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Sources in Patterns of World History: Volume One To 1600

Peter Von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George B. Stow

Publication Date - April 2012

ISBN: 9780199846177

256 pages
Paperback
7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

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Retail Price to Students: $18.95

Description

Each volume of Sources for Patterns of World History includes approximately 200 text and visual sources in world history, organized to match the chapter organization of Patterns of World History. Each source is accompanied by a headnote and reading questions.

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Table of Contents

    Part 1: From Human Origins to Early Agricultural Centers, Prehistory-10,000 BCE

    1. The African Origins of Humanity, Prehistory to 10,000 BCE
    The Origins of Humanity
    Hominins: No Longer Apes but not yet Human
    Human Adaptations: From Africa to Eurasia and Australia
    The African Origins of Human Culture
    Migration from South Asia to Australia
    Migration from South Asia to Europe
    The Ice Age Crisis and Human Migration to the Americas
    The Ice Age
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Cave Paintings and Symbolic Thinking
    Concept Map: Deep History and Becoming Human
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    2. Agrarian-Urban Centers of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, 11,500-600 B.C.E
    Agrarian Origins in the Fertile Crescent, c. 11,500-1,500 B.C.E
    Sedentary Foragers and Foraging Farmers
    The Origins of Urban Centers in Mesopotamia and Egypt
    Kingdoms in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Crete
    Interactions Among Multi-Ethnic and Multi-Religious Empires, c. 1500-600 B.C.E.
    The Hittite and Assyrian Empires, 1600-600 B.C.E.
    Small Kingdoms on the Imperial Margins, 1600-600 B.C.E.
    Religious Experience and Cultural Achievements
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Babylonian Law Codes
    Concept Map: The Creation of Agrarian-Urban Society
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    3. Shifting Agrarian Centers in India, 3000-600 B.C.E.
    The Vanished Origins of Harappa 3000 to 1500 B.C.E
    The Region and People
    Adapting to Urban Life in the Indus Valley
    The Collapse of the Cities
    Interactions in Northern India 1500 to 600 B.C.E.
    The Vedic World, 1750 to 800 B.C.E.
    Statecraft and the Ideology of Power, 800 to 600 B.C.E.
    Indian Society, Culture, and Religion 1500 to 600 B.C.E.
    Society and Family in Ancient India
    Cultural Interactions to 600 B.C.E.
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Caste System
    Concept Map: Two Views of History
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    4. Agrarian Patterns and the Mandate of Heaven in Ancient China, 5000-481 B.C.E
    The Origins of Yellow River Cultures, 5,000 to 1766 B.C.E.
    Geography and Climate
    The Origins of Neolithic Cultures
    The Age of Myth and the Xia Dynasty, 2,852 to 1766 B.C.E.
    The Interactions of Shang and Zhou History and Politics, 1766 to 481 B.C.E.
    The Shang Dynasty, 1766 to 1122 B.C.E.
    The Mandate of Heaven: The Zhou Dynasty to 481 B.C.E.
    Economy, Society, and Family Adaptation in Ancient China
    Shang Society
    Interactions of Zhou Economy and Society
    Gender and the Family
    Interactions of Religion, Culture, and Intellectual Life in Ancient China
    Oracle Bones and Early Chinese Writing
    Adaptations of Zhou Religion, Technology, and Culture
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Chinese Writing System
    Concept Map: The Foundations of the Chinese Imperial System
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    5. Origins Apart: The Americas and Oceania, 30,000-600 B.C.E.
    The Americas: Hunters and Foragers 30,000 B.C.E. to 600 B.C.E.
    The Environment
    Human Migrations
    Agriculture, Villages, and Urban Life
    The Neolithic Revolution in the New World
    The Origins of Urban Life
    Foraging and Farming Societies outside the Andes and Mesoamerica
    The Origins of Pacific Island Migrations 6000 to 600 B.C.E.
    Lapita and Cultural Origins
    Creating Polynesia
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Origin of Corn
    Concept Map: Foraging Communities Adapting Agriculture, Cities, Sophisticated Social Structures, Monumental Architecture
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    Part 2: The Age of Empires and Visionaries, 600 B.C.E. - 600 C.E.

    6. Chiefdoms and Early
    States in Africa and the Americas, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E
    Agriculture and Early African Kingdoms
    Saharan Villages, Towns, and Kingdoms
    The Kingdom of Aksum
    The Spread of Villages in Sub-Saharan Africa
    West African Savanna and Rainforest Agriculture
    The Spread of Village Life to East and South Africa
    Patterns of African History, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
    Early States in Mesoamerica: Maya Kingdoms and Teotihuacán
    The Maya Kingdoms in Southern Mesoamerica
    The Kingdom of Teotihuacán in the Mexican Basin
    The Andes: Moche and Nazca
    The Moche in Northern Peru
    Paracas and the Nazca in Southern Peru
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Mayan Ball Game
    Concept Map: Origins, Interactions, and Adaptations
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    7. Persia, Greece, and Rome, 550 B.C.E.-600 C.E.
    Interactions between Persia and Greece
    The Origins of the Achaemenid Persian Empire
    Greek City-States in the Persian Shadow
    Alexander's Empire and Its Successor Kingdoms
    Interactions Between the Persian and Roman Empires
    Parthian Persia and Rome
    The Sasanian Persian and Late Roman Empires
    Adaptations to Monotheism in the Middle East
    Challenge to Polytheism: The Origins of Judaism, Zoroastrianism, and Greek Philosophy
    Toward Religious Communities and Philosophical Schools
    The Beginnings of Science and the Cultures of Kings and Citizens
    The Sciences at the Museum of Alexandria
    Royal Persian Culture
    Greek and Roman Civic Culture
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Plague of Justinian
    Concept Map: Correspondence Between God and Humans
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    8. Empires and Visionaries in India, 600 B.C.E.-600 C.E
    Patterns of State Formation in India: Republics, Kingdoms, and Empires
    The Road to Empire: The Mauryas
    The Classical Age: The Gupta Empire
    The Southern Kingdoms, ca. 300 to 600 C.E.
    The Vedic Tradition and Its Visionary Reformers
    Reforming the Vedic Tradition
    The Maturity of Hinduism: From the Abstract to the Devotional
    Stability Amid Disorder: Economics, Family, and Society
    Tax and Spend: Economics and Society
    Caste, Family Life, and Gender
    Strength in Numbers: Art, Literature, and Science
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Global Trade of Indian Pepper
    Concept Map: Patterns and Paradoxes of Indian Civilization
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    9. Imperial Unification and Perfecting the Moral Order in China, 722 B.C.E.-618 C.E
    Visionaries and Empire
    Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism
    The Qin Dynasty
    The Han Dynasty
    The Domestic Economy: Society, Family, and Gender
    Industry and Commerce
    Gender Roles
    Intellectual Trends, Aesthetics, Science, and Technology
    Confucianism, Education, and History during the Han
    Buddhism in China
    Intellectual Life
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Stirrup
    Concept Map: Traditional Chinese View of Human Society and the Cosmos
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    Part 3: From Regional Empires to Religious Civilizations, 600-1450 C.E.

    10. Islamic Civilization and Byzantium, 600-1300

    The Rise of Arab Dominance in the Middle East and Mediterranean
    From Rome and Persia to the Arab Empire
    From the Arab Empire to Islamic Civilization
    Byzantium: Survival and Recovery
    Islamic Civilization in the Commonwealth of Dynastic States, 900-1300
    Islamic and Eastern Christian Civilizations at their Height
    State and Society in Mamluk Egypt
    Commercial Relations from the Atlantic to the South China Sea
    Religion, Sciences, and the Arts in Two Religious Civilizations
    Islamic Culture: Intellectual and Scientific Expressions
    Artistic Expressions in Islamic Civilization
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Play Toys for Princes - Al-Jazari's Ingenious Mechanical Devices
    Concept Map: Islamic and Eastern Christian Civilizations Compared
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    11. Origins of the Western Christian World, 600-1400 C.E.
    The Formation of Christian Europe: 600-1000 C.E.
    Frankish Gaul and Latin Christianity
    Recovery, Reform, and Innovation: 1000-1300 C.E.
    The Political Recovery of Europe
    The Economic and Social Recovery of Europe
    Religious Reform and Expansion
    Intellectual and Cultural Developments
    Crisis and Creativity: 1300-1415
    The Calamitous Fourteenth Century
    Signs of a New Era in the Fifteenth Century
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Gothic Cathedral
    Concept Map: Innovation and Adaptation in the Shaping of European Civilization
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    12. Contrasting Patterns in India and China, 600-1600
    India: The Clash of Cultures
    India after the Guptas
    Islam in India, 711-1398
    Toward the Mughal Era, 1398-1450
    Interactions and Adaptations: From Buddhism to Neo-Confucian Synthesis in China
    Creating a Religious Civilization under the Tang
    The Song and Yuan Dynasties, 960 to 1368
    The Ming to 1450: The Quest for Stability
    Society, Family and Gender
    Perceptions of Perfection: Intellectual, Scientific and Cultural Life
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Gunpowder
    Concept Map: Religious Civilizations in India and China Compared
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    13. Religious Civilizations Interacting: Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asia, 100 CE - 1400 CE
    Korea to 1450
    People and Place: The Korean Environment
    Conquest and Competition: History and Politics to 1598
    Economy, Society, and Family
    Religion, Culture, and Intellectual Life
    Japan to 1450
    The Island Refuge
    Adaptation at Arm's Length: History and Politics
    Economy, Society, and Family
    Religion, Culture, and Intellectual Life
    Vietnam
    The Setting and Neolithic Cultures
    The "Far South": History and Politics to 1450
    Economy, Society, and Family
    Religion, Culture, and Intellectual Life
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Printing
    Concept Map: Cultural Adaptation and State-Building in Korea, Japan, and Vietnam, 100 C.E.-1400 C.E
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    14. Patterns of State Formation in Africa, 600-1450
    Christian Kingdoms in the Northeast
    Nubia in the Middle Nile Valley
    Ethiopia in the Eastern Highlands
    Islamic City-States on the East African Coast and Traditional Kingdoms in South Africa
    The Swahili City-States on the East African Coast
    Traditional Kingdoms in South and Central Africa
    Central African Chiefdoms and Kingdoms
    From Traditional to Islamic Kingdoms in West Africa
    The Kingdom of Ancient Ghana
    The Empire of Mali
    Rainforest Kingdoms
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Sculptures of Ife
    Concept Map: Two views of African History, 600-1400 C.E.
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    15. The Rise of Empires in the Americas, 600-1550
    The Legacy of Teotihuacán and the Toltecs in Meso-
    Militarism in the Mexican Basin
    Late Maya Kingdoms in Yucatán
    The Legacy of Tiwanaku and Wari in the Andes
    The Conquering State of Tiwanaku
    The Expanduing Kingdom of Wari
    American Empires: The Aztecs and Incas
    The Aztec Empire of Meso-America
    The Inca Empire of the Andes
    Imperial Society and Culture
    Imperial Capitals: Tenochtitlán and Cuzco
    Power and Its Cultural Expressions
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Human Sacrifice and Propaganda
    Concept Map: Patterns of Innovation in the Americas and Eurasia
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources


    Part 4: Interactions across the Globe, 1450-1750

    16. The Ottoman-Hapsburg Struggle and European Overseas Expansion, 1450-1600

    The Muslim-Christian Competition in East and West, 1450-1600
    Iberian-Christian Expansion, 1415-1498
    Rise of the Ottomans and Struggle with the Habsburgs for Dominance, 1300-1609
    The Rise of the Centralized Fiscal-Military State
    State Transformation, Money, and Firearms
    Imperial Courts, Urban Fesivities, and the Arts
    The Spanish Habsburg Empire: Popular Festivities and the Arts
    The Ottoman Empire: Palaces, Festivities, and the Arts
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: Boat-Building Patterns and Ocean Travel across the World
    Concept Map: The Ottomans and the Hapsburgs Compared
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    17. Renaissance, Reformation, and the New Science in Europe, 1450-1700
    Fiscal-Military States and Religious Upheavals
    The Rise of Fiscal-Military Kingdoms
    The Protestant Reformation, State Churches, and Independent Congregations
    Religious Wars and Political Restoration
    Cultural Transformations: Renaissance, New Science, and Early Enlightenment
    The Renaissance and Baroque Arts
    The Pioneers of the New Science
    The New Science and Its Impact
    The Early Enlightenment in Northwestern Europe
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Mathematization of Science, 1500-Present
    Concept Map: The Development of the New Science in the West
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

    18. New Patterns in New Worlds: Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas, 1500-1800
    THE COLONIAL AMERICAS: EUROPE'S WARM WEATHER EXTENSION
    The Conquest of Mexico and Peru
    The Establishment of Colonial Institutions
    THE MAKING OF AMERICAN SOCIETIES: ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FORMATION
    The Exploitation of the Mineral and Tropical Resources
    Shades of Skin Color: Social Strata, Castes, and Ethnic Groups
    The Adaptation of European Culture to the Americas
    Putting it All Together
    Features:
    Patterns Up Close: The Columbia Exchange
    Concept Map: The Global Balance: Changing Patterns, 1500-1800
    Review and Respond
    Further Resources

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