Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, First Edition

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, First Edition

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The first true encyclopedic reference on world history, the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is designed to meet the needs of students, teachers, and scholars who seek to explore and understand human history.

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  1. Booklist: January 2005 Editors’ Choice 2004

  2. Library Journal: January 2005

    This holistic approach to world history is aimed at high school through college level readers…. There is no Western bias; there are numerous articles on African and Asian kingdoms and biographies of world figures from ancient through modern times…. This specialized encyclopedia offers a fresh approach to answering the question: How did the world get to be the way it is? It is recommended for public, high school, and university library reference collections.

  3. Choice: April 2005 Outstanding Academic Title 2004

    Attempting to present the history of the world, prehistoric times through the 20th century, in only five volumes is exceptionally ambitious. The editors … wisely make no attempt to provide

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Description

The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is the first true encyclopedic reference on world history. It is designed to meet the needs of students, teachers, and scholars who seek to explore and understand the panorama of our shared history of humans. Anyone who loves history – including those who are making history today – will find this work an endless source of fascinating, thought-provoking coverage of events, people, patterns, and processes.

Additional information

Senior Editor

William H. McNeill, University of Chicago

Editor

Jerry H. Bentley, University of Hawaii, Manoa, David Christian, Macquarie University; Ewha Womans University, David H. Levinson, Berkshire Publishing Group, John R. McNeill, Georgetown University, Heidi Roupp, World History Center, Judith P. Zinsser, Miami University

Editorial Board

Ross E. Dunn, San Diego State University, Ryba Epstein, Rich East High School, Brian Fagan, University of California, Santa Barbara, Daniel R. Headrick, Roosevelt University, Kailai Huang, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Macquarie University, Tom Laichas, Crossroads School, Craig Lockard, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Pamela McVay, Ursuline College, Carl H. Nightingale, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Patrick O'Brien, London School of Economics and Political Science, Hugh R. Page, Jr., University of Notre Dame, Paul W. Philip, Lancaster High School, Mrinalini Sinha, Pennsylvania State University, Peer Vries, Leiden University

Format

,

ISBN

9780974309101

Edition

First

Volumes

5

Pages

2500

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