World History

World history, global history or transnational history (not to be confused with diplomatic or international history) is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 1980s. It examines history from a global perspective. It is not to be confused with comparative history, which, like world history, deals with the history of multiple cultures and nations, but does not do so on a global scale.

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The World
Prisoners of the Castle: An Epic Story of Survival and Escape from Colditz, the Nazis' Fortress Prison
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream
River of the Gods: Genius, Courage and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile
Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History
The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor
The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
Africa Is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent
Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night
Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921
Operation Pedestal: The Fleet That Battled to Malta, 1942
Cuba: An American History
Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Salt: A World History
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
The Guns of August
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
A Short History of Nearly Everything
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome
A Distant Mirror:  The Calamitous 14th Century

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Although his log entries do not speak of America per se, a chart created by Admiral Zheng was used to make a detailed map of the world. A copy of this map, drawn in 1763, was found in a second-hand bookshop and was offered as evidence that Zheng’s fleet was the first to discover America. At the age of 61, Admiral Zheng died aboard ship and befittingly was buried at sea. The Chinese sailed on very large ships, some of which were 450 feet long and 180 feet wide, in fact larger than any other of th ...more
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I’m all for real equality for everyone. Especially, women, in fact, just the other day a female friend and I came to the unmitigated conclusion that world history proves that God is definitely a woman.
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