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The Essential World History (6th Edition)

by William J. Duiker Jackson J. Spielvogel

Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, 6e. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context.

The Essential World History Volume 2: Since 1500 (6th Edition)

by William J. Duiker Jackson J. Spielvogel

Explore common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global patterns over time with THE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY, 6e. This brief overview of world history covers political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the book's global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context.

Ho Chi Minh

by William J. Duiker

Scholarly biography of the Vietnamese leader.

World History

by William J. Duiker Jackson J. Spielvogel

New edition of a study of world history from the first civilizations to 1800. Cuiker and Spielvogel (both professors emeritus of East Asian studies, The Pennsylvania State U.) balance a global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilizations in divergent parts of the world. Beginning with the dawn of early civilizations and culminating with the French and American revolutions, they offer a synthesis of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history. Attractively formatted with color illustrations and boxed sections containing information on topics of special interest. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

World History

by William J. Duiker Jackson J. Spielvogel

From the dawn of civilization to the modern dilemmas of nation building in Africa and the Middle East, WORLD HISTORY takes a fascinating look at the common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and inform the future. Authors William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel's best-selling text uses colorful visuals, maps, and dramatic first-hand historical accounts to give readers a powerful perspective on the human experience over time. The easy-to-read narrative is organized around seven major themes (Science and Technology; Arts and Ideas; Family and Society; Politics and Government; Earth and the Environment; Religion and Philosophy; and, Interaction and Exchange), important to all cultures from all time periods, to help readers understand the course of world history and make connections across chapters.

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