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Americas (Study Guide)

Americas (Study Guide) - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195077933

Cover of Americas (Study Guide) 93 (ISBN 978-0195077933)
ISBN13: 978-0195077933
ISBN10: 0195077938
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 93
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1993
International: No

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Americas (Study Guide) - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195077933

Bernadette M. Orr and Barbara Cruz

ISBN13: 978-0195077933
ISBN10: 0195077938
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 93
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1993
International: No
Summary

The study guide bridges all course components and lists the learning objectives of each of the course units. Each chapter corresponds directly to one of the 13 course units. The first two chapters provide essential background on the series themes, including general history and geography. The succeeding 10 chapters follow the progression of the television series, expanding on the material covered in the programs and providing cross-references for textbook assignments. The final unit sums up the main points presented in the television course and reviews students' knowledge.

Each chapter of the study guide begins with a brief unit summary, followed by a list of critical thinking questions that address the learning objectives and an overview that integrates the program with the readings. In addition, each study guide chapter includes a glossary of key English, Spanish, and Portuguese words, with pronunciations, learning objectives, self-test questions and references to books, films, and other activities.

Table of Contents

1. The Introduction

2. Legacies of Empire: From Conquest to Independence

3. The Garden of Forking Paths: Dilemmas of National Development

4. Capital Sins: Authoritarianism and Democratization

5. Continent on the Move: Migration and Urbanization

6. Mirrors of the Heart: Color, Class, and Identity

7. In Women's Hands: The Changing Roles of Women

8. Miracles Are Not Enough: Continuity and Change in Religion

9. Builders of Images: Writers, Artists, and Popular Culture

10. Get up, Stand Up: The Problems of Sovereignty

11. Fire in the Mind: Revolutions and Revolutionaries

12. The Americans: Latin America and Caribbean Peoples in the United States

13. The Review

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