Navigating World History

Navigating World History

by Patrick Manning
     
 

A comprehensive analysis of the major dimensions of the academic study of world history by one of the foremost scholars in the field.
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A comprehensive analysis of the major dimensions of the academic study of world history by one of the foremost scholars in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403961198
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,493,888
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Patrick Manning is Professor of History and African-American Studies at Northeastern University, where he directs the World History Center.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Pt. IThe Evolution of World History
1Defining World History3
2Historical Philosophy to 190017
3Grand Synthesis, 1900-196537
4Themes and Analyses, 1965-199055
5Organizing a Field since 199079
6Narrating World History107
Pt. IIRevolution in Historical Studies
7Disciplines121
8Area Studies145
9Global Studies163
Pt. IIIResults of Recent Research
10Political and Economic History183
11Social History201
12Ecology, Technology, and Health215
13Cultural History229
14Debating World History255
Pt. IVLogic of Analysis in World History
15Scale in History: Time and Space265
16Modeling Frameworks and Strategies275
17Verifying and Presenting Interpretations297
18Analyzing World History313
Pt. VStudy and Research in World History
19Programs and Priorities in Graduate Education327
20Courses of Study343
21Resources for Graduate Study353
22Researching World History361
23Conclusion: Tasks in World History371
Bibliography379
Index415

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