In the balance: themes in global history, Volume 1
McGraw-Hill, Jan 1, 1998 - History - 986 pages
This text is a new generation world history text. The book takes a thematic approach and will appeal to those who are interested in learning about different civilizations in a comparative manner. Central themes are used to highlight the interconnectedness of the world’s development across cultures and time. This text is a briefer, one-column text and is available in a combined softcover edition as well as two paperback volumes that split at 1500.
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