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World History: The Basics

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World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as:

What is world history?

How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic and chronological range?

Why has world history been controversial?

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Paperback, 202 pages
Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge (first published November 1st 2010)
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Peter N. Stearns is a professor at George Mason University, where he was provost, from January 1, 2000 to July 2014.

Stearns was Chair of the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University and also served as the Dean of the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition, he founded and edited the Journal of Social History. While at Carnegie Mellon he developed a pioneering app
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