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ReOrient : global economy in the Asian Age by Andre Gunder Frank1999
Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction by James E. McClellan2000
The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy by Kenneth Pomeranzco-winner, 2001
Something New Under the Sun: an Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World by J. R. McNeillco-winner, 2001
Late Victorian Holocausts by Mike Davis2002
Law and Colonial Cultures: Legal Regimes in World History, 1400-1900 by Lauren Benton2003
Strange Parallels: Volume 1, Integration on the Mainland: Southeast Asia in Global Context, c. 800-1830 by Victor Lieberman2004
Maps of Time : An Introduction to Big History by David Christian2005
Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration by Felipe Fernández-Armesto2007
Possessing the Pacific: Land, Settlers, and Indigenous People from Australia to Alaska by Stuart Banner2008
Melancholy Order: Asian Migration and the Globalization of Borders by Adam M. McKeownco-winner, 2009
Nature and Power: A Global History of the Environment (Publications of the German Historical Institute) by Joachim Radkauco-winner, 2009
Beyond nations : evolving homelands in the North Alantic world, 1400-2000 by John R. Chavez2010
Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference by Jane Burbank2011
Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850 by Prasannan. Parthasarathi2012
A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820 by John K. Thornton2013
Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Historical Studies of Urban America) by Carl H. Nightingale2013
Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World by Giorgio Riello2014
The Struggle for the Eurasian Borderlands: From the Rise of Early Modern Empires to the End of the First World War by Alfred J. Rieber2015
The Material Atlantic: Clothing, Commerce, and Colonization in the Atlantic World, 1650-1800 by Robert S. Duplessis2016

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Recommendations

  1. Before European Hegemony: The World System A.D. 1250-1350 by Janet L. Abu-Lughod (1989)
  2. Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830 by John H. Elliott (2006)
  3. After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire since 1405 by John Darwin (2007)
  4. The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation by John M. Hobson (2004)
  5. The European Miracle: Environments, Economies and Geopolitics in the History of Europe and Asia by E. L. Jones (1981)
  6. Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900 by Alfred W. Crosby (1986)
  7. China Transformed: Historical Change And The Limits Of European Experience by R. Bin Wong (1997)
  8. The Modern World-System I: Capitalist agriculture and the origins of the European world-economy in the sixteenth century by Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein (1974)
  9. The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power, and the Origins of Our Times by Giovanni Arrighi (1994)
  10. Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature by William Cronon (1995)
  11. The Columbia Guide to American Environmental History (Columbia Guides to American History and Cultures) by Carolyn Merchant (2002)
  12. The Human Web: a Bird's-Eye View of World History by John Robert McNeill (2003)
  13. The Atlantic in World History (New Oxford World History) by Karen Ordahl Kupperman (2012)
  14. Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750 by K. N. Chaudhuri (1985)
  15. Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert (2014)

Award description

Awarded by the World History Association
Created in 1999, the World History Association (WHA) Book Prize recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of world history. The prize is $500.
No award was made in 2006.
WHA Book Prize website

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