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Castle Towns: An Introduction to Tokugawa Japan
Full Unit

This unit introduces students to feudal Japan, its castles, and the towns that grew up around them. The lessons in this unit can be used to complement teaching about the Middle Ages in Europe. +PDF+

For Middle School - Secondary students

Softcover - $44.95
includes CD-ROM with 42 images

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Central Asia: Between Peril and Promise
Full Unit
Naomi Funahashi

A major exporter of oil and natural gas, Central Asia occupies a prominent place in the global economy. While the region has great potential for wealth, most Central Asians remain among the poorest people in the world. This unit explores the extraordinary range of challenges facing Central Asia and encourages students to reflect on what might be done to solve them. +PDF+

For Secondary students

Softcover - $39.95
includes Curriculum Guide / CD-Rom

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China and the World in 2010: An Introduction to Futures Studies
Full Unit
Selena Lai

Using China as a case study, this unit familiarizes students with several research tools that futurists use to make educated guesses about the future, such as historical analogies, cross-impact matrices, statistical models, brainstorming, and simulations. +PDF+

For Secondary - Community College students

Softcover - $39.95

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China in Transition: Economic Development, Migration, and Education
Full Unit
Rylan Sekiguchi

China in Transition introduces students to modern China as a case study of economic development. What are the characteristics of the development process, and why does it occur? How is development experienced by the people who live through it, and how are their lives impacted? Students examine these questions and others as they investigate the roles that migration, urbanization, wealth, poverty, and education play in a country in transition. +PDF+

For Secondary students

Softcover - $59.95
includes Curriculum Guide / CD-ROM / DVD of 4 short films

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China's Cultural Revolution
Full Unit

The Cultural Revolution in China (1966-1976) was a decade of enormous change and upheaval with a lasting impact on the country, its citizens, and the world. China's Cultural Revolution teaches students about the social, cultural, educational, political, and economic changes through hands-on activities requiring critical thinking skills. +PDF+

For Secondary students

Softcover - $59.95
includes Curriculum Guide / CD-ROM of images/ audio CD / book: Red Scarf Girl

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China's Republican Era, 1911 to 1949
Full Unit
Selena Lai

This unit takes students through Chinese history from the end of the Qing Dynasty, through the Republican Era, and up to the Communist Era, and presents historical events against the backdrop of an ever-changing world. Students explore this era through a variety of individual and small-group activities featuring political posters, literature, personal stories, and primary sources. +PDF+

For Secondary - Community College students

Softcover - $59.95
includes Curriculum guide / CD-ROM

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Chinese American Voices: Teaching with Primary Sources
Full Unit
Jonas Edman, Selena Lai

This unit offers a teacher’s guide to "Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present," a collection of primary source documents left by Chinese Americans themselves. By critically analyzing the primary sources in "Chinese American Voices," students gain a window into the rich and diverse textures, characters, and personalities that constitute the Chinese-American experience. +PDF+

For Secondary - Community College students

Softcover - $69.95
includes Curriculum Guide / Book: Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present

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Chinese Dynasties Part One: The Shang Dynasty through the Tang Dynasty, 1600 BCE to 907 CE
Full Unit
Waka Takahashi Brown, Selena Lai

This curriculum unit introduces students to the first 2,500 years of Chinese history and offers students an in-depth view of Chinese civilization from the nascent years of the Shang Dynasty through the golden age of the Tang Dynasty. +PDF+

For Middle School - Secondary students

Hardcover - $59.95
includes Curriculum Guide / CD-ROM of images

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Chinese Dynasties Part Two: The Song Dynasty through the Qing Dynasty, 960 to 1911 CE
Full Unit
Waka Takahashi Brown, Selena Lai

This curriculum unit continues the exploration of dynasties that began in the unit Chinese Dynasties, Part One: The Shang Dynasty through the Tang Dynasty, 1600 BCE to 907 CE. This unit offers students an in-depth view of Chinese civilization from the golden age of the Song Dynasty to the fall of the Qing Dynasty and the end of the dynastic system. +PDF+

For Secondary students

Hardcover - $59.95
includes Curriculum guide / CD-ROM of images

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Choices in International Conflict: With a Focus on Security Issues in Asia
Full Unit
Gary Mukai

Through role-play, students tackle several security-related international disputes that have foiled diplomats, politicians, and business people for decades. +PDF+

For Secondary - Community College students

Hardcover - $31.95

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Civil Rights and Japanese-American Internment
Full Unit
Gary Mukai, Selena Lai

This curriculum unit offers students the opportunity to consider civil rights issues in the context of the Japanese-American experience during World War II. Lessons focus on the immigration years, the role of the media, diverse perspectives on the internment years, Japanese Americans and the military during World War II, and legacies of internment. +PDF+

For Secondary - Community College students

Hardcover - $179.95
includes 3 videos and 4 books

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