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  1. Peter N. Stearns (forthcoming). World History, Identity and Political Change. Foundations of Science:1-11.
    This article focuses on the rise of world history and the challenges it poses to curricula that emphasize history in service to national or civilizational identity. The nature and causes of the world history movement are juxtaposed to the continuing or renewed attachment to more nationalist history. Specific clashes around world history, particularly but not exclusively in the United States, have focused on opposing views about history and identity. Compromises continue to results, as well as clear delays in world history (...)
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  2. Peter N. Stearns (2010). Dare to Compare: The Next Challenge in Assessing Emotional Cultures. Emotion Review 2 (3):261-264.
    The need for more comparative analyses in emotions research is increasingly obvious. Recent discussions of fear raise clear issues of “national” patterns and expressions versus standard societal or at least modern responses, and only explicit comparison can clarify. The same applies to current impacts on emotions from contemporary media or broader processes of globalization. Happily, there are some good examples of comparison to build upon, though the challenges of dealing with the complexity of different cultures, and potential causes of differences (...)
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  3. Peter N. Stearns (2010). World History: The Basics. Routledge.
    Introduction : what and why is world history? -- A world history skeleton -- Habits of mind in world history -- Managing time : choosing and evaluating world history periods -- Managing space : world history regions and civilizations -- Contacts and the structure of world history -- Topics in world history -- Disputes in world history -- World history in the contemporary era.
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  4. Peter N. Stearns (2009). 9 Consumerism. In Jan Peil & Irene van Staveren (eds.), Handbook of Economics and Ethics. Edward Elgar. 62.
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  5. Peter N. Stearns (2009). Preface. Emotion Review 1 (4):291-293.
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  6. Peter N. Stearns (2007). Informalization and Contemporary Manners: The Wouters Studies. [REVIEW] Theory and Society 36 (4):373-379.
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  7. David G. Alpher, Sandra I. Cheldelin, Rom Harre, S. Ayse Kadayifici-Orellana, Joseph V. Montville, Marc H. Ross, Dennis J. D. Sandole, Peter N. Stearns, Lena Tan & Edward A. Tiryakian (2006). Identity, Morality, and Threat: Studies in Violent Conflict. Lexington Books.
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