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

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.

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

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