Instructions: write three essay. you should aim for each essay to run approximately 1.5 pages in length (12pt, times New Roman, double spaced, normal margins, etc). Each essay should articulate a coherent thesis statement in the intro paragraph, followed by supporting paragraphs (usually three), and finally a conclusion. last please indicate at the start of each essay, which question topic you are addressing.
Three essay question
1. Some authors contend that the Dar-Al-Islam became probably "the most prosperous and cosmopolitan society in the postclassical world. what does this statement mean? what evidence is there for this statement? do you agree or disagree, and why?
2. Stratified, class-specific, patriachal societies emerged in human history. First, discuss what key factors shaped those conditions. Second, analyze the roles of caste and gender in these societies: Ancient Mesopotamia; early Aryan India; ancient China.
3. Discuss and analyze the significance of scientific and technological advancements in the development of world civilizations. you are free to pick any four (4) of the following civilizations:Mesopotamia (summer to new Babylonia), ancient Egypt, Han or song China, classical/ Hellenistic Greece, the Romans (imperial period), the Maya, the Abbasid dynasty.