Table of contents for The human story : our history, from the Stone Age to today / James C. Davis.


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List of Maps and Illustrations                          ix
To the Reader                                           xi


1. We fill the earth.                                    1
2. We gather by the rivers.                             11
3. The wanderers settle down.                           31
4. Two ancient cities follow diverse paths.             48
5. China excels and endures.                            68
6. Some attempt to rule us all.                         87
7. We found the worldwide faiths.                      107
8. Europe prepares for its big role.                   127
9. We find each other.                                 147
10. The New World falls to the Old one.                167
11. We suffer famine, war, and plague.                 182
12. We discover who we are and where we live.          195
13. Here and there, the people rule.                   215
14. We make more and live better.                    235
15. The richer countries grab the poorer.            248
16. We multiply, and shrink the earth.               263
17. We wage a war to end war.                        277
18. A utopia becomes a nightmare.                    295
19. A Leader tries to shape a master race.           311
20. We wage a wider, crueler war.                    323
21. The Asian giants try to feed their poor.         351
22. Some of us do well.                              372
23. We walk along the brink.                         398
24. We do the unbelievable.                          420
     Epilogue: So Far So Good                        441


Recommended Reading                                  443
Permissions                                          451
Index                                                453





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: World history