The Heritage Of World Civilizations, Volume C: Since 1700 (6th Edition)
This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields. Interactive maps"--one Web-based interactive map in each chapter--provides readers with oppo...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published July 8th 2002 by Prentice Hall
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Jan 02, 2012 Michael rated it 2 of 5 stars Recommends it for: World civ teachers, World civ students, non-specialists.
Recommended to Michael by: John Mandaville
It's probably a pretty daunting task to try to teach "the world," maybe even moreso through a civilizational lens. The world is a big place, and civilizations are coming, going, interacting, swallowing each other up, questioning and redefining themselves all over the place. Still, this is a pretty disappointing book, with a surprisingly uninformative preface and no proper introduction, and a heavy emphasis on Europe, like most Western textbooks since time immemorial. The chapter on Latin America...more