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Author Daniels, Patricia, 1955- author.

Title National Geographic almanac of world history / Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Douglas Brinkley. [electronic resource]

Publication Info. Washington, District of Columbia : National Geographic, 2014.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.

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Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource (124 entries) ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword -- About This Book -- MILESTONES -- The Rise of Agriculture & Complex Societies -- The Evolution of Writing -- The Classical Tradition -- The Silk Road &; the East-West Connection -- Plagues & Peoples -- Gutenberg & the Print Revolution -- Slave Trade & Colonialism -- The Rise of Democracy -- Technology Shrinks the World -- The Search for World Order -- MAJOR ERAS -- ANCIENT WORLD: Prehistory-500 BC -- Human Evolution & Early Migration Prehistory-3000 B.C. -- Mesopotamian Civilizations 3500-500 B.C. -- Sidebar: The Lessons of Judaism -- Egyptian Civilization 3000-500 B.C. -- Sidebar: The Divine Right of Queens -- Indian Civilization 2500-500 B.C. -- Sidebar: The Multiplicity of Hinduism -- Chinese Civilization 2200-500 B.C. -- Mediterranean Civilizations 2000-500 B.C. -- Olmec of Mesoamerica 1200-400 B.C. -- WORLD SURVEY: Prehistory-500 B.C. -- Classical World: 550 B.C.-A.D. 700 -- Persia 550 B.C.-A.D. 651 -- North American Cultures 500 B.C.-A.D. 400 -- Mesoamerican Cultures 500 B.C.-A.D. 700 -- South American Cultures 500 B.C.-A.D. 600 -- The Roman Empire 509 B.C.-A.D. 476 -- Sidebar: Hannibal of Carthage -- Sidebar: The Roman Army -- Greece 492-400 B.C. -- China's Qin & Han Dynasties 403 B.C.-A.D. 220 -- Sidebar: Emperor Qin's Tomb -- Alexander the Great 336-323 B.C. -- India 327 B.C.-A.D. 550 -- Rise of Christianity A.D. 27-392 -- World Survey 550 B.C.-A.D. 700 -- Age of Faith: 500-1150 -- Maya: 500-1000 -- Sidebar: Watching the Heavens -- Anglo-Saxon England 500-1066 -- Byzantine Empire 527-1054 -- Muhammad & Islam 570-1000 -- Sidebar: The Koran -- China's Sui & Tang Dynasties 581-907 -- Khmer Empire 600-1150 -- Charlemagne 768-814 -- Vikings 793-1042 -- Feudalism 800-1000 -- World Survey: 500-1150 --
CRUSADES TO COLUMBUS: 960-1644 -- China's Song Dynasty 960-1279 -- Holy Roman Empire 962-1648 -- Toltec & Aztec Empires 1000-1521 -- Sidebar: Rituals of Aztec Warfare -- Peru's Chimu & Inca Empires 1000-1536 -- Mississippians & Anasazi 1000-1540 -- The High Middle Ages in Europe 1000-1453 -- The Crusades 1095-1291 -- Mongol Empire 1206-1368 -- Sidebar: Marco Polo -- Ottoman Empire 1299-1571 -- The Renaissance 1300-1600 -- Sidebar: Machiavelli -- China's Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 -- Sidebar: The Admiral of the Western Ocean -- World Survey 960-1644 -- COLONIZING NEW WORLDS: 1455-1857 -- England: 1455-1689 -- Sidebar: The Great Fire of London -- Spain & Portugal 1469-1640 -- Sidebar: The Spanish Inquisition -- Navigating the globe 1492-1522 -- Spanish-American Empire 1492-1800 -- Sidebar: Spanish Mission System -- The Reformation 1517-1648 -- Mogul India 1523-1857 -- France's North American Colonies 1534-1763 -- England's North American Colonies 1584-1775 -- Sidebar: English Conquest of Canada -- Japan &; the Shoguns 1588-1853 -- The Rise of Russia 1613-1796 --
The Age of Enlightenment 1700-1800 -- Europe's Balance of Power 1702-1763 -- British Exploration of the Pacific 1760-1840 -- Sidebar: Australia's Aborigines -- American Revolution: 1775-1789 -- Sidebar: Rebellions in Other American Colonies -- French Revolution 1789-1799 -- Sidebar: Robespierre & the Reign of Terror -- World Survey: 1455-1857 -- AGE OF IMPERIALISM: 1750-1917 -- European Imperialism: 1750-1900 -- Sidebar: Queen Victoria -- India Under the British 1757-1917 -- Napoleon 1769-1821 -- Europe's Industrial Revolution 1769-1900 -- Sidebar: Urban Migration -- Sidebar: Ireland's Potato Famine -- Imperialism in the Pacific 1800-1900 -- Sidebar: Maori of New Zealand -- Latin American Independence 1800-1830 -- Sidebar: Bolivar: Liberator or Dictator? -- U.S. Expansion 1800-1860 -- Sidebar: The California Gold Rush -- European Nationalism 1815-1871 -- China Ends Its Isolation 1820-1900 -- European Powers Colonize Africa 1830-1914 -- Sidebar: Livingstone & Stanley -- Japan & the West 1853-1905 -- U.S. Civil War & Reconstruction 1860-1877 -- Sidebar: The Battle of Gettysburg -- The U.S. Becomes a Great Power 1876-1900 -- Sidebar: Rough Riders in Cuba -- World Survey: 1750-1917 --
GLOBAL CONFLICT: 1900-1945 -- Revolution in Transit: 1900-1930 -- Sidebar: Mass Production Comes of Age -- World War I 1914-1918 -- Sidebar: The Russian Revolutions of 1917 -- Boom & Bust 1920-1937 -- Sidebar: Mass Communication -- Authoritarianism: 1920-1938 -- World War II 1939-1945 -- Sidebar: Development of the Atom Bomb -- World Survey: 1900-1945 -- Toward A New Millennium: 1945-Present -- Postwar Settlement & Cold War: 1945-1991 -- Sidebar: Arab-Israeli Conflicts -- Sidebar: Vietnam War -- Sidebar: Iran Revolution -- Development of a zThird Worldy 1945-1991 -- Sidebar: Gandhi: India's Peaceful Rebel -- Frontiers of Science and Exploration: 1945-Present -- Sidebar: Other Planets, Other Earths -- The Global Community 1991-Present -- Sidebar: The Death of Osama bin Laden -- World Survey: 1945-Present -- At a glance: Major Wars -- Major Religions -- Periods & Movements -- Human Accomplishments -- Leaders -- Scientists, Inventors, & Philosophers -- Explorers -- Artists -- Appendix -- Highlights of Chinese history -- Roman rulers -- Rulers of England and Great Britain -- Historical periods of Japan -- Rulers of France -- Prime ministers of Great Britain -- Presidents of the United States -- Rulers of Russia since 1533.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary From the first civilizations to the 21st century this wide-ranging, compulsively readable book encompasses all of world history: great ages and monumental events; the rise and fall of cultures; names, dates, and statistics, and stories galore.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Civilization, Medieval.
Civilization, Modern.
Civilization, Ancient.
World history.
World history -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hyslop, Stephen G. (Stephen Garrison), 1950- author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Cover Title Almanac of world history.
Other Form: Print version: 1426213913 9781426213915 396 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps
ISBN 1426213913 print
9781426213915 print
9781426214530 deluxe
9781785391101 electronic version
1426214537 deluxe

 
    
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