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  • Hardcover + Digital Product License Key Folder
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $123.00
  • December 2017
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-28413-3
  • 1040 pages
  • Volume(s): One-Volume
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide
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Robert Tignor (Author, Princeton University), Jeremy Adelman (Author, Princeton University), Peter Brown (Author, Princeton University), Benjamin Elman (Author, Princeton University), Stephen Kotkin (Author, Princeton University), Gyan Prakash (Author, Princeton University), Brent Shaw (Author, Princeton University), Stephen Aron (Author, University of California, Los Angeles), Xinru Liu (Author, College of New Jersey), Suzanne Marchand (Author, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge), Holly Pittman (Author, University of Pennsylvania), Michael Tsin (Author, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

 

Global connections and comparisons, now more accessible and interactive

The most globally integrated book in its field, Worlds Together, Worlds Apart is unmatched in helping students draw connections and comparisons across time and place. Streamlined chapters, innovative pedagogy, and NEW scholarship, with expanded coverage of environmental history, make the Fifth Edition the most accessible and relevant yet. NEW interactive learning resources develop history skills and assess comprehension of major themes and concepts.

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The best at teaching global history

Worlds Together features an integrated, chronological approach that helps students see comparisons and connections across time and place. By using major world history stories, such as the building of the Silk Road or the spread of the Black Death, our authors are able to address most regions in each chapter. The Fifth Edition has been made easier to teach through a streamlined narrative and reorganization and NEW digital tools that help students understand their reading at a deeper level.

NEW cutting-edge scholarship focused on environmental history

With authors who contribute expertise in every major global region, Worlds Together, Worlds Apart has always provided the most balanced global scholarship. The Fifth Edition presents increased coverage on numerous topics, but in particular a topic students care a lot about: the environment’s role in world history. Numerous exciting updates from around the world are included.  

NEW interactive digital resources support historical thinking skills

The accompanying media resources teach students how to analyze and interpret primary source documents, images, and maps, all of which are essential history skills. Building on the text’s core concepts and themes, these tools and activities enable students to prepare for lectures, classroom activities, or exams.  

Package Options support a range of needs

A range of package discount options permit instructors to assign, at nominal cost, other types or readings or activities that address their personal interests or goals. 

    Chapter 1: Becoming Human
    Chapter 2: Rivers, Cities, and First States, 3500–2000 BCE
    Chapter 3: Nomads, Chariots, Territorial States, and Microsocieties, 2000–1200 BCE
    Chapter 4: First Empires and Common Cultures in Afro-Eurasia, 1250–325 BCE
    Chapter 5: Worlds Turned Inside Out, 1000–350 BCE
    Chapter 6: Shrinking the Afro-Eurasian World, 350 BCE–250 CE
    Chapter 7: Han Dynasty China and Imperial Rome, 300 BCE–300 CE
    Chapter 8: The Rise of Universal Religions, 300–600 CE
    Chapter 9: New Empires and Common Cultures, 600–1000 CE
    Chapter 10: Becoming “The World,” 1000–1300 CE
    Chapter 11: Crises and Recovery in Afro-Eurasia, 1300–1500
    Chapter 12: Contact, Commerce, and Colonization, 1450–1600
    Chapter 13: Worlds Entangled, 1600–1750
    Chapter 14: Cultures of Splendor and Power, 1500–1780
    Chapter 15: Reordering the World, 1750–1850
    Chapter 16: Alternative Visions of the Nineteenth Century
    Chapter 17: Nations and Empires, 1850–1914
    Chapter 18: An Unsettled World, 1890–1914
    Chapter 19: Of Masses and Visions of the Modern, 1910–1939
    Chapter 20: The Three-World Order, 1940–1975
    Chapter 21: Globalization, 1970–2000
    Epilogue: 2001–The Present