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  • Tolerance in World History

    By Peter Stearns

    This volume draws together the many discrete studies of tolerance to create a global and comprehensive synthesis. In a concise text, author Peter Stearns makes connections across time periods and key regions, to help clarify the record and the relationship between current tolerance patterns and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Sexuality in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how it helps explain sexuality in the present. The subject of sexuality is often a controversial one, and exploring it through a world history perspective emphasizes the extent to which societies, including our own, are still reacting to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • The Industrial Turn in World History

    By Peter Stearns

    In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Globalization in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    In this revised edition of Globalization in World History, Peter Stearns explores the roots of contemporary globalization, examining shifts in the global flow of people, goods and ideas as early as 1000 CE. Exploring how four moments in history have accelerated the process of globalization, Stearns…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Childhood in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N Stearns

    Taking a global look at what the category of childhood has meant from agricultural societies to the present day, Childhood in World History offers a vital overview of this topical field. Through comparative analysis, Peter Stearns facilitates a cross-cultural and transnational understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Guiding the American University

    Contemporary Challenges and Choices

    By Peter N. Stearns

    American higher education is under unprecedented pressure, beginning with the public funding and student debt crises and extending to inadequate performance in student retention and growing global competition. Respected educator and scholar Peter N. Stearns breaks down the underlying problems,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Gender in World History

    3rd Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Covering societies from classical times to the twenty-first century, Gender in World History is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideas about men, women, and gender roles when different cultural systems come into contact. The book breaks new ground to facilitate a consistent…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Peace in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early hunter-gatherer and agricultural societies, and continuing through the present day, the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Human Rights in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Defended by a host of passionate advocates and organizations, certain standard human rights have come to represent a quintessential component of global citizenship. There are, however, a number of societies who dissent from this orthodoxy, either in general or on particular issues, on the basis of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-03
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • World History: The Basics

    By Peter N. Stearns

    World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as: What is world history? How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Sexuality in World History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    'Expansive and accessible, Peter Stearns' Sexuality in World History offers a much needed introduction to histories of sexuality from a global perspective.' – Mary Spongberg- Head of Department of Modern History, Macquarie University, USA This book examines sexuality in the past, and explores how…

    Paperback – 2009-02-16
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Peter N. Stearns

    This book provides distinctive analysis of the full range of expressions in global education at a crucial time, when international competition rises, tensions with American foreign policy both complicate and motivate new activity, and a variety of innovations are taking shape. Citing best practices…

    Paperback – 2008-12-22
    Routledge

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