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  • Alpha Teach Yourself American History in 24 Hoursby Robert Davenport

    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...

  • Teaching History in the Secondary Schoolby Martin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    A practical workbook with guidance, ideas, practical tasks and photocopiable resources to help trainee history teachers develop imaginative approaches to presenting their subject in a classroom and promote pupils? learning. more...

  • Regents Global History and Geography Workbookby American BookWorks Corporation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 9.99

    Designed with New York State high school students in mind. CliffsTestPrep is the only hands-on workbook that lets you study, review, and answer practice Regents exam questions on the topics you're learning as you go. Concise answer explanations immediately follow each question--so everything you need is right there at your fingertips. After going... more...

  • The Craft of International Historyby Marc Trachtenberg

    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...

  • Teaching and Learning Historyby Geoff Timmins; Keith Vernon; Christine Kinealy

    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...

  • Toward the Visualization of Historyby Mark Moss

    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...

  • Exploring Our Country's Historyby PHYLLIS PERRY

    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...

  • Primary Source Collections in the Pacific Northwestby Nancy A. Bunker

    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...

  • How to Write History That People Want to Readby Ann Curthoys; Ann McGrath

    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...

  • The Challenge of Rethinking History Educationby Bruce A. VanSledright

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 46.95

    In The Challenge of Rethinking History Education, Bruce A. VanSledright argues for a more inquiry-oriented approach to history teaching and learning that fosters a sense of citizenship through the critical skills of historical investigation. more...