Scramble for Africa

South America 1830-1920

The Economic Revolution

The World in 1900

Global Migration

Movements Against Colonial Rule, 1880-1920

Japanese Modernization

World War I

Russian Revolution

Europe During the Great Depression

World War II

The Cold War

Decolonization of Africa

Decolonization of South and Southeast Asia

Palestine and Israel, 1947-2007

The United States in the 1960s: Protests and Urban Unrest

Political Change in South America Since 1930

Tiger Economies and Chinese Development

Chinese Expansion and Asian Nationalism

The Collapse of Communism and the EU
The Panislamic World

Global Warming, 1976-2006

The Modern World

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