Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology Study Guide by Patrick Nolan

Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology Study Guide

byPatrick Nolan

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Authored by Patrick Nolan, the newly revised student supplement study guide for Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology, Eleventh Edition prepares your students for class by providing them with general tips, guidelines, and strategies on how to read the text effectively and apply itto the subjects covered in your syllabus. The study guide also shows students how to read and interpret tables and figures of data, how to take notes on readings and in class, and how to take a variety of tests from multiple choice and true/false to essay tests. Each chapter of the study guide includes a summary of the corresponding chapter in the text, a list of important terms, recommended further readings, and sample quiz questions with an answer key to help students understand the concepts and theories covered in the text and to prepare them for classdiscussion and test taking.

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Patrick Nolan, Professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina, is the recipient of the Mortar Board Teaching Award.

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Title:Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology Study GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.7 × 6.8 × 0.6 inPublished:September 18, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199946035

ISBN - 13:9780199946037

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PrefaceIntroduction: General Tips, Guidelines, and Strategies1. The Human Condition2. Human Societies as Sociocultural Systems3. The Evolution of Human Societies4. Types of Human Societies5. Hunting and Gathering Societies6. Horticultural Societies7. Agrarian Societies8. Some Evolutionary Bypaths and a Brief Revi9. The Industrial Revolution10. Industrial Societies: Technologies and Economics11. Industrial Societies: Ideologies and Politics12. Industrial Societies: Social Stratification13. Industrial Societies: Population, the Family, and Leisure14. Industrializing Hybrid Societies15. Retrospect and ProspectAppendix: Quiz Answers