Architects of World History presents an innovative collection of original essays by leading scholars associated with World History, exploring through intellectual autobiography the ideas, challenges, and inspirations that are shaping the field
- Features original, accessible contributions from pioneering scholars in the field
- Offers insights into the process of developing a workable world history research topic and the experience of professional life as a world historian.
- Points to methodological challenges; the scholar’s current research agenda in relation to the development of world history; and future directions anticipated for key areas within world history
Keywords: Historical Methods & Historiography, Historians, new world history, approaches to history, methodology, research, intellectual biography, Ken Curtis, JR McNeill, Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Merry Weisner-Hanks, Ken Pomeranz, Kenneth Pomeranz, Dominic Sachsenmaier, Lauren Benton, Kerry Ward, David Christian, Jerry Bentley, Karen Louise Jolly, Alan Karras