Shapes of world history in twentieth-century scholarship

by Jerry H. Bentley

Publisher: American Historical Association in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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  • Historiography -- History -- 20th century,
  • World history -- Historiography

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Statementby Jerry H. Bentley ; with a foreword by Michael Adas.
SeriesEssays on global and comparative history
ContributionsAmerican Historical Association.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17792496M
OCLC/WorldCa34463118

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Series Title: Essays on global and comparative history. Responsibility: by Jerry H. Bentley ; with a foreword by Michael Adas.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bentley, Jerry H., Shapes of world history in twentieth-century scholarship. Washington, D.C.: American Historical. Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship In a way, world history has been around since the earliest days of historical writing.

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His most recent publication is The Oxford. Handbook of World History (Oxford, ), and he served as a member of the editorial team. preparing the forthcoming Cambridge History of the World. Jerry Bentley passed away in. Shapes of world history in twentieth-century scholarship (Essays on global and comparative history) [Bentley, Jerry H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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His more recent research has concentrated on global history and particularly on processes of cross-cultural interaction, resulting in Old World Encounters: Shapes of world history in twentieth-century scholarship book Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times () and Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship ().

His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times () examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, his AHA pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship () discusses the historiography of world history.

His current interests include Cited by:   His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history.4/4(2).

Shapes of world history in twentieth-century scholarship / by Jerry H. Bentley ; with a foreword by Michael Adas. Format Book Published Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association, c Description vi, 34 p.

; 22 cm. Other contributors American Historical Association. Series Essays on global and comparative history. Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history. His most recent publication is The Oxford. Handbook of World History (Oxford, ), and he served as a member of the editorial team.

preparing the forthcoming Cambridge History of the World. Jerry Bentley passed away inBrand: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Jerry Harrell Bentley (Decem – J ) was an American academic and professor of world history.

He was a founding editor of the Journal of World History since He wrote on the cultural history of early modern Europe and on cross-cultural interactions in world was one of the cited experts in Annenberg Media's series of educational videos that are.

His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history/5().

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His most recent publication is The Oxford. Handbook of World History (Oxford, ), and he served as a member of the editorial team. preparing the forthcoming Cambridge History of the World. Jerry Bentley passed away inBook Edition: 3. His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world Edition: 4th Jerry Bentley's Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship, for Wider Applications of World History as a Way of Thinking: World historians practice a way of thinking defined by these two sets of characteristics: the inclination to ask big questions about how the world works as a whole and the interest in developing innovative.

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A succinct introduction to major shifts and approaches to the writing of world history in the twentieth century, particularly in the USA and United Kingdom. Michael Adas is Abraham Voorhees Professor of History, Rutgers University.

CONTRIBUTORS: Introduction - MICHAEL ADAS, Series Editor; JERRY H. BENTLEY, Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship; JOHN MEARS, Agricultural Origins in Global Perspective; PETER GOLDEN, Nomads and Sedentary Societies in Eurasia; SARAH SHAVER HUGHES AND BRADY.

His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history.

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His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history.

His book Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (New York, ) examines processes of cultural exchange and religious conversion before the modern era, and his pamphlet Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship (Washington, D.C., ) discusses the historiography of world history.

His 4/5(1). Those interested in looking further into the premises and debate on how to go about writing ‘global history’ for the twenty-first century, could begin by reading, Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship, prepared as a pilot project by Jerry H.

Bentley for the American Historical Association. Introduction – Michael Adas Part I: General Themes 1. Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship – Jerry H. Bentley 2. Agricultural Origins in Global Perspective – John Mears 3. Nomads and Sedentary Societies in Eurasia – Peter Golden 4.

Women in Ancient Civilizations – Sarah Shaver Hughes and Brady Hughes 5. The Silk Road: Overland Trade and Cultural Interactions in.

World history is the study and teaching of the connections within the global community. It is not merely the collections of local or regional histories. The World History Association publishes the quarterly Journal of World History.

every quarter since The H-World discussion list serves as a network of communication among practitioners of world history, with discussions among scholars. E-BOOK EXCERPT. This innovative textbook demystifies the subject of world history through a diverse range of case studies.

Each chapter looks at an event, person, or place commonly included in comprehensive textbooks, from prehistory to the present and from across the globe – from the Kennewick Man to gladiators and modern-day soccer and globalization – and digs deeper, examining why. Historiography []. Adas, Michael.

Essays on Twentieth-Century History (); historiographic essays on world history conceptualizing the "long" 20th century, from the s to the early s. Bentley, Jerry H., ed. The Oxford Handbook of World History (Oxford University Press, ) Bentley, Jerry H.

Shapes of World History in Twentieth Century Scholarship.Allardyce, Gilbert. “Toward World History: American Historians and the Coming of the World History Course.” Journal of World History 1 (Spring ): Arno, Joan, ed.

Teacher’s Guide to AP World History. New York: College Entrance Examination Board, Bentley, Jerry H. Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship.He has written numerous books and articles including Old World Encounters: Cross-Cultural Contacts and Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times, (as co-author) Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past, and Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship.

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