2 edition of World History in Brief found in the catalog.
World History in Brief
Peter N. Stearns
by Longman Pub Group
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||448|
Reimplements: A Brief History of the World. History of the World () Rating s & Comment s GeekBuddy Analysis. 3–6 — Best: 4–5. Complexity Rating. 'Complexity' Rating. Learn more about complexity ratings. Gary Dicken, Steve Kendall, Phil Kendall. Asmodee, Galápagos Jogos, Gém Klub Kft., Mandoo Games, Z-Man Games, Inc/10(). By Robert W. Strayer [College at Brockport emeritus]. "Ways of the World" offers a genuine alternative for world history survey courses. Designed from the beginning as a brief text, "Ways of the World" focuses on the "big picture" of significant historical developments and is thoroughly global in its thematic and comparative approach. The accessible voice of a single author, with long Cited by: 1.
Ways of the World offers a genuine alternative for world history survey courses. Designed from the beginning as a brief text, Ways of the World focuses on the "big picture" of significant historical developments and is thoroughly global in its thematic and comparative approach. The accessible voice of a single author, with long experience in the classroom and in the world history movement. A Timeline of World History. Related Book. World History For Dummies, 2nd Edition. By Peter Haugen. The history of the world isn’t easily condensed, but the timeline here does a good job of hitting the high notes and most significant events of roughly 4, years from the beginnings of Hinduism to the freeing of Nelson Mandela.
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World History in Brief highlights key events in world history, giving adequate treatment to the major issues, while leaving time for analysis and use of supplemental materials for critical thinking.
Part of the Penguin Academics Series, the text takes a truly global approach by balancing coverage of individual societies and focusing on forces /5(2). A Brief History of the World is a World History in Brief book Company lecture series presented by Professor Peter N. Stearns.
He is a gifted communicator with unique insight into major trends in human history. Particularly, he's got a keen eye for finding cross-cultural interactions/5. Condensed from his already brief Short History of the World, this is a terrific book, one of the most consistently interesting and entertaining Ive read in years.
Blainey does an amazing job of squeezing the history of human life on this planet into small pages/5. v The Indian Subcontinent: to B.C A Brief History of Book Burning, From the Printing Press to Internet Archives As long as there have been books, people have burned them—but over the years, the motivation has changedAuthor: Lorraine Boissoneault.
The World: A Brief History gives students the whole story. Prentice Hall is proud to offer The World: A Brief History–the new brief version of The World: A History adapted by author Felipe Fernández-Armesto himself.
The use of The World: A Brief History offers added flexibility in teaching World History, allowing instructors to supplement the text with additional readers or other material Reviews: 1. It took me until near the end to realize that this isn't so much a brief history of the world, but a framework for how to organize your own course in teaching world history.
Much of these lectures focuses on justifying the inclusion of certain material in a world history course as opposed to simply teaching the material outright. History and is currently editing an Encyclopedia of Modern World History. He has written several thematic studies in world history, including The Industrial Revolution in World History (2nd ed., Westview, ), Gender in World History (2nd ed., Routledge, ), Consumerism in World History (2nd ed.,File Size: KB.
World history or global history is a field of historical study that emerged centuries ago, with leaders such as Voltaire, Hegel, Karl Marx and Arnold J.
field became much more active in terms of university teaching, text books, scholarly journals, and academic associations in the late 20th century. Obviously there is no single book that captures or can capture the story of the entire world in a comprehensive manner, forget the interesting part.
Writers have tried to approach the history of seven billion of us living on the blue dot in multip. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Very Brief History of the World: Why the World is the Way it is Today by Allen Abramowitz at Barnes & Noble.
Author: Allen Abramowitz. Voyages in World History Brief Book Summary: VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF EDITION, masterfully uses the theme of movement−the journeys of peoples, ideas, and goods−to help students make sense of the huge range of people, places, and events throughout history.
Each chapter is framed around the story of a person who traveled within the time period and region under discussion.
( views) A Short History of the World by H. Wells - MacMillan, A history of the world, starting with the origins of the Earth. Wells explains the development of the Earth and life on Earth, until reaching primitive thought and the development of humankind.
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (Hebrew: ההיסטוריה של המחר, English: The History of the Tomorrow) is a book written by Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari, professor at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
The book was first published in Hebrew in by Dvir publishing; the English-language version was published in September in the United Kingdom and in February Author: Yuval Noah Harari.
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Our understanding of world history is changing, as new discoveries are made on all the continents and old prejudices are being challenged. In this truly global journey Andrew Marr revisits some of the traditional epic stories, from classical Greece and Rome to the rise of Napoleon, but surrounds them with less familiar material, from Peru to the Ukraine, China to the Caribbean/5().
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However, developments in science and social studies have significantly contributed to this endeavor. Here is a brief timeline of World History. Prehistory. Prentice Hall is proud to offer The World: A Brief History--the new brief version of The World: A History adapted by author Felipe Fernández-Armesto himself.
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