...Impressive...Ideal for the non-specialist general reader with an interest in history... Midwest Book Review 'A Chronicle of World History' is as much fun to simply browse through, as it is informative. Highly recommended for personal, school, and community library collections. Library Bookwatch 'A Chronicle of World History' is as much fun to simply browse through, as it is informative. Highly recommended for personal, school, and community library collections. Library Bookwatch ...Impressive...Ideal for the non-specialist general reader with an interest in history... Midwest Book ReviewReseña del editor:
This book is a chronological record of modern humans and their civilizations worldwide from earliest times until the eve of AD 2000. The peoples of the Middle East and the Bible, the Mediterranean, other Eurasian and African societies, India, East Asia, and Oceania are all described as are classical philosophies in the East and West, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and other religions. The Vikings, feudalism, and the Crusades are connected. Japan, the Black Death, early modern republics, religious reforms and wars, colonialism, the growth of Russian and other empires, agrarian revolts, slavery, and the scientific and cultural accomplishments of the early modern world are covered. The Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, the American War for Independence, the French Revolution, the emergence of Latin American republics, and the unification of the USA, modern Italy, and Germany are traced. The long-term decline of the Ottoman and Austrian Empires, the Moguls, Manchus, and the Shoguns are noted. The causes and effects of World War I and World War II-alliances, imperialism, nationalism, and the Russian Revolution-are all discussed. The rise of the totalitarian states and the cause of the Great Depression are discussed. Decolonialism, the Cold War, the Red Emperors, the new Europe, Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America are all topics of great importance since WWII. Lastly, the collapse of the Soviet Empire and the bright prospects and dangers of the contemporary world are recorded.
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