Taking Sides: Clashing Views in World History, Volume 2 / Edition 2by Joseph R. Mitchell, Helen Buss Mitchell, Helen Buss Mitchell
Pub. Date: 12/09/2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
This second edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS ON CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES IN WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME 2 presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor's manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website.
Table of ContentsPART 1. The Modern World
ISSUE 1. Did the Industrial Revolution Lead to a Sexual Revolution?
YES: Edward Shorter, from “Female Emancipation, Birth Control, and Fertility in European History,” The American Historical Review (June 1973)
NO: Louise A. Tilly, Joan W. Scott, and Miriam Cohen, from “Women’s Work and European Fertility Patterns,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History (Winter 1976)
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