Societies, Networks, and Transitions, Volume I: To 1500: A Global History, Loose-leaf Version,
4th Edition

Craig A. Lockard

ISBN-13: 9780357365441
Copyright 2021 | Published
400 pages | List Price: USD $94.95


  • Craig A. Lockard

    Craig A. Lockard is Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of History Emeritus in the Social Change and Development Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where from 1975 to 2010 he taught undergraduate courses on Asian, African, comparative and world history as well as popular culture. He has taught at SUNY-Buffalo, SUNY-Stony Brook and the University of Bridgeport, and he twice served as a Fulbright-Hays Professor of History at the University of Malaya in Malaysia. After undergraduate studies at the University of Redlands in California, including study abroad experiences in Austria and Hong Kong, he earned an M.A. in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii (1967) and a Ph.D. in Comparative World and Southeast Asian History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1973). Dr. Lockard's many published books, articles, essays and reviews cover a wide spectrum of topics, including world and comparative history; Southeast Asian history, politics and society; Asian emigration and diasporas; the Vietnam War; and folk, rock, popular and world music. Among his major books are SOUTHEAST ASIA IN WORLD HISTORY (2009); DANCE OF LIFE: POPULAR MUSIC AND POLITICS IN MODERN SOUTHEAST ASIA (1998); FROM KAMPUNG TO CITY: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF KUCHING, MALAYSIA, 1820-1970 (1987); and CHINESE SOCIETY AND POLITICS IN SARAWAK: HISTORICAL ESSAYS (2009). He served on the task force that prepared revisions to the U.S. National Standards in World History (1996) and was a grader for AP World History exams. Dr. Lockard has served on various editorial advisory boards -- including the JOURNAL OF WORLD HISTORY, WORLD HISTORY CONNECTED and THE HISTORY TEACHER -- and as book review editor for the JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES and the WORLD HISTORY BULLETIN. One of the founders of the World History Association, he served as its first secretary and as a member of the Executive Committee. Over the years he has lived and traveled widely in Asia, Africa and Europe.

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