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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Fifth Edition, offers readers the complete THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Fifth Edition, text in an affordable format. This two-color version of the text includes the complete core text, but with fewer maps, photos, and boxed features for a manageable length in a new smaller trim size for easy portability. THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Fifth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of "environment and technology" and "diversity and dominance" to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors' approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by the environment and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity.

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Richard W. Bulliet (PhD, Harvard University) is Professor of Middle Eastern History at Columbia University. He has written scholarly works on a number of topics: the social and economic history of medieval Iran (THE PATRICIANS OF NISHAPUR and COTTON, CLIMATE, AND CAMELS IN EARLY ISLAMIC IRAN), the history of human-animal relations (THE CAMEL AND THE WHEEL and HUNTERS, HERDERS, AND HAMBURGERS), the process of conversion to Islam (CONVERSION TO ISLAM IN THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD), and the overall course of Islamic social history (ISLAM: THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE and THE CASE FOR ISLAMO-CHRISTIAN CIVILIZATION). He is the editor of the COLUMBIA HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. He has published four novels, coedited THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST, and hosted an educational television series on the Middle East. He was awarded a fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and was named a Carnegie Corporation Scholar.

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Each chapter ends with an "Important Events" chronology, and Notes. 16. The Maritime Revolution, to 1550. Part Five: THE GLOBE ENCOMPASSED, 1500-1750. 17. Transformations in Europe, 1500-1750. 18. The Diversity of American Colonial Societies, 1530-1770. 19. The Atlantic System and Africa, 1550-1800. 20. Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean, 1500-1750. 21. Northern Eurasia, 1500-1800. Part Six: REVOLUTIONS RESHAPE THE WORLD, 1750-1870. 22. Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850. 23. The Early Industrial Revolution, 1760-1851. 24. Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas, 1800-1890. 25. Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870. 26. Africa, India, and the New British Empire, 1750-1870. Part Seven: GLOBAL DIVERSITY + DOMINANCE, 1850-1945. 27. The New Power Balance, 1850-1900. 28. The New Imperialism, 1869-1914. 29. The Crisis of the Imperial Order, 1900-1929. 30. The Collapse of the Old Order, 1929-1949. 31. Striving for Independence: India, Africa, and Latin America, 1900-1949. Part Eight: PERILS AND PROMISES OF A GLOBAL COMMUNITY, 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 32. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1945-1975. 33. The End of the Cold War and the Challenge of Economic Development and Immigration, 1975-2000. 34. New Challenges in a New Millennium.

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