The most comprehensive Student Edition. Includes the Essentials of Geography, North America, Central America & the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Russia & the Eurasian Republics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southwest Asia & North Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia, the Pacific Rim and Antarctica
Includes regional units relevant to Western Hemisphere curriculum. Students make inferences about their lives and the lives of students in other countries. Rich time lines provide a sense of ancient civilization.