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American Environmental History
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Environmental History is about looking at the past as if the environment matters. American History is about looking at the past of not only the United States, but of both the American continents. This wider view is especially important when we realize that people occupied the Americas for over 15,000 years before Europeans arrived and that when the came to the Americas, Europeans focused their interest for centuries on areas that are not part of the current United States. As we get closer to the present, we will focus more on the U.S., but we’ll try to remind ourselves from time to time that we’re not the only nation in the Americas by considering how other nations have experienced and affected the environment.

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History
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Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Author:
Dan Allosso
Date Added:
04/27/2020
Modern World History
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Welcome to Modern World History! This is the textbook for an undergraduate survey course taught at all the universities and most of the colleges in the Minnesota State system. Similar courses are taught at institutions around the United States and the world, so the authors have made the text available as an open educational resource that teachers and learners can read, adapt, and reuse to meet their needs. We’d like to hear from people who have found the text useful, and we’re always open to questions and suggestions.

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World History
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Author:
Dan Allosso
Tom Williford
Date Added:
11/02/2021
A Short Handbook for writing essays in the Humanities and Social Sciences
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A retired master teacher of English and Comparative Literature teams up with his son, a History professor, on a new version of the writing manual he wrote and used for decades at the University of California, Davis.

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Composition and Rhetoric
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Textbook
Provider:
Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Author:
Dan Allosso
Salvatore Allosso
Date Added:
04/27/2020
World Religions: the Spirit Searching
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Humans across the globe and throughout millennia have searched for answers to questions like, "why are we here?" or "what am I supposed to do with my life?" And the answers people have found, or created, or chosen, have varied as widely as the cultures and people themselves. Some people focus on rules. Some focus on afterlives. Some look to become whole. Some seek adventure and learning. So this text, while full of various ways that people have searched and discovered and created, is only touching a few of the bigger traditions in our world. Hopefully each chapter will introduce the reader to some ideas from that specific tradition that enlighten them as to how a specific group of people think, believe, and live. This text is set up to be an ebook. The various videos, links and resources will only really work if the user keeps to the digital format. Read this book on a device--it will be a much more rewarding experience!

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Author:
Jody Ondich
Date Added:
10/29/2021
Writing for Success
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Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. For questions about this textbook please contact textbookuse@umn.edu

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project
Date Added:
11/09/2021