The Human Record: Sources of Global History, Volume II: Since 1500

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Authors : Alfred J. Andrea; James H. Overfield


560 Pages  Paperback 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012, 2009, 2005

©2016, 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 that are often paired or grouped together for comparison, as in the Multiple Voices feature. A prologue entit... more


This number one world history reader is known for the selection of unique sources, the quality of its source introductions, the Prologue on how to read primary sources, and the Multiple Voices feature that employs the use of comparative documents.

The authors are well known in their field, in part ... more

New to this Edition

Updated throughout to reflect current scholarship, the Eighth Edition of this leading primary source reader for world history features a number of new visual sources and continues to ensure adequate coverage of global empires.

The final chapter of Volume II has been split into two chapters to allow... more