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Human Heritage: A World History (2006) Ц Student Edition


Human Heritage: A World History's unique storytelling approach makes world history accessible for every student. Easy-to-read text and eye-catching images invite students to explore the history of the world and its people.
Reading age for native speakers: Middle School students

* Standardized Test Practice provides integrated yearlong review that encompasses test-taking tips, strategies, and practice to help students succeed on state and national examinations.
* Skills Activities strengthen essential critical-thinking, map, and technology skills.


Unit 1: Place and Time
Chapter 1: Geography and History
Chapter 2: Prehistoric People

Unit 2: River Valley Civilizations
Chapter 3: Mesopotamia
Chapter 4: Egypt
Chapter 5: Eastern River Valleys

Unit 3: Ideas and Armies
Chapter 6: The Phoenicians and the Hebrews
Chapter 7: Military Empires
Chapter 8: Africa and the Americas

Unit 4: The Greeks
Chapter 9: Beginnings
Chapter 10: The City-States
Chapter 11: Cultural Contributions
Chapter 12: The Hellenistic Period

Unit 5: The Romans
Chapter 13: Beginnings
Chapter 14: The Roman Republic
Chapter 15: The Roman Empire
Chapter 16: Christianity

Unit 6: The Early Middle Ages
Chapter 17: The Germans
Chapter 18: The Franks
Chapter 19: The Irish and the Anglo-Saxons
Chapter 20: The Vikings

Unit 7: Emergence of New Empires
Chapter 21: The Byzantine Empire
Chapter 22: The Spread of Islam
Chapter 23: The Eastern Slavs

Unit 8: The Late Middle Ages
Chapter 24: Feudal Society
Chapter 25: The Church
Chapter 26: Rise of Trade and Towns
Chapter 27: Rise of Monarchies

Unit 9: Beginning of Modern Times
Chapter 28: The Renaissance
Chapter 29: The Reformation
Chapter 30: The Age of Discovery

Unit 10: The Changing World
Chapter 31: Expansion Into the Americas
Chapter 32: Political Revolutions
Chapter 33: Rise of Industry

Unit 11: Nations and Empires
Chapter 34: The Americas
Chapter 35: Unrest in Europe
Chapter 36: Rise of Imperialism

Unit 12: The Twentieth Century to Today (2003)
Chapter 37: Conflict and Change
Chapter 38: The Cold War Era
Chapter 39: The World Since 1989

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