This successful world history version of the popular "Discovering" series contains a multi-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data.The Third Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout, while the comparative chapters contribute to a more thorough and balanced examination of global history. Each chapter is organized within the same pedagogical framework: "The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider," and "Epilogue.""New!" New chapters in Volume I include "The Mongol Impact, 1206-1360" and "The Well-Educated Man: Students and Scholars in China, Paris, and Timbuktu.""New!" Volume II features new chapters on the international women's rights movement and pan-national religious movements.Actual documents and artifacts are used as the sources from which students develop answers to historical questions.Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E. is the author of 'Discovering the Global Past A Look at the Evidence', published 2006 under ISBN 9780618526376 and ISBN 0618526374.