Bridging World History
Maps, Time, and World History (#101)
How does our knowledge of geography and distant times affect our understanding of world history? This unit uses maps, calendars and examinations of commonly held ideas about different parts of the world - from the Mediterranean to the Pacific Rim -- to create a new approach to history. Watch it Online http://www. learner.org/resources/series197.html [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: Bridging World History, provides a comprehensive introduction that reflects multiple perspectives on the world's pasts. The series constructs a meaningful context that reveals a shared human past, and helps students and teachers develop a global framework that makes the past both relevant and accessible.
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