Global History: World to 1500 AND World Since 1500: Prehistory to the Present

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9780133572377: Global History: World to 1500 AND World Since 1500: Prehistory to the Present

This exploration of world history takes an interdisciplinary, global (rather than a regional or national) approach - tracing those major forces, movements, and events that had a world-wide impact. Surveying a full sweep of world history, the sixth edition provides a balanced coverage of both Eastern and Western regions, from earliest man to the present day. It combines all the information contained in "The World to 1500" and "The World Since 1500", but includes new material on the following: the earliest humans, Africa, European expansion in the age of discovery plus comparative data on Russian expansion, information on plant and animal diffusion in the modern world, and new information on the Portuguese slave trade. In particular this new edition connects the past, present and future and the combination of resulting patterns, drawing implications for the future should those patterns emerge once again.

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This best-selling, classic exploration of world history takes an interdisciplinary global (rather than a regional or national) approach -- tracing those major forces, movements, and events that had a world-wide impact. It stresses connections between the past, present and future and poses the question "What does it mean for us today?"

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Designed for courses in World History and World Civilization, this best-selling, classic exploration of world history takes an interdisciplinary global (rather than a regional or national) approach-tracing those major forces, movements, and events that have had a world-wide impact. It stresses connections between the past, present and future, emphasizing the question "What does it mean for us today?" The "Seventh Edition" reevaluates the course of human history with an eye toward the millennium, reflecting in its coverage the end of the cold war and the dawning possibilities for a new type of global history.

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