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From ABC-CLIO, World History: The Modern Era is a database of historical reference materials and interactive curricular units.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.

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Key Content and Features

  • More than 7,300 primary sources, including treaties and proclamations, speeches, newsreel footage, biographies, and photographs
  • More than 70 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
  • Investigate Activities specifically designed to engage young minds and provide instructors with the necessary tools for lively, historical inquiry lessons
  • More than 270 Course Essential Video modules recorded by master teachers and scholars
  • Basic and advanced search options to return the most relevant results
  • Standards-based curriculum updated daily by a team of subject-specific editorial experts and supported by an extensive range of instructional material
  • Academic Success Corner with resources to help students develop reading, writing, critical thinking and research skills
  • Educator Support Site containing valuable professional development tools, curriculum guides, lesson plans and more

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.