Americas: Study Guide

Paperback | January 1, 1993

byBernadette M. Orr, Barbara Cruz

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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. Thesucceeding 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 chapterof 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, andPortuguese words, with pronunciations, learning objectives, self-test questions and references to books, films, and other activities.

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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. Thesucceeding 10 chapters follow the progressi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 10.98 × 0.35 inPublished:January 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195077938

ISBN - 13:9780195077933

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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 Culture10. Get up, Stand Up: The Problems of Sovereignty11. Fire in the Mind: Revolutions and Revolutionaries12. The Americans: Latin America and Caribbean Peoples in the United States13. The Review

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"Very thorough, very useful compilation of materials. Dedicated students will find it indispensable. It's a combination of many things in one--most complete--a total road-map of what, where, when and why, making the programs and readings especially meaningful."--Charles F. Gruber, MarshallUniversity