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Retroactive 9

Maureen Anderson, Kate Harvey, Anne Low and Ian Keese

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PUBLISHED: 5th September 2012
ISBN: 9780730338741
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  • Paperback
PUBLISHED: 5th September 2012
ISBN: 9780730338741

Publisher Description

Retroactive 9 Australian Curriculum for History with eBookPLUS provides an engaging and in-depth coverage of the new Australian Curriculum for History. Designed to develop students' understanding of key historical concepts and inquiry skills, the text integrates an authoritative coverage of topic content with a stimulating range of sources and graded activities. Features: Overview chapters including links to relevant units in the depth study electives where units are based on the main content areas in each overview Depth study chapters provide a detailed coverage of the content descriptions in each elective An in-depth coverage of curriculum content integrated with stimulating sources and structured activities to give students the resources to thoroughly investigate these key historical concepts A skills and understanding review at the end of depth study chapters to give students further skills practice * A dedicated ICT activities spread for each chapter which highlights all the ICT resources in eBookPLUS Retroactive 9 Australian Curriculum for History eBookPLUS - an electronic version of the textbook and a complementary set of targeted digital resources. These flexible and engaging ICT activities are available online at the JacarandaPLUS website (

Author Biography

Maureen Anderson is the author of chapters 2, 3, 5 and 9. Maureen has taught history for over 25 years, including periods as department Head at Kambala, Rose Bay and Rosebank College, Five Dock. She has contributed to syllabus writing for the NSW Board of Studies, taught within the Teacher Education Program at Macquarie University and worked as a consultant to the Powerhouse Museum. Maureen co-authored Medieval Quest; Challenge, Change and Continuity; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History; Retroactive 1 and Retroactive 2 all for New South Wales syllabuses. She was also co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 1?4 for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSEfor Queensland 2 & 3. Maureen has a BA (Hons) in History and an MA (Education). Ian Keese is the author of chapters 4 and 6. Ian has taught history for 30 years, including 25 years as a head teacher. He is a co-author of Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History and Medieval Quest for the New South Wales syllabuses. Ian has also contributed to the Macquarie Study Dictionary and has published journal articles, chapters in books and online articles on a range of history and education topics. He now lives in Melbourne and is a member of the HTAV. Ian has a BA (Hons) in History and a BSc in Biological Science. He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators. Anne Low is the author of chapters 1, 7, 8 and 10. Anne has taught history and English for over 25 years, including two years in Papua New Guinea, and is currently at Freshwater Senior Campus. She has worked on secondment to Training and Development for the Department of Education. Anne is co-author of Ancient Quest; Modern Quest; Retroactive 1; Retroactive 2; Challenge, Change and Continuity and Retrospective: Year 11 Modern History for the New South Wales syllabuses, as well as co-author of Jacaranda Essentials Humanities 3 & 4for the Victorian Essential Learning Standards and SOSE for Queensland 2 & 3. Her qualifications include an MA (Modern History of the Asia?Pacific region). Kate Harvey is the author of chapter 2. Kate has taught history for over 30 years, with teaching qualifications from the University of Sydney and Sydney Teachers? College. She has taught in high schools in Australia and Northern Ireland, including St Mary?s Cathedral College, Sydney.

Table of Contents

About Retroactive v About the authors vii Retroactive and the Australian Curriculum: History viii About eBookPLUS x Inside your Retroactive eBookPLUS xi Acknowledgements xii OVERVIEW: The making of the modern world (1750?1918) Chapter 1 Overview: the making of the modern world 2 1.1 The Industrial Revolution ? nature and significance 4 1.2 The movement of peoples 13 1.3 European imperial expansion 19 1.4 Economic, social and political ideas of the modern world 26 DEPTH STUDY 1: Making a better world? Chapter 2 Progressive ideas and movements 40 2.1 Capitalism 42 2.2 Chartism 1836?1860 49 2.3 Darwinism 55 2.4 Egalitarianism 60 2.5 Imperialism 65 2.6 Nationalism 71 2.7 Socialism 77 Skills and understanding review 82 DEPTH STUDY 1: Making a better world? Chapter 3 The Industrial Revolution 84 3.1 Background to the Industrial Revolution 86 3.2 Improvements in agriculture 90 3.3 Born to shop ? the importance of consumerism 94 3.4 Cotton: the transformation of the textile industry 99 3.5 The age of coal and iron 102 3.6 Steam engines and locomotion 105 3.7 The global impact of industrialisation 108 3.8 The impact in Australia 115 3.9 Lives of men, women and children 121 Skills and understanding review 126 DEPTH STUDY 1: Making a better world? Chapter 4 Movement of peoples 128 4.1 Infl uence of the Industrial Revolution 130 4.2 Experiences of slaves 137 4.3 Impacts of slavery 145 4.4 Experiences of convicts 149 4.5 Experiences of settlers 155 4.6 Impacts of European settlement on Aboriginal people 159 4.7 Impacts of settlement ? the development of Australia 168 Skills and understanding review 170 ProjectsPLUS 172 DEPTH STUDY 2: Australia and Asia Chapter 5 China and the world 174 5.1 China ? the Middle Kingdom 176 5.2 Emperors on the Dragon Throne 178 5.3 Traditional Chinese society 180 5.4 Chinese culture and beliefs 184 5.5 Contact, confl ict and change 187 5.6 Empress Dowager Cixi 197 5.7 China in the modern world 198 Skills and understanding review 206 DEPTH STUDY 2: Australia and Asia Chapter 6 Making a nation 208 6.1 The extension of settlement 210 6.2 Aboriginal contact and its consequences 217 6.3 The experiences of non-Europeans 222 6.4 Living and working conditions in Australia around 1900 228 6.5 The growth of cities 237 6.6 Development of self-government 240 6.7 Democratic rights 251 6.8 Creating a nation 254 Skills and understanding review 260 ProjectsPLUS 262 DEPTH STUDY 3: World War I Chapter 7 World War I 264 7.1 The origins of World War I 266 7.2 Australia?s involvement: ?to our last man and our last shilling? 270 7.3 The Gallipoli campaign 274 7.4 Australians on the Western Front 284 7.5 War?s impact on the home front 289 7.6 The conscription debate divides Australia 299 7.7 Australia?s commemoration of World War I 306 7.8 Creating and debating the Anzac legend 310 Skills and understanding review 314 ProjectsPLUS 316 Glossary 318 Index 321

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Maureen Anderson, Kate Harvey, Anne Low, Ian Keese
Retroactive Australian Curriculum for History
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