In this course Professor Stearns offers a compelling overview of the peoples, cultures, and nations of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. It also explores the history that connects all these worlds together and discusses human development and civilizations across the globe.
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by Gary W. Gallagher, Patrick N. Allitt, Allen C. Guelzo
by Daniel N. Robinson
by Patrick N. Allitt
by Rufus Fears
by Philip Daileader
by Mark Stoler
by Allen C. Guelzo
by Mark Ravina
"Professor Stearns starts this series of 36 lectures by discussing the development of world history as a discipline, then moves from the Neolithic Age to the present, and sketches of what he believes comes next. Along the way, he shifts approaches, alternating discussions of key concepts, like the definition of a civilization, with lectures on individual nations or movements. Stearns incorporates the scholarly debates in the field. Indeed, he works so hard to be fair to all views that it becomes a weakness: at times, he focuses too much on process and multiple points of view. That said, his delivery is always clear, he knows and loves his material, and he knows how to pace complex material for easy comprehension. G.T.B. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"
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