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May 7, 2010

(S7.E30.) Chpt 16 The New World Order

The New World Order

Rather than examining the past, the chapter looks to the future. Due to globalization, it seems that nearly everything is interconnected: economics, politics, military, culture, etc. Events in one part of the world impact the rest. The chapter examines issues that will confront all of us for the rest of the 21st century.

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(S7.E29.) Chpt 15 The Middle East Since World War Two

The Middle East Since WWII

The major case study for this chapter was the founding of Israel and the ongoing wars and disputes with its Arab neighbors. Examining the history forces that brought about that change helps to explain resulting events.

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(S7.E28.) Chpt 14 Africa Since World War Two

Africa Since WWII

The major case study for this chapter was the genocide in Rwanda. Examining the history forces that brought about that change helps to explain the terrible tragedy that occurs with the resulting genocide.

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(S7.E27.) Chpt 13 South and Southeast Asia Since WWII

South and Southeast Asia Since WWII

The major case study for this chapter was the breakup of India with creation of Pakistan. Examining the history forces that brought about that change helps to explain the terrible tragedy that occurs with the resulting genocide.

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(S7.E26.) Interview with Immigrant from Tanzenia

Immigrant from Tanzenia Interview

This interview podcast concerns an immigrant from Tanzenia and his story of his life. He shares his early upbringing, transition to the U.S., and development of his kick boxing business.

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(S7.E25.) Final Unit Essay Questions

Final Exam Question Overview for Chapters 13, 14, 15, and 16

This special podcast episode focuses just on the potential essay questions for the final exam. Come back for the complete episodes for each of the chapters that have more information about each chapter as well as music specially selected by the students.

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May 3, 2010

(S7.E24.) Interview with Tim, Iraq War Veteran

Iraq War Interview Special

The best way to understand what is going on in the Iraq War is to listen to the soldiers who have been there. Tim is interviewed concerning his deployment to Iraq. He shares about the separation from family, relationships with his fellow soldiers, daily life, and analysis of the impact of the US involvement in the war. To learn more about the Iraq War, check out the entry in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraq_War

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May 2, 2010

(S7.E23.) Russian Federation Music Special

Russian Federation Music Special

Music is a powerful communicator of culture and values. This episode focuses on contemporary music of the Russian Federation. To learn more about the diverse music of the country, check out the entry in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Russia

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(S7.E22.) South African Music Special

South African Music Special

Music is a powerful communicator of culture and values. This episode focuses on contemporary music of South Africa. To learn more about the diverse music of the country, check out the entry in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_music

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(S7.E21.) Swedish Music Special

Swedish Music Special

Music is a powerful communicator of culture and values. This episode focuses on contemporary music of Sweden. To learn more about the diverse music of the country, check out the entry in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Sweden

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(S7.E20.) Brazilian Music Special

Brazilian Music Special

Music is a powerful communicator of culture and values. This episode focuses on contemporary music of Brazil. To learn more about the diverse music of the country, check out the entry in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Brazil

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