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Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler

This book offers a global perspective on the past--a vision of history that is meaningful and appropriate for the interdependent world of contemporary times.

Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past (5th Edition)

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler

Connect students to the stories of history. Connect students to the experience of history. Connect students to success in history. At McGraw-Hill, we have dedicated the past few years to deepening our understanding of student and instructor experience. Employing a wide array of research tools including surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies, we've identified areas in need of improvement to provide an opportunity for greater learning and teaching experiences. The fifth edition of Traditions & Encounters is a result of this. Traditions & Encounters also has a rich history of firsts: the first world history text to take a truly global perspective on the past; the first to emphasize connections among cultures; the first to combine twin themes with a seven-part framework, making the huge story of world history more manageable to both teach and learn. Now Traditions & Encounters becomes the first truly interactive world history program: one that marries groundbreaking adaptive diagnostics and interactivities with a captivating narrative and engaging visuals, creating a unique learning environment that propels greater student success and better course results. Instructors gain insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct critical thinking skills. Chapter-opening vignettes and a lively narrative keep students turning the page while the adaptive questioning for each chapter and the personalized study plan for each individual student help students prepare for class discussions and course work. With its hallmark of twin themes, Traditions & Encounters continues to tell the story of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history, while adding redesigned maps, new primary sources, and new chapter- and part-level features that strengthen connections and prompt students to analyze the events and themes in order to build a greater understanding of the past and an appreciation of history's influence on the present. Students are no longer simply reading; they are reading, interacting, and engaging in a visual, auditory, and hands-on learning experience. Give students an experience. Improve course participation and performance. Experience Traditions & Encounters, and experience success.

Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past: AP Edition (5th Edition)

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler

Traditions and Encounters has a rich history of firsts: the first world history text to take a truly global perspective on the past, the first to emphasize connections among cultures, and the first to combine twin themes with a seven-part framework - making the huge story of world history more manageable. New features in this edition include: Revised Part and Chapter openers reflect the new themes in AP World History. New AP test bank and testing resources include two complete AP style practice tests available free with the book. New AP Online Learning Center contains a revised AP teacher manual and much more! The Primary Source Investigator Online now includes Document-Based Questions (DBQs). This online database offers hundreds of primary sources such as interactive maps, charts, photos, primary source documents, audio files, and video files with DBQs integrated, contextual information on each source, and thought-provoking questions that show students how historians look at sources.

Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History, Volume I (2nd edition)

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler Heather Streets Salter

Based on Bentley and Ziegler's best-selling, comprehensive survey text, Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History provides a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history. An effective part structure organizes developments into seven eras of global history, putting events into perspective and creating a framework for cross-cultural comparisons, while the strong themes of traditions (the formations and development of the world's major societies) and encounters (cross-cultural interactions and exchanges) bring focus to the human experience and help turn the giant story of world history into something more manageable. With an engaging narrative, visual appeal, extended pedagogy, and a strong emphasis on critical thinking, this concise version offers enhanced flexibility and affordability without sacrificing the features that have made the complete text a favorite among instructors and students alike.

Traditions & Encounters A Global Perspective on the Past, Fourth Edition

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler

Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes of traditions and encounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies and the profound results of interactions between different societies. Exploring the historical record of cross-cultural interactions and exchanges, Traditions and Encounters places the world of contemporary globalization in historical context. The book helps students understand the world's major societies and shows how the interactions of these societies affect history throughout the world. The authors tell a coherent and digestible story of the past that is not weighed down by excessive detail, so instructors are able to incorporate additional readings. This edition provides an updated map program as well as the latest scholarship. It also moves Primary Source Investigator online, improving access for students to work with primary sources.

Traditions & Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past, Third Edition

by Jerry H. Bentley Herbert F. Ziegler

Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes of traditions and encounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies and the profound results of interactions between different societies. Exploring the historical record of cross-cultural interactions and exchanges, Traditions and Encounters places the world of contemporary globalization in historical context. The book helps students understand the world's major societies and shows how the interactions of these societies affect history throughout the world. The authors tell a coherent and digestible story of the past that is not weighed down by excessive detail, so instructors are able to incorporate additional readings. This edition provides an updated map program as well as the latest scholarship. It also moves Primary Source Investigator online, improving access for students to work with primary sources.

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