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The Essential World History, Volume I: To 1800 (8th Edition) – eBook

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  • Authors: William J. Duiker, Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Size: 197 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8th edition
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B019EB9TFC
  • ISBN-10: 1305645359, 1305888383
  • ISBN-13: 9781305645356, 9781305888388, 9781337331074

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About The Author

Jackson J. Spielvogel

Jackson J. Spielvogel

Dr. Jackson J. Spielvogel is an associate professor emeritus of history at Pennsylvania State University. He got his Ph.D. in 2005. He is the co-author of WORLD HISTORY, first published in January 1994.

William J. Duiker

William J. Duiker

Dr. William J. Duiker is liberal arts Professor Emeritus of East Asian studies at The Pennsylvania State University. A former U.S. diplomat with service in South Vietnam, Taiwan, and Washington, D.C., he received his doctorate in Far Eastern history from Georgetown University. At Penn State, Duiker has written extensively on the history of Vietnam and modern China, including the highly acclaimed Communist Road To Power In Vietnam, which was selected for a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award in 1982-983 and 1996-1997. Other books are U.S. Containment Policy And The Conflict In Indochina, China And Vietnam: The Roots Of Conflict, Sacred War: Nationalism And Revolution In A Divided Vietnam, and HO CHI MINH, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2001. While his research specialization is in the field of nationalism and Asian revolutions, Duiker'ss intellectual interests are considerably more diverse. He has traveled widely and has taught courses on the history of communism and non-Western civilizations at Penn State, where he was awarded a Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the spring of 1996. In 2002 the College of Liberal Arts honored him with an Emeritus Distinction Award.

Explore world history in a balanced, brief, highly readable overview that examines common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and identify key global regional patterns over time with The Essential World History Volume 1 To 1800 (8th Edition). This brief overview of world history covers intellectual, political, social, religious, economic, cultural, and military history integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help you gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. You can use the PDF ebook’s global approach and its emphasis on analytical comparisons between cultures to link events together in a broad comparative and global framework that places the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context.

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NOTE: This is the Volume 1 of The Essential World History (8th edition) in PDF.

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