World History

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Rex Bookstore, Inc., 1965 - World history - 737 pages
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Contents

Prehistory and Asian Civilizations
1
Origin of Man
2
Man Before the Dawn of History
6
China Worlds Largest Nation and Oldest Existing Civilization
11
Japan Asias Industrial Giant
26
Cradle of Hindu Civilization
40
The Middle East
54
Mesopotamia Where History Begins
56
Iberias Catholic Kingdoms
193
France and the Ascendancy of Absolute Monarchy
205
England Cradle of Parliamentary Government
214
The Intellectual Revolution
225
The French Revolution
233
Napoleon the Great and the First French Empire
241
Metternich and The Struggle for Democracy
251
The Unification of Italy
263

Egypt Gift of the Nile
64
Other Ancient Nations of Asia
74
Alexander the Great and Hellenization of Asia
81
Christ and the Triumph of Christianity
89
Arabia and the Rise of Islam
95
Impact of Sejjuk Turkish and Mongol Conquests
104
Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire
109
Europe and Western Civilization
117
The Glory That Was Greece
119
The Grandeur That Was Rome
131
Europe in Chaos
147
Feudalism Chivalry and Crusades
156
The Flowering of Medieval Life and Culture
167
The Renaissance
177
The Reformation and Religious Wars
185
The Unification of Germany
270
The Industrial Revolution
280
Europes Century of Peace and Progress
287
The 20th Century and Global Civilization
298
The American Era
301
Latin American and Latin Heritage
306
Africa The Dark Continent
315
Russia as a Superpower
324
The First World War 19141918
329
The World Between the Wars 19191939
338
The Second World War 19391945
351
The World After World War II
362
Mankinds Last Hope
374
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