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Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World History

Five Volume Set

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Published by Berkshire Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • History: World,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • World history,
  • World - General,
  • Reference,
  • Civilization,
  • Social History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam H. McNeill (Editor), Jerry H. Bentley (Editor), David Christian (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages2220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8581936M
    ISBN 100974309109
    ISBN 109780974309101

    McNeill, William H., Jerry H. Bentley, David Christian, David Levinson, J.R. McNeill, Heidi Roupp, and Judith P. Zinsser, eds. Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (Berkshire Publishing Group, ). 2, pp, $ I recall reading somewhere that one of the joys of historical pursuit lay precisely in having a road map — and then summarily veering off into tangent upon tangent. Higher Intellect | Content Delivery Network.

      "A comprehensive encyclopedia of world history with articles that trace the development of human history with a focus on area studies, global history, anthropology, geography, science, arts, literature, economics, women's studies, African-American studies, and cultural studies related to all regions of the world"--Provided by publisher. The Berkshire Encyclopedia of China is extensively illustrated from museum and library archives and a wide variety of other sources, including the extensive collection of photographer and Chinese art specialist Joan Lebold Cohen. The volumes have been designed in full color for the online edition. See some of the color photographs in the Table of Contents and Contributors.

    The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is neither the first nor the only encyclopedic reference work on world history. Indeed, the authoritative guide to all of human history has for decades been the best-selling Encyclopedia of World History,1 and its roots date back to the late nineteenth century. Originally compiled and edited by Wil. The Encyclopedia of Extreme Sports offers a comprehensive dissection of this new and emerging phenomenon, and its characteristics, philosophy, ideology, functions, history and future. component-risk-from a number of disciplinary perspectives including history, sociology, psychology, theology and .


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Description “This pioneering Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is designed to help both beginners and experts to sample the best contemporary efforts to make sense of the human past by connecting particular and local histories with larger patterns of world history.” – William H.

McNeill, author of The Rise of the West and The Human Web. From the big bang to the 21st century, the. This new and significantly expanded and updated edition [of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History] is strongly recommended as a comprehensive and core library reference for academic and community library reference collections.

--Midwest Book Review "Challenging traditional encyclopedias that offer the standard who, Author: William McNeill. This pioneering Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is designed to help both beginners and experts to sample the best contemporary efforts to make sense of the human past by connecting particular and local histories with larger patterns of world history.

his pioneering Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is designed to help both beginners and experts to sample the best Cited by: Get this from a library. Berkshire encyclopedia of world history. [William Hardy McNeill; Jerry H Bentley; Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein;] -- "A comprehensive encyclopedia of world history with articles that trace the development of human history with a focus on area studies, global history, anthropology, geography, science, arts.

"An integrated view of the history of our global community from a 21st-century perspective, with a focus on environmental and social issues. The articles, edited and written by scholars around the world, examine connections and interactions made over time (and across cultures and locales) through trade, warfare, migration, religion, and diplomacy"--Provided by publisher.

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 human history. "The renowned Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world.

The third edition brings the study of sports into the 21st century and includes new coverage of women's sports and extreme sports The edition is designed for use in world history, regional history, international relations, global studies.

Berkshire's ongoing work with the original group of authors and with dozens of world history teachers (who embraced not only the Encyclopedia but a spin-off classroom publication, This Fleeting World by David Christian) has helped to shape the new, expanded, updated, Written by the world s leading world historians, edited to be appealing to.

entriesFrom the big bang to the 21st century, this renowned encyclopedia provides an integrated view of human and universal history. Eminent scholars examine environmental and social issues by exploring connections and interactions made over time (and across cultures and locales) through trade, warfare, migrations, religion, and new articles, and 1, illustrations.

McNeill, W. Berkshire encyclopedia of world history (2nd ed.). Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing Group. Reviewed by: Kelly Cundiff Reference Type: Encyclopedia Call Number: ISBN Content/Scope: This 6 volume set covers world history by comparing cultures, discussing trade patterns, and giving background information /5.

Christian, who teaches world history at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, has published several books with Berkshire. In addition to contributing to the aforementioned encyclopedia. Book Title:Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World History: Five Volume Set.

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 human history.

The encyclopedia takes a. The "Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History" is the first true encyclopedic reference on world history.

It is designed to meet the needs to students, teachers, and scholars who seek to explore and understand teh panorama of our shared human history. The encyclopedia takes a dynamic world history perspective, showing connections, interactions Reviews: 2.

Book Reviews Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History. Edited by william h. mcneill et al. Great Barrington, Mass.: Berkshire Publishing, 2, pp. $ (cloth). The Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History is neither the first nor the only encyclopedic reference work on world history.

Indeed, the authoritative guide to all of human history has for decades been the best-selling. This Fleeting World is the smallest book of big history, telling the story of the universe and history of humanity in less than one hundred pages. Prize-winning historian David Christian covers it all in this compact, accessible, and inspiring guide to the history of everything, from stars and empires to cities, the World Wide Web, capitalism, and globalization.

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, 5 Volumes by William H. McNeill,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Berkshire Encyclopedia Of World History. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon.

Berkshire Publishing Group LLC was founded in by editor and author Karen Christensen and anthropologist David Levinson as an academic reference book producer, developing encyclopedias for Scribners, Routledge, Sage, Macmillan, H.W.

Wilson, and ABC-CLIO. The company became an independent imprint inwith the launch of Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History, edited by. From the big bang to the 21st century, the renowned Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History provides an integrated view of human and universal history.

In its articles, scholars examine environmental and social issues by exploring connections and interactions made over time (and across cultures and locales) through trade, warfare.

5 v. (lxvii, p.): 29 cm "A comprehensive encyclopedia of world history with articles that trace the development of human history with a focus on area studies, global history, anthropology, geography, science, arts, literature, economics, women's studies, African-American studies, and cultural studies related to all regions of the world"--Provided by publisher.

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Editor: McNeill, William Publication Year: Publisher: Berkshire Publishing Group. ISBN: Category: History - World history Image Count: Book Status: Pending Predicted Release Month."A comprehensive encyclopedia of world history with articles that trace the development of human history -- with a focus on area studies, global history, anthropology, geography, science, arts, literature, economics, women's studies, African-American studies, and cultural studies related to all regions of the world"--Provided by publisher.