World System History
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: Robert Allen Denemark, Jonathan Friedman, George Modelski, Barry K. Gills
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press

A vital overview of perspective on the history of the world system for all graduates and researchers in a variety of fields such as international political economy, world history and sociology.
Local Societies in Bronze Age Northern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Nils Anfinset, Melanie Wrigglesworth
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This book aims to understand the process of the Bronze Age societies of Northern Europe which are often regarded as the periphery and a bleak contrast to the Central European Bronze Age. The Bronze Age is the first "globalised" period with new types of societies and new modes of exchange
Climate Change and the Course of Global History
Language: en
Pages: 631
Authors: John L. Brooke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-17 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Climate Change and the Course of Global History presents the first global study by a historian to fully integrate the earth-system approach of the new climate science with the material history of humanity. Part I argues that geological, environmental, and climatic history explain the pattern and pace of biological and
Social Change
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Christopher Chase-Dunn, Bruce Lerro
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-08 - Publisher: Routledge

From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, this book tells the story of human sociocultural evolution. It describes the conditions under which hunter-gatherers, horticulturalists, agricultural states, and industrial capitalist societies formed, flourished, and declined. Drawing evidence from archaeology, ethnography, linguistics, historical documents, statistics, and survey research, the authors trace
The Oxford World History of Empire
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Peter Fibiger Bang, C. A. Bayly, Walter Scheidel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is the first world history of empire, reaching from the third millennium BCE to the present. By combining synthetic surveys, thematic comparative essays, and numerous chapters on specific empires, its two volumes provide unparalleled coverage of imperialism throughout history and across continents, from Asia to Europe and from Africa