A world history survey text which takes a true Global approach to the topic. Great breadth of coverage with a humanistic tone (deals with individuals as well as movements and institutions) with a strong narrative line. Continuous coverage of Africa--full sections in every section of the book. more on pre-Columbian America than any other world-history text. Expanded coverage of women in every chapter. "World Systems" analysis of the global economy.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: With a truly global perspective, this two-volume narrative vividly relates the story of world history, allowing readers a glimpse of the events and trends that have shaped it. Key Topics: The author's enthusiastic and highly readable style enables students to appreciate each phase of world history, from prehistory to the present. This edition is brought completely up to date for the 1990's, leaving few chapters unchanged. It embraces a truly global perspective to provide a balanced point of view by avoiding both Western- and Eurasian-centered coverage. It includes Voices from the Past boxed readings that encourage readers to react and interact with unfamiliar peoples and points of view as well as provides many pictures and maps that enable readers to understand and make connections with the subject at hand.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1996. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 3rd Edition. This book is in New Condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; ISBN: 0131910248. ISBN/EAN: 9780131910249. Inventory No: 1561012348. Bookseller Inventory # 1561012348
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