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The new world history : a teacher's companion

Author: Ross E Dunn
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2000.
Series: Bedford reader.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ross E Dunn
ISBN: 0312183275 9780312183271
OCLC Number: 43349193
Description: xi, 596 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. World history teaching over time. Outlines of general history / William O. Swinton --
Looking eastward : the career of Western civ / Lawrence W. Levine --
The Columbia course in contemporary civilization / Harry J. Carman --
Toward world history : American historians and the coming of the world history course / Gilbert Allardyce --
The contributions of Philip Curtin and the "Wisconsin school" to the study and promotion of comparative world history / Craig A. Lockard --
pt. 2. Three arguments for teaching world history--and two remonstrations. The teaching of world history / L.S. Stavrianos --
Beyond Western civilization : rebuilding the survey / William H. McNeill --
The meandering mainstream : reimagining world history / Marilyn Robinson Waldman --
Introductory college course in non-American history : an ethnocentric view / J.H. Hexter --
It is time to stop apologizing for Western civilization and to start analyzing why it defines world culture / Jacob Neusner --
pt. 3. Redefining world history : some key statements. Hemispheric interregional history as an approach to world history / Marshall G.S. Hodgson --
The prospects of world history / Geoffrey Barraclough --
Connections in history / Eric R. Wolf --
Depth, span, and relevance / Philip D. Curtin --
The changing shape of world history / William H. McNeill --
pt. 4. Interregional and superregional history. Marshall G.S. Hodgson and the hemispheric interregional approach to world history / Edmund Burke III --
Southernization / Lynda Shaffer --
"Southernization" as a construct in post-civilization narrative / John Obert Voll --
Inner Eurasia as a unit of world history / David Christian --
Migrations of Africans to the Americas : the impact on Africans, Africa, and the new world / Patrick Manning. pt. 5. World systems and world history. Global history, modernization, and the world-system approach : a critique / Craig A. Lockard --
World-systems analysis : five questions in search of a new consensus / Immanuel Wallerstein --
Economies in space : the world-economies / Fernand Braudel --
A plea for world system history / Andre Gunder Frank --
Islam as a special world-system / John Obert Voll --
pt. 6. Teaching regions and civilizations in world context. The Middle East in world history / Julia Clancy-Smith --
Joining the mainstream : integrating Latin America into the teaching of world history / William F. Sater --
Early modern India and world history / John F. Richards --
Teaching India in a world history survey / Tara Sethia --
The American educational tradition : hostile to a humanistic world history? / Donald Johnson --
Geography in the historical imagination / Martin W. Lewis and Kären E. Wigen --
pt. 7. Periodizing world history. Periodization in world history teaching : identifying the big changes / Peter N. Stearns --
Cross-cultural interaction and periodization in world history / Jerry H. Bentley --
Periodizing world history / William A. Green --
World history standards for grades 5-12 / National Center for History in the Schools --
pt. 8. Comparisons and themes. Global and comparative history / Michael Adas --
The comparative world history approach / Philip D. Curtin --
The world and the northwest : the fur trade, regional history, and world history : an essay celebrating the teaching and scholarship of Philip Curtin / Helen Wheatley --
Cross-cultural trade as a framework for teaching world history : concepts and applications / Steve Gosch --
Teaching religions in the medieval period / David R. Smith --
pt. 9. Gender in world history. World history as gender history : the case of the nation-state / Ida Blom --
Technology and history : the women's perspective : a case study in gendered definitions / Judith P. Zinsser --
Gender at the base of world history / Sarah S. Hughes --
And now for something completely different : gendering the world history survey / Judith P. Zinsser --
pt. 10. Constructing world history programs and curricula. An undergraduate world history curriculum for the twenty-first century / George E. Brooks --
Starting from scratch : shifting from Western civ to world history / Thomas W. Davis --
Developing the twentieth-century world history course : a case study at Ohio State / John Rothney --
"Hisperanto" : Western civilization in the global curriculum / Michael F. Doyle --
Michael Doyle's views on Western civ : a comment and counterproposal / Edmund Burke III and Ross E. Dunn --
Graduate education and research in world history / Jerry H. Bentley --
Graduate teaching in world history / Philip D. Curtin --
Doctoral training in world history : the Northeastern University experience / Patrick Manning --
pt. 11. The future of world history. New directions / Jerry H. Bentley --
World history in a global age / Michael Geyer and Charles Bright --
The case for "big history" / David Christian --
The future of human history as a science / Jared Diamond.
Series Title: Bedford reader.
Responsibility: edited by Ross E. Dunn.
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