The Essential World History, Volume II: Since 1500 (9th Edition) – PDF

eBook Details

  • Authors: William J. Duiker, Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • File Size: 132 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 544 Pages
  • Publisher: ‎ Cengage Learning; 9th edition
  • Publication Date: January 1, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 035702687X, 0357391837
  • ISBN-13: 9780357026878, 9780357391839


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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.

Learn about humanity’s journey from ancient civilizations to current struggles with nation-building in the Middle East and Africa in The Essential World History, Volume II, 9th Edition, (PDF). This book, written by Spielvogel and Duiker, offers a unique perspective on the common challenges and experiences that have shaped our world today. With an easy-to-read narrative, this book covers seven major themes including Science and Technology, Family and Society, Politics and Government, Art and Ideas, Religion and Philosophy, Earth and Environment, and Interaction and Exchange.

To make the learning experience even more exciting, maps, colorful visuals, and dramatic first-hand historical accounts are included. Even popular movies are reviewed to give you a comprehensive understanding of humanity’s past. This approach helps you understand the course of world history, make connections across chapters, and see today’s world in a meaningful context.

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