Vol. 24, No. 2 – Fall 2008

  • Letter From the President 1
    Minutes of the WHA Business Meeting, June 28, 2008 3
    Minutes of the WHA Executive Council Meeting, June 26, 2008 3
    WHB Focus Issue & Teaching Forum, Guest Editor – Paul Buckingham, Morrisville State College 8
    Silk Production as Women’s Work in the World History Classroom: Pearl S. Buck’s The Living Reed, by Robert Shaffer, Shippensburg University 9
    Nature, Biology, Culture and the Origins of Technology in the Plio-Pleistocene by John Mears, Southern Methodist University 15
    Teaching Science and Technology in World History: Notes from the Field by Elizabeth Green Musselman, Southwestern University 16
    From Global to Local: Technological Development and Evolution of the Ice Market by Alberto Grandi, Università degli Studi di Parma 19
    Engineering in the Modern World by David P. Billington, Jr. 22
    Spreading the Scientific Word: Missionaries as Global Naturalists on 19th Century Madagascar, by Thomas Anderson, Binghampton University 25
    The Logical Fallacies of Nationalism: Critical Thinking in the World History Classroom * AWARD WINNING LESSON * by Sharlene Sayegh, California State University, Long Beach 31
    Teaching World History at Chinese Universities: Past and Present, by Xia Jiguo, Capital Normal University 34
    Prospects and Pitfalls of a Global History Approach to the Early-Modern European Witch Hunt, by Sun Yue, Capital Normal University 37
    Progress(ivism) and Its Discontents: The Limits of Hope and Optimism in Modern America, by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University 43
    Book Reviews, Book Review Coordinator – Peter Dykema, Arkansas Tech University 47
    History Wars and School Curricula: The New History Curriculum in Australia, by Binoy Kampmark 53
    Call For Papers: 18th Annual World History Association Conference, June 25-28, 2009, Salem, Massachusetts, USA 54

Volume 24, no. 2 - Fall 2008


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