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Published: 15 September 2017

504 Pages

7-1/2 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190697310

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Patterns of World History

Brief Third Edition, Volume One to 1600

Third Edition

Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George B. Stowe

Patterns of World History, Brief Third Edition, offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George B. Stow examine the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion.

Approximately twenty-five percent shorter than the highly acclaimed comprehensive text, this Brief Third Edition features a streamlined and tightened narrative. With prices starting at $24.95 per split volume, the Brief Third Edition is one of the least expensive full-color world history textbooks available. It is also available as an embedded eBook with OUP's online learning and assessment platform, Oxford Learning Cloud.

New to this Edition:

  • A streamlined narrative, focusing even more on key concepts
  • A sharpened focus, featuring a shortened text
  • Fully revised and updated chapters throughout, with recent developments and new scholarship
  • Oxford Learning Cloud, a learning management system offering numerous assessment options and a variety of interactive content organized by chapter

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