The Essential World History Book

The Essential World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 738
  • ISBN 10 : 0495565970

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The Essential World History Excerpt :

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.

The Essential World History Book

The Essential World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 912
  • ISBN 10 : 1337696455

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The Essential World History Excerpt :

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.

The Essential World History Book

The Essential World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 722
  • ISBN 10 : 0495566284

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The Essential World History Excerpt :

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.

Essential Modern World History Book

Essential Modern World History


  • Author : Steven Waugh
  • Publisher : Nelson Thornes
  • Release Date : 2001-09-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748762675

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Essential Modern World History Excerpt :

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.

World History Book

World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Arden Shakespeare
  • Release Date : 2003-06-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 944
  • ISBN 10 : 0534603769

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World History Excerpt :

It presents a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for therichness and diversityof the tapestry of the human experience. 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.

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization Book

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization


  • Author : Nicholas L. Waddy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351689595

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The Essential Guide to Western Civilization Excerpt :

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization offers a concise overview of European history developed to suit the undergraduate Western Civilization curriculum. Author Nicholas L. Waddy provides an accessible account of major developments in European history in a flexible format. The book will serve as a core text for instructors wishing to build a syllabus including primary sources, articles, and visual materials of their own choosing. Discussion questions and a list of key terms at the end of each chapter will help to guide conversation and assist students in navigating the Western Civilization survey.

World History 101 Book

World History 101


  • Author : Tom Head
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781507204559

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World History 101 Excerpt :

Uncover the mysteries of the past with this exciting, comprehensive guide on world history. History books are often filled with long descriptions, complex facts, and stories that can bore even the most enthusiastic history buffs. In World History 101 you’ll skip those tedious details and focus on engaging lessons that will impress any kind of historian. From Julius Caesar and Genghis Khan to the Cold War and globalization, each section takes you on an adventure through time to discover the most important moments in history and how they shaped civilization today. With hundreds of absorbing facts and trivia throughout, World History 101 can help you learn more about the civilizations of the past and help bring history to life.

Essential World History Book

Essential World History


  • Author : Henry Brun
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006-03-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 1567656366

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Essential World History Excerpt :

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.

AP World History Book

AP World History


  • Author : Ethel Wood
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Advanced placement programs (Education)
  • Pages : 585
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:973330468

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Fast Track  U S  History Book

Fast Track U S History


  • Author : The Princeton Review
  • Publisher : Princeton Review
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525570226

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Fast Track U S History Excerpt :

GET UP TO SPEED WITH FAST TRACK: U.S. History! Covering the most important material taught in high school American history class, this essential review book breaks need-to-know content into accessible, easily understood lessons. Inside this book, you'll find: • Clear, concise summaries of the most important events, people, and concepts in United States history • Maps, timelines, and charts for quick visual reference • Easy-to-follow content organization and illustrations With its friendly, straightforward approach and a clean, modern design crafted to appeal to visual learners, this guidebook is perfect for catching up in class or getting ahead on exam review. Topics covered in Fast Track: U.S. History include: • Native Americans • Colonial America • The Revolutionary War • Abolitionism and suffrage • The Civil War and Reconstruction • The Industrial Revolution • The Great Depression • World Wars I and II • The Cold War • Civil rights • Conservatism and the "New Right" • 9/11 and globalism ... and more!

Documents in World History Book

Documents in World History


  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2011-06-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 0205050239

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Documents in World History Excerpt :

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.

World Art Book

World Art


  • Author : Karen Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : Flame Tree
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 1844515648

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World Art Excerpt :

"World Art" offers the perfect introduction to art and its appreciation, with over 350 full-colour illustrations of works by popular and important artists from all over the world. Organized by era, the reader is taken from Giotto, through Monet, to Pollock to reveal the development of art over the centuries. Supplemented with sections on Art Movements and Painting Techniques, this is the definitive reference for art enthusiasts of any level of knowledge and understanding.

Cengage Advantage Books  World History Book

Cengage Advantage Books World History


  • Author : William J. Duiker
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-04-22
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305537835

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Cengage Advantage Books World History Excerpt :

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.

Star Wars Book
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Star Wars


  • Author : Daniel Wallace
  • Publisher : Del Rey Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 0345490533

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Star Wars Excerpt :

An updated, illustrated history of the Star Wars universe--based on the Star Wars films and other authorized sources--provides a comprehensive overview of the saga, from the origins of the Jedi to the exploits of Leia and Han's children.

The Essential Historiography Reader Book

The Essential Historiography Reader


  • Author : Caroline Hoefferle
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 0321437624

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The Essential Historiography Reader Excerpt :

The Essential Historiography Reader, not only details the history of historical practice and explains historical theories and philosophies in language that is accessible to college undergraduates, it also provides excerpts to illustrate these historical approaches and help students to identify them in their own writing and in the writings of contemporary historians. The book is organized into two main parts. The first part traces the origins of contemporary American historical traditions to their roots in ancient Greece and explains how the profession of history emerged and developed in Europe and America through the nineteenth century. The second part focuses more specifically on historiographical developments the United States since the nineteenth century.