Streams of Civilization: Earliest Times to the Discovery of the New World

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Christian Liberty Press, 3. mai 1999 - 410 pages
This world history text provides a comprehensive overview of ancient history from Creation through the 1620s, from a Christian perspective. Extensive vocabulary questions and suggested projects are listed throughout the text. The text is beautifully illustrated and contains numerous high-quality maps in two-color. Grade 9.

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Contents

INTRODUCING HISTORY
1
CHAPTER HOW DID IT ALL BEGIN?
10
CHAPTER DAWN OF CIVILIZATIONS
29
CHAPTER EXPANDING CIVILIZATIONS
51
CHAPTER RISE OF SMALL KINGDOMS
73
CHAPTER 5UN5ETOFMESOPOTAM1AN INFLUENCE
95
chapter CLASSICAL GREECE AND HELLENIZATION
115
CHAPTER RISE OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC
139
CHAPTER THE DARK CONTINENT
200
CHAPTER THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
228
chapter ENGLAND THE NORSEMEN
249
CHAPTER FAR EAST AND AFRICAN DEVELOPMENTS
298
CHAPTER PRECOLUMBU5 AMERICA
318
chapter NATIONALISM AND THE RENAISSANCE
346
chapter THE REFORMATION AND A NEW WORLD
370
CREDITS
392

chapter THE ROMAN EMPIRE
154
chapter CHRISTIANITY ROME
179
GENERAL INDEX
400
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Mary Stanton is a freelance writer & director of human resources for the Riverside Church in New York City.

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