Ways of the World


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2013
  • ISBN : 9781457628450
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

This textbook helps students see the big picture. Ways of the World has quickly become one of the most widely adopted new world history textbooks and offers a genuine alternative for your world history survey. Designed as a brief text, Ways of the World focuses on the big picture of significant historical trends, themes, and developments. Author Robert W. Strayer, a pioneer in the world history movement with years of classroom experience, provides a thoughtful and insightful synthesis. The brief narrative allows you to supplement with your own readings and course materials and provides an affordable option for your students. The second edition rolls out Bedford/St. Martin's new digital history tools, including LearningCurve, an adaptive quizzing engine that garners over a 90% student satisfaction rate, and LaunchPad, the all new interactive e-book and course space that puts high quality easy-to-use assessment at your fingertips. Easy to integrate into your campus LMS, and featuring video, additional primary sources, a wealth of adaptive and summative quizzing, and more, LaunchPad cements student understanding of the text while helping them make progress toward learning outcomes. It's the best content joined up with the best technology. Available in combined and split volumes and in a variety of electronic formats. Also available in a docutext edition with sources.--Publisher.

Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources, Combined Volume


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2015-10-02
  • ISBN : 131901853X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is one of the most successful and innovative textbooks for world history. The brief-by-design narrative is truly global and focuses on significant historical trends, themes, and developments in world history. Authors Robert W. Strayer, a pioneer in the world history movement with years of classroom experience, along with new co-author Eric W. Nelson, a popular and skilled teacher, provide a thoughtful and insightful synthesis that helps students see the big picture while teaching students to consider the evidence the way historians do.

Ways of the World with Sources for AP®


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2016-01-22
  • ISBN : 131903585X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is the ideal textbook for your redesigned AP® World history classroom. Like the AP® course it supports, Ways of the World focuses on significant historical trends, themes, and developments in world history. Authors Robert Strayer and Eric Nelson provide a thoughtful and insightful synthesis that helps students see the big picture. Each chapter then culminates with collections of primary sources organized around a particular theme, issue, or question, allowing students to consider the evidence the way historians do.

Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources, Volume I


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2015-10-02
  • ISBN : 1319018548
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is one of the most successful and innovative textbooks for world history. The brief-by-design narrative is truly global and focuses on significant historical trends, themes, and developments in world history. Authors Robert W. Strayer, a pioneer in the world history movement with years of classroom experience, along with new co-author Eric W. Nelson, a popular and skilled teacher, provide a thoughtful and insightful synthesis that helps students see the big picture while teaching students to consider the evidence the way historians do.

Ways of the World: A Global History with Sources, For Advanced Placement


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2013-04-19
  • ISBN : 1457658119
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is the textbook preferred by AP World History teachers and students across North America. Like the AP course it supports, Ways of the World focuses on significant historical trends, themes, and developments in world history. Author Robert W. Strayer provides a thoughtful and insightful synthesis that helps students see the big picture. Each chapter then culminates with collections of primary sources (written and visual) organized around a particular theme, issue, or question, thus allowing students to consider the evidence the way historians do. This second edition includes materials and supplements written specifically for the AP course, including an AP Skills Primer and AP Chapter Wrap-Ups, an Annotated Teacher’s Edition, and more.

Ways of the World


  • Author : M. G. Lay
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 1992
  • ISBN : 9780813526911
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

This is the first comprehensive history of the world's roads, highways, bridges, and the people and vehicles that traverse them, from prehistoric times to the present. Encyclopedic in its scope, fascinating in its details, Ways of the World is a unique work for reference and browsing. Maxwell Lay considers the myriad aspects of roads and their users: the earliest pathways, the rise of wheeled vehicles and animals to pull them, the development of surfaced roads, the motives for road and bridge building, and the rise of cars and their influence on roads, cities, and society. The work is amply illustrated, well indexed and cross-referenced, and includes a chronology of road history and a full bibliography. It is indispensable for anyone interested in travel, history, geography, transportation, cars, or the history of technology.

1200 Update Ways of the World with Sources for the Ap(r) Modern Course


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Bedford Books
  • Release : 2019-09-23
  • ISBN : 9781319236571
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

If you plan to begin your course at 1200 C.E., we have a Ways of the World for you! This brand new brief edition combines the thorough examination of significant historical trends, themes, and developments that Strayer/Nelson in known for, but opens with an entirely new "Part One" written specifically for this new course. By first setting the stage of world history at 1200 C.E., Strayer and Nelson provide a thoughtful and insightful commentary that helps students see the big picture of the 1200 start date and models historical thinking and writing throughout. Like the complete fourth edition, this briefer volume is even more focused on the needs of AP(R) students, with AP(R) Skills Workshops, DBQ-aligned Working with Evidence features, and more opportunities for students to hone their AP(R) skills and practice for the exam. Whether you move to a 1200 start date or continue to teach the full course, we have the market-leading book for you!

Ways of the World


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric Nelson
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2019
  • ISBN : 9781319311858
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World with Sources, Volume 1


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2018-09-07
  • ISBN : 1319109772
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is one of the most successful and innovative textbooks for world history. This 2-in-1 textbook and reader includes a brief-by-design narrative that focuses on significant historical developments and broad themes in world history. With keen consideration of the needs of their student audience, authors Robert W. Strayer and Eric W. Nelson provide an insightful, big picture synthesis that helps students discern what matters most in world history--patterns and variations on both global and regional levels and continuity and change over time. With the same personal touch, the authors guide students to consider primary and secondary source evidence the way historians do. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad, which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with Thinking through Sources digital exercises that help students build arguments from those sources; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared, Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

Ways of the World, Volume 2


  • Author : Robert W. Strayer,Eric W. Nelson
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release : 2015-09-25
  • ISBN : 1319030556
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Ways of the World is one of the most successful and innovative textbooks for world history. The brief-by-design narrative is truly global and focuses on significant historical trends, themes, and developments in world history. Authors Robert W. Strayer, a pioneer in the world history movement with years of classroom experience, along with new co-author Eric W. Nelson, a popular and skilled teacher, provide a thoughtful and insightful synthesis that helps students see the big picture while teaching students to consider the evidence the way historians do.