Migration in World History - Themes in World History (Paperback)Patrick Manning (author)
Paperback Published: 20/12/2004
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This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers: * earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens * the rise and spread of major language groups * examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE * trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean * the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900 * the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Weight: 328 g
Dimensions: 240 x 156 x 16 mm
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