Author: William J. Duiker, Genre: History, Total Page: 738, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 0495565970

This revised, bestselling text explores common challenges and experiences uniting the human past and informing 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.

Author: William J. Duiker, Genre: History, Total Page: 597, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 9780534603656

This is Volume II of WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for the richness and diversity of the tapestry of the human experience. Critically and popularly acclaimed, their comprehensive text balances a global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilization in divergent parts of the world. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. A wealth of primary-source documents, maps, and supplements enhance students' experience with the material. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume splits: WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition (Chapters 1-29) ISBN: 0534603637; WORLD HISTORY, Volume I: To 1800, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-17) ISBN: 0534603645; WORLD HISTORY, Volume II: Since 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 13-29) ISBN: 0534603653; WORLD HISTORY, To 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-12) ISBN: 0534603661.

Author: William J. Duiker, Genre: History, Total Page: 736, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781305537835

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of WORLD HISTORY, 8th Edition, offers readers the complete narrative with only the most essential features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past, and identifies key patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history is integrated into a chronological framework to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. This approach helps students link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, and consequently see the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes over 100 maps and excerpts of over 100 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, 8th Edition (Chapters 1−30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1−18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14−30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: William J. Duiker, Genre: History, Total Page: 912, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 1337696455

Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, concise and compelling overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past, and identifies key patterns over time. Political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural and military history--presented in a chronological framework--help students appreciate and understand the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. Themes (Science and Technology, Art and Ideas, Family and Society, Politics and Government, Earth and the Environment, Religion and Philosophy and Interaction and Exchange) assist students in placing historical events and the contemporary world in a meaningful context. Available options: THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, 9th Edition (Chapters 1 - 30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1 - 18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14 - 30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: William J. Duiker, Genre: History, Total Page: 722, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 0495566284

THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, Enhanced Third Edition, shows you how to use the maps, images, and documents in the book to give you an edge in your study of history. A brief introduction to the text -- "Studying from Primary Source Materials" -- reveals some of the tricks to uncovering the past that your instructor wants you to know. "Discovery" sections, at the end of every chapter, assist you in practicing these skills, which will help you connect the text's seven themes of world history and excel in your course. This bestselling text presents a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences uniting the human past and informing 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 you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures. The text takes a global approach to world history, helping you link events together in a broad comparative framework and place the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context.

Author: Steven Waugh, Genre: , Total Page: 112, Publisher: Nelson Thornes, ISBN: 9780748762675

This product represents a complete resource package for the new GSCE specifications. Accompanying the student book, this resource pack has been specifically developed to match the AQA Modern World GCSE specification. The pack features practical advice and ready-to-use copymasters that aim to provide detailed assessment guidance; differentiated support for all ability levels; a breakdown of different types of questions in the written examination papers at two levels; and coverage of content options within each question type.

Author: Andrew Lees, Genre: Cities and towns, Total Page: 160, Publisher: OUP Us, ISBN: 9780199859542

The City: A World History tells the story of the rise and development of urban centers from ancient times to the twenty-first century. It begins with the establishment of the first cities in the Near East in the fourth millennium BCE, and goes on to examine urban growth in the Indus River Valley in India, as well as Egypt and areas that bordered the Mediterranean Sea. Athens, Alexandria, and Rome stand out both politically and culturally. With the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, European cities entered into a long period of waning and deterioration. But elsewhere, great cities-among them, Constantinople, Baghdad, Chang'an, and Tenochtitlan-thrived. In the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern period, urban growth resumed in Europe, giving rise to cities like Florence, Paris, and London. This urban growth also accelerated in parts of the world that came under European control, such as Philadelphia in the nascent United States. As the Industrial Revolution swept through in the nineteenth century, cities grew rapidly. Their expansion resulted in a slew of social problems and political disruptions, but it was accompanied by impressive measures designed to improve urban life. Meanwhile, colonial cities bore the imprint of European imperialism. Finally, the book turns to the years since 1914, guided by a few themes: the impact of war and revolution; urban reconstruction after 1945; migration out of many cities in the United States into growing suburbs; and the explosive growth of "megacities" in the developing world. "

Author: Mark A. Kishlansky, Genre: History, Total Page: 408, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 0534586899

Edited by Mark Kishlansky, this reader is designed to supplement world civilization textbooks and lectures with a rich array of primary source materials. These materials include constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description. Opting for longer selections that allow students to gain a deeper sense of authors and their texts, the editor has chosen each selection because of its ability to raise a significant issue around which classroom discussions or lectures can evolve. This reader contains works that are representative of major civilization complexes (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Islamic world, and Western civilization). It is an ideal complement to Adler, WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, Third Edition; Upshur et al., WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition; Duiker/Spielvogel, THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY; and Duiker/Spielvogel, WORLD HISTORY, Third Edition.

Author: Peter N. Stearns, Genre: History, Total Page: 270, Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN: 0205050239

Offers a range of documents that illustrates civilizations from key stages in world history, with special attention to comparing major societies. Documents in World History is a thematically organized, authoritative collection of original sources that highlight political, social, cultural and economic issues in world history. The text also provides documents on the hot topics of gender and cultural history. Revised and updated with over a quarter of the documents new, the sixth edition retains its global emphasis. Standard selections and political coverage have been improved, and attention to Islam and Christianity as well as South Asia have been expanded. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab at no extra charge, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or use ISBN: 9780205007059.

Author: Henry Brun, Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Total Page: 584, Publisher: , ISBN: 1567656366

To provide adults taking a high-school level world history course with a text giving them high-interest, comprehensive coverage of key events and themes in world history.