9780312489182

Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources, Volume 2: Since 1500

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312489182

  • ISBN10:

    0312489188

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/4/2010
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

"Ways of the World" offers a genuine alternative for world history survey courses. Designed from the beginning as a brief text, "Ways of the World" focuses on the "big picture" of significant historical developments and is thoroughly global in its thematic and comparative approach. The accessible voice of a single author, with long experience in the classroom and in the world history movement, delivers to students an insightful new synthesis, thought provoking questions, and chapter ending sections that invite reflection on the meaning of world history. Available in full color and in combined and split volumes, "Ways of the World" just might be the book you've been waiting for.

Author Biography

Robert W. Strayer (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin taught African, Soviet, and world history for many years at SUNY College at Brockport, where he received Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and for Excellence in Scholarship. In 1998 he was visiting professor of world and Soviet history at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Since 2002, he has taught world history at the University of California, Santa Cruz; California State University, Monterey Bay; and Cabrillo College. He is a long-time member of the World History Association and served on its Executive Committee.

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