Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2018

688 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190849238

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World in the Making

A Global History, Volume One: To 1500

Bonnie G. Smith, Marc Van De Mieroop, Richard von Glahn, and Kris Lane

  • Lives and Livelihoods features reinforce the book's superior social and cultural coverage and unique global/local approach
  • Counterpoint sections reveal that alternative histories have always existed alongside "master narratives"
  • Reading the Past and Seeing the Past features provide direct exposure to important voices and ideas of the past through written and visual primary sources
  • Opening vignettes draw students into the atmosphere of the period and introduce the chapter's main themes
  • Backstory sections remind students of where they last encountered the peoples discussed in the chapter
  • Overview Questions frame the main issues to consider while reading, while Focus Questions guide students' comprehension and promote close reading and dynamic class discussion

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