A.D. 1500 to the Present
Charles A. Frazee - All books by this author
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Volume I of this overview of world history starts with the earliest-known human settlements and concludes in 1500-the early years of Europe's Renaissance, and in the Americas, the era of the Aztec and Inca empires. Highlights include the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent, Ancient Egypt, civilization in the Indus and Yellow River Valleys, India's classical age, the rise of China's dynasties, classical Greek and Roman civilizations, the Islamic world, early African kingdoms, Europe's middle ages, the Holy Roman Empire, the Mongol invasion, and the European early Renaissance years.
Volume II opens with major world events between 1500 and 1789, and considers the development of shipbuilding that sent European explorers around the world. Following topics include the Ottoman Empire, Mughal India, Manchu China, Spanish conquests in the Americas, European world colonialism, the French Revolution, Napoleonic Europe, British imperial expansion, the revolutions in the Americas, the United States and Canada as world powers, World War I and II, postwar Europe, the end of European colonialism, the Cold War, modern China, and events affecting Pacific nations.
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Paperback / 608 Pages / 7-13/16" x 10-7/8" / 1997