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The Resource A people's history of the world, Chris Harman

A people's history of the world, Chris Harman

Label
A people's history of the world
Title
A people's history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Chris Harman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the human history of the world through the lens of a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals
Has edition
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Harman, Chris
Dewey number
909
Index
index present
LC call number
D20
LC item number
.H35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World history
Label
A people's history of the world, Chris Harman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"From the Stone Age to the new millennium"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-661) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: The rise of class societies: The neolithic 'revolution' -- The first civilisations -- The first class divisions -- Women's oppression -- The first 'Dark ages' -- pt. 2: The ancient world: Iron and empires -- Ancient India -- The first Chinese empires -- The Greek city states -- Rome's rise and fall -- The rise of Christianity -- pt. 3: The 'Middle Ages': The centuries of chaos -- China: the rebirth of the empire -- Byzantium: the living fossil -- The Islamic revolutions -- The African civilisations -- European feudalism -- pt. 4: Great transformation: The conquest of the New Spain -- Renaissance to reformation -- The birth pangs of a new order -- The last flowering of Asia's empires -- pt. 5: The spread of the new order: A time of social peace -- From superstition to science -- The enlightenment -- Slavery and wage slavery -- Slavery and racism -- The economics of 'free labour' -- pt. 6: The world turned upside down: American prologue -- The French Revolution -- Jacobinism outside France -- The retreat of reason -- The industrial revolution -- The birth of Marxism -- 1848 -- The American Civil War -- The conquest of the East -- The Japanese exception -- Storming heaven: the Paris Commune -- pt. 7: The century of hope and horror: The world of capital -- World war and world revolution -- Europe in turmoil -- Revolt in the colonial world -- The 'Golden Twenties' -- The great slump -- Strangled hope: 1934-36 -- Midnight in the century -- The Cold War -- The new world disorder
Control code
ocn956480147
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 728 pages
Isbn
9781786630810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o956480147
  • (OCoLC)956480147
Label
A people's history of the world, Chris Harman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"From the Stone Age to the new millennium"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 621-661) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1: The rise of class societies: The neolithic 'revolution' -- The first civilisations -- The first class divisions -- Women's oppression -- The first 'Dark ages' -- pt. 2: The ancient world: Iron and empires -- Ancient India -- The first Chinese empires -- The Greek city states -- Rome's rise and fall -- The rise of Christianity -- pt. 3: The 'Middle Ages': The centuries of chaos -- China: the rebirth of the empire -- Byzantium: the living fossil -- The Islamic revolutions -- The African civilisations -- European feudalism -- pt. 4: Great transformation: The conquest of the New Spain -- Renaissance to reformation -- The birth pangs of a new order -- The last flowering of Asia's empires -- pt. 5: The spread of the new order: A time of social peace -- From superstition to science -- The enlightenment -- Slavery and wage slavery -- Slavery and racism -- The economics of 'free labour' -- pt. 6: The world turned upside down: American prologue -- The French Revolution -- Jacobinism outside France -- The retreat of reason -- The industrial revolution -- The birth of Marxism -- 1848 -- The American Civil War -- The conquest of the East -- The Japanese exception -- Storming heaven: the Paris Commune -- pt. 7: The century of hope and horror: The world of capital -- World war and world revolution -- Europe in turmoil -- Revolt in the colonial world -- The 'Golden Twenties' -- The great slump -- Strangled hope: 1934-36 -- Midnight in the century -- The Cold War -- The new world disorder
Control code
ocn956480147
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 728 pages
Isbn
9781786630810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o956480147
  • (OCoLC)956480147

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