SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS connects the different regions of the world between chapters, and explores broader global themes in part-ending essays. This innovative structure combines the accessibility of a regional approach with the rigor of comparative scholarship to show students world hi... more
Comparative mini-chapters at the end of each part, called "Societies, Networks, and Transitions," link the different regions of the world. These brief sections help students understand the interconnectedness of people, places, and periods.
"Historical Controversy" boxes, found in each "Societies, N... more
The Second Edition has been carefully and extensively revised, line-by-line, to sharpen the narrative and make the text as accessible and appealing to readers as possible.
The Second Edition features all new maps, beautiful to look at and learn with, and an open, student-friendly design.
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