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Johnson, David A.; Gilbertson, Nicole F. – History Teacher, 2010
Scholars have long recognized that the Great War produced a remarkable amount of artistic and cultural expression ranging from poetry to painting to novels to architecture. This cultural production, both during and after the war, reflected a deep need to define and understand the tremendous destruction caused by a war that demanded a level of…
Descriptors: War, World History, History Instruction, Visual Aids
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Foltz, Richard C. – History Teacher, 2003
The emerging sub-field of world history is all about connections and interactions. It challenges the received treatments of history which have focused on specific regions and civilizations as if they had been discrete realities unto themselves, and reminds people that nothing happens in a vacuum. But to date world historians have not taken this…
Descriptors: World History, Physical Environment, History, Environmental Influences
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Manian, Padma – History Teacher, 1998
Examines how nine world history texts treat the Harappan (Indus) civilization and the Aryans in ancient India. Analyzes the pioneering scholars of Indian studies, exploring the development of ideas about ancient Indian history. Discusses the ideas of recent scholars about the Aryan invasion theory, the Indus civilization, and the Vedas. (CMK)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Content Analysis, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Yang, Anand A. – History Teacher, 1980
Describes a college level course to examine images of Asia as seen in film and fiction. The course addresses the misunderstandings created by media images. It comprises film viewing, reading, lectures, and weekly student essays. (KC)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Course Descriptions, Educational Objectives, Fiction
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Fitzsimons, Matthew A. – History Teacher, 1970
An interpretive review of recently acquired archaeological evidence of the writing, seals, and city plans of the Indus Valley Civilization. (JB)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Archaeology, Asian History, Non Western Civilization