World History Societies of the Past By Charles Kahn & Ken Osborne Categories: Education, Social Science, History, World, Study & Teaching Imprint: Portage & Main Press Show edition details Hardcover : 9781553790457, 360 pages, August 2005 Ebook (PDF) : 9781553799726, 360 pages, August 2005 Hardcover $80.00 Ebook (PDF) $64.00 View Table of Contents Share: Table of contents ContentsGetting to Know Your TextbookPart 1: Understanding Societies Past and Present 1 Why Study the History of Societies? 2 The Early Peoples Part 2: Early Societies of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, and China 3 Mesopotamia 4 Egypt 5 The Indus Valley 6 Ancient China Part 3: Ancient Societies of Greece and Rome 7 Ancient Greece 8 Ancient Rome Part 4: Transition to the Modern World (c. 500 CE-1400 CE) 9 Ancient Ghana and Mali 10 Maya, Aztecs, and Incas 11 The Middle Ages Part 5: Shaping the Modern World (c. 1400 CE-1850 CE) 12 The Renaissance 13 The Reformation 14 The Age of Revolutions, 1600-1800 15 Industry and Empire ConclusionGlossaryIndex Description In World History: Societies of the Past, students explore societies of the past and see the influences and impact history has on their lives today. The textbook provides students with an easy-to-understand and in-depth look at human societies—from early hunters-gatherers to ancient societies to the beginnings of modern-day societies (1850 CE). A chronological approach explores social, environmental, political, economic, cultural, and technological issues that remain relevant in today’s world. To help your students visualize historical situations and events, the textbook includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations and historical artwork detailed maps, diagrams, and charts informative timelines questions, summaries, and quick facts stories of everyday people. Recommended by Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth as a Manitoba Grade 7 Social Studies Learning Resource. Recommended for British Columbia grade 7 classrooms.