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Designed for classes in global heritage and global Civilization, this best-selling, vintage exploration of worldwide historical past takes an interdisciplinary worldwide (rather than a nearby or nationwide) approach—tracing these significant forces, events, and occasions that experience had a world-wide influence. It stresses connections among the prior, current and destiny, emphasizing the query “What does it suggest for us today?” The Seventh Edition reevaluates the process human historical past with a watch towards the millennium, reflecting in its assurance the top of the chilly warfare and the dawning probabilities for a brand new kind of worldwide historical past.

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