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Glencoe World History (2008) Ц Interactive Student Edition


What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story. Glencoe World History (2008) is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning - learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today. This World History textbook addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content.

Reference Atlas
Geography Skills Handbook

UNIT 1 The First Civilizations and Empires, Prehistory–A.D. 500
CHAPTER 1 The First Humans, Prehistory–3500 B.C
CHAPTER 2 Western Asia and Egypt, 3500–500 B.C
CHAPTER 3 India and China, 3000 B.C.–A.D.
CHAPTER 4 Ancient Greece, 1900–133 B.C.
CHAPTER 5 Rome and the Rise of Christianity, 600 B.C.–A.D. 500

UNIT 2 New Patterns of Civilization, 400–1500
CHAPTER 6 The World of Islam, 600–1500
CHAPTER 7 Early African Civilizations, 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1500
CHAPTER 8 The Asian World, 400–1500
CHAPTER 9 Emerging Europe and the Byzantine Empire, 400–1300
CHAPTER 10 Europe in the Middle Ages, 1000–1500
CHAPTER 11 The Americas, 400–1500

UNIT 3 The Early Modern World, 1400–1800
CHAPTER 12 Renaissance and Reformation, 1350–1600
CHAPTER 13 The Age of Exploration, 1500–1800
CHAPTER 14 Crisis and Absolutism in Europe, 1550–1715
CHAPTER 15 The Muslim Empires, 1450–1800
CHAPTER 16 The East Asian World, 1400–1800
CHAPTER 17 Revolution and Enlightenment, 1550–1800
CHAPTER 18 The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789–1815

UNIT 4 An Era of European Imperialism, 1800–1914
CHAPTER 19 Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800–1870
CHAPTER 20 Mass Society and Democracy, 1870–1914
CHAPTER 21 The Height of Imperialism, 1800–1914
CHAPTER 22 East Asia Under Challenge, 1800–1914

UNIT 5 The Twentieth-Century Crisis, 1914–1945
CHAPTER 23 War and Revolution, 1914–1919
CHAPTER 24 The West Between the Wars, 1919–1939
CHAPTER 25 Nationalism Around the World, 1914–1939
CHAPTER 26 World War II, 1939–1945

UNIT 6 Toward a Global Civilization, 1945–Present
CHAPTER 27 Cold War and Postwar Changes, 1945–1970
CHAPTER 28 The Contemporary Western World, 1970–Present
CHAPTER 29 Latin America, 1945–Present
CHAPTER 30 Africa and the Middle East, 1945–Present
CHAPTER 31 Asia and the Pacific, 1945–Present
CHAPTER 32 Changing Global Patterns

Mini Almanac
Skills Handbook
- Identifying the Main Idea
- Determining Cause and Effect
- Making Generalizations
- Distinguishing Fact from Opinion
- Formulating Questions
- Analyzing Information
- Evaluating Information
- Making Inferences
- Comparing and Contrasting
- Detecting Bias
- Synthesizing Information
- Drawing Conclusions
- Predicting
- Problems and Solutions
- Reading a Map
- Interpreting Graphs
- Sequencing Events
- Interpreting Political Cartoons
- Analyzing Primary Sources
Primary Source Library
English and Spanish Glossary
Acknowledgements and Photo Credits

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