Roadmap To The Regents Global History Geography

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: The Princeton Review
ISBN: 0375763120
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Roadmap To The Regents Global History Geography from the Author: Princeton Review. Offers test-taking tips and strategies to improve performance on New York State's Regents Examination in Global History and Geography and includes four full-length practice exams with answers and explanations.

Prisoners Of Geography

Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501121472
Size: 74.62 MB
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Prisoners Of Geography from the Author: Tim Marshall. First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Elliott and Thompson Limited.

Land Of Seven Rivers

Author: Sanjeev Sanyal
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 8184756712
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Land Of Seven Rivers from the Author: Sanjeev Sanyal. DID THE GREAT FLOOD OF INDIAN LEGEND ACTUALLY HAPPEN? WHY DID THE BUDDHA WALK TO SARNATH TO GIVE HIS FIRST SERMON? HOW DID THE EUROPEANS MAP INDIA? The history of any country begins with its geography. With sparkling wit and intelligence, Sanjeev Sanyal sets off to explore India and look at how the country’s history was shaped by, among other things, its rivers, mountains and cities. Traversing remote mountain passes, visiting ancient archaeological sites, crossing rivers in shaky boats and immersing himself in old records and manuscripts, he considers questions about Indian history that we rarely ask: Why do Indians call their country Bharat? How did the British build the railways across the subcontinent? Why was the world’s highest mountain named after George Everest? Moving from the geological beginnings of the subcontinent to present-day Gurgaon, Land of the Seven Rivers is riveting, wry and full of surprises. It is the most entertaining history of India you will ever read.

Let S Review

Author: Mark Willner
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764112072
Size: 37.23 MB
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Let S Review from the Author: Mark Willner. Review of physical, economic, political, cultural, and historical geography designed for student and teachers includes multiple choice and essays questions, sample examinations, and answer keys.

Give Your Child The World

Author: Jamie C. Martin
Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
ISBN: 031034414X
Size: 67.14 MB
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Give Your Child The World from the Author: Jamie C. Martin. Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids’ love for the world so it sticks around for the long haul? Thankfully, parents have at their fingertips a miracle vaccine—one that can boost their kids' immunity to the world’s distractions. Well-chosen stories connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe. Build your kids’ lives on a story-solid foundation and you’ll give them armor to shield themselves from the world’s cynicism. You’ll give them confidence to persevere in the face of life’s conflicts. You’ll give them a reservoir of compassion that spills over into a lifetime of love in action. Give Your Child the World features inspiring stories, practical suggestions, and carefully curated reading lists of the best children’s literature for each area of the globe. Reading lists are organized by region, country, and age range (ages 4-12). Each listing includes a brief description of the book, its themes, and any content of which parents should be aware. Parents can introduce their children to the world from the comfort of home by simply opening a book together. Give Your Child the World is poised to become a bestselling family reading treasury that promotes literacy, develops a global perspective, and strengthens family bonds while increasing faith and compassion.

Sufism

Author: Nile Green
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405157658
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Sufism from the Author: Nile Green. Since the emergence of Sufism in the ninth century, the shrines, brotherhoods and doctrines of the Sufis have held vast influence in almost every corner of the Muslim world. Offering the first truly global account of the history of Sufism, this illuminating book traces the gradual spread and influence of Sufi Islam through the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and ultimately into Europe and the United States. Moving beyond the description of doctrine, this book places Sufism in its social, cultural and historical contexts. It dismantles the stereotypes of Sufis as otherworldly "mystics" by anchoring Sufi Muslims in the lives of their communities. It explores Sufism's cross-cultural links with music, poetry, architecture and folk traditions, and delves into the social and political factors by which Sufi holy men gained followers among not only tribesmen and peasants but also emperors and bureaucrats - alliances that made leading Sufis powerful even at the height of European colonization. Requiring no background knowledge of Islamic history or doctrine, this book provides readers with an ideal introduction to Sufism as a global phenomenon. It explores not only the theology and ritual of Sufism but also its influence in shaping societies and cultures across the world.

Empire Of Cotton

Author: Sven Beckert
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385353251
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Empire Of Cotton from the Author: Sven Beckert. The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven Beckert’s rich, fascinating book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world’s most significant manufacturing industry, combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the advent of machine production in the 1780s, these men captured ancient trades and skills in Asia, and combined them with the expropriation of lands in the Americas and the enslavement of African workers to crucially reshape the disparate realms of cotton that had existed for millennia, and how industrial capitalism gave birth to an empire, and how this force transformed the world. The empire of cotton was, from the beginning, a fulcrum of constant global struggle between slaves and planters, merchants and statesmen, workers and factory owners. Beckert makes clear how these forces ushered in the world of modern capitalism, including the vast wealth and disturbing inequalities that are with us today. The result is a book as unsettling as it is enlightening: a book that brilliantly weaves together the story of cotton with how the present global world came to exist.

The Incredible History Of India S Geography

Author: Sanjeev Sanyal
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9351189325
Size: 54.55 MB
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The Incredible History Of India S Geography from the Author: Sanjeev Sanyal. Maps and Mountains, Lions and Tigers, Rivers and Oceans—all sorts of things you didn’t know about India’s geography Could you be related to a blonde Lithuanian? What if ostriches once roamed in India? Did you know that India is the only country that has both lions and tigers? Who found out how tall Mt Everest is? If you’ve ever wanted to know the answers to questions like these, this is the book for you. In here you will find various things you never expected, such as the fact that we still greet each other like the Harappans did and that people used to think India was full of one-eyed giants. And sneakily you’ll also know more about India’s history and geography by the end of it. Full of quirky pictures and crazy trivia, this book takes you on a fantastic journey through the incredible history of India’s geography.