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Bentley, Jerry H. "Hemispheric integration, 500-1500 c.e.," Journal of World History 9,2 (fall 98):237-54.

Bright, Charles & Michael Geyer. "For a unified history of the world in the 20th c.," Radical History 39 (fall 87):69-91.

McNeill, William H. "World history & the rise & fall of the West," Journal of World History 9,2 (fall 98):215-36.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Abu-Lughod, Janet L. Before European Hegemony: The World System, AD 1250-1350 (NY: Oxford, 1989).

Bentley, Jerry H. Old World Encounters: Cross-Cutural Contacts & Exchanges in Pre-Modern Times (NY: Oxford, 1993).

__________. Shapes of World History in 20th-c. Scholarship (Washington: American Historical Association, 1996).

Cipolla, Carlo. The Economic History of World Population (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1962).

Crosby, Alfred W. The Colombian Exchange: Biological & Cultural Consequences of 1492 [1972] (Westport CT: Praeger, 2003).

Curtin, Philip D. Cross-Cultural Trade in World History (NY: Cambridge, 1984).

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, & Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (NY, 1997).

Frank, Andre Gunder. ReOrient: Global Economy in the Asian Age (Berkeley: U. of California, 1998).

Marks, Robert B. The Origins of the Modern world: A Global & Ecological Narrative (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002).

McNeill, William H. (ed.) Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (Great Barrington MA: Berkshire, 2005). Indispensable reference. See Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History.

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