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Roberts, J. M. (John Morris), 1928-2003
The history of the world / J.M. Roberts and Odd Arne Westad
Sixth edition
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  D20 .R65 2013    AVAILABLE
Gift from William B. McCoy, 2014
Subject(s) World history
Civilization -- History
Physical Description xiv, 1,260 pages ; maps ; 24 cm
Note "The fifth revised edition was published in Great Britain as The new Penguin history of the world by Penguin Press/Allen Lane, 2012"--Title page verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The foundations -- Homo sapiens -- The possibility of civilization -- Early civilized life -- Ancient Mesopotamia -- Ancient Egypt -- Intruders and invaders -- The beginnings of civilization in South Asia -- Ancient China -- The other worlds of the ancient past -- Transformations -- Remaking the old world -- The Greeks -- The Hellenistic world -- Rome -- Christianity and the western transition -- Classical India -- Classical China -- The central Eurasian crossroads -- Islam and the Arab empires -- Byzantium and its sphere -- The new Middle East and the making of Europe -- India -- Imperial China -- Japan -- Worlds apart -- Europe: the possibility of change -- New limits, new horizons -- Qing China and Mughal India -- A new kind of society: early modern Europe -- Authority and its challengers in Europe -- The new world of great powers -- Europe's assault on the world -- World history's new shape -- Ideas old and new -- 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 -- Imperialism and imperial rule -- Asian metamorphoses -- Strains in the system -- The era of the First World War -- The making of a new Asia -- The Ottoman heritage and the western Islamic lands -- The Second World War -- Decolonization and cold war -- Revolutions in science and perceptions -- The cold war world -- Crises and d├ętente -- The closing of an era -- Openings and closures -- Whole world history
NOTE 529912
Gift from William B. McCoy, 2014
Alternate Author Westad, Odd Arne
Roberts, J. M. (John Morris), 1928-2003. New Penguin history of the world
Library donation, 2014

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