Jacaranda Retroactive 1 Stage 4 NSW Australian Curriculum 2E LearnON & Print Image

Jacaranda Retroactive 1 Stage 4 NSW Australian Curriculum 2E LearnON & Print

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Jacaranda Retroactive 1 Stage 4 NSW Australian curriculum, 2nd Edition learnON & Print

This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the NSW Australian curriculum for History. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the powerful digital learning platform making learning personalised and visible for both students and teachers.

The latest editions of Jacaranda Retroactive NSW Australian curriculum series include these key features:
  • Topics organised around syllabus content, then structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice
  • A focus on historical sources, with accompanying activities that targets students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Each subtopic ends with an activity bank to further develop students’ knowledge, skills and concepts as required by the curriculum
  • Skillbuilders embedded within topics help students develop confidence in working with historical sources
  • Review sections check students’ understanding of topics and their ability to apply historical skills and concepts
  • Reading content with integrated media providing a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience
For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs.

To complement the Retroactive series, Jacaranda World History Atlas and MyWorld History Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7–10.

How to use the Jacaranda Retroactive resource suite xii

About the authors xiv

Acknowledgements xv

Depth Study 1

1 Investigating the Ancient Past 1

1.1 Overview 1

1.2 History and archaeology 2

1.3 Other experts and methods 7

1.4 Investigating human remains 10

1.5 Sources: the historian’s clues 14

1.6 Analysis and use of sources 16

1.7 Sources for ancient Australia 21

1.8 Key historical concepts 25

1.9 Historical time 29

1.10 Conserving the past 32

1.11 Saving Abu Simbel’s temples 36

1.12 Research project: Virtual site study: Stonehenge 38

1.13 Review 39

Overview 1

OV1 The Ancient World 43

OV1.1 Overview 43

OV1.2 From Africa to the world 44

OV1.3 Evidence of emerging societies 46

OV1.4 Ancient societies and civilisations 57

OV1.5 Review 69

Depth Study 2: The Mediterranean World

2a Ancient Egypt 71

2a.1 Overview 71

2a.2 Chronology 72

2a.3 Physical features 74

2a.4 The pharaoh and the law 79

2a.5 Society and everyday life 81

2a.6 Working life 85

2a.7 Religion 89

2a.8 Funerary customs 92

2a.9 Site study: Giza 96

2a.10 Rameses II 98

2a.11 Contact, trade and warfare 101

2a.12 Ancient Egypt’s legacy 105

2a.13 Research project: The Ancient Egypt exhibit 107

2a.14 Review 108

2b Ancient Greece Online Only

2b.1 Overview

2b.2 Chronology

2b.3 Geographical setting

2b.4 Politics and society

2b.5 Everyday life

2b.6 Greeks at war

2b.7 The Greek legacy

2b.8 Greek religion

2b.9 The Olympic Games

2b.10 Two famous Greeks

2b.11 Research project: Debate in the ecclesia

2b.12 Review

2c Ancient Rome 111

2c.1 Overview 111

2c.2 Chronology 112

2c.3 Geographical setting 115

2c.4 The Republic 117

2c.5 The Roman Empire 120

2c.6 Everyday life 124

2c.7 Contacts and conflicts 129

2c.8 Religious practices and festivities 133

2c.9 Julius Caesar 138

2c.10 The Roman legacy 143

2c.11 Research project: Time travel to ancient Rome 147

2c.12 Review 149

Depth Study 3: The Asian World

3a Ancient India Online Only

3a.1 Overview

3a.2 Chronology

3a.3 Geographical setting

3a.4 Indus Valley civilisation

3a.5 Aryan invasions

3a.6 Beliefs and philosophies

3a.7 Ashoka

3a.8 The spread of Indian influence

3a.9 The Gupta Empire

3a.10 Daily life in ancient India

3a.11 Art, architecture and literature

3a.12 Technology and science

3a.13 Ancient India’s impact on the world

3a.14 Research project: Unlocking the secrets of the Indus Valley

3a.15 Review

3b Early Imperial China 153

3b.1 Overview 153

3b.2 Chronology 154

3b.3 Physical features 159

3b.4 Qin Shi Huangdi’s government 161

3b.5 Society, status and roles 164

3b.6 Beliefs, values and practices 166

3b.7 Farming life 169

3b.8 Everyday life 171

3b.9 Site study: the mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi 176

3b.10 Contact, trade and warfare 181

3b.11 Early China’s legacy 183

3b.12 Research project: A virtual tour of ancient China 186

3b.13 Review 188

Overview 2

OV2 The Ancient to the Modern World 191

OV2.1 Overview 191

OV2.2 Transformation of the Roman world 192

OV2.3 The medieval world 195

OV2.4 The emergence of new ideas about the world 208

OV2.5 Review 212

Depth Study 4: The Western and Islamic World

4a The Vikings 214

4a.1 Overview 214

4a.2 The Viking world 215

4a.3 Daily life 220

4a.4 Norse gods 223

4a.5 Travel and trade 225

4a.6 War, warriors and weaponry 227

4a.7 The Danelaw 231

4a.8 Erik the Red 233

4a.9 1066: The Norman invasion 237

4a.10 Viking influence today 242

4a.11 Research project: The Bayeux Tapestry 247

4a.12 Review 249

4b Medieval Europe 252

4b.1 Overview 252

4b.2 Chronology 253

4b.3 Feudal society 256

4b.4 Everyday life 258

4b.5 The Catholic Church 263

4b.6 Cathedral building 265

4b.7 Music and decoration 267

4b.8 Islam and the West 269

4b.9 Crime and punishment 274

4b.10 Military and defence systems 278

4b.11 Towns, cities and commerce 282

4b.12 Significant individuals 287

4b.13 Medieval Europe’s influence 289

4b.14 Research project: A letter from Joan of Arc 292

4b.15 Review 293

4c The Ottoman Empire 297

4c.1 Overview 297

4c.2 Ottoman origins 298

4c.3 Early expansion 301

4c.4 Moving into Europe 303

4c.5 Suleiman the Magnificent 305

4c.6 Everyday life 310

4c.7 Art and architecture 315

4c.8 Literature and science 317

4c.9 Review 319

4d Renaissance Italy Online Only

4d.1 Overview

4d.2 Renaissance Italy

4d.3 Work and wealth

4d.4 Florence: rulers and ruled

4d.5 The Medici

4d.6 Humanist thinking

4d.7 Art and architecture

4d.8 Leonardo da Vinci

4d.9 Spread and legacy

4d.10 A scientific legacy

4d.11 A religious legacy

4d.12 Research Project: Renaissance Antiques brochure

4d.13 Review

Depth Study 5: The Asia–Pacific World

5a The Angkor/Khmer Empire Online Only

5a.1 Overview

5a.2 The rise of the Khmer empire

5a.3 Roles and relationships

5a.4 Everyday life

5a.5 Khmer civilisation

5a.6 Angkor’s temples

5a.7 The decline of Angkor

5a.8 Research project: Blogging from the Khmer empire

5a.9 Review

5b Japan under the Shoguns 323

5b.1 Overview 323

5b.2 The land and its people 324

5b.3 Early medieval Japan 327

5b.4 The rule of the shoguns 329

5b.5 Japanese religions: Shinto and Buddhism 331

5b.6 The Tokugawa shogunate 334

5b.7 Castles and forests 339

5b.8 Isolation and threats 341

5b.9 Modernisation 344

5b.10 A rich legacy in arts and crafts 346

5b.11 Review 348

5c The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific 352

5c.1 Overview 352

5c.2 The Pacific 353

5c.3 The Polynesian settlement of the Pacific 356

5c.4 The Polynesian people and their land 359

5c.5 Life and death on Easter Island 364

5c.6 Life in the land of the long white cloud 367

5c.7 Maoritanga — the Maori way 371

5c.8 Polynesian power and politics 374

5c.9 Maori culture and art 378

5c.10 Review 382

Depth Study 6: Expanding Contacts

6a Mongol Expansion Online Only

6a.1 Overview

6a.2 The Mongol people and their land

6a.3 The rise of Temujin

6a.4 The Mongol army of conquest

6a.5 The law of the Mongol lands

6a.6 Song dynasty China before Mongol conquest

6a.7 Mongol rule: the Yuan dynasty

6a.8 Culture and belief at the khan’s court

6a.9 The travels of Marco Polo

6a.10 The defeat of the Mongol empire

6a.11 Mongolia’s grave history

6a.12 The Mongol legacy

6a.13 Research project: An interview with Genghis Khan

6a.14 Review

6b The Black Death in Asia, Europe and Africa 385

6b.1 Overview 385

6b.2 Before the Black Death 386

6b.3 Medical knowledge and treatments 391

6b.4 What was the Black Death? 395

6b.5 The spread of the Black Death 399

6b.6 The Black Death: impact 402

6b.7 Responses to the Black Death 406

6b.8 Asia and Africa 408

6b.9 Effects of the Black Death 412

6b.10 Review 415

6c The Spanish Conquest of the Americas 418

6c.1 Overview 418

6c.2 Ancient civilisations of the Americas 419

6c.3 The pre-Columbian world 422

6c.4 Building Aztec belief 426

6c.5 The Spanish journey to the Americas 429

6c.6 The quest for gold and glory 431

6c.7 Conquest of the Aztec empire 434

6c.8 La Malinche: mother of Mexico? 436

6c.9 Colonial control 438

6c.10 Disease and defeat 441

6c.11 The New World 444

6c.12 Research project: An Aztec audio dictionary 446

6c.13 Review 448

6d Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples, Colonisation and Contact History 451

6d.1 Overview 451

6d.2 Colonisation and contact 452

6d.3 Life before the Europeans 455

6d.4 Dispute and dispossession 459

6d.5 America’s Trail of Tears 461

6d.6 Australia’s first contact 466

6d.7 Aboriginal land, Dreaming and law 468

6d.8 Battling to survive 470

6d.9 ‘Protected’ lives 472

6d.10 The colonial legacy 477

6d.11 Research project: The Lewis and Clark blog 479

6d.12 Review 481


Index 485