Palgrave Advances in World Histories / Edition 1 available in Paperback
World histories vary widely in shape, structure, and range in space and time. In Palgrave Advances in World Histories, ten leading world historians examine the many forms of world history writing, offering an accessible, engaging and comprehensive overview of what it is and what world historians do. This work is a valuable introduction to those new to the field, but will also stimulate discussion, debate and reflection.
About the Author
C. BENJAMIN Assistant Professor of History, Grand Valley University State University, Michigan, USA D. CHRISTIAN Professor of History, San Diego State University, USA R. DUCHESNE Associate Professor of Sociology, University of New Brunswick, Canada J.D. HUGHES John Evans Professor of History, University of Denver, USA D. JOHNSON Secondary School Educator, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA M. LANG Assistant Professor of History, University of Maine, USA P. MANNING Professor of History and African-American Studies, North-eastern University, Boston, USA B. MAZLISH Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA J. ZINSSER Professor of History, Miami University, Ohio, USA.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: World Histories; M.Hughes-Warrington Terms; B.Mazlish Methods and Materials; P.Manning Scales; D.Christian Beginnings and Endings; C.Benjamin Shapes; M.Hughes-Warrington Centres and Margins: The Fall of Universal History and the Rise of Multicultural World History; R.Duchesne Postmodernism; M.Lang Gender; J.Zinsser The Greening of World History; J.D.Hughes Readers, Responses and Popular Culture; M.Hughes-Warrington World History Education; D.Johnston Index