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World History in Documents

World History in Documents
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
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  • Release Date :2008-04-15
  • Total pages :640
  • ISBN : 0814741010
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Summary : While world history materials date back to prehistoric times, the field itself is relatively young. Indeed, when the first edition of Peter Stearns’s best-selling World History in Documents was published in 1998, world history was poised for explosive growth, with the College Board approving the AP world history curriculum in 2000, and the exam shortly thereafter. At the university level, survey world history courses are increasingly required for history majors, and graduate programs in world history are multiplying in the U.S. and overseas. World events have changed as rapidly as the field of world history itself, making the long-awaited second edition of World History in Documents especially timely. In addition to including a new preface, focusing on current trends in the field, Stearns has updated forty percent of the textbook, paying particular attention to global processes throughout history. The book also covers key events that have altered world history since the publication of the first edition, including terrorism, global consumerism, and environmental issues.

Documents in World History

Documents in World History
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns,Stephen S. Gosch,Erwin P. Grieshaber,Allison Scardino Belzer
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  • Release Date :2011-06-28
  • Total pages :270
  • ISBN : 9780205050239
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Summary : Offers a range of documents that illustrates civilizations from key stages in world history, with special attention to comparing major societies. Documents in World History is a thematically organized, authoritative collection of original sources that highlight political, social, cultural and economic issues in world history. The text also provides documents on the hot topics of gender and cultural history. Revised and updated with over a quarter of the documents new, the sixth edition retains its global emphasis. Standard selections and political coverage have been improved, and attention to Islam and Christianity as well as South Asia have been expanded. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab at no extra charge, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or use ISBN: 9780205007059.

Documents in World History: The modern centuries, from 1500 to the present

Documents in World History: The modern centuries, from 1500 to the present
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns,Stephen Spencer Gosch,Erwin Peter Grieshaber
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  • Release Date :1999-07
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780321038579
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Summary : This popular collection offers original sources on many areas, periods, and topics in World history, including a number of unusual sources not commonly available in other collections.

World History in Documents

World History in Documents
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
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  • Release Date :2008-04-15
  • Total pages :417
  • ISBN : 0814740480
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Summary : While world history materials date back to prehistoric times, the field itself is relatively young. Indeed, when the first edition of Peter Stearns’s best-selling World History in Documents was published in 1998, world history was poised for explosive growth, with the College Board approving the AP world history curriculum in 2000, and the exam shortly thereafter. At the university level, survey world history courses are increasingly required for history majors, and graduate programs in world history are multiplying in the U.S. and overseas. World events have changed as rapidly as the field of world history itself, making the long-awaited second edition of World History in Documents especially timely. In addition to including a new preface, focusing on current trends in the field, Stearns has updated forty percent of the textbook, paying particular attention to global processes throughout history. The book also covers key events that have altered world history since the publication of the first edition, including terrorism, global consumerism, and environmental issues.

America in the World

America in the World
  • Author : Jeffrey A. Engel,Mark Atwood Lawrence,Andrew Preston
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  • Release Date :2014-04-06
  • Total pages :416
  • ISBN : 1400851459
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Summary : How should America wield its enormous power beyond its borders? Should it adhere to grand principles or act on narrow self-interest? Should it partner with other nations or avoid entangling alliances? Americans have been grappling with questions like these throughout the nation's history, and especially since the emergence of the United States as a major world power in the late nineteenth century. America in the World illuminates this history by capturing the diverse voices and viewpoints of some of the most colorful and eloquent people who participated in these momentous debates. Spanning the era from the Gilded Age to the Obama years, this unique reader collects more than two hundred documents--everything from presidential addresses and diplomatic cables to political cartoons and song lyrics. It encompasses various phases of American diplomatic history that are typically treated separately, such as the First World War, the Cold War, and 9/11. The book presents the perspectives of elite policymakers--presidents, secretaries of state, generals, and diplomats--alongside those of other kinds of Americans, such as newspaper columnists, clergymen, songwriters, poets, and novelists. It also features numerous documents from other countries, illustrating how foreigners viewed America’s role in the world. Ideal for classroom use, America in the World sheds light on the complex interplay of political, economic, ideological, and cultural factors underlying the exercise of American power on the global stage. Includes more than two hundred documents from the late nineteenth century to today Looks at everything from presidential addresses to political cartoons and song lyrics Presents diverse perspectives, from elite policymakers to clergymen and novelists Features documents from outside the United States, illustrating how people in other countries viewed America’s role in the world

World History in Documents

World History in Documents
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
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  • Release Date :1998-09-01
  • Total pages :473
  • ISBN : 9780814781067
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Summary : At a time when the teaching of world history is undergoing profound change, Peter N. Stearns has collected a remarkably diverse and original set of documents which anticipate new directions in the field. World History in Documents combines original sources on key world history topics, covering a sweeping range of periods and societies, with the challenge of comparative analysis. With its emphasis on the utility of primary materials, the book presents historical documents from the major regions of the world and enables the reader to deal recurrently with topics from all continents. From Hammurabi to Hitler, the Peloponnesian War to Peronism, the Magna Carta to Octavia Paz's Mexico, Stearns covers the scope of human activity, encompassing politics, culture, gender, labor, migration, and social structure. Substantial introductions set the stage for the five major time periods as well as the subject of each chapter. Questions guide student reading and can form the basis for classroom discussion. Throughout, comparative topics are highlighted, enabling students to compare and contrast different societies around a common topic.

The Treasures of World History

The Treasures of World History
  • Author : Peter Snow,Ann MacMillan
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  • Release Date :2020-08-06
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 9780233006048
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Summary : A spirited examination of world history, told through 50 key documents, by two celebrated historians and journalists. With a wealth of experience between them on political, social, cultural and military history, and today's current affairs, Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan are the perfect guides to appreciating the significance of each document. Chapters are devoted to each of the 50 documents across the political, military, artistic, and scientific spheres, and supported by additional contemporary images. The documents themselves have been researched from the collections of national archives, museums, libraries, and private collections around the world. The authors explain their criteria for selection and provide the pertinent details of each one, taking us on a journey from the scripts of the earliest civilizations through to momentous speeches and papers of today.

Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents: The Middle Ages and Renaissance

Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents: The Middle Ages and Renaissance
  • Author : Lawrence Morris
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  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :367
  • ISBN : 9780313339004
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Summary : Offers a collection of historical documents and illustrations, affording insight into daily life in major world cultures throughout history. This three-volume set provides primary sources from various continents, maintaining a special focus on the Western cultures and their histories.

Milestone Documents in World History

Milestone Documents in World History
  • Author : Brian Bonhomme,Cathleen Boivin
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  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9780979775864
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Summary : Covers 125 iconic primary source documents from ancient times to the present. Suitable for students conducting primary source research, this work includes iconic legal and constitutional documents such as the Code of Hammurabi, Magna Carta, Meiji Constitution, and African Union Constitutive Act.

The Cold War

The Cold War
  • Author : Edward H. Judge,John W. Langdon
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  • Release Date :2012-09-01
  • Total pages :512
  • ISBN : 9780205184101
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Summary : This unique text provides a balanced, integrated, and comprehensive survey of the main events and developments in the Cold War as viewed from a global perspective. Coverage traces the Cold War from its roots in East-West tensions before and during World War II through its origins in the immediate postwar era, up to and including the collapse of the Soviet Union during 1989-1991. It also includes a comprehensive collection of more than 100 carefully edited documents (speeches, treaties, statements, and articles), making the great events of the era come alive through the words and phrases of those who were actively involved.

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War
  • Author : Mark Atwood Lawrence
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  • Release Date :2014
  • Total pages :203
  • ISBN : 9780199924400
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Summary : The Vietnam War: An International History in Documents places America's most controversial conflict in a broad, international context that reflects the experiences of North and South Vietnam, China, and European nations, as well as the United States. Featuring newly available material, this brief collection of primary-source documents includes several never-before published and freshly translated diplomatic documents, social and cultural commentaries, memoirs, cartoons, posters, and photos. Mark Atwood Lawrence enables students to compare and contrast different vantage points on the war and to appreciate the conflict in all of its complexity.

World History

World History
  • Author : Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis,Anthony Esler
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  • Release Date :
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 9780131334076
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World War II

World War II
  • Author : James H. Madison
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  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :163
  • ISBN : 9780195161762
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Summary : "The documents in this book point readers to the major themes and issues of World War II, including major causes, course, and consequences of the war. Coverage is worldwide, with attention to home front as well as battlefront issues. Diplomacy and strategy blend with insights into the lives of ordinary people around the world"--Provided by publisher.

Teaching World History Thematically

Teaching World History Thematically
  • Author : Rosalie Metro
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  • Release Date :2020
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 0807764469
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Summary : This book offers the tools teachers need to get started with a more thoughtful and compelling approach to teaching history, one that develops literacy and higher-order thinking skills, connects the past to students' lives today, and meets social studies 3C standards and most state standards (grades 6-12). The author provides over 90 primary sources organized into seven thematic units, each structured around an essential question from world history. As students analyze carefully excerpted documents--including speeches by queens and rebels, ancient artifacts, and social media posts--they build an understanding of how diverse historical figures have approached key issues. At the same time, students learn to participate in civic debates and develop their own views on what it means to be a 21st-century citizen of the world. Each unit connects to current events with dynamic classroom activities that make history come alive. In addition to the documents themselves, this teaching manual provides strategies to assess student learning; mini-lectures designed to introduce documents; activities and reproducibles to help students process, display, and integrate their learning; guidance to help teachers create their own units; guidelines for respectful student debate and discussion; and more. Book Features: A timely aid for secondary school teachers tasked with meeting standards and other state-level quality requirements. An approach that promotes student engagement and critical thinking to replace or augment a traditional textbook. Challenges to the "master narrative" of world history from figures like Queen Nzinga and Huda Sha'arawi, as well as traditionally recognized historical figures such as Pericles and Napoleon. Essential questions to help students explore seven of the most important recurring themes in world history. Role-plays and debates to promote interaction among students. Printable copies of the documents included in the book can be downloaded at tcpress.com.

The Cold War through Documents

The Cold War through Documents
  • Author : Edward H. Judge,John W. Langdon
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  • Release Date :2017-10-27
  • Total pages :380
  • ISBN : 1538109271
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Summary : This comprehensive collection of carefully edited documents—speeches, treaties, statements, and articles—traces the rise and fall of the Cold War. The sources follow the Cold War from its roots in East–West tensions at the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Set in historical context by the editors’ concise introductions and followed by thoughtful discussion questions, the documents are arranged in chronological order, starting with the Yalta Conference and ending with Gorbachev’s resignation speech. Drawing on selections from a variety of countries and leaders involved in this prolonged global struggle, the editors treat the entire Cold War as an era in world history, not just U.S. history. Their judicious selection makes the great events of the time come alive through the words and phrases of those who were actively involved.