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Jacaranda History Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print

Jacaranda History Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print
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Mccafferty
ISBN13 9780730332305
Pub date November 2016
Pages 408
RRP $69.95
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Jacaranda History Alive 8 Victorian Curriculum learnON with Print is a combined print and digital product that includes the familiar History Alive 8 printed textbook and an activation code for learnON, Jacaranda’s immersive new eBook, which has been updated for the 2017 Victorian Curriculum: History. The new eBook also includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and teacher notes – no separate eGuide purchase is required.

How to use the Jacaranda History Alive resource suite vi

Acknowledgements viii

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 1 From the ancient to the modern world 2

1.1 Overview 2

1.2 Examining the evidence 4

1.3 People on the move 6

1.4 Religions on the move 10

1.5 A different way of life 12

1.6 Rulers, religion and the changing map of medieval Europe 15

1.7 Migrations, invasions and empires in Asia 20

1.8 Population, cities and trade 23

1.9 Muslim traders and Africa 26

1.10 The emerging power of western Europe 29

1.11 Portuguese and Spanish voyages of discovery 32

1.12 Vasco da Gama opens the East 35

1.13 Consequences of the discoveries 37

1.14 SkillBuilder: Explaining different historical interpretations 41

1.15 Review 41

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 2 The Vikings (c. 790–1066) 42

2.1 Overview 42

2.2 Examining the evidence 44

2.3 Scandinavia before the Viking Age 46

2.4 The Viking homelands 48

2.5 Viking society 50

2.6 Early Viking religion 55

2.7 Viking longships 58

2.8 Viking weaponry 61

2.9 Viking invasions and settlements 64

2.10 Viking explorers, settlers and traders 66

2.11 The spread of Christianity 69

2.12 Harald Bluetooth: Viking king of Denmark 71

2.13 The Battle of Hastings and the end of the Viking Age 74

2.14 Heritage of the Vikings: governing Iceland in the Viking Age 77

2.15 SkillBuilder: Interpreting sources on the Vikings 79

2.16 Review 79

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 3 Medieval Europe (c. 590 –1500) 80

3.1 Overview 80

3.2 Examining the evidence 82

3.3 The impact of the ‘barbarian’ invasions 84

3.4 Early medieval Christianity 87

3.5 The feudal system 89

3.6 Life on the manor for men, women and children 92

3.7 The knight 94

3.8 Medieval warfare 97

3.9 Castles 99

3.10 The power of the medieval Church 101

3.11 Monasteries and convents 104

3.12 The Crusades 107

3.13 The Age of Faith 109

3.14 Towns and trades 112

3.15 Living conditions and medical science in the fourteenth century 115

3.16 The Black Death 119

3.17 How did the Black Death change society? 124

3.18 The Peasants’ Revolt 127

3.19 Joan of Arc 130

3.20 The heritage of medieval Europe 133

3.21 SkillBuilder: Interpreting medieval art as sources 136

3.22 Review 137

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 4 The Ottoman Empire (c. 1299 –1683) 138

4.1 Overview 138

4.2 Examining the evidence 140

4.3 Origins of the Empire 142

4.4 The golden age of Islam 146

4.5 The beginnings of the Ottoman Empire 148

4.6 The Black Death and the Ottoman Empire 150

4.7 The fall of Constantinople 156

4.8 Suleiman the Magnificent 161

4.9 Life in the Ottoman Empire 165

4.10 Ottoman art, architecture and literature 170

4.11 SkillBuilder: Evaluating Ottoman Empire sources 176

4.12 Review 177

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 5 Angkor and the Khmer Empire (c. 802–1431) 178

5.1 Overview 178

5.2 Examining the evidence 180

5.3 Environment and peoples 182

5.4 The historical setting 185

5.5 The rise of Angkor and the Khmer Empire 188

5.6 Religious beliefs and values 192

5.7 Khmer society 196

5.8 Angkor’s buildings 200

5.9 Decline and fall: the historical debate 202

5.10 Legacies of the Khmer Empire 206

5.11 SkillBuilder: Making your own notes to analyse relevant sources 210

5.12 Review 211

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 6 Mongol expansion (c. 1206–1368) 212

6.1 Overview 212

6.2 Examining the evidence 214

6.3 Life in imperial China before the Mongol conquest 216

6.4 The Mongol people and their land 221

6.5 The rise of Temujin 224

6.6 The Mongol army 227

6.7 Mongol rule — the Yuan dynasty 232

6.8 Culture and beliefs at the Khan’s court 235

6.9 The travels of Marco Polo 240

6.10 Defeat of the Mongol Empire 243

6.11 The Mongol legacy 246

6.12 SkillBuilder: Analysing different perspectives 248

6.13 Review 249

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 7 Japan under the shoguns (c. 794 –1867) 250

7.1 Overview 250

7.2 Examining the evidence 252

7.3 Ancient and Classical Japan 256

7.4 The rise of the shoguns 259

7.5 Challenges to shogunate rule 262

7.6 The Tokugawa shogunate 266

7.7 Japanese feudal society 270

7.8 The samurai 273

7.9 The role of women 277

7.10 Arts and culture 280

7.11 Land use under the Tokugawa shoguns 284

7.12 Foreign devils 287

7.13 Emperor Meiji and modern Japan 292

7.14 SkillBuilder: Analysing cause and effect 295

7.15 Review 295

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 8 Polynesian expansion across the Pacific (c. 700 –1756) 296

8.1 Overview 296

8.2 Examining the evidence 298

8.3 The Polynesian triangle 300

8.4 Rapa Nui 302

8.5 Discovery of the land of the long white cloud 305

8.6 Maori society — an overview 310

8.7 People and the environment 315

8.8 Living in a Maori village 319

8.9 Customs and culture 322

8.10 SkillBuilder: Making your own notes from sources 326

8.11 Review 327

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 9 Renaissance Italy (c. 1400–1600) 328

9.1 Overview 328

9.2 Examining the evidence 330

9.3 The origins of the Renaissance 332

9.4 Florence: the cradle of the Renaissance 333

9.5 Venice: the serene republic 338

9.6 Renaissance society 341

9.7 Artistic stars of the Renaissance 344

9.8 The spread of the Renaissance 347

9.9 A scientific revolution 349

9.10 The Reformation and Counter-Reformation 352

9.11 Legacies of the Renaissance 354

9.12 SkillBuilder: Evaluating historical significance 357

9.13 Review 357

Middle Ages and early exploration

TOPIC 10 The Spanish conquest of the Americas (c. 1492–1572) 358

10.1 Overview 358

10.2 Examining the evidence 360

10.3 The Aztecs before Spanish arrival 362

10.4 Columbus and the New World 367

10.5 Cortes, the conquistadors and the Aztecs 371

10.6 New Spain 375

10.7 Slavery in the New World 378

10.8 The impact and legacy of colonisation 382

10.9 SkillBuilder: Evaluating roles and achievements 387

10.10 Review 387

Glossary 388

Index 392

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