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Threshold Of Democracy

Author : Josiah Ober
ISBN : 0393938875
Genre : History
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A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, The Threshold of Democracy re-creates the intellectual dynamics of one of the most formative periods in western history.

Rousseau Burke And Revolution In France 1791

Author : Jennifer Popiel
ISBN : 0393938883
Genre : History
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A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791 plunges students into the intellectual and political currents that surged through revolutionary Paris in summer 1791.

Reacting To The Past Game Designer S Handbook

Author : Nicolas W. Proctor
ISBN : 1460916905
Genre : Educational games
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A handbook for designers of games in the Reacting to the Past series.

Playing To Learn With Reacting To The Past

Author : C. Edward Watson
ISBN : 9783319617473
Genre : Education
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This book provides classroom practice and research studies that verify Reacting to the Past (RTTP)—a student-centered, active learning pedagogy that provides college students and faculty unique teaching and learning opportunities—as a high impact practice for student learning and engagement. The overarching objective of this book is to collect practices and evidence from multiple disciplines and institution types regarding the efficacy of RTTP in higher education classroom settings. At its core, RTTP is a game-based pedagogy with published games on some of the most conflicted moments of human history. While RTTP is deeply grounded in theory and literature that suggests its approaches can be impactful, deep and broad examinations of RTTP pedagogies in a range of course settings have not been extensively performed until now. This book provides guidance and an evidence-base on which to build RTTP practices.

Confucianism And The Succession Crisis Of The Wanli Emperor

Author : Mark C. Carnes
ISBN : 032133230X
Genre : History
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Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor introduces students to the suppleness and power of Confucian thought by recreating the historical context that applied to issues of governance during the Ming Dynasty. Part of the “Reacting to the Past” series, this text consists of elaborate games in which students are assigned roles, informed by classic texts, set in particular moments of intellectual and social ferment. The game unfolds amidst the secrecy and intrigue within the walls of the Forbidden City, as scholars struggle to apply Confucian precepts to a dynasty in peril.

Greenwich Village 1913

Author : Mary Jane Treacy
ISBN : 0393938905
Genre : History
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A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Greenwich Village, 1913 immerses students into the radical possibilities unlocked by the modern age.

Defining A Nation

Author : Ainslie T. Embree
ISBN : 0393937283
Genre : History
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Originally published: New York: Pearson Longman, 2005.

The Collapse Of Apartheid And The Dawn Of Democracy In South Africa 1993

Author : John C. Eby
ISBN : 9781469633176
Genre : History
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This game situates students in the Multiparty Negotiating Process taking place at the World Trade Center in Kempton Park in 1993. South Africa is facing tremendous social anxiety and violence. The object of the talks, and of the game, is to reach consensus for a constitution that will guide a post-apartheid South Africa. The country has immense racial diversity--white, black, Colored, Indian. For the negotiations, however, race turns out to be less critical than cultural, economic, and political diversity. Students are challenged to understand a complex landscape and to navigate a surprising web of alliances. The game focuses on the problem of transitioning a society conditioned to profound inequalities and harsh political repression into a more democratic, egalitarian system. Students will ponder carefully the meaning of democracy as a concept and may find that justice and equality are not always comfortable partners with liberty. While for the majority of South Africans, universal suffrage was a symbol of new democratic beginnings, it seemed to threaten the lives, families, and livelihoods of minorities and parties outside the African National Congress coalition. These deep tensions in the nature of democracy pose important questions about the character of justice and the best mechanisms for reaching national decisions. Free supplementary materials for this textbook are available at the Reacting to the Past website. Visit, click on the RTTP Game Library link, and create a free account to download what is available.

Minds On Fire

Author : Mark C. Carnes
ISBN : 9780674735354
Genre : Education
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Why are so many students intellectually disengaged? Mark Carnes says it is because students are so deeply absorbed in competitive social play. He shows how month-long role-immersion games in the curriculum can channel those competitive impulses into transformative learning experiences, and how bricks-and-mortar colleges can set young minds on fire.

Life In The Ancient Near East 3100 332 B C E

Author : Daniel C. Snell
ISBN : 0300076665
Genre : History
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This overview of life in the ancient Near East surveys the region from the invention of writing 5000 years ago to Alexander the Great's conquest. The book presents a history of the social and economic conditions affecting ordinary people and of the relations between governments in the region.

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