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Traditions & Encounters






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Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Summary: ...ns of Urban LifeChapter 2: EARLY SOCIETIES IN SOUTHWEST ASIA AND THE INDO-EUROPEAN MIGRATIONSThe Quest for OrderMesopotamia: "Oelig;The Land Between the Rivers"/The Course of Empire/The Later Mesopotamian EmpiresThe Formation of a Complex Society and Sophisticated Cultural TraditionsEconomic Specialization and Trade/The Emergence of a Stratified Patriarchal Society/The Development of Written Cultural TraditionsThe Broader Influence of Mesopotamian SocietyHebrews, Israelites, and Jews/The PhoeniciansThe Indo-European MigrationsIndo-European Origins/Indo-European Expansion and Its EffectsChapter 3: EARLY AFRICAN SOCIETIES AND THE BANTU MIGRATIONSEarly Agricultural Society in AfricaClimatic Change and the Development of Agriculture in Africa/Egypt and Nubia: "Oelig;Gifts of the Nile"/The Unification of Egypt/Turmoil and EmpireThe Formation of Complex Societies and Sophisticated Cultural TraditionsThe Emergence of Cities and Stratified Societies/Economic Specialization and Trade/Early Writing in the Nile Valley/The Development of Organized Religious TraditionsBantu Migrations and Early Agricultural Societies of Sub-Saharan AfricaThe Dynamics of Bantu Expansion/Early Agricultural Societies of Sub-Saharan AfricaChapter 4: EARLY SOCIETIES IN SOUTH ASIAHarrapan SocietyFoundations of Harappan Society/Harappan Society and CultureThe Indo-European Migrations and Early Aryan IndiaThe Aryans and India/Origins of the Caste System/The Development of Patriarchal SocietyReligion in the Vedic AgeAryan Religion/The Blending of Aryan and Dravidian ValuesChapter 5: EARLY SOCIETY IN EAST ASIAPolitical Organization in Early ChinaEarly Agricultural Society and the Xia Dynasty/The Shang Dynasty/The Zhou DynastySociety and Family in Ancient ChinaThe Social Order/Family and PatriarchyEarly Chinese Writing and Cultural DevelopmentOracle Bones and Early Chinese Writing/Thought and Literature in Ancient ChinaAncient China and the Larger WorldChinese Cultivators and Nomadic Peoples of Central Asia/The Southern Expansion of Chinese SocietyChapter 6: EARLY SOCIETIES IN THE AMERICAS AND OCEANIAEarly Societies in MesoamericaThe Olmecs/Heirs of the Olmecs: The Maya/Maya Society and Religion/Heirs of the Olmecs: TeoihuacanEarly Societies of South AmericaEarly Andean Society and the Chavin Cult/Early Andean States: MochicaEarly Societies of OceaniaEarly Societies in Australia and New Guinea/The Peopling of the Pacific IslandsPART II: THE FORMATION OF CLASSICAL SOCIETIES, 500 B.C.E. TO 500 C.E.Chapter 7: THE EMPIRES OF PERSIAThe Rise and Fall of the Persian EmpiresThe Achaemenid Empire/Decline and Fall of the Achaemenid Empire/The Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanid EmpiresImperial Society and EconomySocial Development in Classical Persia/Economic Foundations of Classical PersiaReligions of Salvation in Classical Persian SocietyZarathustra and His Faith/Religions of Salvation in a Cosmopolitan SocietyChapter 8: THE UNIFICATION OF CHINAIn Search of Political and Social OrderConfucius and His School/Daoism/LegalismThe Unification of ChinaThe Qin Dynasty/The Early Han DynastyFrom Economic Prosperity to Social DisorderProductivity and Prosperity during the Former Han/Economic and Social Difficulties/The Later Han DynastyChapter 9: STATE, SOCIETY, AND THE QUEST FOR SALVATION IN INDIAThe Fortunes of Empire in Classical IndiaThe Mauryan Dynasty and the Temporary Unification of India/The Emergence of Regional Kingdoms and the Revival of EmpireEconomic Development and Social DistinctionsTowns and Trade/Family Life and the Caste SystemReligions of Salvation in Classical IndiaJainism and the Challenge to the Established Cultural Order/Early Buddhism/Mahayana Buddhism/The Emergence of Popular HinduismChapter 10: MEDITERRANEAN SOCIETY: THE GREEK PHASEEarly Development of Greek SocietyMinoan and Mycenaean Societies/The World of the PolisGreece and the Larger WorldGreek Colonization/Conflict with Persia and Its Results/The Macedonians and the Coming of Empire/The Hellenistic EmpiresThe Fruits of Trade: Greek Economy and SocietyTrade and the Integration of the Mediterranean Basin/Family and SocietyThe Cultural Life of Classical GreeceRational Thought and Philosophy/Popular Religion and Greek Drama/Hellenistic Philosophy and ReligionChapter 11: MEDITERRANEAN SOCIETY: THE ROMAN PHASEFrom Kingdom to RepublicThe Etruscans and Rome/The Roman Republic and Its Constitution/The Expansion of the RepublicFrom Republic to EmpireImperial Expansion and Domestic Problems/The Foundation of Empire/Continuing Expansion and Integration of the EmpireEconomy and Society in the Roman MediterraneanTrade and Urbanization/Family and Society in Roman TimesThe Cosmopolitan MediterraneanGreek Philosophy and Religions of Salvation/Judaism and Early ChristianityChapter 12: CROSS-CULTURAL EXCHANGE ON THE SILK ROADSLong Distance Trade and the Silk Roads NetworkTrade Networks of the Hellenistic Era/The Silk RoadsCultural and Biological Exchanges Along the Silk RoadsThe Spread of Buddhism and Hinduism/The Spread of Christianity/The Spread of Manichaeism/The Spread of Epidemic DiseaseChina After the Han DynastyInternal Decay of the Han State/Cultural Change in Post-Han ChinaThe Fall of the Roman EmpireInternal Decay in the Roman Empire/Germanic Invasions and the Fall of the Western Roman Empire/Cultural Change in the Late Roman EmpirePART III: THE POST-CLASSICAL ERA, 500 TO 1000 C.E. Chapter 13: THE COMMONWEALTH OF BYZANTIUMThe Early Byzantine EmpireThe Later Roman Empire and Byzantium/Justinian and His Legacy/Islamic Conquests and Byzantine Revival/Byzantium and Western EuropeByzantine Economy and SocietyRural Economy and Society/Industry and Trade/Urban LifeClassical Heritage and Orthodox ChristianityThe Legacy of Classical Greece/The Byzantine Church/Monasticism and Popular Piety/Tensions between Eastern and Western ChristianityThe Influence of Byzantium in Eastern EuropeDomestic Problems and Foreign Pressures/Early Relations between Byzantium and Slavic Peoples/Byzantium and RussiaChapter 14: THE EXPANSIVE REALM OF ISLAMA Prophet and His WorldMuhammad and His Message/Muhammad''s Migration to Medina/The Establishment of Islam in ArabiaThe Expansion of IslamThe Early Caliphs and the Umayyad Dynasty/The Abbasid DynastyEconomy and Society of the Early Islamic WorldNew Crops, Agricultural Experimentation, and Urban Growth/The Formation of a Hemispheric Trading Zone/The Changing Status of WomenIslamic Values and Cultural ExchangesThe Formation of an Islamic Cultural Tradition/Islam and the Cultural Traditions of Persia, India, and GreeceChapter 15: THE RESURGENCE OF EMPIRE IN EAST ASIAThe Restoration of Centralized Imperial Rule in ChinaThe Sui Dynasty/The Tang Dynasty/The Song DynastyThe Economic Development of Tang and Song ChinaAgricultural Development/Technological and Industrial Development/The Emergence of a Market Economy/The Establishment of Buddhism/Neo-ConfucianismChinese Influence in East AsiaKorea and Vietnam/Early Japan/Medieval JapanChapter 16: INDIA AND THE INDIAN OCEAN BASINIslamic and Hindu KingdomsThe Quest for Centralized Imperial Rule/The Introduction of Islam to Northern India/The Hindu Kingdoms of Southern IndiaProduction and Trade in the Indian Ocean BasinAgriculture in the Monsoon World/Trade and the Economic Development of Southern India/Cross-Cultural Trade in the Indian Ocean Basin/Caste and SocietyThe Meeting of Hindu and Islamic TraditionsThe Development of Hinduism/Islam and Its AppealThe Influence of Indian Society in Southeast AsiaThe States of Southeast Asia/The Arrival of IslamChapter 17: THE F

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