ChAPTER 1 -- Part 1: The Neolithic Revolution and the
The Spread of Human Populations, c. 10,000 to b.c.e.
The Core Regions of Chinese Civilization 60 are Asia.
is where the trading goods and routes were found.
How ods are in world history is what it seeks to identify.
Patterns of migration teria: a geographical rebalancing among major civilizational areas or world trade are three basic cri major forces that have developed over time.
It explores the cultures and political institutions of an increase in the intensity and extent of contact across different civilizations.
It involves people.
A rich array of stories and examples of human variety are intriguing in these six major periods of world history.
It helps develop skills that are vital not just to the his istics of each period, but to effective operation in a global society--skills societies in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Each period has its own set of Big Concepts that use the past as a starting point for the present.
The introduction identifies the fundamental new characteris without reference to other societies or larger global forces.
The goal is to present a clear factual framework while stimulating about 3000 years ago.
Civiliza shape the world today, helps students make sense of the present, and develops a new capacity to integrate large regions and prepare to meet the challenges of the future.
It's hard to imagine a group of people talking about cultural and political issues.
Embracing the whole world's history requires complex centers of civilization.
Through the period of world history, this text must consider both types of societies.
Students become active, commercial and cultural linkages, rather than being passive vessels for torrents into contact with one another and with nomadic groups, through analysis and interpretation.
The three keys to an intel igible global past are underpinning analysis, the issues of time, place, and the rise of new civilizational centers.
The growth of trade and the formation of new empires are some of the major points of change in the global experience.
The preceding postclassical period is separated from this period.
The increase of commercial interchange, tech bands of humans, and cultural contacts all reflected the growth of the human race.
There is no world history survey that can approach that level of detail.
Major regions of the world depend on a combination of globalization, the surge of the United States and the Soviet Union, and raphy and historical developments in the form of shared institutions.
The book uses several regions for Japan, China, Korea, and the Pacific Rim.
Part VI deals with the patterns of activity and larger interactions: east Asia; south most recent period of world history and some of its portents for and southeast Asia; the Middle East, ultimately with the addition of the future.
Australia and key island groups, as well as patterns in central Asia, need to be included.
Major civilizations helped organize and define regional above the six-stage world history periodization.
The first is about characteristics.
East Asia would be profoundly the interaction between tradition and change and in recent peri shaped by emerging features of Chinese civilization.
By the classical period, many societies established key ideas and used economic surpluses beyond survival needs.
Responses to change and modernity would be conditiond by these tradi, who ate relatively elaborate political institutions, cities, and trading tions.
The interplay becomes visible from the post-classical arrangements and value systems that would provide a recognizable period onward, differentiating their civilization from other societies.
The 21st century is very different from a thousand but also debating, and the concept of civilization helps organize the world years ago.
Key interaction between change and tradition is one of the important shifts in the graphical foundation of world history.
Civilizations pro Theme two involves divergence and convergence.
The basis for key comparisons with each other and in terms of emerged separately in many parts of the world.
Some wider contacts affected the internal devel.
The first phase of the human experience is a part of opments in major civilizations.
Many societies solved the problem of world history for the past 5000 years by responding to migration or religions.
It did produce separate identities at lems.
Opportunities and pressures pro played a vital role in world history as they duced various forms of imitation and convergence.
The interplay dominated important regions like central Asia.
In terms of shape, the other societies were smaller than the civilizations, but their shape has changed over time.
Here, too, each period population, but they played crucial functions in world history and involves a different statement of the balance between successful cultural and institutional forms.