Understanding Western Society A History Combined Volume

Understanding Western Society A History Combined Volume

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Understanding Western Society, Second Edition, features a brief, question-drive narrative that models for students the inquiry-based methods used by historians and helps students understand what’s really important to know about Western civilization.

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Genre : History
Author by : John P. McKay
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2014-10-03
File : 1088 Pages
ISBN : 9781457695094


A History Of Western Society Volume 1

A History Of Western Society Volume 1

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Praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the thirteenth edition of A History of Western Society includes a greater variety of tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features an enhanced primary source program, a question-driven narrative, five chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad, which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with quizzes on each source; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared, Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : Civilization, Western
Author by : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Bedford Books
Release : 2019-09-16
File : 592 Pages
ISBN : 131910956X


Understanding Western Society Combined Volume

Understanding Western Society Combined Volume

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Understanding Western Society, Second Edition, features a brief, question-drive narrative that models for students the inquiry-based methods used by historians and helps students understand what’s really important to know about Western civilization. The second edition introduces LaunchPad, an interface that combines carefully curated new content, assignments, and assessments integrated with an interactive e-book. With LaunchPad, students have the option of reading the book in print or online and you have the technology to make class preparation a breeze. LaunchPad includes all the primary sources from Sources of Western Society, as well as LearningCurve, an automatically graded adaptive learning tool that students love to use to cement their understanding of the text and instructors love to assign to prepare students for class. LaunchPad also has a wealth of activities and assessments that help students make progress towards learning outcomes: map and visual activities, auto-graded quizzing, guided reading exercises, and carefully developed Online Document Projects. LaunchPad is easy to use and can and can be integrated with your school’s course management system, giving you the tools for enhanced teaching and learning.

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Genre : History
Author by : John P. McKay
Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
Release : 2014-10-03
File : 1088 Pages
ISBN : 1457686759


History Of Western Philosophy

History Of Western Philosophy

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Now in a special gift edition, and featuring a brand new foreword by Anthony Gottlieb, this is a dazzlingly unique exploration of the works of significant philosophers throughout the ages and a definitive must-have title that deserves a revered place on every bookshelf.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author by : Bertrand Russell
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-04-15
File : 728 Pages
ISBN : 9781135692919


Launchpad For A History Of Western Society Six Month Access

Launchpad For A History Of Western Society Six Month Access

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Praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the new Concise Edition of A History of Western Society provides the full narrative of the comprehensive edition, as well as a selection of features and tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition includes an enhanced primary source program, a question-driven narrative, five chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad, which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with quizzes on each source; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared, Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : History
Author by : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Bedford
Release : 2018-01-15
File : Pages
ISBN : 1319112625


Forensic Medicine In Western Society

Forensic Medicine In Western Society

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The first book of its kind, Forensic Medicine in Western Society: A History draws on the most recent developments in the historiography, to provide an overview of the history of forensic medicine in the West from the medieval period to the present day. Taking an international, comparative perspective on the changing nature of the relationship between medicine, law and society, it examines the growth of medico-legal ideas, institutions and practices in Britain, Europe (principally France, Italy and Germany) and the United States. Following a thematic structure within a broad chronological framework, the book focuses on practitioners, the development of notions of ‘expertise’ and the rise of the expert, the main areas of the criminal law to which forensic medicine contributed, medical attitudes towards the victims and perpetrators of crime, and the wider influences such attitudes had. It thus develops an understanding of how medicine has played an active part in shaping legal, political and social change. Including case studies which provide a narrative context to tie forensic medicine to the societies in which it was practiced, and a further reading section at the end of each chapter, Katherine D. Watson creates a vivid portrait of a topic of relevance to social historians and students of the history of medicine, law and crime.

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Genre : History
Author by : Katherine D. Watson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2010-11-01
File : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781136890574


A History Of Western Society Volume 2

A History Of Western Society Volume 2

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Long praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the eleventh edition of A History of Western Society includes even more built-in tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features a brand-new, comprehensive primary source program in-text and online, expanded chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. Enhanced with a wealth of digital content—including carefully developed online document assignments for each chapter with auto-graded exercises—the eleventh edition provides easily assignable options for instructors and novel ways for students to master the content. Now integrated with LearningCurve, an adaptive online resource that helps students retain the material and come to class prepared.

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Genre : History
Author by : John P. McKay
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2013-09-20
File : 688 Pages
ISBN : 9781457655104


Sources For Western Society Volume 1

Sources For Western Society Volume 1

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Sources for Western Society provides a variety of primary sources to accompany A History of Western Society, Eleventh Edition and the new Value edition of A History of Western Society. With over fifty new selections—including a dozen new visual sources—and enhanced pedagogy throughout, students are given the tools to engage critically with canonical and lesser known sources, and prominent and ordinary voices. Each chapter includes a "Sources in Conversation" feature that presents differing views on key topics. This companion reader is an exceptional value for students and offers plenty of assignment options for instructors. Sources for Western Society is free when packaged with A History of Western Society and is heavily discounted when packaged with A History of Western Society, Value Edition.

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Genre : History
Author by : John P. McKay
Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
Release : 2013-09-20
File : 288 Pages
ISBN : 1457615193


The Weirdest People In The World

The Weirdest People In The World

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A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A Bloomberg Best Non-Fiction Book of 2020 A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2020 A Human Behavior & Evolution Society Must-Read Popular Evolution Book of 2020 A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped the modern world. Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you’re rather psychologically peculiar. Unlike much of the world today, and most people who have ever lived, WEIRD people are highly individualistic, self-obsessed, control-oriented, nonconformist, and analytical. They focus on themselves—their attributes, accomplishments, and aspirations—over their relationships and social roles. How did WEIRD populations become so psychologically distinct? What role did these psychological differences play in the industrial revolution and the global expansion of Europe during the last few centuries? In The WEIRDest People in the World, Joseph Henrich draws on cutting-edge research in anthropology, psychology, economics, and evolutionary biology to explore these questions and more. He illuminates the origins and evolution of family structures, marriage, and religion, and the profound impact these cultural transformations had on human psychology. Mapping these shifts through ancient history and late antiquity, Henrich reveals that the most fundamental institutions of kinship and marriage changed dramatically under pressure from the Roman Catholic Church. It was these changes that gave rise to the WEIRD psychology that would coevolve with impersonal markets, occupational specialization, and free competition—laying the foundation for the modern world. Provocative and engaging in both its broad scope and its surprising details, The WEIRDest People in the World explores how culture, institutions, and psychology shape one another, and explains what this means for both our most personal sense of who we are as individuals and also the large-scale social, political, and economic forces that drive human history. Includes black-and-white illustrations.

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Genre : Psychology
Author by : Joseph Henrich
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2020-09-08
File : 704 Pages
ISBN : 9780374710453


A History Of Western Society Concise Edition Combined Volume

A History Of Western Society Concise Edition Combined Volume

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Praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the new Concise Edition of A History of Western Society provides the full narrative of the comprehensive edition, as well as a selection of features and tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition includes an enhanced primary source program, a question-driven narrative, five chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad , which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with quizzes on each source; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared, Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : History
Author by : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2019-10-11
File : 1152 Pages
ISBN : 9781319112530