Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Genre: History, Total Page: 736, Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education, ISBN: 9781319070274

The lively and accessible narrative and the hallmark focus on social and cultural history that has made A History of World Societies one of the most successful textbooks for the world history course is now available in a lower price format. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative, the popular "Individuals in Society" feature, and select images and maps.

Author: John P. McKay, Genre: History, Total Page: 1192, Publisher: Macmillan, ISBN: 9780312666910

A History of World Societies introduces students to the global past through social history and the stories and voices of the people who lived it. Now published by Bedford/St. Martin's, and informed by the latest scholarship, the book has been thoroughly revised with students in mind to meet the needs of the evolving course. Proven to work in the classroom, the book’s regional and comparative approach helps students understand the connections of global history while providing a manageable organization. With more global connections and comparisons, more documents, special features and activities that teach historical analysis, and an entirely new look, the ninth edition is the most teachable and accessible edition yet. Test drive a chapter today. Find out how. Download samples of Chapter 12 and Chapter 16. Or, read the preface.

Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Genre: , Total Page: 704, Publisher: Bedford Books, ISBN: 1319302467

Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Genre: History, Total Page: 560, Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education, ISBN: 9781319070267

The lively and accessible narrative and the hallmark focus on social and cultural history that has made A History of World Societies one of the most successful textbooks for the world history course is now available in a lower price format. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative, the popular "Individuals in Society" feature, and select images and maps.

Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Genre: , Total Page: 262, Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education, ISBN: 9781319304003

Sources of World Societies is an expertly crafted collection of historical sources with a variety of global, cultural perspectives from around the world.

Author: John P. McKay, Genre: History, Total Page: 720, Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education, ISBN: 9781457696350

Long praised by instructors and students for its accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social history, the tenth edition of A History of World Societies includes even more built-in tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features thoroughly revised chapters by new author and Latin American specialist Jerry Dávila, an expanded primary source program in the text and online, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. The tenth edition presents LaunchPad, a new intuitive ebook and course space with LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and a wealth of activities and assessments that help students make progress toward learning outcomes. LaunchPad features primary source activities, map and visual activities, adaptive and summative quizzing, and a wealth of optional resources, including carefully developed Online Document Projects for each chapter with auto-graded exercises.

Author: Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Genre: History, Total Page: 1020, Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education, ISBN: 9781319070175

The new Concise edition of A History of World Societies offers an accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social history in a brief, affordable text. The Concise Edition features the full narrative of the comprehensive edition, as well as a selection of features and tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. Robust primary sources in print and online help students with historical thinking skills.

Author: Charles Kahn, Genre: World history, Total Page: 360, Publisher: Portage & Main Press, ISBN: 1553790456

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.

Author: Massimo Airoldi, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 200, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 9781509543298

We commonly think of society as made of and by humans, but with the proliferation of machine learning and AI technologies, this is clearly no longer the case. Billions of automated systems tacitly contribute to the social construction of reality by drawing algorithmic distinctions between the visible and the invisible, the relevant and the irrelevant, the likely and the unlikely – on and beyond platforms. Drawing on the work of Pierre Bourdieu, this book develops an original sociology of algorithms as social agents, actively participating in social life. Through a wide range of examples, Massimo Airoldi shows how society shapes algorithmic code, and how this culture in the code guides the practical behaviour of the code in the culture, shaping society in turn. The ‘machine habitus’ is the generative mechanism at work throughout myriads of feedback loops linking humans with artificial social agents, in the context of digital infrastructures and pre-digital social structures. Machine Habitus will be of great interest to students and scholars in sociology, media and cultural studies, science and technology studies and information technology, and to anyone interested in the growing role of algorithms and AI in our social and cultural life.

Author: Eugene Berger, Genre: Electronic book, Total Page: , Publisher: , ISBN: OCLC:1066540011

Annotation 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.