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Volume 10 • Number 1

February 2013

Editor's Message
Jerry H. Bentley Dedicated to Jerry H. Bentley

FORUM: Travelers and Traveler's Accounts in World History, Part 1

Introduction: Using the Forum on Travelers and Traveler's Accounts
Guest Editor: Mary Jane Maxwell
Exploring Africa: Suggestions for Using Travel Literature
by David Northrup
Travel and Travelers in Medieval Eurasia  
by Dan Waugh  
Cook's Passage: An English Spy in the Yucatan  
by Matthew Restall  
The Road to Peace: Horace's Fifth Satire as Travel Literature  
by Erik Jensen  
Russia Encounters Islam: Merchant Narratives and the Early Modern Global Economy  
by Matthew Romaniello  
Early Asian Travelers to the West: Indians in Britain, c.1600–c.1850  
by Michael H. Fisher  

Researching and Teaching Controversial Subjects: A Mini-Forum

What the Vietnam War and the Buddha Can Teach about Researching, Teaching, and Writing on Controversial Subjects  
by Jeffrey Race  
"The Gods Must Be Crazy:" Comedy and Controversy in an Apartheid-era South African Film?  
by Zack Farmer  


Beyond Memorization: Rethinking Maps in the History Classroom  
by Clara Webb  
Narrating the Hong Kong Story: Deciphering Identity through Icons, Images and Trends  
by Catherine S. Chan  
China's "Prominent Christians" a Prosopographical Analysis of the Biographical Dictionary of Republican China  
by David Lindenfeld  
Engaging Students to Become Global Citizens: Redefining the Role of World History Teachers to Become Facilitators and Problem Solvers.  
by James A. Diskant  

Book Reviews

Davidann, Jon Thares and Marc Gilbert. Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History  
by Heather Streets-Salter  
Jerry H. Bentley, ed., The Oxford Handbook of World History  
by Jon Davidann  
John R. Chávez, Beyond Nations: Evolving Homelands in the North Atlantic World, 1400–2000  
by Lisa M. Edwards  
Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper, Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference  
by Paula Hastings  
Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Gender in History: Global Perspectives  
by Marjorie Hunter  
Karen Barkey, Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective  
by Dave Neumann  
Valerie Hansen and Kenneth R. Curtis, Voyages in World History: Brief Edition  
by Maryanne Rhett  
Books available for review  


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