REVISED EDITION--SUITABLE FOR UPPER HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
See NH188C for edition for grades 6-10
NH188B: This edition tracks the human adventure from the time of our earliest bipedal ancestors to today, with new maps and additional documents to better guide your students through world history. 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.
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 Five: Patterns 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