World History: Societies of the Past

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Portage & Main Press, 2005 - World history - 358 pages
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In World History: Societies of the Past, students explore societies of the past and see the influences and impact history has on their lives today. The textbook provides students with an easy-to-understand and in-depth look at human societies from early hunters-gatherers to ancient societies to the beginnings of modern-day societies (1850 CE). A chronological approach explores social, environmental, political, economic, cultural, and technological issues that remain relevant in today s world. To help your students visualize historical situations and events, the textbook includes: hundreds of vibrant illustrations and historical artwork detailed maps, diagrams, and charts informative timelines questions, summaries, and quick facts stories of everyday people Recommended by Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth as a Manitoba Grade 7 Social Studies Learning Resource. recommended for British Columbia grade 7 classrooms "
 

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Contents

Getting to Know Your Textbook
2
Early Societies oi Mesopotamia
50
Egypt
70
The Indus Valley
90
Ancient Societies of Greece and Rome
120
Transition to the Modern World
174
Maya Aztecs and Incas
194
The Middle Ages
218
Shaping the Modern World
246
The Reformation
268
The Age of Revolutions 16001800
292
Industry and Empire
318
Conclusion
340
Index
354
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Ken Osbourne, PhD, was educated at the Universities of Oxford, Birmingham, and Manitoba, and is professor emeritus of education at the University of Manitoba. He taught high school history in Winnipeg and taught at the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba until his retirement. He has written extensively on the teaching of history and related matters. While at the University of Manitoba he won university awards for excellence in teaching, interdisciplinary scholarship, and community service. He is also the recipient of a Prix Manitoba award from the government of Manitoba for contributions to heritage education. He also received a Distinguished Educator award from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education from the University of Toronto.

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