World History Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1851099301
  • ISBN-13: 9781851099306
  • DDC: 909
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 10000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Focuses on specific themes of human development across cultures era by era, providing the most in-depth, expansive presentation available of the development of humanity from a global perspective.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Volume 1 Contents.
World History Encyclopedia Staff.
Volume 1 Contributors.
1: Introduction and Preface.
2: What is World History?.
3: Preface: This World History Encyclopedia.
4: What Historians Do and Why They Do It.
5: Introduction.
6: How Does World History Differ from National and Regional Histories?.
7: Ever-Changing Perspectives.
8: Picturing World History.
9: What Can We Learn from History? The Role of Social Scientists and Others.
10: Writing World History.
11: Teaching World History in Secondary Schools.
12: The Overarching Issues, Seeing the Big Picture.
13: Introduction.
14: Humans and the Natural World: The Long View.
15: A Brief History of Human Society.
16: Regional Geography and World History.
17: Migration in Human History.
18: Language Evolution and the History of Languages.
19: Cosmology and Religion: The Human Quest for Meaning.
20: Humans, the Tool Makers.
21: Technology in World History.
22: The Origins of Agriculture.
23: Urbanization.
24: The Evolution of Complex Political Organizations.
25: Industrialization in World History.
26: Globalization and World History.