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History for the Australian Curriculum Year 8

 

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  • Chapter 1: Overview: the ancient to the modern world

  • Chapter 2: The Vikings

  • Chapter 3: Medieval Europe

  • Chapter 4: The Ottoman Empire

  • Chapter 5: Renaissance Italy

  • Chapter 6: Angkor/Khmer Empire

  • Chapter 7: Japan under the shoguns

  • Chapter 8: The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific

  • Chapter 9: Mongol expansion

  • Chapter 10: The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa

  • Chapter 11: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas

  • Glossary and index

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    Electronic Workbook chapters

    • Preliminary pages

    • Chapter 1: Overview: the ancient to the modern world

    • Chapter 2: The Vikings

    • Chapter 3: Medieval Europe

    • Chapter 4: The Ottoman Empire

    • Chapter 5: Renaissance Italy

    • Chapter 6: Angkor/Khmer Empire

    • Chapter 7: Japan under the shoguns

    • Chapter 8: The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific

    • Chapter 9: Mongol expansion

    • Chapter 10: The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa

    • Chapter 11: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas

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      Chapter 1

      Edward Jenner and the history of smallpox and vaccination
      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1200696/

      Chapter 2

      Welcome to the Icelandic Saga Database
      http://sagadb.org

      Chapter 3

      The Middle Ages.net
      http://www.themiddleages.net

      Chapter 4

      The Topkapi Palace Museum Topkapi Sarayi
      http://www.ee.bilkent.edu.tr/~history/topkapi.html
      Evliya elebi Book of Travels
      http://thebookoftravels.org/exhibition

      Chapter 5

      Leonardo da Vinci in Milan
      http://www.leonardodavincimilano.com
      Museo Nazionale Della Scienza e Della Technologie Leonardo da Vinci
      http://www.museoscienza.org/english
      National Gallery of Australia
      http://nga.gov.au/EuropeanAmerican

      Chapter 6

      National Museum of Cambodia
      http://www.cambodiamuseum.info
      Metropolitan Museum of Art
      http://www.metmuseum.org

      Chapter 8

      Chapter 11

      The age of discovery the Treat of Tordesillas
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Tordesillas
      The age of discovery the Treat of Tordesillas
      http://theageofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/The+Treaty+of+Tordesillas
      What We Learn: The Cascajal Block
      http://www.archaeology.org/0701/etc/learn.html

      Victoria

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      Western Australia

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      Authors

      Angela Woollacott (Series editor)