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Long praised by instructors and students for its accessible regional chapter structure, readability, and sustained attention to social history, the A History of World Societies, Value Edition, is a brief, affordable text that brings the past to life. The two-color Value Edition includes the full narrative of the comprehensive edition and select maps and images. Active learning and assessment options expand with use of the LaunchPad course space, which combines an e-book with a wealth of time-saving teaching and learning tools. LaunchPad comes with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that students enjoy; when assigned, LearningCurve ensures students come to class prepared. Easy to integrate into your campus LMS, and featuring additional primary sources, summative quizzing, a video assignment and annotation tool, new autograded source-based questions, and a new set of discovery-oriented primary source projects, LaunchPad provides an easy and fun way to help students learn about world history while helping them make progress toward learning outcomes.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Bedford Books
Release Book : 2017-09-08
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : 1319193390


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Designed to accompany McKay et al.'s A History of World Societies, each chapter of Sources of World Societies?contains approximately five sources, both textual and visual, that present history from the perspectives of well-known figures and ordinary individuals alike. Headnotes and questions supplement each document, while a "Viewpoints" feature highlights two or three sources per chapter that address a single topic from different perspectives. Comparative questions ask students to make connections between sources and across time.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release Book : 2017-09-08
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ISBN-10 : 9781457696367


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Designed to accompany McKay et al.'s A History of World Societies, each chapter of Sources of World Societies?contains approximately five sources, both textual and visual, that present history from the perspectives of well-known figures and ordinary individuals alike. Headnotes and questions supplement each document, while a "Viewpoints" feature highlights two or three sources per chapter that address a single topic from different perspectives. Comparative questions ask students to make connections between sources and across time. Sources of World Societies is FREE when packaged with A History of World Societies, and is included for FREE in the LaunchPad for A History of World Societies.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release Book : 2017-09-15
Download Book : Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781457696374


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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : John McKay
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release Book : 1998-08
Download Book : 448 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0395904374


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Designed to accompany McKay et al.’s A History of World Societies, each chapter of Sources of World Societies contains approximately six sources that present history from the perspectives of well-known figures and ordinary individuals alike. Now with visual sources and two more documents per chapter, this edition offers breadth and depth. Headnotes and questions supplement each document, while a new “Viewpoints” feature highlights two or three sources per chapter that address a single topic from different perspectives. Comparative questions ask students to make connections between sources and across time. Sources of World Societies is FREE when packaged with A History of World Societies. For more information on the reader or on package ISBNs, please contact your local sales representative or click here.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Denis Gainty
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release Book : 2011-10-04
Download Book : 400 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781457605581


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"This two-volume primary-source collection provides a diverse selection of documents to accompany each chapter of A history of world societies, ninth edition"--P. 4 of cover.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Walter D. Ward
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Book : 2011-10-04
Download Book : 512 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780312569723


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Genre Book : Civilization, Western
Author Book : John P. McKay
Publisher :
Release Book : 1987
Download Book : 1088 Pages
ISBN-10 : UCSC:32106018577160


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"This two-volume primary-source collection provides a diverse selection of documents to accompany each chapter of A history of world societies, ninth edition"--P. 4 of cover.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Walter D. Ward
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Book : 2011-10-04
Download Book : 400 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780312569709


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Presents a controversial history of violence which argues that today's world is the most peaceful time in human existence, drawing on psychological insights into intrinsic values that are causing people to condemn violence as an acceptable measure.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Steven Pinker
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release Book : 2012-09
Download Book : 802 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780143122012


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A “brilliant and sobering” (Paul Kennedy, Wall Street Journal) look at the history and human costs of pandemic outbreaks The World Economic Forum #1 book to read for context on the coronavirus outbreak This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseases have not only influenced medical science and public health, but also transformed the arts, religion, intellectual history, and warfare. A multidisciplinary and comparative investigation of the medical and social history of the major epidemics, this volume touches on themes such as the evolution of medical therapy, plague literature, poverty, the environment, and mass hysteria. In addition to providing historical perspective on diseases such as smallpox, cholera, and tuberculosis, Snowden examines the fallout from recent epidemics such as HIV/AIDS, SARS, and Ebola and the question of the world’s preparedness for the next generation of diseases.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Frank M. Snowden
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release Book : 2019-10-22
Download Book : 512 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780300249149