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Volume 5 • Number 3

June 2008

Farewell to Jack Betterly


A Practical Compromise to Teaching World History: Thematic Bridges, Standards, and Technology
by Maritere López and Melissa Jordine
Worlds of Goods: Seeing the Globalized Past in Dutch Art of "The Golden Age"
by Michael A. Marcus
Baffled by the Doldrums? Teaching the Atlantic in World History
by Matthew Smith
Historical Arabesques: Patterns of History
by Jeffrey Sommers


A Conversation with Merry Wiesner-Hanks
by Tom Laichas
A Conversation with Heather Streets
by Tom Laichas


Makeover Column VII: Engaging Students to Retain Important Facts About the Past While Making Learning About the Past Meaningful
by James Diskant
Visual Literacy: Letting Our Students See the Past for Themselves Anthropology and Archaeology: Online Sources for Teaching World History
by Wendy Eagan

Book Reviews

Tobin, Beth Fowkes. Colonizing Nature: The Tropics in British Arts and Letters 1760–1820
by Carol Adamson
Blackbourn, David. The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany
by Carol Adamson
Sartre, Maurice. The Middle East Under Rome
by Michael Beauchamp
Lee, Steven H. The Korean War
by Herbert Brodsky
Betteridge, Thomas, ed. Borders and Travellers in Early Modern Europe
by Michael J. Galgano
Kiple, Kenneth F. A Movable Feast: Ten Millennia of Food Globalization
by Candice Goucher
Clarke, John R. Looking at Laughter: Humor, Power, and Transgression in Roman Visual Culture, 100 B.C.–A.D. 250
by Bethe Hagens
Christopher, E., C. Pybus, M. Rediker, eds. Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World
by Ane Lintvedt
Stearns, Peter N. World History in Brief: Major Patterns of Change and Continuity, Volume I and Volume II, Sixth Edition
by John F. Lyons
Jerryson, Michael K. Mongolian Buddhism: The Rise and Fall of the Sangha
by Timothy May
Mitchell, J. R. & Mitchell, H. B. Taking Sides, Clashing Views in World History, The Ancient World to the Pre-Modern Era, Volume 1 Third Edition
by Angelene McLaren
Morgan, David O. The Mongols, Second Edition
by Sanjeev A. Rao, Jr.
Livi-Bacci, Massimo. A Concise History of World Population, Fourth Edition
by Michael J. Seth
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe. The World: A Brief History
by Michael J. Seth
Flandrin, Jean-Louis. Arranging the Meal: A History of Table Service in France
by Matthew Smith
Webster, Wendy. Englishness and Empire: 1939–1965
by Lorelei Sterling
Maier, Charles S. Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors
by Christoph Strobel
Large, David Clay. Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936
by Chris Thomas
Wette, Wolfram. The Wehrmacht: History, Myth, Reality
by Chris Thomas
Hall, Mitchell. The Vietnam War
by Cynthia Ross Wiecko
Tony Ballantyne and Antoinette Burton, editors. Bodies in Contact: Rethinking Colonial Encounters in World History
by Anne Wohlcke

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