World History Connected

Editor: Marc Jason Gilbert


Current Volume: 18 (2021)
Issued three times per year
ISSN: 1931-8642
eISSN: -


World history poses extraordinary demands upon those who teach it, challenging the talent of experienced instructors as well as to those new to the field.

World History Connected (WHC) is designed for everyone who wants to deepen the engagement and understanding of world history: students, college instructors, high school teachers, leaders of teacher education programs, social studies coordinators, research historians, and librarians.

For all these readers, WHC presents innovative classroom-ready scholarship, keeps readers up to date on the latest research and debates, presents the best in learning and teaching methods and practices, offers readers rich teaching resources, and reports on exemplary teaching.

WHC is free worldwide. It is published by the University of Illinois Press, and its institutional home is Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Funding for World History Connected, Inc. has been provided by The College Board and private donations. Should you wish to contribute, please contact Heidi Roupp, Managing Editor []


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Editor: Marc Jason Gilbert

Associate Editor: Rick Warner

Associate Editor: Jonathan T. Reynolds

Managing Editor: HeidiRoupp     

Book Review Editor: Christine Skwiot


Departmental Editors:

Craig Benjamin     

Sharon Cohen

Wendy Eagan

Angela Lee      

Suzanne Litrel 

Nikki Magie      

John Maunu

Saundra Schwartz

Bill Strickland 

Past Editors:

Heather Streets 


Editorial Board

Carol Adamson
Emeritus, Stockholm International School, Sweden
UW Madison, thesis Sweden and the Ethiopian Conflict 1934-7.
Interests: all aspects of World History. Special training in German history,Scandinavia, Medieval Europe, and special interest in environmental issues.

Linda Black
Stephen F. Austin State University
World History Instruction and Methods, Teacher Training

Herbert Brodsky
Emeritus, Queens College, CUNY
Instructional Methodology, High School Level World History, World Cultures andWorld Geography

Alice-Catherine Carls
University of Tennessee at Martin
20th century Europe, popular culture, comparative history, Eastern Europe,Poland especially, Silk Road of the 21st century, European integration(1914-current), diplomatic history

Henry Chan
Minnesota State University, Moorhead
World History, East Asia

Allison Clark
The College Board
Medieval European History, Social History, Comparative Religious History, APWorld History

Sharon Cohen
Springbrook High School
East Asia, World History Teaching and Learning

Despina O. Danos
Educational Testing Service
Assessment, World History, European History

Elize van Eeden
Patchefstroom University, South Africa
World History, African History

Louise Forsythe
Poly Prep Country Day School
European History, World History

Michael J. Galgano
James Madison University
Modern Europe, Family, Gender, Methodology, Teaching World History

Helen Grady
Emeritus, Springside School
World History Teaching, Social, Cultural and Political History

Marnie Hughes-Warrington
Macquarie University, Australia
Historiography of World History, Big History, Film and World History, Genderand World History

Sunjoo Kang Gyeongin
National University of Education, South Korea
History Education, Teaching World History, Teaching Gender History, Theories ofGender History, Social Studies Education, Teaching Korean History

Tim Keirn
California State University, Long Beach
18th century British History, Teacher Preparation in World History

Mills Kelly
George Mason University
Learning research

Chiu Chun Lee
National Taipei University
Diplomatic History with a focus on Sino-Japanese Relations before coming to theUntied States, World Development from Global and Cultural Perspectives

Jon Lee
San Antonio College
U.S. History, World History, Multimedia Education

Mary Jane Maxwell
Green Mountain College
Religion, Travel, and Medieval World

John Mears
Southern Methodist University
World History, Early Modern Europe, Military History

Tom Mounkhall
SUNY, New Paltz
Modern World History, World History Teaching

Lawrence Okamura
University of Missouri-Columbia
Iron Age Eurasia, Ancient Rome, Ancient Immigration, Trade, Frontiers

Kevin Reilly
Raritan Valley College
World History, Racism, Migrations, World History Teaching

George Rislov
Compass Learning
World History Teaching

Karen Robert
St. Thomas University, Canada
Modern Latin America, Labour, U.S./Latin American Relations, Material History,Argentina

Howard Spodek
Temple University
South Asia, Urban, World History

Peter Stearns
George Mason University
World History, Social History

Carl J. Strikwerda
The College of William and Mary
Migration, World War I, The History of Globalization, International Trade,Christian Democracy, Economic History

Michael C. Weber
Salem State College
Ancient, medieval, & Islamic history, intellectual history andcross-cultural encounters between Muslims and Christians in medieval Spain,modern Islam and Middle East


Featured Articles

Introduction to the Forum
Rick Warner and Nikki Magie

Too Despacito: Reflections on Teaching Latin America in the Global Context
Monica Bond-Lamberty