The Human Record: Sources of Global History, Volume I: To 1500

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Authors : Alfred J. Andrea; James H. Overfield


464 Pages  Paperback 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2005, 2001

©2012 , Published


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THE HUMAN RECORD is the leading primary source reader for the World History course, providing balanced coverage of the global past. Each volume contains a blend of visual and textual sources which are often paired or grouped together for comparison. A prologue entitled “Primary Sources and How to Re... more


A “Multiple Voices” feature in each part illustrates one of the following: multiple viewpoints on a common event or phenomenon, multiple sources that demonstrate changes over time, or multiple perspectives from different cultures on a common issue.

The prologue, “Primary Sources and How to Read The... more

New to this Edition

More emphasis has been placed on visual sources. There are over 40 new images in each volume, and the text is now in full color. Highlights of new images in Volume I include the Hagia Triada sarcophagus, a relief of the family of Akhenaten, the Thera Kouros, the Peplos Kore, Artemis Krater, the Clin... more

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