The New World Reader

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Author : Gilbert H. Muller


480 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2005

©2014, Published


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With compelling selections by some of the world's most respected and critically acclaimed writers, THE NEW WORLD READER, Fourth Edition, encourages exploration of the significant global challenges of the 21st century. Students gain a deeper understanding of the topics that affect their lives, such a... more


Two different 4-color photo inserts enhance the text's integrated materials and address visual literacy.

All art in the text, including photographs, artwork, cartoons, graphs, maps, and advertisements, is accompanied by questions for informed response and analysis.

The Companion Website provides i... more

New to this Edition

The fourth edition features a strengthened emphasis on contemporary global issues with essays on very recent topics and trends such as the super-rich, the Tiger Mom syndrome, the Arab Spring, social networking, climate change, and the rights of women.

Twenty-six new selections include provocative a... more

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