Janet Chen, Pei-kai Cheng, Michael Lestz, Et Al.
The most widely used primary-source reader for the modern China course, thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the new edition of Spence, The Search for Modern China.More
Jonathan D. Spence
The leading textbook by the leading scholar.More
James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, John Robertson, Et Al.
Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15
The best collection of longer primary sources now available in an affordable, compact format.More
John Charles Chasteen
John Chasteen’s carefully crafted companion reader to Born in Blood and Fire follows the table of contents of the main text and provides glimpses into the everyday life and texture of the Latin American experience during the last six centuries.More
Kenneth L. Pomeranz, James B. Given, Laura J. Mitchell
Nearly 150 visual and textual primary sources to complement Worlds Together, Worlds Apart.More
An accessible, documents-based introduction to the history of the Mongols.More
James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, Steven Epstein, Et Al.
Fourth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15
Perspectives from the Past is the most flexible and substantial reader for use in the two-semester Western Civilizations course.More
Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman, Stephen Aron, Et Al.
Second Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume / Beginnings to Present
True to its title, this uniquely integrated text highlights the stories
and themes in world history that tied cultures and regions together,
and in some cases, drove them apart.More
Alfred W. Crosby
We don’t often recognize the humble activity of cooking for the revolutionary cultural adaptation that it is. But when the hearth fires started burning in the Paleolithic, humankind broadened the exploitation of food and took one of several great leaps forward.More
Frederick Downs, Jr.
“The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there.”—Army TimesMore
The revolutions of 1968 represent the culmination of 1960's protest movements across the globe.More
Daniel Liebowitz, Charles Pearson
A noble rescue mission descends into a nightmare of cruelty, starvation, and cannibalism, bringing to a close the European exploration of Africa. "Liebowitz and Pearson have written an illuminating saga of the dark days of colonialism."—National Geographic AdventureMore
A startling account of the history of drug abuse, this book forces us to reconsider many of our views on a controversial issue.More