World Civilizations: Volume II: Since 1500
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Authors : Philip J. Adler; Randall L. Pouwels

9780495913023

496 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2003, 2000

©2012 , Published

$112.50

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For an accessible, comprehensive global survey of the world's major civilizations, Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS VOLUME II offers a great balance between detail and brevity. This unique student-oriented text offers 32 short chapters accompanied by strong pedagogy and critical thinking tool... more

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Thirty-two concise chapters of 10 to 15 pages in length cover key points in manageable "chunks." This organization is ideal for professors who wish to augment lectures with outside material.

The document feature, "Evidence of the Past," spotlights artifacts, material culture, and oral traditions as... more

New to this Edition

The Sixth Edition contains significantly more material on Native America, Africa, and South Asia. A number of chapters have been significantly revised, notably Chapter 37, India and Southeast Asia under Colonial Rule.

A new visual feature, "Images of History," appears in approximately one-third of ... more

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