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Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief, 2nd Edition

  • Valerie Hansen Yale University
  • Kenneth R. Curtis California State University, Long Beach
  • ISBN-10: 1305088824  |  ISBN-13: 9781305088825
  • 496 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $98.75

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Overview

VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF EDITION, Second 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. Students can practice being critical readers by evaluating the traveler's observations and attitudes. A primary source feature, “Movement of Ideas,” helps students develop the core skill of analyzing sources by allowing them to compare multiple explanations of significant ideas. This brief text meets the needs of instructors who want a lively narrative style without sacrificing the themes and pedagogy that make world history understandable to students; it is also ideal for instructors who want to supplement a text with many primary sources. Available in the following options: VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF EDITION, 2nd Edition (Chapters 1−32); Volume I: To 1600 (Chapters 1−16); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15−32).

Features and Benefits

  • This brief edition meets the needs of instructors who want a lively narrative style without sacrificing the themes and pedagogy that make world history understandable to students. It’s ideal for professors who want to supplement the text with numerous primary sources or whole primary sources.
  • The journeys of peoples, ideas, and goods are used to help the reader make sense of the huge range of people, places, and events throughout history. Each chapter centers on a story−a traveler’s account that highlights the book’s main theme, the constant movement of people, goods, and ideas.
  • “Movement of Ideas” features include multiple primary source excerpts, both religious and secular, to provide students with contrasting explanations of significant ideas throughout history. They include an introduction and discussion questions to help students understand and analyze the sources presented. Topics include “Doing What Is Right in the Avesta and the Bible” and “Fascism and Youth in the 1930s.”
  • Student-friendly pedagogical features include chapter outlines, bolded key terms, and an on-page glossary and pronunciation guide. Also included are chapter opening focus questions and chapter summaries that repeat and discuss the focus questions to help readers grasp the main ideas of the chapters.
  • Available separately, MindTap for Voyages in World History brief, second edition, is a personalized, online digital learning platform providing students with an immersive learning experience that builds critical thinking skills. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path, MindTap allows students to easily identify the chapter’s learning objectives, complete readings activities organized into short, manageable blocks, and test their content knowledge with Aplia™ Activities developed for the most important concepts in each chapter.

Table of Contents

15. Maritime Expansion in the Atlantic World, 1400−1600.
16. Maritime Expansion in Afro-Eurasia, 1500−1700.
17. Religion, Politics, and the Balance of Power in Western Eurasia, 1500−1750.
18. Empires, Colonies, and Peoples of the Americas, 1600−1750.
19. The Atlantic System: Africa, the Americas, and Europe, 1550−1807.
20. Empires in Early Modern Asia, 1650−1818.
21. European Science and the Foundations of Modern Imperialism, 1600−1820.
22. Revolutions in the West, 1750−1830.
23. The Industrial Revolution and European Politics, 1765−1880.
24. The Challenge of Modernity in China, Japan, and India, 1800−1910.
25. State Building and Social Change in the Americas, 1830−1895.
26. The New Imperialism in Africa and Southeast Asia, 1830−1914.
27. War, Revolution, and Global Uncertainty, 1905−1928.
28. Responses to Global Crisis, 1920−1939.
29. The Second World War and the Origins of the Cold War, 1939−1949.
30. The Cold War and Decolonization, 1949−1975.
31. Toward a New World Order, 1975−2000.
32. Voyage into the Twenty-First Century.

What's New

  • At the end of every chapter, the authors now make broad connections and offer historical context for the many themes and regions discussed in the chapter. This enhancement addresses professors’ desire for global connections to be more overt for their students, thereby making their comprehension of global history more manageable.
  • At the suggestion of reviewers, six travelers have been replaced to freshen the narrative and more effectively illustrate chapter themes and historical events.

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MindTap™ HISTORY FOR HANSEN’S VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, BRIEF, VOLUME 2, 2E is a personalized, immersive, online digital learning platform and teaching experience with relevant assignments that build critical thinking skills and reading comprehension, as well as allows you to measure these skills and outcomes with ease. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path, MindTap allows students to easily identify the chapter’s learning objectives, interact with multimedia sources, complete reading activities organized into short, manageable blocks, and test their content knowledge with Aplia™ Critical Thinking Activities developed for the most important concepts in each chapter. MindTap also provides a set of web applications known as MindApps to help you create the most engaging course for your students. The MindApps range from ReadSpeaker (which reads the text out-loud to students) to Kaltura (allowing you to insert inline video and audio into your curriculum) to ConnectYard (allowing you to create digital “yards” through social media—all without “friending” your students). MindTap for Liberty, Equality, Power goes well beyond an eBook, a homework solution/digital supplement, a resource center website, or a Learning Management System. It is truly a Personal Learning Experience that allows you to synchronize the text reading and engaging assignments. To learn more, ask your Cengage Learning sales representative to demo it for you—or go to www.Cengage.com/MindTap. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning, from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement, and completion rates.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Valerie Hansen

Valerie Hansen received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. She is Professor of History at Yale University, where she teaches courses in East Asian history, especially pre-modern China. Her many scholarly publications include CHANGING GODS IN MEDIEVAL CHINA, 1127−1276 (Princeton UP, 1990) and NEGOTIATING DAILY LIFE IN TRADITIONAL CHINA: HOW ORDINARY PEOPLE USED CONTRACTS, 600–1400 (Yale UP, 1995). She is also author of THE OPEN EMPIRE: A HISTORY OF CHINA TO 1600 (WW Norton, 2000) and THE SILK ROAD: A NEW HISTORY (Oxford UP, 2012). As co-author of the Cengage Learning text VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY, she contributes Chapters 1–15.

Kenneth R. Curtis

Kenneth R. Curtis received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in African and Comparative World History. His research focuses on colonial to postcolonial transitions in East Africa, with a particular focus on the coffee economy of Tanzania. He is Professor of History at California State University Long Beach, where he has taught world history at the introductory level, in special courses designed for future middle and high school teachers, and in graduate seminars. He has worked to advance the teaching of world history at the collegiate and secondary levels in collaboration with the World History Association, the California History/Social Science Project, and the College Board‘s Advanced Placement World History course.