World History: The Modern Era

From ABC-CLIO, World History: The Modern Era is a database of historical reference materials and interactive curricular units. It includes tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities and addressing different learning styles.

Content Includes

  • More than 7,300 primary sources, including treaties and proclamations, speeches, newsreel footage, biographies, and photographs
  • More than 80 era explorations and numerous interactive study and teaching tools
  • More than 250 country overviews of nations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, including important nation-states of the past such as Bohemia and Westphalia
  • In-depth coverage of the history of all regions of the world from 1500 to the present, aligned to curriculum guidelines
  • An Analyze section specifically designed to engage young minds and provide instructors with the necessary tools for lively, historical inquiry lessons

Thematic Content

World History: The Modern Era covers a broad range of topics including the evolution of modern Europe; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.

Organized chronologically and thematically, World History: The Modern Era is a valuable research tool that can serve as a study aid for test preparation or as the sole content for a world history course. This database is available in both academic and school versions.