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By Kenneth R. Curtis, Jerry H. Bentley

Architects of global History offers an leading edge selection of unique essays through prime students linked to global heritage, searching through highbrow autobiography the information, demanding situations, and inspirations which are shaping the field

  • Features unique, obtainable contributions from pioneering students within the field
  • Offers insights into the method of constructing a conceivable international background learn subject and the event existence as an international historian.
  • Points to methodological demanding situations; the scholar’s present study time table in terms of the advance of global historical past; and destiny instructions expected for key components inside of global history

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Hodgson and the Hemispheric Interregional Approach to World History,” in Ross Dunn, ed. The New World History: A Teacher’s Companion.  Martin’s. Cardoso, Fernando Henrique and Faletto Enzo. 1979. Dependency and Development in Latin America. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Chase-Dunn, Christopher and D. Thomas. 2012. “Global Scale Analysis in Human History,” in Douglas Northrop, ed. Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World History. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Christian, David. 2007. This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity.

Curtis, Kenneth R. 2003. “Coffee and Colonialism: Conflict or Consensus? Moral Economy and Bureaucratic Paternalism in Tanganyika, 1920– 1960,” in William Gervase Clarence-Smith and Steven Topik, eds. The Global Coffee Economy in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1500–1989, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Curtis, Kenneth R. 2011. Discovering the Global Past: A Look at the Evidence, 4th edition, with Bruce Wheeler, Merry Wiesner-Hanks, and Frank Doeringer. Boston, MA: Wadsworth. Curtis, Kenneth R.

Work on Cuba, I had come across many references to yellow fever and malaria and had given a paper on the subject in 1983. Conversations with Curtin helped me refine my thinking on the role of these two diseases, although 20 years would pass before I got around to further work in this vein. Aside from discussions with Curtin, almost nothing in my time at Goucher (1983–1985) propelled me in the direction of either world history or environmental history. My teaching nudged me away from it. But my exposure to Richards had been a strong enough influence that I began to write up some of the work I had done for Ecosystems Center on Brazil for publication (McNeill, 1985b).

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