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.

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt
Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World
Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up
Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History
The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses
The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History
The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
The Jakarta Method: Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un
Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Salt: A World History
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
King Leopold's Ghost
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
The Guns of August
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
A Short History of Nearly Everything
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
A Little History of the World

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Eurocentrism is quite simply the colonizer's model of the world.
J.M. Blaut, The Colonizer's Model of the World: Geographical Diffusionism and Eurocentric History

Susan Wise Bauer
Louis XIV had sent hundred of soldiers--all men--to New France. These soldiers wanted to start families... But there were six men for every woman... [Louis XIV] announced that he would pay young Frenchwomen large amounts of money if they would go and live in the colonies. Many young women accepted the King's offer...
Susan Wise Bauer, Early Modern Times: From Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners

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