Book Series



Reacting to the Past

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  1. Book ImageThe Needs of Others: Human Rights, International Organizations, and Intervention in Rwanda, 1994

    Kelly McFall

    Paperback

    Reacting to the Past is an award-winning series of immersive role-playing games that actively engage students in their own learning.More

  2. Book ImageFrederick Douglass, Slavery, and the Constitution, 1845

    Mark Higbee, James Brewer Stewart

    Paperback

    Reacting to the Past is an award-winning series of immersive role-playing games that actively engage students in their own learning. Students assume the roles of historical characters to practice critical thinking, primary source analysis, and both written and spoken argument. Reacting games are flexible enough to be used across the curriculum, from first-year general education classes and discussion sections of lecture classes to capstone experiences and honors programs.More

  3. Book ImageForest Diplomacy: Cultures in Conflict on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1757

    Nicolas W. Proctor

    Paperback

    Reacting to the Past is an award-winning series of immersive role-playing games that actively engage students in their own learning. Students assume the roles of historical characters to practice critical thinking, primary source analysis, and both written and spoken argument. Reacting games are flexible enough to be used across the curriculum, from first-year general education classes and discussion sections of lecture classes to capstone experiences and honors programs.More

  4. Book ImageThe Constitutional Convention of 1787: Constructing the American Republic

    John Patrick Coby

    Paperback

    A new way to learn history—by living itMore

  5. Book ImageRed Clay, 1835: Cherokee Removal and the Meaning of Sovereignty

    Jace Weaver, Laura Adams Weaver

    Paperback

    A new way to learn history—by living itMore

  6. Book ImageKentucky, 1861: Loyalty, State, and Nation

    Nicolas W. Proctor, Margaret Storey

    Paperback

    A new way to learn history—by living itMore

  7. Book ImageDefining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945

    Ainslie T. Embree, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Defining a Nation plunges students into India’s struggle for sovereignty and identity.More

  8. Book ImageThe Threshold Of Democracy: Athens in 403 B.C.

    Josiah Ober, Naomi J. Norman, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Fourth Edition

    A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, The Threshold of Democracy re-creates the intellectual dynamics of one of the most formative periods in western history.More

  9. Book ImageRousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791

    Jennifer Popiel, Mark C. Carnes, Gary Kates

    Paperback

    Second Edition

    A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791 plunges students into the intellectual and political currents that surged through revolutionary Paris in summer 1791.More

  10. Book ImagePatriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775-1776

    Bill Offutt

    Paperback

    Second Edition

    A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City invites students to experience the chaos of the American Revolution.More

  11. Book ImageGreenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman

    Mary Jane Treacy

    Paperback

    A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Greenwich Village, 1913 immerses students into the radical possibilities unlocked by the modern age.More

  12. Book ImageConfucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587

    Daniel K. Gardner, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor brings to life the suppleness and power of Confucian thought.More

  13. Book ImageCharles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism, 1861-1864

    Marsha Driscoll, Elizabeth E. Dunn, Dann Siems, Et Al.

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Charles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism thrusts students into the intellectual ferment of Victorian England just after publication of The Origin of Species.More

  14. Book ImageThe Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church, 1616-1633

    Michael S. Petterson, Frederick Purnell, Jr., Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Trial of Galileo brings the Scientific Revolution to life by sparking debate on issues of science and religion.More

  15. Book ImageHenry VIII and the Reformation of Parliament

    John Patrick Coby

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament transforms students into lords and commoners and members of the English Parliament during the tumultuous years 1529–36.More

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