Discovering the Global Past, Volume I

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Authors : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks; William Bruce Wheeler; Franklin M. Doeringer; Kenneth R. Curtis

9781111341428

464 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2002, 1997

©2012, Published

$67.50

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This successful world history reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. Each chapter is organized within the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The E... more

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Each chapter is divided into the following sections: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue.

Actual documents and artifacts are used as the sources from which students develop answers to historical questions.

An Instructor’s Manual, written by the au... more

New to this Edition

Volume I includes two new chapters: Fiction and the Emotions in Japanese, Arabian, and Irish Culture (Chapter 8) and Cross-Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, Conquests, and Trade (Chapter 14; this chapter is also Chapter 1 in Volume II).

In Chapter 3, the material on Egypt has been edited, whic... more

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This successful world history reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. Each chapter is organized within the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The ... more

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This manual, prepared by the authors of DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST, includes a brief introduction to the chapter topic, brief explanations of how to use each section of the chapter (The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue), and a section with sugges... more

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