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The Complete Atlas of World History

1st Edition

By John Haywood

Routledge

400 pages

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pub: 1997-09-01
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Spanning the period from the emergence of human-kind to the present, the Atlas illuminates world history with 192 magnificent full-color detailed maps and clear, highly readable commentary.

Table of Contents

USING THIS ATLAS -- INTRODUCTION -- OUTLINE OF WORLD -- 1.01 Human origins 4,000,000-100,000 years ago -- 1.02 Peopling the Earth 100,000-10,000 years ago -- 1.03 The rise of agriculture 10,000-500 BC -- 1.04 The spread of writing 3000 BC - AD 1500 -- 1.05 The world 2000 BC -- 1.06 The world 1000BC -- 1.07 The world 500 BC -- 1.08 The world 323 BC -- 1.09 The world 200 BC -- 1.10 The world 1BC -- 1.11 The world AD 400 -- 1.12 The world ADÓ00 -- 1.13 The growth of the world religions 600 BC - AD 600 -- THE MIDDLE -- 1.14 The first farmers of the Middle East 10,000-6000 BC -- 1.15 Advanced farmers of the Middle East 6500-4300 BC -- 1.16 The first cities of Mesopotamia 4300-2334 BC -- 1.17 The first empires 2334-1595 BC -- 1.18 The Hittite and Assyrian empires 1595-1000 BC -- 1.19 The Assyrian and Babylonian empires 1000-539 BC -- 1.20 The Bible lands 1000-587 BC -- 1.21 The Achemenid empire of Persia 559-480 BC -- 1.22 The conquests of Alexander the Great 336-300 BC -- 1.23 The Hellenistic world 301-30 BC -- 1.24 Parthian and Sasanian Persia 238 BC-AD 636 -- AFRICA -- 1.25 Early farming in Africa 7000-500 BC -- 1.26 The foundation of ancient Egypt00-2040 BC -- 1.27 Middle and New Kingdom Egypt 2040-332 BC -- 1.28 Early states of Africa 500 BC - AD 600 -- EUROPE -- 1.29 Upper Paleolithic Europe -- 35,000 years ago-5000 BC -- 1.30 Neolithic Europe -- 5000-2000 BC -- 1.31 Bronze Age Europe -- 2000-500 BC -- 1.32 The Celts 500 BC-AD 600 -- 1.33 The Germans and the Slavs -- 750 BC-AD 600 -- THE MEDITERRANEAN -- 1.34 The first civilizations of -- Mediterranean 2000-1100 BC -- 1.35 Phoenician and Greek expansion in the Mediterranean -- 900-500 BC -- 1.36 The emergence of the Greek city-states 1100-500 BC -- 1.37 The Persian Wars and 5th-century Greece 499-435 BC -- 1.38 The Peloponnesian War and the rise of Macedón 435-336 BC -- 1.39 Etruscans, Greeks and Carthaginians 800-480 BC -- 1.40 Early Rome and the Punic wars 509-201 BC -- 1.41 The growth of the Roman empire 201 BC-AD 117 -- 1.42 Economy and society of the Roman empire -- 27 BC-AD 305 -- 1.43 Crisis and recovery of the Roman empire » AD 117-376 -- 1.44 The fall of the western Roman empire AD 376-480 -- 1.45 Justinian and the origins of the Byzantine empire AD 480-629 » -- CENTRAL AND SOUTH ASIA -- 1.46 The first civilizations of south Asia 6000-500 BC -- 1.47 MauryanIndia 550BC-AD 100 -- 1.48 Kushan and Gupta India AD 50-570 -- 1.49 The steppe nomads 900BC-ADÓ00 -- EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA -- 1.50 The first civilizations of east Asia 6000-500 BC -- LSI China from warring states to first empires 480 BC-AD 220 -- 1.52 China disunited and the rise of Japan AD 22O-600 -- 1.53 The Pacific and southeast Asia 2000 BC - AD 600 -- THE AMERICAS -- I.54 The first civilizations of the Americas 4000-500 BC -- 1.55 South America and Mexico 500 BC - AD 700 -- 1.56 The ancient Maya 300 BC - AD 800 -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- VOLUME INDEX.

About the Author

John Haywood,

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General