Curated collections of primary sources, expert perspectives, and reference material on essential subjects in U.S. history and government, world history, geography, and a range of multicultural and popular culture disciplines. This is the unified search platform for all 12 ABC-CLIO databases.Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
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Aligned to state and national curriculum standards, World History in Context provides an overview of world history that covers the most-studied events, periods, cultures, civilizations, religions, conflicts, wars, ideologies, cultural movements, and people.
Explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, and empires and profiles city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient and medieval world, providing a dynamic learning experience that encompasses intellectual developments, wars and cooperation, religion, cultural practices, and more from prehistory through to the beginning of the Renaissance. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Provides for comprehensive study of the emergence of the modern world, covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present, including the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; revolutions in France and Latin America; imperialism; nationalism; World Wars I and II; growing global powers, and more. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.