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First Edition   ©2013

Understanding World Societies, Combined Volume

A Brief History

John P. McKay (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) , Patricia Buckley Ebrey (University of Washington) , Roger B. Beck (Eastern Illinois University) , Clare Haru Crowston (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) , Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-1867-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-1867-3
  • Paper Text , 1056 pages

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World history, designed for understanding

Based on the highly successful A History of World Societies, Understanding World Societies: A Brief History combines innovative pedagogy with a manageable regional and comparative approach to capture students' interest in the everyday life of the past. Abridged by 25%, the narrative is paired with distinctive pedagogy, designed to help students focus on significant developments as they read and review. An innovative end-of-chapter study guide helps students master key facts and move towards synthesis.

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