Mark Willner, M.S., George A. Hero, M.S., and Jerry Weiner, Ph.D. - All books by this author
This brand-new and comprehensive high school textbook is designed to match the ninth- and tenth-grade curricula as specified by the New York State Board of Regents, as well as the history and social studies programs in secondary schools throughout the United States. The book’s six main parts cover world history from the earliest civilizations, circa 4,000 BCE through the Napoleonic era, circa 1810. The six parts are as follows:
Ancient World Civilizations and Religion (4,000 BCE – 500 CE): Four chapters covering ancient Africa and the Middle East, southern and eastern Asia, the Greco-Roman world, and the ancient Americas
Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500 – 1200): Five chapters covering the Byzantine Empire, Medieval Europe, the rise and spread of Islam, southern and eastern Asia, and the Americas
Global Interactions (1200 – 1650): Five chapters covering the Renaissance, the Reformation, the commercial revolution, global interactions in Asia, and empires in the Americas
The First Global Age (1450 – 1770): Five chapters covering the rise of nation-states, the growth of democracy in England, the age of exploration, civilizations in Africa, globalism in the Middle East and Asia
An Age of Revolutions (1750 – 1810): Three chapters covering the Enlightenment and scientific revolution, the French Revolution, and the Napoleonic Age
About The Authors:
Jerry Weiner, Ph.D., is a professor in the College of Education at Kean University in New Jersey, and the Coordinator of European Programs and Studies and Coordinator of Secondary Education Programs. He is a retired New York City high school administrator and supervisor who specialized in social studies education.
George A. Hero, M.S., teaches history and social studies at Midwood High School at Brooklyn College and Director of Westinghouse Projects in Social Sciences
Mark Willner, M.S., taught history and Social Studies at Midwood High School at Brooklyn College until his recent retirement. He is a lecturer at the Institute for Asian Studies in New York City.
Hardcover / 576 Pages / 8 1/2 x 11 / 2006