J. R. McNeill is University Professor of History at Georgetown University. He is the author of award-winning works in world and environmental history. These include The Human Web: A Bird’s-Eye View of World History (co-authored with his father and world-history founder, William H. McNeill), and Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World, both published by Norton. McNeill is a recent past president of the American Historical Association.
Winner — World History Association Bentley Book Prize, 2001
Books by J. R. McNeill
J. R. McNeill, William H. McNeill
Paperback, 2004Why did the first civilizations emerge when and where they did? How did Islam become a unifying force in the world of its birth? What enabled the West to project its goods and power around the...
J. R. McNeill
Paperback, 2001"Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book World