The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, Volume II: Since 1500

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Authors : Richard W. Bulliet; Pamela Kyle Crossley; Daniel R. Headrick; Steven W. Hirsch; Lyman L. Johnson; David Northrup


576 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2005

©2015, Published


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Featuring a beautiful new design, THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Sixth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of “environment and techn... more


The Sixth Edition features a comprehensive map program, designed for visual impact and clarity, that today's growing number of visual learners will appreciate.

Section Reviews summarize the key points of each major section in every chapter and are presented in an easy-to-read bullet point format. C... more

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Part VII has been reorganized and updated to showcase global themes. It also includes a brand new Chapter 29, “Revolutions in Living, 1900-1950,” which discusses technology and lifestyle changes during the period with accounts of political movements in India, Latin America, and Africa. This chapter ... more