A comprehensive, standards-based world history program, this program covers the beginning of human society to contemporary times. With an easy-to-follow format, students are encouraged to read and gain more understanding about the world in which they live. World History provides engaging features such as a History in Your Life and Then and Now, which make history relevant. Biographies, Spotlight Stories, Map Skills and Map Studies, and Document-Based Readings provide multiple perspectives from which to view and learn about history.