Why is it important to study world history?

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Why is it important to study world history?

Branches of History:

Most historians must pick a narrow field to study, such as a single nation, people, or event. The few who attempt to study much or all of human history, called world historians, have a very broad knowledge, but relatively little specialization.

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It is important to study world history for a variety of reasons, most important among them to understand the mistakes made by people in the past. The...

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Periods of World History: Overviews of Eras from 8000 B.C.E to the Present

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