Teaching World History: A Resource Book / Edition 1

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A resource book for teachers of world history at all levels. The text contains individual sections on art, gender, religion, philosophy, literature, trade and technology. Lesson plans, reading and multi-media recommendations and suggestions for classroom activities are also provided.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563244209
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/30/1995
  • Series: Sources and Studies in World History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.92 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Pt. I Approaches 3
1 World History 5
2 A Global Perspective in the Organizations of World History 8
3 World History as a Course of Study: Rationale, Goals, and Formulations 10
4 World History: Not Why? but What? and How? 20
5 Building an Essential World History Tool: Teaching Comparative History 29
6 Graduate Training in World History 34
7 Introducing Students to Civilization 38
8 Wheel of Fortune: An Alternative Approach to the Second Semester 45
9 Interior Dimensions of World History: A Process Approach 49
10 The Social Studies Curriculum, K-12 58
11 History-Social Science Framework 65
12 World History: A Community College Course Syllabus 67
13 Seminar in World History 74
14 University of Utah Course Offerings and the Introductory Survey Course Syllabus: World History, 1500-Present 77
Pt. II Articles 79
15 Integrating Prehistory into the Study of Humanity's Common Past 81
16 Gender at the Base of World History 85
17 The Procession Portrayed: Using Art History in the Global Curriculum 89
18 Themes, Conjunctures, and Comparisons 94
19 Southernization 110
20 The United States in World History: An Economic and Demographic Scheme 119
21 Teaching the Reformation as World History 125
22 An American-Centered Paradigm for a Global Literary Curriculum 129
Pt. III Strategies and Lessons 135
23 Mixing It Up in the Classroom 137
24 Forging Links in Time and Space with Computers and HyperCard 143
25 Investigating History 148
26 Geography and History 150
27 Buenos Dias King Tut, Mazal Tov Confucius (I've Got the Whole World in My Notebook): An Investigation into the Relationship between Early Civilizations and Their Environments 156
28 Historical Themes through Ancient Literature 160
29 Thousands of Years Ago the World Was Connected by a Caterpillar ... 163
30 Comparison of Confucius and Christ as Important Influences on Their Cultures 166
31 The Great Mandala: The Circle of Life 169
32 Europe and India 171
33 The Nature of Civilization: A Final Exam 173
34 Hands-on History: Making Japanese Washi Paper 175
35 Mongols and Their Importance in World History: A Teaching Module 178
36 A Roundtable Discussion 185
37 Islam and Slavery in West Africa 188
38 Did Women Have a Renaissance? 191
39 Giuseppe Castiglione: His Life and Works 194
40 The Clamor for a Return to Government 199
41 Coffee House Discourse 211
42 Impact of the Europeans upon the City-Systems of the World 213
43 Memories of Silk and Straw: Environmental Change in Small-Town Japan 216
44 Nationalism Poster Project 219
45 Peasant Resistance to Colonial Economic Policy in Nineteenth-Century Tanganyika and India 225
46 Mexican Mural Painting in the United States: The Influence of Mexican Artists During the 1930s 231
47 Estonia and Namibia: Making Comparisons and Drawing Conclusions 241
48 New Leaders of Nations: Asia and Africa Today 244
49 United Nations General Assembly Current Problems Project 254
50 A Modest Proposal of the Types of Sources and Materials a Teacher Can Gather to Support the Teaching of World History 256
Index 261
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