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Relearning History

Relearning History

A Question-Driven Approach to the Study of the Past

by Joe Regenbogen
Paperback
Publication Date: 07/03/2018
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For many students, the traditional approach to the study of history does not work. The litany of facts arranged in a chronological sequence often turns out to be mind numbing and forgettable. In addition, they see little relevance between the past and the world they live in today.

Relearning History was written for those students. Instead of reviewing the traditional time line of the past, the focus is directed at questions relevant to the present. Why does the two-party system dominate American politics? Why is wealth so unevenly distributed? Why does race and gender still play such a large role in modern society? Why has there never been a World War Three? These "why" questions, along with 11 others, serve as the foundation for a discussion of history so that the study of the past is inexorably linked to a enhanced understanding of the present.

Students who are currently enrolled in history classes can use Relearning History to supplement and enrich the traditional curriculum. Some may even want to use it in place of the traditional curriculum. As for those adults who have completed their formal education and never learned much in their earlier history classes, this book will give them the chance to finally study history in a meaningful manner.
ISBN:
9781622732548
9781622732548
Category:
History of education
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
07-03-2018
Publisher:
Vernon Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
240
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x13mm
Weight:
0.33kg

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