Civilizations and Societies: Ancient and Modern Worlds

Editors: Farah, Mounir A., Takacs, Sarolta and Cline, Eric H.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $399.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $598.50
ISBN: n/a
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 169
Book Status: Available
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Designed to help students explore the rich and varied history of civilization, this illustrated work presents the evolution of human society in five geographic regions (Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle and Southwest Asia), from ancient to modern times.

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  • Introduction: Civilizations and Societies—The Sweep of History
  • A
  • Abbasid Dynasty
  • Aboriginal Peoples, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Aboriginal Peoples, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Absolutism
  • Adena
  • Afghanistan
  • African Union
  • Agriculture, Ancient Africa
  • Agriculture, Ancient Americas
  • Agriculture, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Agriculture, Ancient Europe
  • Agriculture, Ancient Middle East
  • Agriculture, Modern Africa
  • Agriculture, Modern Americas
  • Agriculture, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Agriculture, Modern Europe
  • Agriculture, Modern Middle East
  • Akbar the Great
  • Akhenaten
  • Alexander III, the Great
  • Alexandria
  • Algeria
  • American Revolution
  • Anasazi
  • Anatolia
  • Ancient Africa—Cradle of Humanity
  • Ancient Americas—Old World, New World
  • Ancient Asia and the Pacific—Migration, Innovation, Adaptation
  • Ancient Europe—Crossroads of Culture
  • Ancient Middle East—Birthplace of Modern Civilization
  • Andalusia (Muslim Spain)
  • Angkor Wat
  • Animism
  • Apartheid
  • Arameans
  • Arab League
  • Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • Archaeological Discoveries, Africa
  • Archaeological Discoveries, Americas
  • Archaeological Discoveries, Asia and the Pacific
  • Archaeological Discoveries, Europe
  • Archaeological Discoveries, Middle East
  • Archimedes
  • Argentina
  • Armenian Genocide
  • Art and Architecture, Ancient Africa
  • Art and Architecture, Ancient Americas
  • Art and Architecture, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Art and Architecture, Ancient Europe
  • Art and Architecture, Ancient Middle East
  • Art and Architecture, Modern Africa
  • Art and Architecture, Modern Americas
  • Art and Architecture, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Art and Architecture, Modern Europe
  • Art and Architecture, Modern Middle East
  • Ashoka the Great
  • Assyria
  • Aswan High Dam
  • Atatürk, Mustafa Kemal
  • Atlas Mountains
  • Attila the Hun
  • Augustus Caesar
  • Australia, Ancient
  • Australia, Modern
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Avicenna (Ibn Sina)
  • Axum
  • Aztec Civilization
  • B
  • Babylonia
  • Baghdad
  • Balance of Power, Modern Europe
  • Balfour Declaration
  • Bangladesh
  • Bantu Migration
  • Benin Kingdom
  • Berbers
  • Beringia
  • Bible
  • Bismarck, Otto von
  • Bison
  • Boer War
  • Bolívar, Simón
  • Brazil
  • British Colonies in Africa
  • Brunei
  • Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)
  • Buddhism
  • Byzantine Empire, Ancient
  • Byzantine Empire, Modern
  • C
  • Cahokia
  • Cambodia
  • Camp David Accords
  • Canada
  • Carthage
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Çatal Huyuk
  • Cave Paintings, Ancient Europe
  • Celts
  • Chaldeans
  • Charlemagne
  • China, Ancient
  • China, Modern
  • Christianity, Ancient Europe
  • Christianity, Ancient Middle East
  • Christianity, Modern Europe
  • Christina, Queen of Sweden
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Cities and Urbanization, Modern Europe
  • Civil Wars, Modern Africa
  • Cleopatra VII
  • Clovis
  • Cold War
  • Colonization, Africa
  • Colonization, Americas
  • Colonization, Asia and the Pacific
  • Columbus, Christopher
  • Communism, Asia and the Pacific
  • Communism, Europe
  • Communist Movements, Africa
  • Communist Movements, Americas
  • Confucianism
  • Confucius
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Crete
  • Cro-Magnon Peoples, Europe
  • Crusades, Europe
  • Crusades, Middle East
  • Cuba
  • Culture and Traditions, Ancient Africa
  • Culture and Traditions, Ancient Americas
  • Culture and Traditions, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Culture and Traditions, Ancient Europe
  • Culture and Traditions, Ancient Middle East
  • Culture and Traditions, Modern Africa
  • Culture and Traditions, Modern Americas
  • Culture and Traditions, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Culture and Traditions, Modern Europe
  • Culture and Traditions, Modern Middle East
  • Curie, Marie
  • Cyrus II, the Great
  • D
  • Darius I, the Great
  • Democracy, Modern Americas
  • Democracy and Democratic Movements, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Democracy and Democratic Movements, Modern Europe
  • Democratic Movements, Modern Africa
  • Drought, Modern Africa
  • Druids
  • E
  • Ebla
  • Economic Development and Trade, Modern Africa
  • Economic Development and Trade, Modern Americas
  • Economic Development and Trade, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Economic Development and Trade, Modern Europe
  • Economic Development and Trade, Modern Middle East
  • Egypt, Ancient
  • Egypt, Modern
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Elizabeth I
  • Enlightenment
  • Environmental Issues, Modern Africa
  • Environmental Issues, Modern Americas
  • Environmental Issues, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Environmental Issues, Modern Europe
  • Environmental Issues, Modern Middle East
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Etruscan Civilization
  • Euclid
  • Exploration, Modern Americas
  • Exploration, Modern Europe
  • F
  • Falkland Islands
  • Famine, Modern Africa
  • Fascism/Nazism
  • Fertile Crescent
  • Feudalism
  • First Nations, Modern Americas
  • France
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franks
  • French Revolution
  • French West Africa
  • G
  • Gandhi, Mohandas K.
  • Gauls
  • Gaza
  • Genghis Khan
  • German Colonies, Modern Africa
  • Germanic Groups, Ancient
  • Germany
  • Ghana, Ancient
  • Giza
  • Glasnost
  • Golden Horde
  • Government, Modern Americas
  • Great Britain
  • Great Leap Forward
  • Great Serpent Mound
  • Great Zimbabwe
  • Greece, Ancient
  • Greek Colonies, Ancient Africa
  • Gregory I, the Great
  • Gulf States
  • H
  • Haiti
  • Hammurabi
  • Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
  • Harun al-Rashid
  • Henry VIII
  • Herodotus
  • Hinduism
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Hittites
  • Hohokam
  • Holocaust
  • Holy Roman Empire
  • Hunac Ceel
  • Huns, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Huns, Ancient Europe
  • Hunter-Gatherers
  • I
  • Ibn Battuta
  • Ice Age, Americas
  • Ice Age, Europe
  • Illegal Aliens, Modern Americas
  • Immigrants and Immigration, Modern Americas
  • Imperialism, Modern Africa
  • Imperialism, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Incan Civilization
  • Independence Movements, Modern Africa
  • India, Ancient
  • India, Modern
  • Indian Nationalism
  • Indian Ocean Trade, Ancient
  • Indonesia, Modern
  • Indus River
  • Industrialization, Modern Europe
  • Intifada
  • Inuit
  • Iran
  • Iranian Revolution
  • Iraq War
  • Islam, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Islam, Ancient Middle East
  • Islam, Modern Middle East
  • Israel
  • Istanbul
  • Italian Colonies, Modern Africa
  • Italy
  • J
  • Japan, Ancient
  • Japan, Modern
  • Java
  • Jerusalem, Ancient
  • Jerusalem, Modern
  • Jesus of Nazareth
  • Jews and Judaism, Ancient Middle East
  • Jews and Judaism, Modern Europe
  • Jordan
  • Julius Caesar
  • Justinian I
  • K
  • Kangxi
  • Khmer Empire
  • Kievan Rus
  • Kongo Empire
  • Korea, Ancient
  • Korea, Modern
  • Kush
  • L
  • Language, Modern Africa
  • Language, Modern Americas
  • Language, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Language, Modern Europe
  • Language, Modern Middle East
  • Language and Writing, Ancient Africa
  • Language and Writing, Ancient Americas
  • Language and Writing, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Language and Writing, Ancient Europe
  • Language and Writing, Ancient Middle East
  • L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Laos
  • Latin
  • Latin American Revolutions
  • Lenin, Vladimir
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Liberation Theology
  • Liberia
  • Libya, Ancient
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Literature and Writing, Modern Africa
  • Literature and Writing, Modern Americas
  • Literature and Writing, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Literature and Writing, Modern Europe
  • Literature and Writing, Modern Middle East
  • Locke, John
  • Louis IX
  • Louis XIV
  • Luther, Martin
  • Lydians
  • M
  • Machu Picchu
  • Maimonides, Moses
  • Maize
  • Mali, Ancient
  • Mammoths
  • Manchuria
  • Mandate of Heaven
  • Mandela, Nelson
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Mansa Musa
  • Mao Zedong
  • Maori
  • Marx, Karl
  • Mauretania
  • Mayan Civilization
  • Mecca
  • Medina
  • Meir, Golda
  • Melaka
  • Mercantilism
  • Mesopotamia
  • Mexican Revolutions
  • Micronesia, Ancient
  • Micronesia, Modern
  • Migration, Modern Africa
  • Minoan Civilization
  • Missionaries
  • Mississippian Cultures
  • Moctezuma II
  • Modern Africa—The Most Diverse Continent
  • Modern Americas: From European Contact to the Present Day
  • Modern Asia and the Pacific—Diversity and Challenge
  • Modern Europe—A Peninsula of Peninsulas
  • Modern Middle East—Ancient Lands, Contemporary Issues
  • Mohammed
  • Mongols
  • Monomutapa Empire
  • Monsoons, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Monsoons, Ancient Middle East
  • Mound Builders, Ancient Americas
  • Muhammad I Askia
  • Murasaki Shikibu
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Myths and Epics, Ancient Africa
  • Myths and Epics, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Myths and Epics, Ancient Middle East
  • Myths, Epics, and Sagas, Ancient Europe
  • Myths and Legends, Ancient Americas
  • N
  • Napoleon I
  • Nationalism, Modern Europe
  • Nationalism and Independence Movements, Modern Middle East
  • Nationalism and Nationalist Movements, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Native Americans
  • Nazca
  • Neanderthal Peoples
  • New Zealand, Ancient
  • New Zealand, Modern
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Nigeria
  • Nile River
  • Nok People
  • Norsemen
  • Norton Tradition
  • Nubia
  • O
  • Odoacer
  • Oil
  • Olduvai Gorge
  • Olmec Civilization
  • Organization of American States
  • Ottoman Empire and Turkey
  • P
  • Pachacuti
  • Pakistan
  • Paleobiology, Africa
  • Paleo-Indians, American
  • Palestinian Issue
  • Pan-African Movement
  • Panama Canal
  • Papal States and Papal Power
  • Parthian Empire
  • Pax Romana
  • Pax Sinica
  • Peloponnesian War
  • Persia
  • Persian Wars
  • Peter I, the Great
  • Petrarch
  • Philippines
  • Phoenicians
  • Pogroms
  • Polynesia, Ancient
  • Polynesia, Modern
  • Pompeii
  • Portuguese Colonies, Modern Africa
  • Potlatch
  • Q
  • Quebec Separatist Movement
  • Quetzalcoatl, Topiltzin
  • R
  • Reformation
  • Refugees, Modern Africa
  • Refugees, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Refugees, Modern Middle East
  • Religion, Ancient Africa
  • Religion, Ancient Americas
  • Religion, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Religion, Ancient Europe
  • Religion, Ancient Middle East
  • Religion, Modern Africa
  • Religion, Modern Americas
  • Religion, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Religion, Modern Europe
  • Religion, Modern Middle East
  • Renaissance
  • Rome, Ancient
  • Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union
  • Russian Settlements, Modern Americas
  • Russo-Japanese War
  • Rwanda
  • S
  • Sahara
  • Saladin
  • Salt Trade
  • Sargon of Akkad
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scythians
  • Sheba, Queen of
  • Shi Huangdi (Shi Huang-ti)
  • Shinto
  • Silk Road
  • Singapore
  • Slavery, Ancient Africa
  • Slavery, Ancient Americas
  • Slavery, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Slavery, Ancient Europe
  • Slavery, Ancient Middle East
  • Slavery and the Slave Trade, Modern Africa
  • Slavery and the Slave Trade, Modern Americas
  • Slavery and the Slave Trade, Modern Europe
  • Slavery and the Slave Trade, Modern Middle East
  • Slavery, Slave Trade, and Piracy, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Social Reform Movements, Modern Americas
  • Social Welfare State, Modern Europe
  • Society, Ancient Africa
  • Society, Ancient Americas
  • Society, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Society, Ancient Europe
  • Society, Ancient Middle East
  • Society, Modern Africa
  • Society, Modern Americas
  • Society, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Society, Modern Europe
  • Society, Modern Middle East
  • Socrates
  • Solomon
  • Somalia
  • Songhai Empire
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Spheres of Influence, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Spice Trade
  • Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Ancient
  • Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Modern
  • Stone Circles
  • Sudan
  • Suez Canal
  • Sukhothai and Ayudhya
  • Suleyman I, the Magnificent
  • Sumer
  • Syria
  • T
  • Taino
  • Taiwan
  • Taliban
  • Technology and Invention, Ancient Africa
  • Technology and Invention, Ancient Americas
  • Technology and Invention, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Technology and Invention, Ancient Europe
  • Technology and Invention, Ancient Middle East
  • Technology and Invention, Modern Africa
  • Technology and Invention, Modern Americas
  • Technology and Invention, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • Technology and Invention, Modern Europe
  • Technology and Invention, Modern Middle East
  • Teotihuacán
  • Terrorists, Modern Middle East
  • Thailand
  • Thule Tradition
  • Thutmose III
  • Tibet
  • Tiwanaku
  • Timbuktu
  • Tobacco
  • Toltec Culture
  • Tools and Weapons, Ancient Africa
  • Tools and Weapons, Ancient Americas
  • Tools and Weapons, Ancient Asia and the Pacific
  • Tools and Weapons, Ancient Europe
  • Tools and Weapons, Ancient Middle East
  • Tools and Weapons, Modern Africa
  • Tools and Weapons, Modern Americas
  • Tools and Weapons, Modern Europe
  • Tools and Weapons, Modern Middle East
  • Totems, Americas
  • Trojan War
  • Tutsis and Hutus
  • U
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United States
  • Ur
  • V
  • Velvet Revolution
  • Vietnam, Ancient
  • Vietnam, Modern
  • Vinland
  • Vladimir I
  • W
  • Weapons, Modern Asia and the Pacific
  • West Bank
  • William I, the Conqueror
  • World War I, Asia and the Pacific
  • World War I, Europe
  • World War I, Middle East
  • World War II, Asia and the Pacific
  • World War II, Europe
  • World War II, Middle East
  • X
  • Xuanzang (Hsuan Tsang)
  • Y
  • Yemen
  • Yoruba
  • Z
  • Zheng He
  • Zionism
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Chronology
  • Glossary
  • Master Bibliography
  • Africa: Ancient and Modern
  • Americas: Ancient and Modern
  • Asia and the Pacific: Ancient and Modern
  • Europe: Ancient and Modern
  • Middle East and Southwest Asia