World History Publications

Recent publications in the field of World History. This project has just begun, thus our limited selections at this point. 


Cyrus Schayegh, The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World  (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017)


Tonio Andrade, The Gunpowder Age: China, Military Invention, and the Rise of the West i n World History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016).

Sebastian Conrad, What is Global History? (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016)

Ross E. Dunn, Laura J. Mitchell, and Kerry Ward (Editors), The New World History:A Field Guide for Teachers and Researchers (University of California Press, 2016). 

Ho-fung Hung, The China Boom: Why China Will not Rule the World (Columbia UP, 2016) 

Patrick Wolfe, Traces of History: Elementary Structures of Race (London: Verso, 2016)


François Bourguignon, Globalization of Inequality (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015)

Jeroen Duindam, Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800  (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Stewart Gordon,  A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks” (Boston: University Press of New England, 2015) 

James Laine, Meta Religion: Religion and Power in World History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015)

Robert Marks, The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-First Century, 3rd ed. (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2015)

Bruce Mazlish,  Globalization and Transformation (Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publisher, 2015)

Vanessa Ogle, The Global Transformation of Time: 1870-1950 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015)

Wolfgang Reinhard, editor, Empires and Encounters: 1350-1750 (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2015)

Jonathan Reynolds, ed., 30 Second Twentieth Century (Lewes, U.K.: Ivy Press, 2015)

Heather Streets Salter and Trevor Getz, Empires and Colonies in the Modern World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Christoph Strobel, The Global Atlantic 1400-1900 (New York: Routledge, 2015)


Sven Beckert, Empire of Cotton: A Global History (New York: Knopf, 2014)

Jonathan Daly, Historians Debate the Rise of the West (New York: Routledge, 2014)

Lynn Hunt, Writing History in the Global Era (New York: Norton, 2014)

Diego Olstein, Thinking History Globally (New York: Palgrave, 2014)

Juergen Osterhammel, The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2014)

Dura Prasenjit,Viren Murthy, and Andrew Sartori, eds. A Companion to Global Historical Thought ( Malden, MA: `Wiley Blackwell, 2014)


Charles Mann, 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013)

Samule Moyn and Anderw Sartori, eds., Global Intellectual History (New York: Columbia University Press, 2013)

Lincoln Paine, The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World (New York: Knopf, 2013)

Geoffrey Parker, Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013)

Kenneth Pommeranz and Stephen Topik, The World that Trade Created, 3rd ed. (Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe, 2013)


Carl Nightingale, Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012)


Jane Burbank and Frederick Cooper, Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2011)


Tamim Ansary, Destiny Disrupted:  A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes (New York: Public Affairs, 2010)

Neil MacGregor, A History of the World in 100 Objects: From the Handaxe to the Credit Card (New York: Viking, 2010)

Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Gender in History: A Global Perspective Wiley 2nd ed. (Malden, MA: Willey-Blackwell, 2010)

Donald Wright, The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, The Gambia, 3rd ed. (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2010)