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A History of World Societies, Combined Volume (11th Edition)

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A regional and global approach to world history that highlights society and culture

Long praised by instructors and students for its accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social...

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A regional and global approach to world history that highlights society and culture

Long praised by instructors and students for its accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social history, the Eleventh Edition of A History of World Societies includes even more features and tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition includes more help with historical thinking skills, an expanded primary source program in print and online, and the best and latest scholarship throughout

The book can be purchased with the breakthrough online resource, LaunchPad, which combines an e-book with a wealth of time-saving teaching and learning tools. LaunchPad comes with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that ensures students come to class prepared.

The combined Volume includes all chapters.

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Signature focus on social and cultural history and a readable, accessible narrative brings history to life for students

The time-tested regional organization with global reach acquaints students with different parts of the world and helps them understand global connections

A wealth of primary sources introduces students to historical interpretation - Includes 300 written and visual primary sources. More than in any other world history text

Rich pedagogical support keeps students focused and builds historical thinking skills

The most current scholarship shows students the dynamic and on-going work of history. Drawing on their own research and that of numerous experts a team of renowned scholars and veteran teachers have incorporated the best and latest scholarship throughout



Increased attention to the global context helps students compare regional developments. New timelines at the end of chapters display major events from the chapter alongside key developments in other regions

More ways to work with primary sources than ever before helps improve student skills and give instructors flexible assignments

New primary source feature "Thinking Like a Historian" introduces students to historical analysis using multiple sources. Each feature (one per chapter) includes five to six sources organized around a central theme

The Combined Volume includes all chapters.
Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-16.
Volume 2 includes Chapters 16-33
Preface
The Earliest Human Societies, to 2500 B.C.E.
2. Complex Societies in Southwest Asia and the Nile Valley, 3800–500 B.C.E.
3. The Foundation of Indian Society, to 300 C.E.
4. China’s Classical Age, to 221 B.C.E.
5. The Greek Experience, 3500–30 B.C.E.
6. The World of Rome, ca. 1000 B.C.E.–400 C.E.
7. East Asia and the Spread of Buddhism, 221 B.C.E.–800 C.E.
8. Continuity and Change in Europe and Western Asia, 250–850
9. The Islamic World, 600–1400
10. African Societies and Kingdoms, 1000 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.
11. The Americas, 3200 B.C.E.–1500 C.E.
12. Cultural Exchange in Central and Southern Asia, 300–1400
13. States and Cultures in East Asia, 800–1400
14. Europe and Western Asia in the Middle Ages, 800–1450
15. Europe in the Renaissance and Reformation, 1350–1600
16. The Acceleration of Global Contact, 1450–1600
17. The Islamic World Powers, 1300–1800
18. European Power and Expansion, 1500–1750
19. New Worldviews and Ways of Life, 1540–1790
20. Africa and the World, 1400–1800
21. Continuity and Change in East Asia, 1400–1800
22. Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1775–1825
23. The Revolution in Energy and Industry, 1760–1850
24. Ideologies of Change in Europe, 1815–1914
25. Africa, the Ottoman Empire, and the New Imperialism, 1800–1914
26. Asia and the Pacific in the Era of Imperialism, 1800–1914
27. The Americas in the Age of Liberalism, 1810–1910
28. World War and Revolution, 1914–1929
29. Nationalism in Asia, 1914–1939
30. The Great Depression and World War II, 1929–1945
31. Decolonization, Revolution, and the Cold War, 1945–1968
32. Liberalization, 1968–2000s
33. The Contemporary World in Historical Perspective.


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Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) taught first at Augustana College in Illinois, and since 1985 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she is currently UWM Distinguished Professor in the department of history. She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds and Gender in History. She is the former Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.


 (Ph.D., Columbia University), Professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle, specializes in China. She has published numerous journal articles...

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Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) taught first at Augustana College in Illinois, and since 1985 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she is currently UWM Distinguished Professor in the department of history. She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds and Gender in History. She is the former Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.


 (Ph.D., Columbia University), Professor of History at the University of Washington in Seattle, specializes in China. She has published numerous journal articles and The Cambridge Illustrated History of China, as well as numerous monographs.  In 2010 she won the Shimada Prize for outstanding work of East Asian Art History for Accumulating Culture: The Collections of Emperor Huizong.

Roger B. Beck (Ph.D., Indiana University) is Distinguished Professor of African and twentieth-century world history at Eastern Illinois University. His publications include The History of South Africa, a translation of P. J. van der Merwe's The Migrant Farmer in the History of the Cape Colony, 1657-1842, and more than a hundred articles, book chapters, and reviews. He is a former treasurer and Executive Council member of the World History Association.

Jerry Dávila (Ph.D., Brown University) is Jorge Paulo Lemann professor of Brazilian History at the University of Illinois. He is the author of Dictatorship in South America; Hotel Trópico: Brazil and the Challenge of African Decolonization, winner of the Latin Studies Association Brazil Section Book prize; and of Diploma of Whiteness: Race and Social Policy in Brazil, 1917-1945. He has served as president of the Conference on Latin American History

Clare Haru Crowston (Ph.D., Cornell University) teaches at the University of Illinois, where she is currently associate professor of history. She is the author of Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791, which won the Berkshire and Hagley Prizes. She edited two special issues of the Journal of Women's History, has published numerous journal articles and reviews, and is a past president of the Society for French Historical Studies.

John P. McKay (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor emeritus at the University of Illinois. He has written or edited numerous works, including the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize-winning book Pioneers for Profit: Foreign Entrepreneurship and Russian Industrialization, 1885-1913.

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