Cengage Advantage Books: World History

Cengage Advantage Books: World History

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition, offers readers the engaging WORLD HISTORY text in a compact, affordable format. WORLD HISTORY is a global text that examines world civilizations in a comparative way. Students learn to recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations, thus gaining a clearer view of the social and political forces that have shaped our world. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes 93 maps and over 100 primary source excerpts that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following volumes: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-1-111-34514-3; Volume I: Before 1600 (Chapters 1-9), ISBN: 978-1-11134-516-7; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 9-17), ISBN: 978-1-11134-513-6. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.This example of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing is from a temple of Thutmose IV ( reigned 1406a€“1398 B.C.E.). ... The stone bears an inscription from the reign of Ptolemy V (196 B.C.E.) in three versions: hieroglyphic Egyptian, demotic ... At home, foreign conquest meant peace and prosperity; tribute and valuable materials poured into Egypt. ... Its discovery caused a worldwide sensation and a frenzy of interest in ancient Egypt, seen in new styles of architecture and interior decoration, anbsp;...

Title:Cengage Advantage Books: World History
Author:Jiu-Hwa Upshur, Janice Terry, Jim Holoka, George Cassar, Richard Goff
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-20


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