Including Western civilization extensively revised to reflect new historical research in all areas and the changing emphases in civilization course. World Civilization devotes more attention to the non-Western and Third Worlds than any other textbook in the field. This revision retains the careful blend of narrative and analysis and the unique balance of political, social, economic and intellectual history that have made the book so distinctive. Highlights of the 7th Edition-Volume A. The most comprehensive coverage of the ancient world including pre-classical civilization. A widely acclaimed treatment of the medieval world. A new section on "The formation of the Empire of Russia" Revised discussions of Mohenjo-Daro in India, neolithic culture in China, China's medieval economic revolution"", and the Ashikaga Shogunate and Japanese society during the feudal age. Expanded coverage of Africa in all periods. An easy-to-read single-column format that allows for marginal illustrations and side heads for reference and review. Over 1,000 illustrations & Photographs, 65 Maps. Thoroughly revised annotated bibliographies, chronological charts, a list of rulers, and an index with pronunciation guides.