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Connect students to the stories of history. Connect students to the experience of history. Connect students to success in history. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent the past few years deepening our understanding of the student and instructor experience. Employing a wide array of research tools including surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies, we've identified areas in need of improvement to provide an opportunity for greater learning and teaching experiences. Experience History is a direct result of this. Experience History is also a first in American History. Its groundbreaking adaptive diagnostic and interactive exercises paired with its lively narrative and engaging visuals create a unique teaching and learning environment propelling greater student success and better course results. Instructors gain better insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct critical thinking skills. Gripping stories keep students turning the page while the adaptive diagnostics for each chapter and a personalized study plan for each individual student help students prepare for class discussions and course work while enjoying increased course success. Experience History emphasizes that history is not just a collection of proven facts, but is "created" from the detective work of historians examining evidence from the past. Providing the interactive environment that only an integrated solution can provide, Experience History gives students the opportunity to examine primary sources and explore specific periods and events. This leads to greater understanding as well as the building and practicing of critical thinking skills. As students uniquely experience American History, Experience History propels students to greater understanding while achieving greater course success. Give students an experience. Improve course participation and performance. Experience History, and experience success.

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Genre: History
Author: James West Davidson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release: 2010-10-06
File: 1120 Pages
ISBN-13: 0073385670

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David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical. How does history present itself to us, how does it enter our lives, and what are the forms of experience in which it does so? History is usually associated with social existence and its past, and so Carr probes the experience of the social world and of its temporality. Experience in this context connotes not just observation but also involvement and interaction: We experience history not just in the social world around us but also in our own engagement with it. For several decades, philosophers' reflections on history have been dominated by two themes: representation and memory. Each is conceived as a relation to the past: representation can be of the past, and memory is by its nature of the past. On both of these accounts, history is separated by a gap from what it seeks to find or wants to know, and its activity is seen by philosophers as that of bridging this gap. This constitutes the problem to which the philosophy of history addresses itself: how does history bridge the gap which separates it from its object, the past? It is against this background that a phenomenological approach, based on the concept of experience, can be proposed as a means of solving this problem-or at least addressing it in a way that takes us beyond the notion of a gap between present and past.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: David Carr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2014-07-01
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199377664

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The Experience of History is a lively and passionate introduction to the field that encourages students to seek and appreciate history inside the classroom and beyond. This work: Defines history as a discipline and the role of historians within it Addresses the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to engage with the past Discusses a variety of important topics in the study of history, such as historical evidence, primary documents, divisions of history, forms of historical writing, historiographical traditions, and recent categories of historical research Written by a renowned scholar of European history, this work helps students to become discerning examiners of history and historical evidence in a variety of modern settings like art, architecture, film, television, politics, current events, and more. Learn more about the author and his passion for history in this interview with popular blog Five Books: http://fivebooks.com/interview/ken-bartlett-renaissance-books/.

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Genre: History
Author: Kenneth Bartlett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2016-12-12
File: 168 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118911983

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Author: James Wheeler Davidson
Publisher:
Release: 2011
File: 467 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1150011651

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Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release: 1997-10-06
File: 288 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781349259519

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Many philosophers of religion have sought to defend the rationality of religious belief by shifting the burden of proof onto the critic of religious belief. Some have appealed to extraordinary religious experience in making their case. Religious Experience, Justification and History restores neglected explanatory and historical considerations to the debate. Through a study of William James, it contests the accounts of religious experience offered in recent works. Through reflection on the history of philosophy, it also unravels the philosophical use of the term 'justification'. Matthew Bagger argues that the commitment to supernatural explanations implicit in the religious experiences employed to justify religious belief contradicts the modern ideal of human flourishing. For contrast, and to demonstrated the indispensability of history, he includes a study of Teresa of Avila's mystical theology. The controversial supernatural explanations implicit in extraordinary religious experience places the burden of proof on the believer.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Matthew C. Bagger
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1999-11-13
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1139425668

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Genre: Religion
Author: N. S. Kirabaev
Publisher: CRVP
Release: 2002
File: 369 Pages
ISBN-13: 1565181336

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Why are we interested in history at all? Why do we feel the need to distinguish between past and present? This book investigates how the notion of sublime historical experience complicates and challenges existing conceptions of language, truth, and knowledge.

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Genre: History
Author: F. R. Ankersmit
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Release: 2005
File: 481 Pages
ISBN-13: 0804749361

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A collection of documents that can serve as a reference for researchers, students, and the general public, particularly in tandem with Gary Okihiro's 2001 The Columbia Guide to Asian American History. They were selected to illuminate issues and events of lasting historical significance for a range of Asian American ethnic groups. The arrangement is chronological, from before 1900 through 2000. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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Genre: History
Author: Franklin pilk
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release: 2002
File: 590 Pages
ISBN-13: 0231110308

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Genre: Religion
Author: Leo Trepp
Publisher: Behrman House, Inc
Release: 2001
File: 561 Pages
ISBN-13: 0874416728

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