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advice for first time world history teachers

Setting myself a core of course themes and sticking to them saved my bacon. When I felt overwhelmed, I could tell myself: This is about thinking and skills, if I stick to course themes and organize around them, I don't have to try to cover everything. To find my course themes, I drew from one text book I liked better than the rest, one teaching world history guide, and themes that I was excited about as a student.

Jonathan W. Daly
Sarah Nicklas

Nicklas on Daly, 'Historians Debate the Rise of the West'

Jonathan W. Daly. Historians Debate the Rise of the West. London and New York: Routledge, 2014. ix + 190 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-77481-0.

Reviewed by Sarah Nicklas (Northeastern University)
Published on H-World (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Aaron D. Whelchel