The new six-volume edition of World History sums up the work of historians in recent decsdes. This volume highlights the history of the genesis of man and society, the formation of the first civilizations. The authors provide a comprehensive overview of the civilizations of the Ancient East, Greek and Roman antiquity and its periphery, their typological unity and specificity with special attention to cultural and historical aspects. The main idea underlying the concept of this volume is the universality of the development trends of the ancient world with a variety of concrete historical forms of its manifestation.
This volume highlights the main aspects of the medieval history. It deals with the migration of tribes, the problems of coexistence of settled and nomadic peoples, the ways of formation and development of medieval
states, the fortunes of old and new empires, nomadic khaganates, caliphates, kingdoms and principalities. Spe- cial attention is paid to the cross-impact of peoples and their cultures even the distant ones. The synchronization
of socio-economic, political and cultural processes that took place in various regions of Asia, Europe and Africa allows us to see a certain unity of the medieval world-system in the diversity of regional variations. Recommended for both professional historians and a wider audience.
The monograph is devoted to the consideration of complex systems from the position of the end the 21st century. The considerable breakthrough in the understanding of complex systems is comprehensively analyzed. Such a breakthrough is connected with the use of the newest methods of nonlinear dynamics, of organization of the modern computational experiments. The book is meant for specialists in different fields of natural sciences and the humanities as well as for all readers who are interested in the recent advancements in science.