World History 

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World History Outline


Early Middle Eastern and Northeast African Civilizations

Ancient and Early Medieval India

China and East Asia to the Ming Dynasty

The Greek World from the Bronze Age to the Roman Conquest

The Roman World from 735 BCE to 500 CE

Western Europe and Byzantium Circa 500 – 100CE

Islam to the Mamluks

African History to 1500

The Americas

Central Asia

Western Europe and Byzantium Circa 100 – 1500 CE

About the book

World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500

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.

About the authors:

Senior Contributing Authors

Euguene Berger, Georgia Gwinnett College
George Israel, Middle Georgia State University
Charlotte Miller, Middle Georgia State University
Brian ParkinsonGeorgia Southwestern State University
Andrew Reeves, Middle Georgia State University
Nadejda Williams, University of West Georgia

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