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Roberts, J. M. (John Morris), 1928-2003
The new History of the world / J.M. Roberts
[4th rev. ed.]
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 909.22 ROB    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) World history
Physical Description xv, 1232 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: History of the world. 1993
Includes index
Contents Before history : beginnings: -- The foundations -- Homo sapiens -- The possibility of civilization -- The first civilizations: -- Early civilized life -- Ancient Mesopotamia -- Ancient Egypt -- Intruders and invaders : the Dark Ages of the ancient Near East -- The beginnings of civilization in Eastern Asia -- The other worlds of the ancient past -- The end of the old world -- The classical Mediterranean: -- The roots of one world -- The Greeks -- Greek civilization -- The Hellenistic world -- Rome -- The Roman achievement -- Jewry and the coming of Christianity -- The waning of the classical west -- The elements of a future -- The age of diverging traditions: -- Islam and the remaking of the Near East -- The Arab empires -- Byzantium and its sphere -- The disputed legacies of the Near East -- The making of Europe -- India -- Imperial China -- Japan -- Worlds apart -- Europe : the first revolution -- New limits, new horizons -- The making of the European age: -- A new kind of society : early modern Europe -- Authority and its challengers -- The new world of great powers -- Europe's assault on the world -- World history's new shape -- Ideas old and new -- The great acceleration: -- Long-term change -- Political change in an age of revolution -- Political change : a new Europe -- Political change : the Anglo-Saxon world -- The European world hegemony -- European imperialism and imperial rule -- Asia's response to a Europeanizing world -- The end of the Europeans' world: -- Strains in the system -- The era of the first World War
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Roberts, J. M. (John Morris), 1928-2003. History of the world

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