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  1. Gender in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Covering societies from classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men, women, and gender roles when different cultural systems come into contact. This book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent...

    To Be Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Peace in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early hunter-gatherer and agricultural societies, and continuing through the present day, the...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Human Rights in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship. There are, however, a number of societies who dissent from this orthodoxy, either in general or on particular issues, on the basis of...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. World History: The Basics

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: The Basics

    World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as: What is world history? How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Childhood in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    Praise for the first edition: 'Those seeking a primer on the field... might well begin here' H-Childhood, H-Net Reviews 'a succinct and deft survey... Undoubtedly this book will be a godsend to teachers... In the assured hands of Stearns, with his readily accessible style, readers will come...

    Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Globalization in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    The idea of globalization is currently inescapable, though the term and the theory attached date back only to the 1990s. History helps clarify where globalization comes from, how it relates to broad processes of change, and why it rouses controversy. In Globalization in World History, Peter N....

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Sexuality in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    'Expansive and accessible, Peter Stearns' Sexuality in World History offers a much needed introduction to histories of sexuality from a global perspective.' – Mary Spongberg- Head of Department of Modern History, Macquarie University, USA This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how...

    Published February 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Peter N. Stearns

    This book provides distinctive analysis of the full range of expressions in global education at a crucial time, when international competition rises, tensions with American foreign policy both complicate and motivate new activity, and a variety of innovations are taking shape. Citing best practices...

    Published December 21st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Premodern Travel in World History

    By Stephen Gosch, Peter Stearns

    Series: Themes in World History

    This book features some of the greatest travellers in human history – people who undertook long journeys to places they knew little or nothing about. From Roman tourists, to the establishment of the Silk Road; an epic trek round China and India in the seventh century, to Marco Polo and&...

    Published November 13th 2007 by Routledge

  10. American Fear

    The Causes and Consequences of High Anxiety

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Americans have become excessively fearful, and manipulation through fear has become a significant problem in American society, with real impact on policy. By using data from 9/11, this book makes a distinctive contribution to the exploration of recent fear, but also by developing a historical...

    Published October 4th 2006 by Routledge

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