World History

World History
Author: Eugene Berger,George L Israel,Charlotte Miller
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2016-09-30
ISBN 10: 9781940771106
ISBN 13: 1940771102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World History Book Review:

World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500. Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India's Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Islam, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia. It includes 350 high-quality images and maps, chronologies, and learning questions to help guide student learning. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding their educational experience beyond the textbook. It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making World History an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.

World History

World History
Author: Philip Parker
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN 10: 0744033454
ISBN 13: 9780744033458
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World History Book Review:

Take a trip through the defining moments of our global story and see the thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that have shaped the world. Presented in a beautiful slipcase, World History is an essential guide for anyone who loves history or wants to broaden their knowledge. This accessible book covers over 350 of the world's most important turning points, from our earliest human ancestors of prehistory to political events of the modern world. Follow detailed maps showing the continuous movement of humans across the Earth, and examine fascinating paintings illustrating the events and individuals that took them there. Beautiful photography throughout the book will carry you back in time to see the people and places of the stories - along with stunning artifacts from every historical period. From magnificent buildings like the Colosseum to magnificent words like "I have a dream!", this guide brings history's most significant events to life for every reader to discover and enjoy.

World History

World History
Author: Eric Vanhaute
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 182
Release: 2013-07-24
ISBN 10: 1136177523
ISBN 13: 9781136177521
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World History Book Review:

World History: An Introduction provides readers with the knowledge and tools necessary to understand the global historical perspective and how it can be used to shed light on both our past and our present. A concise and original guide to the concepts, methods, debates and contents of world history, it combines a thematic approach with a clear and ambitious focus. Each chapter traces connections with the past and the present to explore major questions in world history: How did humans evolve from an endangered species to the most successful of them all? How has nature shaped human history? How did agricultural societies push human history in a new direction? How has humankind organized itself in ever more complex administrative systems? How have we developed new religious and cultural patterns? How have the paths of ‘The West’ and ‘The Rest’ diverged over the last five centuries? How, at the same time, has the world become more interconnected and "globalized"? How is this world characterized by growing gaps in wealth, poverty and inequality? Sharp and accessible, Eric Vanhaute’s introduction to this exciting field demonstrates that world history is more of a perspective than a single all-encompassing narrative: an instructive new way of seeing, thinking and doing. It is an essential resource for students of history in a global context.

Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook

Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook
Author: Workman Publishing
Publsiher: Workman Publishing
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2020-06-16
ISBN 10: 0761197028
ISBN 13: 9780761197027
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Everything You Need to Ace World History in One Big Fat Notebook Book Review:

It’s the revolutionary world history study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest. Everything You Need to Ace World History . . . kicks off with the Paleolithic Era and transports the reader to ancient civilizations—from Africa and beyond; the middle ages across the world; the Renaissance; the age of exploration and colonialism, revolutions, and the modern world and the wars and movements that shaped it. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK™ series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only one book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject’s key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in marker colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts. Mnemonics for a memorable shortcut. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.

Gender in World History

Gender in World History
Author: Professor of History and Provost Peter N Stearns,Peter N. Stearns
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9780415223119
ISBN 13: 0415223113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gender in World History Book Review:

Completely updated to include with new chapters, this is second edition is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideads about men and women, and their roles, when different cultural systems come into contact.

Glimpses of World History

Glimpses of World History
Author: Jawaharlal Nehru,James Francis Horrabin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1155
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780143031055
ISBN 13: 0143031058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Glimpses of World History Book Review:

On New Year'S Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru Began A Remarkable Series Of Letters On The History Of The World To His Daughter, Indira, Then Thirteen Years Old. Over The Next Thirty Months, Nehru Wrote Nearly Two Hundred Letters In This Series, Which Were Later Published As Glimpses Of World History. With Its Panoramic Sweep And Its Gripping Narrative Flow, All The More Remarkable For Being Written In Prison Where Nehru Had No Recourse To Reference Books Or A Library, Glimpses Of World History Covers The Rise And Fall Of Empires And Civilizations From Greece And Rome To China And West Asia; Great Figures Such As Ashoka And Genghis Khan, Gandhi And Lenin; Wars And Revolutions, Democracies And Dictatorships. An Enduring Classic, This Book Is Dazzling Testimony To The Breadth Of Nehru'S World View, His Grasp Of The Lessons Of History, And Of The Forces And Personalities That Shape It.

The Material of World History

The Material of World History
Author: Tina Mai Chen,David S. Churchill
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2015-03-27
ISBN 10: 131763019X
ISBN 13: 9781317630197
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Material of World History Book Review:

This volume considers the confluence of World History and historical materialism, with the following guiding question in mind: given developments in the field of historical materialism concerned with the intersection of race, gender, labour, and class, why is it that within the field of World History, historical materialism has been marginalized, precisely as World History orients toward transnational socio-cultural phenomenon, micro-studies, or global histories of networks? Answering this question requires thinking, in an inter-related manner, about both the development of World History as a discipline, and the place of economic determinism in historical materialism. This book takes the position that historical materialism (as applied to the field of World History) needs to be more open to the methodological diversity of the materialist tradition and to refuse narrowly deterministic frameworks that have led to marginalization of materialist cultural analysis in studies of global capitalism. At the same time, World History needs to be more self-critical of the methodological diversity it has welcomed through a largely inclusionary framework that allows the material to be considered separately from cultural, social, and intellectual dimensions of global processes.

South Asian Migrations in Global History

South Asian Migrations in Global History
Author: Neilesh Bose
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-12-10
ISBN 10: 1350124699
ISBN 13: 9781350124691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

South Asian Migrations in Global History Book Review:

This collection explores how South Asian migrations in modern history have shaped key aspects of globalization since the 1830s. Including original research from colonial India, Fiji, Mexico, South Africa, North America and the Middle East, the essays explore indentured labour and its legacies, law as a site of regulation and historical biography. Including recent scholarship on the legacy of issues such as consent, sovereignty and skilled/unskilled labour distinctions from the history of indentured labour migrations, this volume brings together a range of historical changes that can only be understood by studying South Asian migrants within a globalized world system. Centering south Asian migrations as a site of analysis in global history, the contributors offer a lens into the ongoing regulation of labourers after the abolition of slavery that intersect with histories in the Global North and Global South. The use of historical biography showcases experiences from below, and showcases a world history outside empire and nation.

Salt

Salt
Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publsiher: Vintage Canada
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2011-03-18
ISBN 10: 030736979X
ISBN 13: 9780307369796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Salt Book Review:

From the award-winning and bestselling author of Cod comes the dramatic, human story of a simple substance, an element almost as vital as water, that has created fortunes, provoked revolutions, directed economies and enlivened our recipes. Salt is common, easy to obtain and inexpensive. It is the stuff of kitchens and cooking. Yet trade routes were established, alliances built and empires secured – all for something that filled the oceans, bubbled up from springs, formed crusts in lake beds, and thickly veined a large part of the Earth’s rock fairly close to the surface. From pre-history until just a century ago – when the mysteries of salt were revealed by modern chemistry and geology – no one knew that salt was virtually everywhere. Accordingly, it was one of the most sought-after commodities in human history. Even today, salt is a major industry. Canada, Kurlansky tells us, is the world’s sixth largest salt producer, with salt works in Ontario playing a major role in satisfying the Americans’ insatiable demand. As he did in his highly acclaimed Cod, Mark Kurlansky once again illuminates the big picture by focusing on one seemingly modest detail. In the process, the world is revealed as never before.

The Cambridge World History

The Cambridge World History
Author: Jerry H. Bentley,Sanjay Subrahmanyam,Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2015-04-09
ISBN 10: 0521192463
ISBN 13: 9780521192460
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cambridge World History Book Review:

Comprehensive account of the intense biological, commercial, and cultural exchanges, and the creation of global connections, between 1400 and 1800.

Migration in World History

Migration in World History
Author: Patrick Manning
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 193
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780415311472
ISBN 13: 0415311470
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Migration in World History Book Review:

This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers: * earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy surrounding the rise of homo sapiens * the rise and spread of major language groups * examination of civilizations, farmers and pastoralists from 3000 BCE to 500 CE * trade patterns including the early Silk Road and maritime trade in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean * the effect of migration on empire and industry between 1700 and 1900 * the resurgence of migration in the later twentieth century, including movement to cities, refugees and diasporas.

World History

World History
Author: Charles Kahn,Ken Osborne
Publsiher: Portage & Main Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9781553790457
ISBN 13: 1553790456
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World History Book Review:

In World History: Societies of the Past, students explore societies of the past and see the influences and impact history has on their lives today. The textbook provides students with an easy-to-understand and in-depth look at human societies-from early hunters-gatherers to ancient societies to the beginnings of modern-day societies (1850 CE). A chronological approach explores social, environmental, political, economic, cultural, and technological issues that remain relevant in today's world. To help your students visualize historical situations and events, the textbook includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations and historical artwork detailed maps, diagrams, and charts informative timelines questions, summaries, and quick facts stories of everyday people. Recommended by Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth as a Manitoba Grade 7 Social Studies Learning Resource. Recommended for British Columbia grade 7 classrooms.

Agriculture in World History

Agriculture in World History
Author: Mark B. Tauger
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2013-05-13
ISBN 10: 1136941614
ISBN 13: 9781136941610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Agriculture in World History Book Review:

Civilization from its origins has depended on the food, fibre, and other commodities produced by farmers. In this unique exploration of the world history of agriculture, Mark B. Tauger looks at farmers, farming, and their relationships to non-farmers from the classical societies of the Mediterranean and China through to the twenty-first century.? Viewing farmers as the most important human interface between civilization and the natural world, Agriculture in World History examines the ways that urban societies have both exploited and supported farmers, and together have endured the environmental changes and crises that threatened food production.? Accessibly written and following a chronological structure, Agriculture in World History illuminates these topics through studies of farmers in numerous countries all over the world from Antiquity to the contemporary period. Key themes addressed include the impact of global warming, the role of political and social transformations, and the development of agricultural technology. In particular, the book highlights the complexities of recent decades: increased food production, declining numbers of farmers, and environmental, economic, and political challenges to increasing food production against the demands of a growing population. This wide-ranging survey will be an indispensable text for students of world history, and for anyone interested in the historical development of the present agricultural and food crises.?

Lifelines in World History

Lifelines in World History
Author: Ase Berit,Rolf Strandskogen
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2015-03-26
ISBN 10: 1317466039
ISBN 13: 9781317466031
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lifelines in World History Book Review:

This lavishly illustrated full-color set is organized by the time frames that mirror the National Standards for world history for grades 6-12. An ideal supplement to all the major textbooks, it offers appealing and comprehensive biographies of history's most influential figures - both famous and infamous."Lifelines in World History" features biographies of figures from Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Southwest Asia, and covers the most significant events and trends in world history. Each volume includes 15-20 biographies, and in addition to biographical information, each entry includes engaging sidebars that feature key dates, more people to know, words from their time, and cultural connections. The set also includes numerous full-color maps.

National Geographic Visual History of the World

National Geographic Visual History of the World
Author: Klaus Berndl,National Geographic,National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publsiher: National Geographic
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:49015003142966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

National Geographic Visual History of the World Book Review:

Looks at the important events and figures in world history, from 4000 B.C. to the present day.

Exploring World History

Exploring World History
Author: Mark Williams,Lou Ratte,Robert K. Andrian
Publsiher: Greenwood
Total Pages: 177
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015053183862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exploring World History Book Review:

Exploring World History presents new subject matter, new perspectives, and new classroom strategies for helping teachers transform their courses into intellectual adventures.

Time in World History

Time in World History
Author: Peter Stearns
Publsiher: Themes in World History
Total Pages: 174
Release: 2019-12-04
ISBN 10: 9780367434946
ISBN 13: 0367434946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Time in World History Book Review:

In this book, Peter Stearns presents the fascinating concept of time through a global historical lens. Covering both calendrical time and clock time, the volume shows how significant changes in conceptions of time are in world history, as they translate many key historical developments from religion to industrialization, into daily experience. The book explores why and how early societies became interested in measuring time, as well as explaining the causes and ongoing consequences of the modern sense of time. The author compares different societies and cultures in their attitudes and approaches to time and describes the role of globalization in its development. The volume offers many examples and illustrations to aid readers in their understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of various constructions of time, both in the past and among different groups of people today. Time in World History will be of interest to students of world history and sociology, introducing readers to historical forces that continue to shape their lives quite directly.

Childhood in World History

Childhood in World History
Author: Peter N Stearns,Peter N. Stearns
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2006-05-02
ISBN 10: 1134262604
ISBN 13: 9781134262601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Childhood in World History Book Review:

Filling a gap in a field with very few teaching books available, Childhood in World History provides a much-needed historical overview. Studying childhood historically greatly advances our understanding of what childhood is about, and a world history focus permits broad questions to be asked. Peter N. Stearns, an esteemed name in the field, focuses on childhood in several ways: childhood across change – the shift from hunting and gathering to an agricultural society, the impact of civilization, and the emergence of major religions new and old debates about the distinctive features of Western childhood, including child labour the emergence of a modern, industrial pattern of childhood in the West, Japan and communist societies, focusing on education and economic independence globalization and the spread of child-centred consumerism. Highlighting the gains, the divisions, and the losses for children across the millennia, this fascinating book will appeal to students across the board, and will prove an excellent teaching resource.

World History

World History
Author: Candice Goucher,Linda Walton
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2013-03-12
ISBN 10: 1135088284
ISBN 13: 9781135088286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World History Book Review:

World History: Journeys from Past to Present uses common themes to present an integrated and comprehensive survey of human history from its origins to the present day. By weaving together thematic and regional perspectives in coherent chronological narratives, Goucher and Walton transform the overwhelming sweep of the human past into a truly global story that is relevant to the contemporary issues of our time. Revised and updated throughout, the second edition of this innovative textbook combines clear chronological progression with thematically focused chapters divided into six parts as follows: PART 1. EMERGENCE (Human origins to 500 CE) PART 2. ORDER (1 CE-1500 CE) PART 3. CONNECTIONS (500-1600 CE) PART 4. BRIDGING WORLDS (1300-1800 CE) PART 5. TRANSFORMING LIVES (1500-1900) PART 6. FORGING A GLOBAL COMMUNITY (1800- Present) The expanded new edition features an impressive full-color design with a host of illustrations, maps and primary source excerpts integrated throughout. Chapter opening timelines supply context for the material ahead, while end of chapter questions and annotated additional resources provide students with the tools for independent study. Each chapter and part boasts introductory and summary essays that guide the reader in comprehending the relevant theme. In addition, the companion website offers a range of resources including an interactive historical timeline, an indispensable study skills section for students, tips for teaching and learning thematically, and PowerPoint slides, lecture material and discussion questions in a password protected area for instructors. This textbook provides a basic introduction for all students of World History, incorporating thematic perspectives that encourage critical thinking, link to globally relevant contemporary issues, and stimulate further study.

Neutrality in World History

Neutrality in World History
Author: Leos Müller
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2019-01-10
ISBN 10: 1351683055
ISBN 13: 9781351683050
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neutrality in World History Book Review:

Neutrality in World History provides a cogent synthesis of five hundred years of neutrality in global history. Author Leos Müller argues that neutrality and neutral states, such as Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium have played an important historical role in implementing the free trade paradigm, shaping the laws of nations and humanitarianism, and serving as key global centers of trade and finance. Offering an intriguing alternative to dominant world history narratives, which hinge primarily on the international relations and policies of empires and global powers, Neutrality in World History provides students with a distinctive introduction to neutrality’s place in world history.