Narrow Your Topic and Form a Research Question
Narrow your topic by geographic area, cultural or religious group, period, subtopic, or some other means. Next, form a research question. The items listed below will help you grasp some of the unresolved and controversial issues facing historians of World History today. Perhaps these resources will spark an interest that will lead you to research a particular question in World History. Certainly, these resources will demonstrate that World History is still a wide-open field of inquiry full of unresolved issues and research questions for future historians to answer.