A list of AP World History "approved" textbooks from the College Board.
Adas, Michael, Marc J. Gilbert, Peter Stearns, and Stuart B. Schwartz. World Civilizations: The Global Experience. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. All editions published from 1996 to the present.
Bentley, Jerry and Herbert Ziegler. Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. New York: McGraw-Hill. All editions published from 1999 to the present.
Bulliet, Richard, Daniel R. Headrick, David Northrup, Lyman L. Johnson, and Pamela Kyle Crossley. The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. All editions published from 1997 to the present.
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe. The World: A History. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. All editions published from 2006 to the present.
Hansen, Valerie, and Kenneth R. Curtis. Voyages in World History. Boston: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010.
Lockard, Craig A. Societies, Networks, and Transitions: A Global History. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008 to the present.
Spodek, Howard. World's History. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. All editions published from 1998 to the present.
Strayer, Robert W. Ways of the World: A Global History. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009 to the present.
Tignor, Robert, et al. Worlds Together, Worlds Apart: A History of the World from the Beginnings of Humankind to the Present. New York: W.W. Norton, 2008 to the present.