An understanding of the history of the worldaand understanding why this knowledge is importantahas become essential for today's students. Benefiting from the unifying viewpoint of a single author, this lively two-volume narrative tells the story of human events on the moveathe exciting event history of wars and politics, booms and busts, the rise and fall of empires, and more. It also reaches beyond the events that have shaped world history to trace the broader development of human institutions and ideas as they evolve through time. Special attention to art and ideas in each period and civilization.Thus interpreted, these old poems of war and adventure acquired heavy religious overtones: the Song of God episode, with ... With the decimal system and the concept of place value, new spheres of mathematical operation were opened up.
|Title||:||The Human Venture|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 2003-06|