Reading Our Histories, Understanding Our Cultures A Sequenced Approach to Thinking, Reading, and Writing

ISBN-10: 0321123697
ISBN-13: 9780321123695
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)
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List price: $121.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

All chapters except
Chapter 1 conclude with "Assignment Sequences" and "For Further Research."
I and Ideology
Locating Ourselves in History and Culture
Assignment Sequence
Personal Conflict Narrative
Reading the Conflicts of Others
Hating Goldie
Uncle Chul Gets Rich
Hot Dog
Analysis of Perspectives at the Time of the Conflict
Analysis of Change in Your Perspective over Time
Analysis in Relation to Other Students
Final Paper
Putting It all Together
Fashion: Selves and Surfaces
Introduction: Retaining Your Personal Voice with More Public Subjects
Reading the Signs Around Us: Why Begin with Fashion?
What Is Fashion?
Locating Fashion in Larger Historical and Cultural Contexts
Active Reading Strategies
The Great Masculine Renunciation
Amazing Reactions to Women in Bloomers
Female Attire: An Exchange with the Seneca County Courier
I'm Thin, Therefore I Am
Pushing Borderlines: Gender Crossover
A WASP in Jew's Clothing
Common Threads
Absorbing stories, creating identities
Family Portraits: Changing Roles
Introduction: "Spying" A Family
The Nineteenth Century Retreat: Family and Home
Conquering Themselves So Beautifully
Families Enslaved
The Revolt of "Mother,"
Restoring Basic Values
Beyond the Cult of Fatherhood
The Gay Family
The Future Is Now: Twenty-First Century Family Forms
Beauties and Beasts: The Tales Within Us
Introduction: Why Study a Fairy Tale? Cupid And Psyche
The Lady and the Lion
Beauty and the Beast
Resolution and Restoration in Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast: A Lesson in Submission
Go! Be a Beast
From The Tiger's Bride
Questioning U.S. High Schools: What to Teach and How to Learn
Introduction: Why Are High Schools the Way They Are?
What High School Can Be
In the Beginning. . . The 1893 Report of the Committee of Ten
Between Traditional and Progressive Education
Creating the Comprehensive High School
From Savage Inequalities
Missing in Interaction
Pasadena: Revised Images of Excellence
Elvis Presley, Any Way You Want Me (That's How I Will Be)
Introduction: Man or Myth?
Baby Boom Che
TV: New Phenomenon
Situation Report: Elvis in Memphis, 1967
A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard
Elvis, or the Ironies of a Southern Identity
Among The Believers
Contesting People, Contested Spaces
The American City: Dreams and Nightmares
Introduction: City Visions
The Crime of the Cities
The Settlement House Concept and Individual Commitment
In Defense of the City
The National Government Takes a Stand on America's Cities, Urbanism Committee
Gi' Me a Penny
The City Eclipsed: Urban America and the Metropolitan Age
Why We Need Cities
From Galileo to Gates: Human Reactions to Science and Technology
Introduction: Living with Our Tools
The Trial of Galileo
Galileo Reconsidered
On the Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection
Origin of the Specious
The Cyber Future
Nanotechnology: Reinventing Our Cells, Atom
Progress or Destruction?: Developing the Environment
Introduction: Analyzing Our Relationships to the Land
Surveying the Virgin Land
Across the Continent—Westward The Course of Empire Takes Its Way
Westward the Monarch Capitol Makes Its Way
Pioneer Ideals and the State University
From The Education of Henry Adams
Wilderness Reserves: Yellowstone Park
The Limits to Growth
Access to Public Lands: A National Necessity
The Conundrum of Consumption
Environmentalism of the Spirit
Business and the Environment
Assignment Sequences
Glossary of Critical Terms

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