The Cambridge World History 7 Volume Hardback Set in 9 Pieces
Description: The Cambridge World History is an authoritative new overview of the dynamicfield of world history. It covers the whole of human history, not simply historysince the development of written records, in an expanded time frame thatrepresents the latest thinking in world and global history. With over twohundred essays, it is the most comprehensive account yet of the human past, andit draws on a broad international pool of leading academics from a wide range ofscholarly disciplines. Reflecting the increasing awareness that world historycan be examined through many different approaches and at varying geographic andchronological scales, each volume offers regional, topical, and comparativeessays alongside case studies that provide depth of coverage to go with thebreadth of vision that is the distinguishing characteristic of world history.
Contents: Part I. Historiography, Method, and Themes; Part II. The Palaeolithic and theBeginnings of Human History; Part I. Early Cities as Arenas of Performance; PartII. Early Cities and Information Technologies; Part III. Early Urban Landscapes;Part IV. Early Cities and the Distribution of Power; Part V. Early Cities asCreations; Part VI. Early Imperial Cities; Part I. Global Histories; Part II.Trans-Regional and Regional Perspectives; Part I. Global Developments; Part II.Eurasian Commonalities; Part III. Growing Interactions; Part IV. ExpandingReligious Systems; Part V. State Formations; Part 1; Part I. Global Matrices;Part II. Macro-Regions.