The Resource A history of the world

A history of the world

Label
A history of the world
Title
A history of the world
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The brilliant historian, whose earlier works, The Spanish Civil War and Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom, met with acclaim, now focuses his attention on world history from the origins of man to today's world
Cataloging source
LDO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Hugh
Index
index present
LC call number
D20
LC item number
.T46
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World history
  • Histoire universelle
  • World history
Label
A history of the world
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [644]-657
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Foundations of history: Birth of the world -- Man as a hunter -- Coming of agriculture -- Early social bonds -- Early dealings between peoples -- History of the innovators -- II. Age of agriculture: Population and its increase -- Population, disease and medicine -- Population, war and battle -- Population, famine and food -- Agriculture techniques -- Agriculture, landlords and labourers -- Agriculture co-operation -- Agriculture, slaves and serfs -- Agriculture, cloths and clothes -- Early history of the soul -- Universal religion -- Law, government and liberty -- III. Intellectual transformation: Renaissance in Europe -- World re-opened -- Revival of commerce -- Slow journeys by land -- Revolution: printing -- City life -- Gunpowder wars -- People, medicine and food of the Renaissance -- IV. Industrial triumphs: Age of machines -- Steam and coal -- New Iron Age -- Age of steel -- Cotton as king -- Industrialisation and modernisation -- New sources of energy -- New communications -- Revolution in information -- Twentieth century mass communications -- Agricultural mechanisation -- Transformation of food -- Great medical improvements -- Population out of control -- Urban man -- Modern capitalism -- British contribution -- V. Political failures: Modern warfare -- Causes of war: monarchy and despotism -- The Great War -- Nazis' war -- Causes of war: racialism -- "Cold" war -- Causes of the "cold" war: class consciousness -- "Class" in power -- Causes of the "cold" war: notions of imperialism -- Democratic alternative -- Democracy: internal anxieties
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xix, 700 pages
Isbn
9780060142810
Lccn
79001688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)5763629
Label
A history of the world
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [644]-657
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Foundations of history: Birth of the world -- Man as a hunter -- Coming of agriculture -- Early social bonds -- Early dealings between peoples -- History of the innovators -- II. Age of agriculture: Population and its increase -- Population, disease and medicine -- Population, war and battle -- Population, famine and food -- Agriculture techniques -- Agriculture, landlords and labourers -- Agriculture co-operation -- Agriculture, slaves and serfs -- Agriculture, cloths and clothes -- Early history of the soul -- Universal religion -- Law, government and liberty -- III. Intellectual transformation: Renaissance in Europe -- World re-opened -- Revival of commerce -- Slow journeys by land -- Revolution: printing -- City life -- Gunpowder wars -- People, medicine and food of the Renaissance -- IV. Industrial triumphs: Age of machines -- Steam and coal -- New Iron Age -- Age of steel -- Cotton as king -- Industrialisation and modernisation -- New sources of energy -- New communications -- Revolution in information -- Twentieth century mass communications -- Agricultural mechanisation -- Transformation of food -- Great medical improvements -- Population out of control -- Urban man -- Modern capitalism -- British contribution -- V. Political failures: Modern warfare -- Causes of war: monarchy and despotism -- The Great War -- Nazis' war -- Causes of war: racialism -- "Cold" war -- Causes of the "cold" war: class consciousness -- "Class" in power -- Causes of the "cold" war: notions of imperialism -- Democratic alternative -- Democracy: internal anxieties
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xix, 700 pages
Isbn
9780060142810
Lccn
79001688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)5763629

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