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World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500
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World History: Cultures, States, and Societies to 1500 offers a comprehensive introduction to the history of humankind from prehistory to 1500. Authored by six USG faculty members with advance degrees in History, this textbook offers up-to-date original scholarship. It covers such cultures, states, and societies as Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Israel, Dynastic Egypt, India’s Classical Age, the Dynasties of China, Archaic Greece, the Roman Empire, Islam, Medieval Africa, the Americas, and the Khanates of Central Asia.

It includes 350 high-quality images and maps, chronologies, and learning questions to help guide student learning. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding their educational experience beyond the textbook. It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making World History an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.

Subject:
Ancient History
History
World History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
University System of Georgia
Provider Set:
Galileo Open Learning Materials
Author:
Andrew Reeves
Brian Parkinson
Charlotte Miller
Eugene Berger
George Israel
Nadejda Williams
Date Added:
09/22/2016
World Realms 2022 Version
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You have reached the Open Education Resource book "World Realms, 2022 Version," by Lincoln A. DeBunce, Blue Mountain Community College. Creation of the online text was made possible by an OpenOregon Grant. You may use this material under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

The design of the book is to provide an introductory chapter covering the physical and demographic setting, followed by nine regional chapters that provide a short overview and cultural awareness topic of the world's realms. The intent is to create a workable framework that can be tailored to the requirements of an instructor, especially those who need to cover the world in ten short weeks. Supplemental readings, videos, map work, quizzes and more can be added.

Subject:
History
World History
Material Type:
Module
Textbook
Author:
Lincoln A. DeBunce
Date Added:
03/01/2022
Yet Another Science Fiction Textbook (YASFT) OER
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Yet Another Science Fiction Textbook (YASFT) is an OER released under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons License. It provides a chronological history of Science Fiction (SF) with an emphasis on literature and film, and it includes other useful resources, such as a glossary of terms, an extensive list of SF definitions, additional resources, a syllabus with hyperlinked readings available online, and video lectures.

Subject:
Applied Science
Arts and Humanities
Gender and Sexuality Studies
History
Literature
Social Science
Technology
World History
Material Type:
Lecture
Syllabus
Textbook
Author:
Jason W. Ellis
Date Added:
02/12/2024