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By Patricia A. Dunkel, Frank Pialorsi

The 3rd variation of this groundbreaking ebook contains videotaped lectures in DVD or VHS structure. Now academics can use the audio software (available on either tapes and CD) with the aid of video simulation of an instructional lecture event. Many new and up-to-date lectures with high-interest themes are incorporated. Lectures and readings on subject matters of common curiosity offer stimulating content-based fabric for constructing comprehension, notetaking, and educational examine abilities.

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3. Select one of the pyramids discussed in the lecture. Using information recorded in your notes, write a description of the pyramid. 4. Discuss the problems the pharaohs encountered in using pyramids to mark their burial sites. Describe the steps King Thutmose I took to resolve these problems and then describe other solutions that the pharaohs could have employed. 5. " 46 UNIT lWO HISTORY: Tha Passing of lima and Civilizations 6. Describe the following : a. the unification of China b. the changes brought about by Qin Shihuang c.

What was Qin Shihuang's name before he became emperor? 3. In what year did Ying Zheng unify the empire in China? 4. What did Ying Zheng's defeat of the six regional kingdoms achieve? 5. When he became Emperor, what administrative changes did he make? 44 UNITTWO HISTORY: The Passing of lime and Civilizations 6. Explain the measures Qin Shihuang took to unify his empire in terms of the writing and currency systems. 7. Peter Hassle of National Geographic magazine said the emperors of ancient China saw the afterlife as a continuation of life on Earth, much as the ancient Egyptians saw the afterlife as a continuation of life on Earth.

LISTENING o A. Orientation Listening As you listen to the lecture for the first time, use the outline below to help you understand the general content of the lecture and the topics discussed. The outline should help you perceive the overall structure of the lecture and the main ideas presented by the lecturer. I. The pyramids of Egypt have survived time and weather. II. The pyramids were constructed as burial places for the ancient Egyptian royal family members. A. The ancient Egyptians believed in life after death.

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