Sampling World History Textbooks

A Review Essay


  • Stephen S. Gosch The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire



Review essay of Anthony Esler. The Human Venture. Vol. I: The Great Enterprise, A World History to 1500. Vol. II: The Globe Encompassed, A World History since 1500. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1986. Pp. xii, 340; xii, 399. Paper, $25.33 each volume. Instructor's manual available; William H. McNeill. A History of the Human Community. Second edition. Vol. 1: Prehistory to 1500. Vol. II: 1500 to the Present. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1987. Pp. xii, 474; xii, 430. paper, $25.00 each volume.
Clothbound combined edition, $36.00; Peter N. Stearns. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity. New York: Harper and Row, 1987. Pp. x, 598. $25.95. Instructor's manual available. Essay by Stephen S. Gosch of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.



How to Cite

Gosch, Stephen S. 1989. “Sampling World History Textbooks: A Review Essay”. Teaching History: A Journal of Methods 14 (1):29-33.




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