A global perspective on the major narratives of world history.
Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European and American civilizations while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world.
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Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 976
Weight: 1820 g
Dimensions: 279 x 221 x 32 mm
Edition: 5th edition
"...well-written, civilizations-focused text that is accessible to students without talking down to them."
-Wayne Ackerson, SalisburyUniversity
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-Dr. Anthony R. Santoro, ChristopherNewport University
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