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Volume 13 • Number 1

February 2016

Editor's Message

FORUM: Port Cities in World History

Forum Introduction: Port Cities in World History
Guest Editors: Mariona Lloret and Rubén Carrillo
Transforming Manila: China, Islam, and Spain in a Global Port City
by Ethan Hawkley
Port cities as information centers: the case of Dutch and Hanseatic ports in the construction of reliable information networks on the course of the Northern War, 1717-1719
by Núria Sallés Vilaseca
Port Cities in the Maps of Herman Moll, 1700-1730
by Alex Zukas
Producing an Imperial Bridgehead: The Making of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, 1908-1955
by Abou B. Bamba
Bridge of Hemispheric Command, Helmsman of the Caribbean: New York City, 1890s-1920s
by Kelvin Santiago-Valles
Port Said, Egypt: Canal Gateway to Global Hub?
by Howard J. Dooley


Digital Resources for Port Cities in World History
by John Maunu
Taking Cover: Explaining the Persistence of the Coverage Model in World History Surveys
by Dave Eaton
The NOCCA Integrated World History Curriculum: A New Paradigm for Teaching History in High School
by Michael Wallace and Daniel Lord Smail
Oddball Questions as a Means to Educate and Energize New World History Teachers: Vietnam, a Case Study
by David Pickus and Hoang Thanh Tu
Combating a "Half-of-the-World state of mind": Indonesia Expert Raymond Kennedy Embraces World History, 1942–1950
by Robert Shaffer

Book Reviews

Zayde Antrim, Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World
by Orel Beilinson
Stewart Gordon, A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks
by Kenneth R. Hall
Federico De Romanis and Marco Maiuro, eds., Across the Ocean: Nine Essays on Indo-Mediterranean Trade
by Anya King
Nicholas Walton, Genoa, 'La Superba': The Rise and Fall of a Merchant Pirate Superpower.
by Mariona Lloret
George T. Díaz, Border Contraband: A History of Smuggling Across the Rio Grande
by Andrae Marak
Cole, Adrian and Stephen Ortega. The Thinking Past: Questions and Problems in World History to 1750
by Steven Henry Martin
Rafe Blaufarb and Liz Clarke, Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle Against the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a Graphic History
by Andrea Felber Seligman
Kenneth R. Curtis and Jerry H. Bentley, eds., Architects of World History: Researching the Global Past.
by Rick Warner
Books available for review

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