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Ideas Across Timegives depth to students' writing by helping them make connections between their contemporary world and the important ideas that have shaped it. Beginning with a contemporary selection that ties the chapter's idea to the student's experience, each chapter proceeds to introduce students to significant and influential writers and thinkers. Thoughtful and provoking reading apparatus helps students understand challenging concepts, encourages them to develop ideas in their writing, and prompts them to research new questions.
Table of Contents
|What is an American?|
|The Discovery of What It Means To Be An American|
|The Ghosts of Ellis Island|
|Song of Myself The American Effect: Global Perspectives on the United States, 1990-2003|
|Catholic Confession(Keynote) Selections from the King James Bible Selections from the Qur'an Selections from the Analects of Confucius Selections from the Rig Veda and the Upanishads Tom Paine,What I Believe Elizabeth Cady Stanton,The Book of Genesis Friedrich Nietzsche,God is Dead William James,The Will to Believe Paul Tillich,The Lost Dimension in Religion Dalai Lama,The Art of Happiness Karen Armstrong,History and Religion Images of Divinity|
|Of Mice and Men: We're Quite Similar, Genetically(Keynote)|
|Sphinx, or science|
|fromThe Origin of Species and The Descent of Man|
|Introduction to Darwin Luther Standing Bear|
|Nature Albert Einstein|
|Letters to and From Children|
|The Value of Science|
|Life on the Rocks: The Galapagos|
|How Computers Change|
|The Way We Think Photo|
|in Times Square|
|China Juggles the Conflicting Pressures of a Society in Transition(Keynote)|
|The Wealth of Nations|
|The Communist Manifesto Louisa May Alcott|
|How I Went Out to Service Album: Money Matters|
|Six brief passages about money from|
|The Singer Solution to World Poverty|
|Selling in Minnesota Bertolt Brecht|
|A Worker Reads History 'American Values'(advertisement) and'Signs of the Times'(photo)|
|The Democratic Age(Keynote)|
|On the Exercise of Power|
|fromThe Second Treatise of Civil Government|
|The Declaration of Independence|
|The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered|
|Macaulay,Letter on Democracy|
|Technology and Democracy Vaclav Havel|
|The Power of the Powerless|
|In the American Society|
|Photographs Across America|
|Quality: Race And Gender|
|Black and White(Keynote) Jean-Jacques Rousseau|
|On the Origin of Inequality Alexis de Tocqueville|
|Equality and Individualism Harriet Jacobs|
|Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl|
|Of Our Spiritual Strivings Simone de Beauvoir|
|What is a Woman?|
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