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A companion to world history, edited by Douglas Northrop

Label
A companion to world history
Title
A companion to world history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Douglas Northrop
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A Companion to World History presents over 30 essays from an international group of historians that both identify continuing areas of contention, disagreement, and divergence in world and global history, and point to directions for further debate. Features a diverse cast of contributors that include established world historians and emerging scholars Explores a wide range of topics and themes, including and the practice of world history, key ideas of world historians, the teaching of world history and how it has drawn upon and challenged "traditional" teaching approaches, and global approaches to writing world history Places an emphasis on non-Anglophone approaches to the topic Considers issues of both scholarship and pedagogy on a transnational, interregional, and world/global scale "--
  • "A Companion to World History offers a comprehensive overview of the variety of approaches and practices utilized in the field of world and global history"--
Member of
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
907.2
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D13
LC item number
.C628 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Northrop, Douglas Taylor
Series statement
Wiley-Blackwell companions to history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History
  • History
  • Historiography
  • HISTORY / World
Label
A companion to world history, edited by Douglas Northrop
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: the challenge of world history / Douglas Northrop -- Part I. TRAJECTORIES AND PRACTICES -- World history: departures and variations / Kenneth Pomeranz and Daniel Segal -- Why and how I became a world historian / Dominic Sachsenmaier -- Becoming a world historian: the state of graduate training in world history and placement in the academic world / Heather Streets -- The world is your archive? the challenges of world history as a field of research / Barbara Weinstein -- What are the units of world history? / Adam McKeown -- Meetings of world history and public history / Leslie Witz -- K-12 teaching / Bob Bain -- Teaching world history at the college level: works in progress / Trevor Getz -- Part II CATEGORIES AND CONCEPTS -- Environments, ecologies and cultures across space and time / I.G. Simmons -- Deep pasts interconnections and comparative history in the ancient world / Norman Yoffee -- Big history / Fred Spier -- Global scale analysis in human history / Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas D. Hall -- Region in global history / Paul A. Kramer -- Scales of a local: the place of locality in a globalizing world / Anne Gerritsen -- Comparative history and the challenge of the grand narrative / Michael Adas -- The science of difference: race, Indo-European linguistics, and Eurasian nomads / Xinru Liu -- Projecting power: empires, colonies, and world history / Mrinalini Sinha -- The body in/as world history / Antoinette Burton -- Benchmarks of globalization: the global condition, 1850-2010 / Charles Bright and Michael Geyer -- Networks, interactions, and connective history / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto with Benjamin Sacks -- Objects in motion / Scott C. Levi -- People in motion / Kerry Ward -- Religious ideas in motion / Karin Velez, Sebastian R. Prange, and Luke Clossey -- Diseases in motion / Martin S. Pernick -- Bullets in motion / Stephen Morillo -- Part III MANY GLOBES: WHO WRITES THE WORLD? -- The world from Oceania / Damon Ieremia Salesa -- The world from China: A noncentric and holistic perspective / Weiwei Zhang -- World history as a nationalist rationale: on patriotic world history and its consequential Eurocentrism in Japan and Korea / Jie-Hyun Lim -- Writing global history in Africa / David Simo -- Islamicate World Histories? / Huri Islamoǧlu -- Peripheral consciousness emerging in Latin American thought, and elsewhere in the world / Eduardo Deves-Valdes -- Fresh look from an old place: (re-)writing world histories in Europe / Katja Naumann -- Other globes: shifting optics on the world / Douglas Northrop
Control code
746837346
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 617 pages
Isbn
9781444334180
Lccn
2012009799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746837346
Label
A companion to world history, edited by Douglas Northrop
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: the challenge of world history / Douglas Northrop -- Part I. TRAJECTORIES AND PRACTICES -- World history: departures and variations / Kenneth Pomeranz and Daniel Segal -- Why and how I became a world historian / Dominic Sachsenmaier -- Becoming a world historian: the state of graduate training in world history and placement in the academic world / Heather Streets -- The world is your archive? the challenges of world history as a field of research / Barbara Weinstein -- What are the units of world history? / Adam McKeown -- Meetings of world history and public history / Leslie Witz -- K-12 teaching / Bob Bain -- Teaching world history at the college level: works in progress / Trevor Getz -- Part II CATEGORIES AND CONCEPTS -- Environments, ecologies and cultures across space and time / I.G. Simmons -- Deep pasts interconnections and comparative history in the ancient world / Norman Yoffee -- Big history / Fred Spier -- Global scale analysis in human history / Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas D. Hall -- Region in global history / Paul A. Kramer -- Scales of a local: the place of locality in a globalizing world / Anne Gerritsen -- Comparative history and the challenge of the grand narrative / Michael Adas -- The science of difference: race, Indo-European linguistics, and Eurasian nomads / Xinru Liu -- Projecting power: empires, colonies, and world history / Mrinalini Sinha -- The body in/as world history / Antoinette Burton -- Benchmarks of globalization: the global condition, 1850-2010 / Charles Bright and Michael Geyer -- Networks, interactions, and connective history / Felipe Fernandez-Armesto with Benjamin Sacks -- Objects in motion / Scott C. Levi -- People in motion / Kerry Ward -- Religious ideas in motion / Karin Velez, Sebastian R. Prange, and Luke Clossey -- Diseases in motion / Martin S. Pernick -- Bullets in motion / Stephen Morillo -- Part III MANY GLOBES: WHO WRITES THE WORLD? -- The world from Oceania / Damon Ieremia Salesa -- The world from China: A noncentric and holistic perspective / Weiwei Zhang -- World history as a nationalist rationale: on patriotic world history and its consequential Eurocentrism in Japan and Korea / Jie-Hyun Lim -- Writing global history in Africa / David Simo -- Islamicate World Histories? / Huri Islamoǧlu -- Peripheral consciousness emerging in Latin American thought, and elsewhere in the world / Eduardo Deves-Valdes -- Fresh look from an old place: (re-)writing world histories in Europe / Katja Naumann -- Other globes: shifting optics on the world / Douglas Northrop
Control code
746837346
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xix, 617 pages
Isbn
9781444334180
Lccn
2012009799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746837346

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