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Retroactive 8 Australian Curriculum for History & eBookPLUS

Retroactive 8 Australian Curriculum for History & eBookPLUS
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ISBN13 9780730338703
Pub date September 2012
Pages 338
RRP $54.95
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Retroactive 8 Australian Curriculum for History provides an engaging and in-depth coverage of the new Australian Curriculum for History. Designed to develop students' understanding of key historical concepts and inquiry skills, the text integrates an authoritative coverage of topic content with a stimulating range of sources and graded activities.

Features:
• Overview chapters including links to relevant units in the depth study electives where units are based on the main content areas in each overview
• Depth study chapters provide a detailed coverage of the content descriptions in each elective
• An in-depth coverage of curriculum content integrated with stimulating sources and structured activities to give students the resources to thoroughly investigate these key historical concepts
• A skills and understanding review at the end of depth study chapters to give students further skills practice
• A dedicated ICT activities spread for each chapter which highlights all the ICT resources in eBookPLUS

 



Retroactive 8 Australian Curriculum for History eBookPLUS is an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (www.jacplus.com.au).

The eBookPLUS includes:
ProjectsPLUS, a unique ICT-based project which uses an exciting new research management system featuring media, templates and videos
• Interactivities and games to enhance student understanding through hands-on experience
• Video eLessons to bring key concepts to life
• Weblinks to useful support material on the internet

 

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About Retroactive vii
About the authors ix
Retroactive and the Australian Curriculum: History x
About eBookPLUS xii
Inside your Retroactive eBookPLUS xiii
Acknowledgements xiv

OVERVIEW: The ancient to the modern world (c.650–750 CE)
Chapter 1 Overview: the ancient to the modern world 2
1.1 Transformation of the Roman world 4
1.2 The medieval world 12
1.3 The emergence of new ideas about the world 28

DEPTH STUDY 1: The Western and Islamic world
Chapter 2 The Vikings 34
2.1 The Viking world 36
2.2 Daily life 40
2.3 Travel and trade 42
2.4 War, warriors and weaponry 44
2.5 The Danelaw 48
2.6 Gods, goddesses and the afterworld 50
2.7 Erik the Red: a signifi cant individual 52
2.8 1066: The Norman invasion 56
2.9 The Viking end and legacy 60
Skills and understanding review 64
ProjectsPLUS 66

DEPTH STUDY 1: The Western and Islamic world
Chapter 3 Medieval Europe 68
3.1 Medieval Europe 70
3.2 Feudal society 74
3.3 To the manor born 76
3.4 The Catholic Church 78
3.5 Cathedrals to honour God 80
3.6 Music and decoration 82
3.7 Islam and the West 84
3.8 Crime and punishment 88
3.9 Military and defence systems 92
3.10 Towns, cities and commerce 96
3.11 Signifi cant individuals 100
3.12 The legacy of medieval Europe 102
Skills and understanding review 104
ProjectsPLUS 106

DEPTH STUDY 1: The Western and Islamic world
Chapter 4 The Ottoman Empire 108
4.1 Origins of the Ottoman Empire 110
4.2 Establishment of the empire 112
4.3 The capture of Constantinople 114
4.4 Suleiman the Magnifi cent 116
4.5 The Lawgiver 118
4.6 Bazaars and coffee houses 120
4.7 Daily life in the Ottoman Empire 122
4.8 Art and architecture 124
4.9 Ottoman literature 126
Skills and understanding review 128

DEPTH STUDY 1: The Western and Islamic world
Chapter 5 Renaissance Italy 130
5.1 Renaissance Italy 132
5.2 Roles and relationships 136
5.3 The rulers and the ruled 138
5.4 The Medici 140
5.5 Renaissance learning 142
5.6 Art and architecture 144
5.7 Leonardo da Vinci 148
5.8 The Renaissance legacy 152
5.9 A scientifi c legacy 156
5.10 A religious legacy 158
Skills and understanding review 160
ProjectsPLUS 162

DEPTH STUDY 2: The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 6 Japan under the shoguns 164
6.1 The land and its people 166
6.2 Early medieval Japan 168
6.3 The rule of the shoguns 170
6.4 Japanese religions: Shinto and Buddhist 172
6.5 The Tokugawa shogunate 174
6.6 Castles and forests 178
6.7 Medieval Japan and the outside world 180
6.8 Fall of the Tokugawa and the Meiji Restoration 182
6.9 A rich legacy in arts and crafts 184
Skills and understanding review 186

DEPTH STUDY 2: The Asia–Pacific world
Chapter 7 The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific 188
7.1 The Pacifi c 190
7.2 Discovery of the land of the long white cloud 194
7.3 Tropical life in a cool climate 196
7.4 A legendary past 198
7.5 People power 200
7.6 Maoritanga — the Maori way 204
7.7 Polynesian society and environment 206
7.8 Village life 210
7.9 Maori life and art 212
Skills and understanding review 216

DEPTH STUDY 3: Expanding contacts
Chapter 8 Mongol expansion 218
8.1 The Mongol people and their land 220
8.2 The rise of Temujin 222
8.3 The Mongol army of conquest 224
8.4 The law of the land 228
8.5 Song dynasty China before Mongol conquest 230
8.6 Mongol rule: the Yuan dynasty 234
8.7 Culture and belief at the khan’s court 238
8.8 The travels of Marco Polo 242
8.9 The defeat of the Mongol empire 244
8.10 The Mongol legacy 248
8.11 Mongolia’s grave history 250
Skills and understanding review 252
ProjectsPLUS 254

DEPTH STUDY 3: Expanding contacts
Chapter 9 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa 256
9.1 Before the Black Death 258
9.2 Medical knowledge and life expectancy 260
9.3 The Black Death: impact 264
9.4 What was the Black Death? 266
9.5 The spread of the Black Death 270
9.6 Reponses to the Black Death 272
9.7 Living with the Black Death 274
9.8 The Black Death in Asia and Africa 276
9.9 Long-term effects 280
Skills and understanding review 282
DEPTH STUDY 3: Expanding contacts

Chapter 10 The Spanish conquest of the Americas 284
10.1 Ancient civilisations of the Americas 286
10.2 The Aztecs 288
10.3 Building Aztec belief 292
10.4 The Spanish journey to the Americas 294
10.5 The power of Spain 296
10.6 Conquest of the Aztec empire 298
10.7 La Malinche — mother of modern Mexico? 300
10.8 The quest for El Dorado 302
10.9 The rise and fall of empire 306
10.10 The New World 308
Skills and understanding review 310
ProjectsPLUS 312
Glossary 314
Index 317

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