Philip's Atlas of World History: Concise Edition, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0540092150
  • ISBN-13: 9780540092154
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade + - College Senior
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Philip's Atlas of World History presents the entire story of civilization, from man's earliest beginnings to the latest political developments of the twentieth century.

It is specially designed to help the reader visualize the great historical themes and turning points of the past by combining more than 400 color maps, which graphically depict the scope of these events, with over 200,000 words of text to explain key historical themes and contexts.

It also contains a 20-page gazetteer of historical places, biographies of important figures, and a 22-page time chart.

Ideal for home, secondary school and college use. This atlas gives a fascinating, accessible and truly global, picture of events and their impact on the world we live in today.

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contributors.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: The Ancient World.
2: The Human Revolution: 5 Million Years Ago to 10,000 BC.
3: From Hunting to Farming: Asia 12,000 BC–AD 500.
4: From Hunting to Farming: Europe 8000–200 BC.
5: From Hunting to Farming: Africa 10,000 BC–AD 500.
6: From Hunting to Farming: The Americas 12,000–1000 BC.
7: From Hunting to Farming: Australia and the Pacific 10.000 BC–AD 1000.
8: The First Civilizations: Mesopotamia and the Indus Region 4000–1800 BC.
9: The First Civilizations: Egypt 3500–2180 BC and China 1700–1050 BC.
10: Civilizations in Mesoamerica 1200 BC–AD 700.
11: Cultures in South America 1400 BC–AD 1000.
12: The Mediterranean and the Gulf Region 2000–1000 BC.
13: Empires and Traders 1200–600 BC.
14: Classical Greece 750–400 BC.
15: The Achaemenid and Hellenistic World 600–30 BC.
16: The Birth of World Religions 1500 BC–AD 600.
17: First Empires in India 600 BC–AD 500.
18: First Empires in China 1100 BC–AD 220.
19: Peoples of Central Asia 6000 BC–AD 500.
20: Eurasian Trade 150 BC–AD 500.
21: The Roman Empire 500 BC–AD 400.
22: Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire 100–500.
23: The Medieval World.
24: Religions of the Medieval World 600–1500.
25: Kingdoms of Southeast Asia 500–1500.
26: The Byzantine Empire 527–1025.
27: The Spread of Islam 630–1000.
28: The First Slavic States 400–1000.
29: East Asia in the Tang Period 618–907.
30: Frankish Kingdoms 200–900.
31: Peoples of the European Steppe 350–1000.
32: The Vikings 800–1100.
33: States and Trade in West Africa 500–1500.
34: States and Trade in East Africa 500–1500.
35: Civilizations in Mesoamerica and South America 500–1500.
36: East Asia 907–1600.
37: The Muslim World 1000–1400.
38: The Holy Roman Empire 962–1356.
39: France, Spain and England 900–1300.
40: The World of the Crusaders 1095–1291.
41: The Decline of the Byzantine and Rise of the Ottoman Empires 1025–1500.
42: The Mongol Empire 1206–1405.
43: The Economy of Europe 950–1300.
44: Urban Communities in Western Europe 1000–1500.
45: Crisis in Europe and Asia 1330–52.
46: Europe 1350–1500.
47: Cultures in North America 500–1500.
48: The Inca and Aztec Empires 1400–1540.
49: The Early Modern World.
50: The European Discovery of the World 1450–1600.
51: Europeans in Asia 1500–1790.
52: Spain and the Americas 1492–1550.
53: The Colonzation of Central and South America 1500–1780.
54: The Colonzation of North America and the Caribbean 1600–1763.
55: Slave Economes of the Western Hemisphere 1500–1880.
56: The Growth of the Atlantic Economies 1620–1775.
57: The Rise of European Commercial Empires 1600–1800.
58: European Urbanzation 1500–1800.
59: The Development of Science and Technology in Europe 1500–1770.
60: Africa 1500–1800.
61: Ming and Manchu Qing China 1368–1800.
62: Tokugawa Japan 1603–1867.
63: The Ottoman and Safavid Empires 1500–1683.
64: India Under the Mughals 1526–1765.
65: European States 1500–1600.
66: The Expansion of Russia 1462–1795.
67: Sweden, Poland and the Baltic 1500–1795.
68: The Habsburg Empire 1490–1700.
69: The Reformation and Counter-Reformation in Europe 1517–1648.
70: Revolution and Stablity in Europe 1600–1785.
71: The Development of Warfare in Europe 1450–1750.
72: The Age of Revolutions.
73: The American Revolution 1775–83.
74: Revolutionary France and Napoleonic Europe 1789–1815.
75: The Industrial Revoluton in Britian 1750–1850.
76: The Industrialization of Europe 1830–1914.
77: Revolution and Reaction in Europe 1815–49.
78: The Habsburg Empire: Expansion and Decline 1700–1918.
79: The Unification of Italy and of Germany 1815–71.
80: The Decline of the Ottoman Empire 1683–1923.
81: Russian Territorial and Economic Expansion 1795–1914.
82: The Westward Expansion of the United States 1783–1910.
83: The American Civil War 1861–65.
84: The Industrial Growth of the United States 1790–1900.
85: The Development of Canada 1763–1914.
86: Independence in Latin America and the Caribbean 1780–1830.
87: Latin America and the Caribbean Post-Independence 1830–1914.
88: The British in India 1608–1920.
89: Southeast Asia in the Age of Imperialism 1790–1914.
90: Late Manchu Qing China 1800–1911.
91: The Modernization of Japan 1867–1937.
92: The Development of Australia and New Zealand Since 1790.
93: Africa 1800–80.
94: The Partition of Africa 1880–1939.
95: World Trade and Empires 1870–1914.
96: World Population Growth and Urbanization 1800–1914.
97: 20th Century and Beyond.
98: The Build-Up to the First World War 1871–1914.
99: The First World War 1914–18.
100: Outcomes of the First World War 1918–29.
101: The Russian Revolution 1917–39.
102: The Republic of China 1911–49.
103: Latin America 1914–45.
104: The Great Depression 1929–33.
105: The Rise of Fascism 1921–39.
106: The Second World War in Europe 1939–45.
107: The War in Asia 1931–45.
108: The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1945–89.
109: Western Europe Since 1945.
110: The United States Since 1900.
111: The Role of the United States in the World Since 1945.
112: The Cold War 1947–91.
113: The Breakdown of Empires Since 1945.
114: South Asia Since 1920.
115: Southeast Asia Since 1920.
116: Japan Since 1945.
117: The People’s Republic of China Since 1949.
118: Africa Since 1939.
119: Latin America Since 1945.
120: The Middle East Since 1945.
121: The Former Republics of the Soviet Union Since 1989.
122: Eastern Europe Since 1989.
123: United Nations Peacekeeping Since 1945.
124: Human Rights Since 1914.
125: The Position of Women Since 1914.
126: The World Economy Since 1945.
127: Changes in Population Since 1945.
128: Patterns of Health and Ill-Health Since 1945.
129: Standards of Living Since 1945.
130: The Changing Environment Since 1945.
131: Transport and Communication Since 1945.
Index.
Bibliography.
Acknowledgements.