World History by the World's Historians

Title

World History by the World's Historians

Department/School

Sociology and Anthropology

Summary

This text is a survey of excerpts from the work of some of the major historians since the dawn of written history. The authors have included introductions to each excerpt giving some geographical and historical context, as well as discussing the types of information and ways of thinking that inform each historian's view of the world. These selections provide the reader the opportunity to contemplate the nature and purposes of history as it has been practiced by people from many different tradition and in many eras. This text can be used in the undergraduate Historical Methods course or as a supplement in the Western and World History courses.

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ISBN

9780070598355

Publication Date

1998

Publisher

McGraw-Hill

Place of Publication

New York, NY

Keywords

history, historians, historiography, world, diversity

Disciplines

History | Intellectual History | Other History

Comments

This textbook was written for courses in World History and in Historiography. This notice refers to the single-volume version (blue cover). There is also a dual-volume version, divided into parts I-III (red cover) and IV-VI (green cover). The book is out of print but easily available from used booksellers. (Unfortunately, they often do not distinguish between the versions.)

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