Renowned social and cultural historian merry wiesnerhanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and kin groups, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, labor, r. The history of the world isnt easily condensed, but the timeline here does a good job of hitting the high notes and most significant events of roughly 4,000 years from the beginnings of hinduism to the freeing of nelson mandela. Moore, author of the war on heresy one planet, 405 jampacked pages. View online or download the students friend concise world history. A concise history of world population book depository. Writing a paper on how europe came to be or what united the states. A concise history is an open educational resource textbook covering the history of western civilization from approximately 8,000 bce to 2017 ce. Book or unit author christopher brooks cover page yes license cc byncsa show toc no. We explain the revolutions, wars, and social movements that shaped american and european history.
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Wiesnerhanks brings a new perspective to world history by examining social and cultural developments across the globe, including families and. Bentley, head of the concise historys advisory board is professor of history at the. The book ends with the outcome of the first world war. Concise world atlas 96 0540072591 book the fast free shipping. The times atlas of world history is a historical atlas first published by times books limited, then a subsidiary of times newspapers ltd and later a branch of collins bartholomew, which is a subsidiary of harpercollins, and which in the latest editions has changed names to become the times complete history of the world.
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It is available in three volumes covering the following time periods and topics volume 1. This book attempts to provide such a perspective by investigating the major changes in geopolitics and world economy during the past 500 years. General interest a concise history of the world by merry e. What are some good books on world history that are. The book s scope, as the title implies, is the whole story of humanity, in planetary context. The coursebook is more concise than most ap world history textbooks. The first two editions were created by barry winkleman, the editorial. Metcalf, has become a classic in the field since it was first published in 2001. The times concise atlas of world history, first published in 1982, has become a classic of reference publishing around the globe.
Unlike traditional textbooks that can overwhelm the reader with countless facts to absorb, this historical narrative is meant to highlight the most important. Unlike other texts that tend to be dominated by political and economic narratives, this book takes social and cultural issues particularly those focused on gender, the family, sexuality, and. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This online version may be used in classrooms as an online textbook, also.1038 1247 577 833 1073 260 1039 182 1237 1485 757 987 790 542 176 1596 646 801 769 523 1552 708 1358 511 1001 261 1565 1061 1503 351 213 866 1541 1168 1370 451 179 243 216 1138