Thinking Globally: Writing and Reading across the Curriculum / Edition 1

Thinking Globally: Writing and Reading across the Curriculum / Edition 1

by Andrew J. Robson
     
 

This innovative reader takes a content-based and global approach to writing-across-the-curriculum. Recognizing that composition courses are the natural place in the college curriculum for the disciplines to meet, THINKING GLOBALLY offers students a variety of exciting opportunities to read and write about substantial and challenging essays from a wide range of… See more details below

Overview

This innovative reader takes a content-based and global approach to writing-across-the-curriculum. Recognizing that composition courses are the natural place in the college curriculum for the disciplines to meet, THINKING GLOBALLY offers students a variety of exciting opportunities to read and write about substantial and challenging essays from a wide range of disciplines. The text also features comprehensive treatment of writing and research concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070533981
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: A SENSE OF TIMEJames S. Trefil: "The First Yesterday" William F. Allman: "Who We Were: The Origins of Modern Humans" Daniel J. Boorstin: "The Temptations of the Moon" Stephen Jay Gould: "Evolution as Fact and Theory" UNIT TWO: A SENSE OF PLACE Kenneth C. Davis: Selections from "Don't Know Much About Geography" Joel Makower: "The Map Unfolds" Roland-Pierre Paringaux: "A Day in the Life of Catherine Bana" Yi-Fu Tuan: "A View of Geography" UNIT THREE: A SENSE OF MODERN HISTORY Glenn Frankel: "How Europeans Sliced Up Africa" Paul Gray: "The Astonishing Twentieth Century" Paul Kennedy: "The (Relative) Decline of America" Jack Beatty: "Along the Western Front" UNIT FOUR: A SENSE OF THE WORLD Charles Lane: "Let's Abolish the Third World" Deepa Oilapally: "The South Looks North: The Third World in the New World Order" David Attenborough: "The Furnaces of the Earth" Alan Ryan: "Twenty-First Century Limited" UNIT FIVE: A SENSE OF NUMBER (and more...)

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