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Global History, Volume Two: The Industrial Revolution to the Age of Globalization

by Mark Willner Jerry Weiner George Hero

This book is designed to be used as the second volume of a basic two-volume high school text for a two-year, four-term study of the world--its history and its people. It can also be used in a one-year, two-term study. The material is presented in a manner that is appropriate for an introductory survey course. This volume covers the regions of Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, from the early nineteenth century to the beginning of the twenty-first century.

Kaplan SAT Subject Test: U.S. History 2011-2012

by Mark Willner Joann Peters Eugene V. Resnick Jeff Schneider

This book is designed to help high school students understand their SAT U.S. history test.

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