Materials for the study of Global History

  • « Histoire globale. Sources, méthodes, objets« . 2015 EHESS seminar, Alessandro Stanziani. Syllabus
  • Worlds Together Worlds Apart. A History of the World. From the Beginning of Humankind to the Present [3rd ed., 2010].

Book abstract: « The most global approach to world history, now more streamlined and accessible.Worlds Together, Worlds Apart is organized around major world history stories and themes: the emergence of cities, the building of the Silk Road, the spread of major religions, the spread of the Black Death, the Age of Exploration, alternatives to 19th-century capitalism, the rise of modern nation-states and empires, and more. In the Third Edition, the text has been compressed and streamlined to heighten emphasis on world history stories and themes throughout.
With chapters by: Robert Tignor (Author, Princeton University), Jeremy Adelman (Author, Princeton University), Stephen Aron (Author, University of California, Los Angeles), Peter Brown (Author, Princeton University), Benjamin Elman (Author, Princeton University), Stephen Kotkin (Author, Princeton University), Xinru Liu (Author, College of New Jersey), Suzanne Marchand (Author, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge), Holly Pittman (Author, University of Pennsylvania), Gyan Prakash (Author, Princeton University), Brent Shaw (Author, Princeton University), Michael Tsin (Author, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
In conjunction with this World History manual, resources and a Study Space for students are available on the editor’s website. See here


Online Research Centers, and Associations

Research Centers/Institutions

GHC Partner Institutions and Connected Programs are listed in the main « Links » section

Center for Global and Imperial History, University of Exeter – GIH Center blog

– Centre for Global Economic History at Utrecht University

Center for Global History 世界史學科網 at the Capital Normal University, Beijing

– Center for International History at Columbia

Center for World History, University of California Santa Cruz

Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe in a Global Context, Heidelberg

Department of History, Taïwan National University, graduate program in Global History 世界史學群

Global History and Culture Center, Warwick

– International and Global History at Harvard University

– Scottish Centre for Global History at the University of Dundee

Toynbee Prize Foundation

– University of Oxford Center for Global History

– World History Center at Pittsburg University


Global History Student Conference

– The Asian Association of World Historians

– The California World History Association

– The European Network in Universal and Global History

– The World History Association

World History Taïwan 台灣世界史討論會