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Volume 13 • Number 2

June 2016

Editor's Message

FORUM: Tuning  History: Redirecting History Surveys for General Education

Forum Introduction
Guest Editor: Lendol Calder
The Intro Course as an Introduction to Curriculum Change
by Daniel J. McInerney
New Approaches to Gen Ed History: Tuning the Introductory Survey Course for Non-Majors
by Sarah Shurts
The Intro Course guided by the insights of the Tuning process
by Andrew Arnold, Louis Rodriquez, and Laura Scappaticci
Why Does This Class Matter Anyway? Tuning History in General Education Courses
by Lauren Braun-Strumfels

Special Section

Oaxaca, Mexico: Understanding and Teaching World/Global History Through the Study of an Early Modern Mexican City
by Thomas H. Mounkhall


Teaching Decolonization beyond the Nation: The Case of West Africa
by Mark Reeves
Inequality in an Era of Convergence: Using Global Histories to Challenge Globalization Discourse
by Sheetal Chhabria

Book Reviews

Angela McCarthy, ed., Ireland in the World: Comparative, Transnational, and Personal Perspectives.
by Aidan Beatty
Tonio Andrade, The Gunpowder Age. China, Military Innovation, and the Rise of the West in World History
by Jeremy Black
Stefan Eklöf Amirell and Leos Müller, eds., Persistent Piracy: Maritime Violence and State-Formation in Global Historical Perspective
by Joseph A. Francis
Jenny Macleod, Gallipoli
by Bradford D. Johnston
Julia Martínez and Adrian Vickers, The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous Encounters in Australia's Northern Trading Network
by Stephanie Mawson
Julia Phillips Cohen, Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era
by Fatme Myuhtar-May
Jeremy Black, A Century of Conflict: War, 1914–2014
by Brian R. Price
Elliot Young, Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II
by John Rosinbum
Christopher Strobel, The Global Atlantic, 1400 to 1900
by Ronald Schultz
Sunderland, Willard, The Baron's Cloak: A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution
by Mark A. Soderstrom
Scott L. Montgomery and Alok Kumar, A History of Science in World Cultures
by Eva-Maria Swidler
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