This successful world history version of the popular Discovering series contains a multi-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data.
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Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Chair, Department of History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979. She has published WORKING WOMEN IN RENAISSANCE GERMANY (Rutgers, 1986) as well as numerous articles on women and the Reformation and urban social history. She is co-author of DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST (2012), DISCOVERING THE WESTERN PAST (2008), DISCOVERING THE MEDIEVAL PAST (2003), DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT PAST (2005), DISCOVERING THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD (2005), and BECOMING VISIBLE: WOMEN IN EUROPEAN HISTORY (1998). She is also the General Editor of the PROBLEMS IN EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION series.
William Bruce Wheeler received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1967. He is co-author of DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST (2012), DISCOVERING THE AMERICAN PAST (2012), and DISCOVERING THE WESTERN PAST (2008). He has also written books on Tennessee history and the Tellico Dam.
Frank Doeringer received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1971. He is a professor of history and East Asian studies at Lawrence University. He is a member of the Association for Asian Studies, the International Society for Chinese Philosophy, and the American Historical Association. His most recent award is a 1999 Lawrence Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to his work on DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST, he has had numerous articles published in various publications, most recently, The Journal of Chinese Philosophy. He has co-authored a school-level text, THE PEOPLES OF EAST ASIA (Wm Sadlier & Co., 1972) and a scholarly text on the Han Dynasty published by the University of Michigan Press.
Kenneth R. Curtis received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1989. He is professor of History at California State University in Long Beach, where he focuses on African and Third World comparative history. He has published in the social and economic history of colonial East Africa with a particular focus on the production and marketing of coffee and the socio-political consequences of agrarian commercialization in the 20th century. He is co-author of DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST (2012), and VOYAGES IN WORLD HISTORY (2010). Ken has taught World History at the general education, upper division and graduate levels, and is an active member of the World History Association. He also serves as Chief Faculty Consultant for the new Advanced Placement World History course.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0618043675
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0618043675