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History Encyclopedia

History Encyclopedia

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A concise history of the world. One of the best books available.
A concise history of the world. One of the best books available.

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Simply put, this is avolume that has alwaysintended to convey thekey features of worldhistory.
Preface to the SixthEdition.
The Encyclopedia of World History
Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
Sixth Edition
Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians havecombined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect thiscomprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span themillennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000.
C
ONTENTS
PrefaceContributing EditorsMapsGenealogical Tables Bibliographic Record
BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 2001NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2002
Table of ContentsPrehistoric Times
I.
Ancient and Classical Periods, 3500
B.C.E.
–500
C.E.
II.
The Postclassical Period, 500–1500
III.
The Early Modern Period, 1500–1800
IV.
The Modern Period, 1789–1914
V.
The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945
VI.
The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000
VII.
AppendixesRoman Emperors
I.
Byzantine Emperors
II.
Caliphs, to 1256
III.
Roman Popes
IV.
Presidents of the United States
V.
Members of the United Nations in Order of Admission
VI.
Subject Index
 
Simply put, this is avolume that has alwaysintended to convey thekey features of worldhistory.
Preface to the SixthEdition.
The Encyclopedia of World History
Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
Sixth Edition
Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians havecombined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect thiscomprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span themillennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000.
C
ONTENTS
PrefaceContributing EditorsMapsGenealogical Tables Bibliographic Record
BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 2001NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2002
Table of ContentsPrehistoric Times
I.
Ancient and Classical Periods, 3500
B.C.E.
–500
C.E.
II.
The Postclassical Period, 500–1500
III.
The Early Modern Period, 1500–1800
IV.
The Modern Period, 1789–1914
V.
The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945
VI.
The Contemporary Period, 1945–2000
VII.
AppendixesRoman Emperors
I.
Byzantine Emperors
II.
Caliphs, to 1256
III.
Roman Popes
IV.
Presidents of the United States
V.
Members of the United Nations in Order of Admission
VI.
Subject Index
 
NEXT
CONTENTS·SUBJECT INDEX·BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
The Encyclopedia of World History.
2001.
Table of Contents
Page 1
I. Prehistoric TimesA. Introduction1. History and Prehistory
 
2. The Study of Prehistory
 
a. Archaeology as Anthropology and History
 
b. Culture and Contextc. Time and Space
 
d. Finding and Digging up the Past
 
e. Analysis and Interpretation
 
f. Subdividing Prehistoric Times
 
g. Theoretical Approaches to Prehistory
 
B. Prehistory and the Great Ice Age
 
C. Human Origins (4 Million to 1.8 Million Years Ago)
 
D.
 Homo Erectus
and the First Peopling of the World (1.8 Million to 250,000 Years Ago)
 
1.
 Homo Erectus
2. Fire3. Out of AfricaE. Early
 Homo Sapiens
(c. 250,000 to c. 35,000 Years Ago)
 
1. The NeanderthalsF. The Origins of Modern Humans (c. 150,000 to 100,000 Years Ago)
 
G. The Spread of Modern Humans in the Old World (100,000 to 12,000 Years Ago)
 
1. Europe
 
2. Eurasia and Siberia3. South and Southeast Asia
 
H. The First Settlement of the Americas (c. 15,000 Years Ago)
 
I. After the Ice Age: Holocene Hunter-Gatherers (12,000 Years Ago to Modern Times)
 
1. African Hunter-Gatherers2. Asian Hunter-Gatherers3. Mesolithic Hunter-Gatherers in Europe
 
4. Near Eastern Hunters and Foragers
 
5. Paleo-Indian and Archaic North Americans6. Central and South AmericansJ. The Origins of Food Production
 
K. Early Food Production in the Old World (c. 10,000
B.C.E.
and Later)
 
1. First Farmers in the Near East2. Early European Farmers
 
3. Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa
 
4. Asian FarmersL. The Origins of Food Production in the Americas (c. 5000
B.C.E.
and Later)
 
M. Later Old World Prehistory (3000
B.C.E.
and Afterward)
 
1. State-Organized Societies
 
2. Webs of Relations3. Later African Prehistory
 
a. Egypt and Nubia
 
b. West African Statesc. East and Southern Africa4. Europe after 3500
B.C.E.

 
5. Eurasian Nomads6. Asiaa. South Asiab. Chinac. Japan
 
d. Southeast Asia7. Offshore Settlement in the PacificN. Chiefdoms and States in the Americas (c. 1500
B.C.E.
–1532
C.E.
)
 
1. North American Chiefdoms