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The human web : a bird's-eye view of world history, J.R. McNeill and William H. McNeill

Label
The human web : a bird's-eye view of world history
Title
The human web
Title remainder
a bird's-eye view of world history
Statement of responsibility
J.R. McNeill and William H. McNeill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study on human patterns, interactions, and conflict from the earliest periods in history considers such topics as the evolution of religion, the western world's dominance in the world market, and the creation of ancient agriculture
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNeill, John Robert
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D20
LC item number
.M484 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1917-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McNeill, William Hardy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World history
Label
The human web : a bird's-eye view of world history, J.R. McNeill and William H. McNeill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Indian civilization /
  • Chinese civilization /
  • Greek and Roman civilization /
  • Population, environment, and disease /
  • Conclusion /
  • THE GROWTH OF WEBS IN THE OLD WORLD AND AMERICA, 200-1000 C.E. /
  • Shifts in relative wealth and power /
  • Expanding and thickening the old world web /
  • New roles for religion /
  • Emergence of an American web /
  • INTRODUCTION: WEBS AND HISTORY /
  • Conclusion: comon patterns /
  • THICKENING WEBS, 1000-1500 /
  • Overview /
  • How China became the first market society /
  • The transformation of Islam /
  • Christendom's thickening web /
  • The old world web's Pacific flank /
  • Southern and norhtern frontiers of the old world web /
  • The American webs /
  • Conclusion /
  • THE HUMAN APPRENTICESHIP /
  • SPINNING THE WORLDWIDE WEB /
  • The world's webs as of 1450 /
  • Fusing and extending the world's webs, 1450-1800 /
  • The world the web made, 1500-1800 /
  • Conclusion /
  • BREAKING OLD CHAINS, TIGHTENING THE NEW WEB, 1750-1914 /
  • The progress of the web /
  • Igniting the population explosion /
  • New foundations for politics /
  • The industrial revolution /
  • SHIFTING TO FOOD PRODUCTION, 11,000-3,000 YEARS AGO /
  • Impacts of the industrial revolution /
  • Abolition of slavery and serfdom /
  • Globalization in the age of imperialism /
  • Ecological change /
  • Conclusion: Lock-in /
  • STRAINS ON THE WEB: THE WORLD SINCE 1890 /
  • Communications and ideas /
  • The marriage of science and technology /
  • Population and urbanization /
  • Energy and environment /
  • WEBS AND CIVILIZATIONS IN THE OLD WORLD /
  • Retreat from globalization: war and depression, 1914-41 /
  • Resurgent globalization: war and the long boom since 1941 /
  • Conclusion /
  • BIG PICTURES AND LONG PROSPECTS
  • J R McNeill
  • BIG PICTURES AND LONG PROSPECTS
  • William H McNeill
  • 3500 B.C.E.- 200 C.E. /
  • The first civilizations /
  • Rise of bureaucratic empire /
  • Portable, congregational religions /
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 350 p.
Isbn
9780393051797
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2002013329
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 1985091-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1985091
  • (Sirsi) o50476654
  • (OCoLC)50476654
Label
The human web : a bird's-eye view of world history, J.R. McNeill and William H. McNeill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Indian civilization /
  • Chinese civilization /
  • Greek and Roman civilization /
  • Population, environment, and disease /
  • Conclusion /
  • THE GROWTH OF WEBS IN THE OLD WORLD AND AMERICA, 200-1000 C.E. /
  • Shifts in relative wealth and power /
  • Expanding and thickening the old world web /
  • New roles for religion /
  • Emergence of an American web /
  • INTRODUCTION: WEBS AND HISTORY /
  • Conclusion: comon patterns /
  • THICKENING WEBS, 1000-1500 /
  • Overview /
  • How China became the first market society /
  • The transformation of Islam /
  • Christendom's thickening web /
  • The old world web's Pacific flank /
  • Southern and norhtern frontiers of the old world web /
  • The American webs /
  • Conclusion /
  • THE HUMAN APPRENTICESHIP /
  • SPINNING THE WORLDWIDE WEB /
  • The world's webs as of 1450 /
  • Fusing and extending the world's webs, 1450-1800 /
  • The world the web made, 1500-1800 /
  • Conclusion /
  • BREAKING OLD CHAINS, TIGHTENING THE NEW WEB, 1750-1914 /
  • The progress of the web /
  • Igniting the population explosion /
  • New foundations for politics /
  • The industrial revolution /
  • SHIFTING TO FOOD PRODUCTION, 11,000-3,000 YEARS AGO /
  • Impacts of the industrial revolution /
  • Abolition of slavery and serfdom /
  • Globalization in the age of imperialism /
  • Ecological change /
  • Conclusion: Lock-in /
  • STRAINS ON THE WEB: THE WORLD SINCE 1890 /
  • Communications and ideas /
  • The marriage of science and technology /
  • Population and urbanization /
  • Energy and environment /
  • WEBS AND CIVILIZATIONS IN THE OLD WORLD /
  • Retreat from globalization: war and depression, 1914-41 /
  • Resurgent globalization: war and the long boom since 1941 /
  • Conclusion /
  • BIG PICTURES AND LONG PROSPECTS
  • J R McNeill
  • BIG PICTURES AND LONG PROSPECTS
  • William H McNeill
  • 3500 B.C.E.- 200 C.E. /
  • The first civilizations /
  • Rise of bureaucratic empire /
  • Portable, congregational religions /
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 350 p.
Isbn
9780393051797
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2002013329
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • 1985091-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1985091
  • (Sirsi) o50476654
  • (OCoLC)50476654

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