Jerry H. Bentley

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

  • Bentley, J. H. & Curtis, K. R., eds. (2014).

Architects of World History: Researching the Global Past. Wiley-Blackwell.

  • Bentley, J. H. (2013).

The Oxford Handbook of World History. Oxford University Press.

  • Bentley, J. H.; Ziegler, H. F. (2008).

Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. McGraw-Hill.

Texts to download

  • Bentley, J. H. (2007).

“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.

  • Bentley, J. H. (1998).

“Hemispheric Integration, 500–1500 c.e.”Journal of World History, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 237-254.

  • Bentley, J. H. (1996).

“Cross-Cultural Interaction and Periodization in World History”. American Historical Review, no. 101, pp. 749-770.