What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story "Glencoe World History" is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning--learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today. "Glencoe World History" addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content.Spielvogel, Jackson J. is the author of 'World History', published 2004 under ISBN 9780078607028 and ISBN 0078607027.