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December 16, 2010

(S8.E26).) Chpt 16 Globalism and the Future

Globalism and the Future

The final chapter in the textbook focuses on the impact of globalism on the world and its future. This provides the capstone to the entire course since many of the history forces discussed throughout the semester reemerge as they work together and in opposition to one another.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E26.) Chpt 16 Globalization.m4a

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December 15, 2010

(S8.E25.) Music Special: Jamica

Jamican Music Special

This special podcast presents a sample of music from Jamica. The introduction to the podcast provides part of the history behind the music and its influences.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E25.) Music Special, Jamaica.m4a

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(S8.E24.) Chpt 15 Middle East Since WWII

Middle East Since WWII

This podcast explores the tensions and violence within the Middle East today and understand the history forces that serve as a catalyst for these events.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E24.) Chpt 15 Middle East.m4a

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(S8.E23.) Final Exam Essay Question Overview

Essay Question Review

This special podcast is composed of an overview of the potential essay questions for chapters 13, 14, 15, and 16. This is the same content as what is heard on the individual podcast episdoes for the same chapters. This is for students who just want to focus on the essay questions and not with the chapter overview and the music selections.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E23.) Final Unit Essay Questions.m4a

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December 13, 2010

(S8.E22.) Chpt 14 Africa Since World War Two

Africa SInce WWII

As one of the oldest continents, its 54 countries gained their independence most recently. The European imperialists left only after World War Two and some later than that. The biggest case study to examine in the chapter was the genocide that occurs in Rwanda.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E22.) Chpt 14 Africa.m4a

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(S8.E21.) Chpt 13 South Asia

South Asia

This chapter focuses on the conflict between India and Pakistan. After more than a century of conflict, violence turned into genocide when the British left India and Pakistan was carved out of it. Without United Nations supervision, the Hindus and Muslims engaged in acts of great violence towards one another as people emigated between the two countries.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E21.) Chpt 13 South Asia.m4a

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December 12, 2010

(S8.E20.) Music Special: Ocenia

Ocenia Music Special

This episode focuses on the island nations in Ocenia. The music artists relfect a wide range of music interest and influences. They also reflect the diversity of culture within this region of the world.

You can download and listen to this podcast episode by licking the following link to download this episode. It will begin playing on the default media player on your computer. (S8.E20.) Music Special Ocenia.m4a

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