By Douglas Northrop
Features a various solid of members that come with tested global historians and rising scholars
Explores quite a lot of themes and topics, together with and the perform of worldwide background, key principles of global historians, the instructing of worldwide heritage and the way it has drawn upon and challenged "traditional" educating techniques, and worldwide methods to writing global history
Places an emphasis on non-Anglophone methods to the topic
Considers problems with either scholarship and pedagogy on a transnational, interregional, and world/global scale
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