World History

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  1. Book ImageThe Analects

    Confucius, Michael Nylan, Simon Leys

    “Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.”
    —Stephen Owen, The New Republic
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  2. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World: From the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present

    Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman, Peter Brown, Et Al.

    Fourth Edition / Volume(s): One Volume

    A truly global approach to world history built around significant world history stories.More

  3. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World: From the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present

    Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman, Peter Brown, Et Al.

    Fourth High School Edition / Volume(s): One Volume

    A truly global approach to world history built around significant world history stories, now with a NASTA compliant high school binding.More

  4. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China: A Documentary Collection

    Janet Chen, Pei-kai Cheng, Michael Lestz, Et Al.

    Third Edition

    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

  5. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China

    Jonathan D. Spence

    Third Edition

    The leading textbook by the leading scholar.More

  6. Book ImagePerspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: From the Ancient Near East through the Age of Absolutism

    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

  7. Book ImageBorn in Blood & Fire: A Concise History of Latin America

    John Charles Chasteen

    Third Edition

    The most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America for our times.More

  8. Book ImageBorn in Blood and Fire: Latin American Voices

    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

  9. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart: A Companion Reader

    Kenneth L. Pomeranz, James B. Given, Laura J. Mitchell

    Volume(s): 1

    Nearly 150 visual and textual primary sources to complement Worlds Together, Worlds Apart.More

  10. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World: From the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present

    Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman, Stephen Aron, Et Al.

    Third Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    The most global approach to world history, now more streamlined and accessible.More

  11. Book ImageThe Mongols and Global History

    Morris Rossabi

    An accessible, documents-based introduction to the history of the Mongols.More

  12. Book ImagePerspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: From the Ancient Near East through the Age of Absolutism

    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

  13. Book ImageWorlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World from the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present

    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

  14. Book ImageChildren of the Sun: A History of Humanity's Unappeasable Appetite for Energy

    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

  15. Book ImageThe Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War

    Frederick Downs, Jr.

    “The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there.”—Army TimesMore

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