World History

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  1. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    Famed geologist Walter Alvarez expands our view of human history by revealing the cosmic, geologic, and evolutionary forces that have shaped us.More

  2. Book ImageThe Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time

    Keith Houston

    “Everybody who has ever read a book will benefit from the way Keith Houston explores the most powerful object of our time. And everybody who has read it will agree that reports of the book’s death have been greatly exaggerated.”—Erik Spiekermann, typographerMore

  3. Book ImageThe Games: A Global History of the Olympics

    David Goldblatt

    The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic games—by a New York Times best-selling sportswriter.More

  4. 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

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

    Alan Karras, Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Et Al.

    AP® Edition

    A World History textbook specifically designed for the new AP® World History curriculum.More

  6. Book ImagePaper: Paging Through History

    Mark Kurlansky

    From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world.More

  7. Book ImageHistorical Thinking Skills: A Workbook for World History

    John P. Irish, Barbara Ozuna

    John Irish and Barbara Ozuna, both experienced history teachers, have teamed up to develop this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP* World History course must master in order to perform well on the exam.More

  8. Book ImagePerspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations

    James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, John Robertson, Et Al.

    Sixth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1 - 15

    Placing value in perspective—a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value.More

  9. Book ImagePerspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations

    James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, John Robertson, Et Al.

    Sixth Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 11 - 28

    Placing value in perspective—a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value.More

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

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg

    Second Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1 - 11

    A distinctive, primary source reader with the same global emphasis as the full and concise editions of its companion survey text.More

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

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg

    Second Edition / Volume(s): 2 / Chapters 10 - 21

    A distinctive, primary source reader with the same global emphasis as the full and concise editions of its companion survey text.More

  12. Book ImageHow To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life

    Ruth Goodman

    From an historian who advised on the BBC’s Wolf Hall, an erudite romp through the intimate details of life in Tudor England.More

  13. Book ImageHow to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life

    Ruth Goodman

    A “revelatory” (Wall Street Journal) romp through the intimate details of Victorian life, by an historian who has cheerfully endured them all.More

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

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Robert Tignor, Et Al.

    Concise Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1 - 11 / Beginnings through the Fiftheenth Century

    A Concise Edition with clear connections, comparisons, and sources in every chapter.More

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

    Elizabeth Pollard, Clifford Rosenberg, Robert Tignor, Et Al.

    Concise Edition / Volume(s): One-Volume

    A Concise Edition with clear connections, comparisons, and sources in every chapter.More

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