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 ImageDefining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945

    Ainslie T. Embree, Mark C. Carnes

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Defining a Nation plunges students into India’s struggle for sovereignty and identity.More

  3. Book ImageConfucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587

    Daniel K. Gardner, Mark C. Carnes

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor brings to life the suppleness and power of Confucian thought.More

  4. 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

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

    Stephen Aron, Stephen Kotkin, Xinru Liu, 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

  6. 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

  7. Book ImageThe Search for Modern China

    Jonathan D. Spence

    Third Edition

    The leading textbook by the leading scholar.More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Book ImageThe Mongols and Global History

    Morris Rossabi

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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Book ImageThe Global Revolutions of 1968

    Jeremi Suri

    The revolutions of 1968 represent the culmination of 1960's protest movements across the globe.More

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