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Volume 3 • Number 1

October 2005

Letters to the Editors


Facing History and Ourselves: An Interview
by Tom Laichas
Profiles in Teachings: An interview with Dixie Grupe  
by Tom Laichas


1789-1792 and 1989-1992: Social Movements on a Global Scale.
by Patrick Manning
The Successes & Challenges of Teaching World History in the Twenty-First Century: Two Case Studies from Western Michigan.
by James R. Palmitessa and Stephen T. Staggs
World History as a Meaningful Diversity Requirement.
by Susanna Calkins
R. Buckminster Fuller's "Great Pirates:" An investigation into narrative coherency and analysis in world history courses.
by Kent den Heyer

Conference Report

Internationalizing World History Research and Teaching: Steps toward a Global Classroom?
by Julia Miller, Sharon Muffett, and Nicola Myton

Teaching Resources

What’s the Use of Big History?
by David Christian
AP World History Statistics: How Are U.S. Students Scoring?
by Bill Strickland


Paper Trails: Cultural Imperialism from the late 19th Century as seen through Documents, Literature and Photographs
by Marc Gilbert
Visual Literacy
by Wendy Eagan
On My Desk
by Tom Laichas
Research and Teaching
by Deborah Smith Johnston
Guest Column: Teaching Gender in the World History Classroom
by Sharon Cohen

Book Reviews: World History Classics

Janet Abu-Lughod, Before European Hegemony: The World System AD 1250-1350
by Scott C. Bailey
Michael Adas, Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance
by Cynthia Ross
Philip Curtin, Cross-Cultural Trade in World History
by David Fahey
Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Chris Ferraro
Philip Hitti, History of the Arabs: From the Earliest Times to the Present
by Maryanne Rhett
William McNeill, Plagues and Peoples
by Aaron Whelchel
Frank, Andre Gunder. ReOrient: Global Economy in the Asian Age
by Amitava Chowdhury

Book Reviews: Recent Books in the Field of World History

Chris Brazier, The No-Nonsense Guide to World History
by Jon Flashnick
William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel, World History
by Jack Betterly
Thomas Dunlap, Nature and the English Diaspora: Environment and History in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
by Andrew Duffin
John Henry, The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science
by Christopher Chatlos Strangeman

Multi-Media Reviews

Anne Roerkohl, The Industrial Revolution: Great Britain, 1750-1850
by Elizabeth Ten Dyke
Teaching For Thinking, The Renaissance: The Winds of Change," and "The Middle Ages: The Building of Nations
by Michael Barbour

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