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By Heather Streets Salter; Herbert Ziegler; Jerry Bentley

in response to Bentley and Ziegler's best-selling, entire survey textual content, Traditions & Encounters: a quick international background offers a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that experience formed global heritage. a good half constitution organizes advancements into seven eras of world historical past, placing occasions into point of view and making a framework for cross-cultural comparisons, whereas the robust issues of traditions (the formations and improvement of the world's significant societies) and encounters (cross-cultural interactions and exchanges) carry concentration to the human adventure and support flip the enormous tale of global heritage into anything extra possible. With an interesting narrative, appearance, prolonged pedagogy, and a powerful emphasis on serious considering, this concise model bargains more advantageous flexibility and affordability with no sacrificing the good points that experience made the full textual content a favourite between teachers and scholars alike.

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