By Peggy J. Martin
— McGraw-Hill Professional
Updated on Mar 4, 2011
Foundations (8000 B.C.E.–600 C.E.)
- Early agriculture in the Eastern Hemisphere versus the Western Hemisphere.
- Pastoral nomadism versus settled lifestyles.
- Political, economic, and social characteristics of the four river valley civilizations.
- Early civilizations of the Eastern and Western hemispheres.
- Political, economic, and social characteristics of the empires of Rome, Han China, and Gupta India.
- Exchanges in the Indian Ocean versus those in the Mediterranean Sea.
- The expansion and appeal of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity.
- The origins, philosophies, and goals of Confucianism and Daoism.
- The decline and fall of Han China, Rome, and Gupta India.
- Trans-Saharan versus Silk Roads trade.
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