The Resource Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history, Hywel Williams

Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history, Hywel Williams

Label
Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history
Title
Cassell's chronology of world history
Title remainder
dates, events and ideas that made history
Statement of responsibility
Hywel Williams
Title variation
Chronology of world history
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Hywel
Index
index present
LC call number
D11
LC item number
.W635 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chronology, Historical
  • World history
Label
Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history, Hywel Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The ancient and medieval worlds 135,000 BP-1449 -- The roots of civilization: river-valley civilizations of Mesopotamia, the Indus and the Nile -- India and Hinduism : the invention of a country -- The classical world : Polis and republic in Greece and Rome -- Bureaucracy and intelligence : the rise of China -- The rise of Islam : an Arab revolution -- Castle and cathedral : Europe's middle ages and the idea of a Christian civilization -- The early modern world 1450-1799 -- Europe's drama : renaissance and reformation -- Turkic power : the Ottoman challenge to the west -- Colonial collisions : the European push into Asia, the Americas and Africa -- The sense of the new : the enlightenment and the French Revolution -- The nineteenth-century world 1800-1899 -- Nationalism and capitalism : the dynamic order of the 19th century -- Hierarchies in collision : China and Japan in the 19th century -- An American civilization : unity, power and race in the new world -- The modern world 1900-2004 -- A continent divided : Europe from Armageddon to reconstruction, 1914-89 -- Old empires and new beginnings : decolonization and the fall of Europe -- American hegemony : the victories, dilemmas and fears of a 21st-century colossus -- Towards one world
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 767 p.
Isbn
9780304357307
System control number
(OCoLC)57061824
Label
Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history, Hywel Williams
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The ancient and medieval worlds 135,000 BP-1449 -- The roots of civilization: river-valley civilizations of Mesopotamia, the Indus and the Nile -- India and Hinduism : the invention of a country -- The classical world : Polis and republic in Greece and Rome -- Bureaucracy and intelligence : the rise of China -- The rise of Islam : an Arab revolution -- Castle and cathedral : Europe's middle ages and the idea of a Christian civilization -- The early modern world 1450-1799 -- Europe's drama : renaissance and reformation -- Turkic power : the Ottoman challenge to the west -- Colonial collisions : the European push into Asia, the Americas and Africa -- The sense of the new : the enlightenment and the French Revolution -- The nineteenth-century world 1800-1899 -- Nationalism and capitalism : the dynamic order of the 19th century -- Hierarchies in collision : China and Japan in the 19th century -- An American civilization : unity, power and race in the new world -- The modern world 1900-2004 -- A continent divided : Europe from Armageddon to reconstruction, 1914-89 -- Old empires and new beginnings : decolonization and the fall of Europe -- American hegemony : the victories, dilemmas and fears of a 21st-century colossus -- Towards one world
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 767 p.
Isbn
9780304357307
System control number
(OCoLC)57061824

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