Dr. Jerry H. Bentley (1949-2012)
He passed away being Professor of World History, Early Modern History, and the Expansion of Europe at the University of Hawaii, and editor of Journal of World History.
Some recent publications
Architects of World History: Researching the Global Past. Wiley-Blackwell.
The Oxford Handbook of World History. Oxford University Press.
Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. McGraw-Hill.
Texts to download
“Early Modern Europe and the Early Modern World”, in J. H. Bentley and C. H. Parker, eds. Between the Middle Ages and Modernity: Individual and Community in the Early Modern World. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, pp. 13-31.
“Cross-Cultural Interaction and Periodization in World History”. American Historical Review, no. 101, pp. 749-770.