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By Craig A. Lockard

SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS connects different areas of the realm among chapters, and explores broader international issues in part-ending essays. This leading edge constitution combines the accessibility of a nearby procedure with the rigor of comparative scholarship to teach scholars global historical past in a very worldwide framework. The "tree, tree, tree, woodland" association assures that scholars remain engaged and likely of whilst and the place they're of their examine of worldwide background. The textual content additionally encompasses a robust specialise in tradition and faith. writer and veteran instructor Craig Lockard engages scholars with a distinct method of cultural artifacts; similar to, song and artwork. more than a few pedagogical features--including concentration questions, part summaries, and web-based research aids--support scholars and teachers as they discover the interconnectedness of other humans, locations, and classes within the international prior. the second one variation positive aspects all new maps--beautiful to examine and research with---- an open, student-friendly layout. also, the textual content has been widely revised to sharpen the narrative.

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The World History Challenge When we study world history, we see other countries and peoples, past and present. We do not, however, always see them accurately. Nevertheless, by studying the unfamiliar, world history helps us to recognize how some of the attitudes we absorb from the particular society and era we live in shape, and may distort, our understanding of the world and of history. Coming to terms with this mental baggage means examining such things as maps and geographical concepts and acquiring intellectual tools for comprehending other cultures.

Substantially less expensive than comparable skill-building texts, Th e History Handbook also offers tips for Internet research and evaluating online sources. Preface Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age, 1e Th is text was prepared by Michael J. Galgano, J. Chris Arndt, and Raymond M. Hyser of James Madison University. Whether they are starting down the path as a history major or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, students will fi nd it an indispensable handbook to historical research.

Vaughn, University of Houston; Thomas G. Velek, Mississippi University for Women; and Kenneth Wilburn, East Carolina University. The author has incurred many intellectual debts in developing his expertise in world history, as well as in preparing this text. To begin with, I cannot find words to express my gratitude to the wonderful editors and staff at Wadsworth, Cengage Learning— Nancy Blaine, Tonya Lobato, Carol Newman, and Jean Woy—who had enough faith in this project to tolerate my missed deadlines and sometimes grumpy responses to editorial decisions or some other crisis.

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