Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 8 Australian Curriculum Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History 8 Australian Curriculum Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Mark Easton, Maggy Saldais

ISBN:

9780195526493

Binding:

obook code (digital)

Published:

1 Nov 2012

Availability:

Available

Series:

Oxford Big Ideas Geography/History

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$343.99 NZD

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Contents

GEOGRAPHY

The geographer’s toolkit – concepts and skills

UNIT 1 LANDFORMS AND LANDSCAPES
Chapter 1 Landforms and landscapes

1.1 What are landscapes?
1.2 What are landforms?

Chapter 2 Mountain landscapes
2.1 What forces shape mountain landscapes?
2.2 How are mountain landscapes used and managed?
2.3 Are mountain landscapes hazardous places?

Chapter 3 Coastal landscapes
3.1 What forces shape coastal landscapes?
3.2 How are coastal landscapes used and managed?
3.3 Are coastal landscapes hazardous places?

UNIT 2 CHANGING NATIONS
Chapter 4 Life in different cities

4.1 Why do people live in cities?
4.2 Where do people in different countries live?
4.3 How can we plan for Australia’s urban future?

Chapter 5 Migration
5.1 Why do people move?
5.2 What are the impacts of migration?
5.3 How has international migration changed Australia?

HISTORY

The historian’s toolkit – concepts and skills

Overview 1 The Western and Islamic world

DEPTH STUDY 1 THE WESTERN AND ISLAMIC WORLD
The Ottoman Empire [obook only chapter]
1 How was society organised during the Ottoman Empire?
2 What were the most significant achievements and developments of the Ottoman Empire?
3 How did the policies and power of the Ottoman Empire change other societies?

Renaissance Italy [obook only chapter]
1 How were societies in Renaissance Italy organised?
2 What developments and achievements characterised Renaissance Italy?
3 How did Renaissance culture spread and what is its legacy?

Chapter 6 The Vikings
The Vikings: a timeline
6.1 How was Viking society organised?
6.2 What developments led to Viking expansion?
6.3 How did Viking conquests change societies?

Chapter 7 Medieval Europe
Medieval Europe: a timeline
7.1 How were societies in medieval Europe organised?
7.2 How and why did societies in medieval Europe change?
7.3 What developments influenced life in medieval Europe?

Overview 2 The Asia–Pacific world

DEPTH STUDY 2 THE ASIA–PACIFIC WORLD
Chapter 8 The Khmer Empire
The Khmer Empire: a timeline
8.1 How did the Khmer Empire rise to power and what were its greatest achievements?
8.2 How was society organised during the Khmer Empire?
8.3 How and why did the Khmer Empire come to an end?

Chapter 9 Japan under the shoguns
Japan under the shoguns: a timeline
9.1 What led to the rise of the shoguns?
9.2 How was Japanese society organised during the time of the shoguns?
9.3 How did Japan change under the rule of the shoguns?

Polynesian expansion across the Pacific [obook only chapter]
1 How did Polynesian settlers spread across the Pacific?
2 What was life like in Māori societies?
3 What were the most significant Māori cultural achievements?

Overview 3 Expanding contacts

DEPTH STUDY 3 EXPANDING CONTACTS
Chapter 10 Mongol expansion
Mongol expansion: a timeline
10.1 How was Mongol society organised?
10.2 How and why did the Mongols expand their territory?
10.3 What were the consequences of Mongol expansion?

Chapter 11 The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa
The Black Death: a timeline
11.1 How were societies organised at the time of the Black Death?
11.2 What were the causes of the Black Death and how did it spread?
11.3 What were the effects of the Black Death?

Spanish conquest of the Americas [obook only chapter]
1 How were societies in the Americas organised before the arrival of the Spanish?
2 Why did the Spanish colonise the Americas?
3 What were the effects of Spanish conquest in the Americas and around the world?

Glossary
Index

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Authors

Mark Easton is a full-time teacher at Saint Margaret’s School in Berwick. He has taught Geography, History and English for over twenty years and has contributed to many school textbooks and atlases.

Maggy Saldais brings fifteen years’ experience in educational publishing to her role as a History author. Maggy has a strong academic background in the discipline of History and a long-held commitment to engaging middle-years students in learning and discovery in her field of expertise.