The Essential World History
In this best-selling text, noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a brief, balanced, highly-readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and that identify key global patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history has been integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. The Sixth Edition continues to take a global approach to world history, with an emphasis on analytical comparisons between and among cultures throughout history. This approach helps students to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, thereby placing the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. Available in the following split options: THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90227-0; Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1-18), ISBN: 978-0-495-90291-1; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90292-8.
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Review: The Essential World History, Volume IAvis d'utilisateur - Goodreads
A mediocre attempt at best. But I guess the confusion and intractability are due to the inherent difficulty of the topic itself rather than the inadequacy of the authors.
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this semester's text
New Patterns of Civilization
The Emergence of New World Patterns 15001800
Modern Patterns of World History 18001945
Toward a Global Civilization? The World Since 1945
The Global Civilization