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- Alpha Books 2002; US$ 15.99
The Alpha Teach Yourself style offers a clear promise: essential knowledge of American history in 24 one-hour long lessons. -- The strong tutorial element in this book makes it a perfect classroom supplement for teachers and students. This Alpha Tech Yourself title offers a concise step-by-step survey of the great events, personalities and ideas symbolizing... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 30.95
This is a practical guide to the historical study of international politics. The focus is on the nuts and bolts of historical research--that is, on how to use original sources, analyze and interpret historical works, and actually write a work of history. Two appendixes provide sources sure to be indispensable for anyone doing research in this area.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 59.00
Peter N. Stearns, Provost, George Mason University 'Comprehensive, persuasive, and at all times accessible in style and argument, this text both encourages and empowers university historians to review and enhance their teaching practices. All key facets of programme development are explored with reference to an extensive and well-chosen range... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 36.99
This book discusses the impact of visuals on the study of history by examining visual culture and the future of print, providing an analysis of photography, film, television, and computer culture. The author shows how the visualization of history can become a driving social and cultural force for change. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 38.00
Simulate integrated units of study on U.S. history with this guide. Perry provides recommended fiction and nonfiction books that help you illuminate different eras in U.S. history along with discussion starters, multidisciplinary activity suggestions, and topics for further investigation. Projects for individuals and groups help students develop skills... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 70.00
Primary source collections from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington are described and evaluated. Covering a broad cross-section of libraries, museums, historical societies, and government archives this book provides a detailed look at 175 institutions and their collections. Descriptive entries cover contact information, facilities, material types, and multiple... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 32.00
This practical book, drawn from decades of experience, is an indispensable guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles. It advises... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 37.95
Every few years in the United States, history teachers go through what some believe is an embarrassing national ritual. A representative group of students sit down to take a standardized U.S. history test, and the results show varied success. Sizable percentages of students score at or below a "basic" understanding of the country?s history. Pundits... more...
- New Press, The 2008; US$ 26.95
Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has gone on to win an American Book Award, the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship, and to sell over half a million copies in its various editions. What started out as a survey of the twelve leading American history textbooks has ended up being what the... more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 31.99
The case studies in this book describe the decisions and plans and the problems and possibilities middle and high school history teachers encountered as they ratcheted up their instruction through the use of big ideas, which offered both teacher and students opportunities to explore historical actors, ideas, and events in rich and engaging ways. more...