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World History: The Big Eras (NH188)

World History for Us All: The Big Eras: A Compact History of Humankind for Teachers and Students


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AP/COMMUNITY COLLEGE NEW EDITION here. (NH188B)


GRADES 6-10 WITH ACCESSIBLE LANGUAGE AND GLOSSARY GO HERE: (NH188C)


NH188: In 96 concise pages, this book tracks the human adventure from the time of our earliest bipedal ancestors to today. This innovative contribution to the study of world history on a very large scale was authored by Edmund Burke III, Prof. of History at UC  Santa Cruz; David Christian, Prof. of History at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; and Ross E. Dunn, Professor Emeritus of History at San Diego State University.

World History: The Big Eras brings together in a seamless world-scale narrative historical essays that appear in World History for Us All, the model curriculum for world history available on line at http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu. Published in workbook format, this slim volume will be a valuable companion to all educators who use the electronic resources of World History for Us All. It also stands alone as a brief history of humankind, inviting teachers, students, and all global educators to explore the past on big scales. 


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Chapters


Chapter One: Humans in the Universe


Chapter Two: Human Beings Almost Everywhere


Chapter Three: Farming and the Emergence of Complex Societies


Chapter Four: Expanding Networks of Exchange and Encounter


Chapter FivePatterns of Interregional Unity


Chapter Six: The Great Convergence


Chapter Seven: Industrialization and its Consequences


Chapter Eight: A Half-Century of Crisis 


Chapter Nine: Paradoxes of Global Acceleration

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