Western Heritage

Western Heritage

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Author by : Kagan
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Release : 2001-10-01
File : Pages
ISBN : 013062067X


The Western Heritage

The Western Heritage

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Explore the changing nature of the West Rather than looking at Western civilization only as the history of Europe from ancient times to the present, this groundbreaking book examines the changing nature of the West--how the definition of the West has evolved and has been transformed throughout history. It explores the ways Western civilization has changed as a result of cultural encounters with different beliefs, ideas, technologies, and peoples, both outside the West and within it. Presenting a balanced treatment of political, social, religious, and cultural history, this text emphasizes the ever-shifting boundaries of the geographic and cultural realm of the West. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Levack program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions throughout the text help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Fine art and photos engage students in the material. Support Instructors- A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text.

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Genre : History
Author by : Donald Kagan
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013-12-30
File : 372 Pages
ISBN : 0205962440


The Western Heritage

The Western Heritage

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Explore the changing nature of the West Rather than looking at Western civilization only as the history of Europe from ancient times to the present, this groundbreaking book examines the changing nature of the West--how the definition of the West has evolved and has been transformed throughout history. It explores the ways Western civilization has changed as a result of cultural encounters with different beliefs, ideas, technologies, and peoples, both outside the West and within it. Presenting a balanced treatment of political, social, religious, and cultural history, this text emphasizes the ever-shifting boundaries of the geographic and cultural realm of the West. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Levack program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions throughout the text help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Fine art and photos engage students in the material. Support Instructors- A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.

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Genre : History
Author by : Donald Kagan
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013-12-24
File : 412 Pages
ISBN : 0205962424


The Western Heritage

The Western Heritage

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Explore the changing nature of the West Rather than looking at Western civilization only as the history of Europe from ancient times to the present, this groundbreaking book examines the changing nature of the West--how the definition of the West has evolved and has been transformed throughout history. It explores the ways Western civilization has changed as a result of cultural encounters with different beliefs, ideas, technologies, and peoples, both outside the West and within it. Presenting a balanced treatment of political, social, religious, and cultural history, this text emphasizes the ever-shifting boundaries of the geographic and cultural realm of the West. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Levack program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions throughout the text help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Fine art and photos engage students in the material. Support Instructors- A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text.

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Genre : History
Author by : Donald Kagan
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release : 2013-12-12
File : 376 Pages
ISBN : 0205962394


The Western Heritage Since 1300

The Western Heritage Since 1300

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Genre : History
Author by : Donald Kagan
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Release : 2004-06-30
File : Pages
ISBN : 0131142852


A Western Legacy

A Western Legacy

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Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of this premier museum in Oklahoma City, offering both an institutional history and a captivating collection of photographs representing its extensive holdings. Simultaneous.

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Genre : Art
Author by : National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Release : 2005
File : 246 Pages
ISBN : 0806137312


Western Heritage

Western Heritage

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Genre : History
Author by : The Hillsdale College History Faculty
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Release : 2010-02
File : 782 Pages
ISBN : 0916308278


Making Cultural History

Making Cultural History

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Genre : Civilization
Author by : Anna Källén
Publisher : Nordic Academic Press
Release : 2013
File : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9789187351198


The Western Front

The Western Front

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The Western Front has become, once again, and after 100 years, an important and increasingly popular tourist destination. The Centenary is already encouraging large numbers of visitors to engage with this highly poignant landscape of war and to commemorate the sacrifice and loss of a previous generation. Interest is also being sharpened in the Ôplaces of warÕ as battle-sites, trench-systems, bunkers and mine craters gain a clearer identity as war heritage. For the first time this book brings together the three strands of heritage, landscape and tourism to provide a fresh understanding of the multi-layered nature of the Western Front. The book approaches the area as a rich dynamic landscape which can be viewed in a startling variety of ways: historically, materially, culturally, and perceptually. To illustrate these two dominant interpretations of the regionÕs landscape Ð commemorative and heritage Ð are highlighted and their relationship to tourism explored. Tourism is a lens through which these layers can be peeled away, and each understood and interacted with according to the individualÕs own knowledge, motivation, and degree of emotional engagement. Tourism is not regarded here as a passive phenomenon, but as an active agent that can determine, dictate and inscribe this evocative landscape. The Western Front: Heritage, Landscape and Tourism is a timely addition to our increasing interest in the First World War and the places where it was fought. It will be indispensable to those who seek a deeper understanding of the conflict from previously undervalued perspectives.

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Genre : History
Author by : Stephen Miles
Publisher : Pen and Sword
Release : 2017-01-19
File : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9781473833760


Western Heritage

Western Heritage

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The enduring fascination of the American West marks this collection of essays by distinguished historians, investigative reporters, a novelist, and a celebrated screenwriter. All of these articles have won Wrangler Awards—the western equivalent of the Oscars—presented annually by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Exciting storytelling, a hallmark of western writing, shapes every selection. C. L. Sonnichsen's 1986 revisionist account of Geronimo's life foreshadows the work of younger historians who continue to deepen our understanding of American Indian history. Jeffrey Pearson's story of the death of Crazy Horse and Greg Michno's novelistic rendering of the Lakota view of the Battle of the Little Bighorn represent history as practiced by scholars who are also powerful writers. Journalist-screenwriter William Broyles's narrative of the King family and ranch is a Texas saga as captivating as anything by Larry McMurtry. The renowned novelist Oakley Hall writes with a historian's precision about Wyoming, setting for The Virginian and site of the Teapot Dome scandal and the Johnson County range war. Focusing on Charles M. Russell, Raphael Cristy establishes the western artist's importance as a writer who overturned stereotypes about American Indians. Environmental studies are showcased in Dan Flores's essays on the demise of the great buffalo herds and the history of the horse trade. And no overview of the West would be complete without military and law enforcement history, amply represented by Robert M. Utley's work on the Texas Rangers, Paul Hutton's panoramic recounting of the Alamo, and Sally Denton's new look at the controversial Mountain Meadows Massacre, incorporating the latest forensic evidence. In what serves as a fitting coda to the violent yet inspiring history of the American West, Hutton offers a stirring account of Teddy Roosevelt's leadership at the Battle of San Juan Hill. This is a collection as pleasurable to read as it is rich with great and significant stories about one of the most enduring national epochs—the history of the great American West.

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Genre : History
Author by : Paul Andrew Hutton
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Release : 2013-04-17
File : 292 Pages
ISBN : 9780806189734