|“World History: Until 1400” CD ROM chronicles human developments from the time of the Sumerians to 1400. From military campaigns to the developments in technology and arts, this CD ROM provides an integrated overview of the major milestones in human history.|
|The Program Includes:|
|Fully Narrated Chronologies|
|500 Photographs and Drawings|
|35 History Shaper™ Biographies|
|50 Primary Source Documents|
|This program covers all of the major events in World History— from
the dawn of Sumerian civilization until 1400. The CD has separate timelines for:
Each entry is narrated and illustrated with a photograph or drawing (many are full-screen). A special section highlights the major technological advances that took place during these periods.
Events can be accessed through either the regional chronologies, the world chronology, or through the alphabetical listing— each of which afford you entry to every event and other sections of the program.
Another key section of the program is the Civilization section. That section includes information on each of the major civilizations. The Civilization sections include essays on women, art, and history of that civilization. Entries on daily life and technology are included in many of the selections.
The following civilizations are chronicled:
You can also access the main history chronology through the Civilization section.
The program’s map section is linked to the major historical events. Thus, a user can easily find where an event has taken place.
There is a section with important documents. This section includes:
•Pope Urban's Appeal
•Death of Socrates
•The Trojan Women
Nearly 50 documents in all.
Finally, there is a Biography section that covers some of the most important “History Shapers” of the time.