Perspectives: Debates in World Civilization

Editor in Chief: Joseph T. Stuart

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Overview

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Six classroom-tested debates are featured in this innovative e-book. Built on primary sources, each debate asks students to step into the shoes of historical characters and argue for a position. As author Joseph T. Stuart says in the Introduction, "Debates have proven to be among the most successful tools in my experience as a teacher to encourage students to work with primary sources." Available via the Milestone Documents platform or through your college bookstore.

ISBN: 978-1-935306-43-6

Standalone price: $9.95

Combined price when paired with a custom sourcebook: $29.95

 

About the Author

Joseph T. Stuart (PhD, University of Edinburgh, 2010) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Mary. His research examines the relation between religion in culture during the Enlightenment and around the time of World War I. Stuart won the 2017-2018 Regents’ Award for Teaching Faculty at the University of Mary. He teaches surveys of world history and Western civilization as well as advanced courses in his research areas: historiography, political religion, and the history of science and medicine. He recently co-produced the original theatrical production North Dakota Voices from the Great War and served on the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Social Studies Content Standards Development Committee.

Table of Contents

* Six debates from world civilization, with topics ranging from the ancient era to the present day.

* Debate rubric

* Post-debate questions

* Document texts for students to use in compiling their arguments and evidence