China: Understanding Its Past

Hardback: $37.00
ISBN-13: 9780824819231
Published: September 1997

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272 pages
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  • About the Book
  • China: Understanding Its Past aims to fill a conspicuous gap in conventional world history texts, which are often Eurocentric and give scant attention to Asia. Using role-playing, simulations, debates, primary documents, first person accounts, excerpts from literary works, and cooperative learning activities, this text will help students explore many key aspects of China's history and culture.

    The teacher's manual includes a synopsis of each chapter and section, learner outcomes, definitions of key concepts, directions for student activities, and possible responses to questions posed in the student text. The CD contains selections of Chinese music from different time periods and locales. Liner notes include English translations of lyrics as well as historical information about each selection.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Eileen H. Tamura, Author

    • Eileen Tamura, Author

    • Linda K. Menton, Author

    • Noren W. Lush, Author

    • Francis K. S. Tsui, Author

    • Warren Cohen, Author

    • Francis K. C. Tsui, Author

  • Reviews and Endorsements
    • An excellent representation of important documents, events, and people to provide a good introduction to Chinese history.
      Education about Asia