Insights Into Modern World History

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Author: James Litai
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1514440709
Size: 79.66 MB
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Insights Into Modern World History by James Litai

Original Title: Insights Into Modern World History

Insights into Modern World History is a material that uses interpretative approach to examine political, social, and economic changes of the twentieth- to twenty-first-century world. A substantially updated approach to 2015 exactly in line with Upper Secondary School Certificate Examination (USSCE) requirements. This book is perfected purposely for Papua New Guinea schools. A convenient text material for both teachers and students to have access and gain the insights of modern world history. The National Department of Educations motto is Prosperity through self reliance; thus this project is one out of many the department is yet to accomplish. Plenty of maps and cartoons are included in each unit. All units are summarized by external exam-type review questions. The trends in Papua New Guinea history beginning 1526 from the first explorer who sited our island to 1884, formal proclamation by Germany and Britain to 1951, the first twenty-nine-member legislative council. The chronology counts on to 1964, first elections to 1973, self-government to 1975, our independence. As I write, the country is turning forty years now. This text material is the 2015 latest version. There are four important chapters included and the chapters are (1) Writing a good Essay, (2) The Chronicles: Key Events of the World, (3) The Chronicles: Key Events of Papua New Guinea, and (4) The Glossary. These chapters gives detailed information chronologically.

Mexico In World History

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Author: William H. Beezley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199913277
Size: 35.87 MB
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Mexico In World History by William H. Beezley

Original Title: Mexico In World History

Drawing on materials ranging from archaeological findings to recent studies of migration issues and drug violence, William H. Beezley provides a dramatic narrative of human events as he recounts the story of Mexico in the context of world history. Beginning with the Mayan and Aztec civilizations and their brutal defeat at the hands of the Conquistadors, Beezley highlights the penetrating effect of Spain's three-hundred-year colonial rule, during which Mexico became a multicultural society marked by Roman Catholicism and the Spanish language. Independence, he shows, was likewise marked by foreign invasions and huge territorial losses, this time at the hands of the United States, who annexed a vast land mass--including the states of Texas, New Mexico, and California--and remained a powerful presence along the border. The 1910 revolution propelled land, educational, and public health reforms, but later governments turned to authoritarian rule, personal profits, and marginalization of rural, indigenous, and poor Mexicans. Throughout this eventful chronicle, Beezley highlights the people and international forces that shaped Mexico's rich and tumultuous history.

The Indian Ocean In World History

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Author: Milo Kearney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134381751
Size: 44.50 MB
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The Indian Ocean In World History by Milo Kearney

Original Title: The Indian Ocean In World History

Throughout history, dominance of the Indian Ocean has been a critical factor in defining a nation's supremacy and power. It is well known that it played a major part in the success of the Portugese nation at the start of the sixteenth century. In this concise survey, Milo Kearney shows how the trading and imperial expansion offered by the Indian Ocean were exploited by many leading powers from the third millennium BC to the very recent past. The nations included range from the ancient Egyptians of the new Kingdom to the Han Chinese and, later, from the Moghul to the British Empire. Milo Kearney goes on to show what a critical territory the Indian Ocean was during the Cold War because of its rich supply for oil. The history of the Indian Ocean provides a snapshot of many of the key issues in world history, such as colonialism, trade and spread of cultures and religions. It is important reading for all students of world history.

The History Of American Customs Jurisprudence

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Author: William Harrison Futrell
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 188636351X
Size: 15.42 MB
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The History Of American Customs Jurisprudence by William Harrison Futrell

Original Title: The History Of American Customs Jurisprudence

Futrell, William H. The History of American Customs Jurisprudence. New York: Published privately, 1941. 314pp. Reprinted 1998 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-11342. ISBN 1-886363-51-X. Cloth. $75. * Originally privately printed and scarce, this work gives the historic background of the powers derived from the Constitution and covers all aspects of U.S. customs law. Pound commended it as "a thoroughly workmanlike job."

Societies Networks And Transitions A Global History

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Author: Craig Lockard
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618386114
Size: 80.40 MB
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Societies Networks And Transitions A Global History by Craig Lockard

Original Title: Societies Networks And Transitions A Global History

Societies, Networks, and Transitions is a world history text that connects the different regions of the world through global themes. This innovative structure combines the accessibility of a regional approach with the rigor of comparative scholarship to show students world history in a truly global framework. The text also features a strong focus on culture and religion. Author and veteran teacher Craig Lockard engages students with a unique approach to cultural artifacts such as music and art. A range of pedagogical features--including focus questions, section summaries, and web-based study aids--supports students and instructors as they explore the interconnectedness of different people, places, and periods in the global past. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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