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Other titles in the Taking Sides: World History Vol II series:

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in World History, Volume 2 (Taking Sides: World History Vol II)

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Publisher Comments:

 

Taking Sides Takes on a Wide Range of Issues

The 2006 Taking Sides Student Collection brings together the arguments of leading social and behavioral scientists, educators, and contemporary commentators, forming 18 to 20 debates, or issues, that present the pros and cons of current controversies in an area of study. The ideal collection for libraries serving undergraduate college students, this set features the following titles:

Taking Sides: African Issues, 2/E         

Taking Sides: Abnormal Psychology, 4/E         

Taking Sides: Crime and Criminology, 7/E        

Taking Sides: Environmental Issues, 12/E         

Taking Sides: Social Issues, 14/E         

Taking Sides: Educational Psychology, 4/E       

Taking Sides: Gender   

Taking Sides: Latin American Issues     

Taking Sides: Lifespan Development    

Taking Sides: Mass Media and Society, 9/E     

Taking Sides: Educational Issues          

Taking Sides: World Politics, 12/E       

Taking Sides: Social Psychology, 2/E   

Taking Sides: World History VI, 3/E    

Taking Sides: World History V2, 2/E

Index on CD-ROM     

Synopsis:

This Expanded Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME 2 presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

PART 1. The Modern World

ISSUE 1. Did the Industrial Revolution Lead to a Sexual Revolution?

YES: Edward Shorter, from “Female Emancipation, Birth Control, and Fertility in European History,” The American Historical Review (June 1973)

NO: Louise A. Tilly, Joan W. Scott, and Miriam Cohen, from “Women’s Work and European Fertility Patterns,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History (Winter 1976)

ISSUE 2. Was the French Revolution Worth Its Human Costs?

YES: Peter Kropotkin, from The Great French Revolution, 1789-1793, trans. N.F. Dryhurst (Shocken Books, 1971)

NO: The Economist Staff Writer, from “The French Revolution: Bliss Was It in That Dawn?” The Economist (December 24, 1988)

ISSUE 3. Did British Policy Decisions Cause the Mass Emigration and Land Reforms That Followed the Irish Potato Famine?

YES: Christine Kinealy, from This Great Calamity: The Irish Famine, 1845-52 (Roberts Rinehart, 1995)

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073514925
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
Subject:
World
Editor:
Mitchell, Joseph R.
Editor:
Mitchell, Helen Buss
Author:
Mitchell, Joseph R.
Author:
Mitchell, Joseph
Author:
Mitchell, Helen Buss
Author:
Dushkin
Author:
Contemporary Learning Series (formerly Dushkin)
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
World - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Taking Sides: World History Vol II
Series Volume:
Clashing Views in Wo
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.20x6.14x.80 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This Expanded Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME 2 presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.
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