The World History A/B textbook is a compilation of:
World History - Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 (Berger et al.), which offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500 and covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Dynastic Egypt, India's Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia.
Western Civilization - A Concise History II (Brooks), which addresses the early Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789 CE including the High Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the European conquest of the Americas, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.
Western Civilization - A Concise History III (Brooks) covers topics including the Industrial Revolution, the politics of Europe in the nineteenth century, modern European imperialism, and the 20th century.
Modern World History (Alloso and Williford) examines the postwar World War II era, the Cold War, and recent developments in economics and politics.
Other Creative Commons products have been identified on individual pages. Editing has been completed to clarify ideas and statements throughout the compiled textbook.
- Front Matter
- 1: Early Middle Eastern and Northeast African Civilizations
- 2: Ancient India
- 3: China and East Asia to the Ming Dynasty
- 4: The Greek World
- 5: The Roman World
- 6: Western Europe and Byzantium (circa 500-1000 CE)
- 7: Western Europe and Byzantium (Middle Ages)
- 8: Central Asia
- 9: African History to 1500
- 10: The Americas
- 11: Power of Ideas
- 12: Power of Revolutions
- 13: Power of Industrialization
- 14: Imperialism
- 15: World War I
- 16: Interwar
- 17: World War II
- 18: The Cold War Emerges
- 19: Asia after World War II
- 20: Post-Colonial Africa and Southwest Asia
- 21: The Long Decade
- 22: Early 21st Century
- 23: Post-Pandemic World
- Back Matter