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National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology, 1st Edition

  • includes Printed Access Card
  • National Geographic Learning
  • ISBN-10: 1133603637  |  ISBN-13: 9781133603634
  • 100 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00
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About

Overview

National Geographic Reader: Archaeology is a part of a ground-breaking new series, the National Geographic Learning Reader Series. This series brings learning to life by featuring compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. Through this engaging content, students develop a clearer understanding of the world around them. Published in a variety of subject areas, the National Geographic Learning Reader Series connects key topics to authentic examples and can be used in conjunction with most standard texts or online materials available for your courses. Access to a media enhanced eBook included with each reader.

Features and Benefits

  • A collection of articles relevant to Archaeology.
  • Each article has an introduction to provide context for the student as well as focus questions that suggest ideas to think about while reading the selection.
  • Rich photography and compelling images are used throughout the reader to further enhance understanding of the selections.
  • The chapter culminating section includes discussion questions to stimulate both in-class discussion and out-of-class work.
  • Additional resources are available via a media-rich eBook. This eBook contains videos as well as the capability to highlight, take notes, search and bookmark.

Table of Contents

1. THE PYRAMID BUILDERS.
Discussion Questions. Archaeological Interpretations. Paradigm Creation.
2. THE BIRTH OF RELIGION.
Discussion Questions. Archaeological Interpretations. Paradigm Creation.
3. BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON.
Discussion Questions. Archaeological Interpretations. Paradigm Creation.
4. LOFTY AMBITIONS OF THE INCA.
Discussion Questions. Archaeological Interpretations. Paradigm Creation.
5. DIVINING ANGKOR.
Discussion Questions. Archaeological Interpretations. Paradigm Creation.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Archaeology: Down to Earth, 4th + National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology (with Printed Access Card)

ISBN-10: 1285157915  | ISBN-13: 9781285157917

List Price = $199.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology
    List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00
  • Archaeology: Down to Earth
    List Price = $198.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $149.25


Bundle: Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 11th + National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology (with Printed Access Card)

ISBN-10:  1285157931  | ISBN-13:  9781285157931

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology
    List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00
  • Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
    List Price = $147.95  | CengageBrain Price = $147.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.00


Bundle: Archaeology, 6th + National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology (with Printed Access Card)

ISBN-10:  1285157893  | ISBN-13:  9781285157894

List Price = $160.95  | CengageBrain Price = $160.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $121.25

This Bundle Includes:

  • National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology
    List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00
  • Archaeology
    List Price = $154.95  | CengageBrain Price = $154.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $116.25


Bundle: Archaeology: Down to Earth, 5th + National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology (with Printed Access Card)

ISBN-10:  1285338960 | ISBN-13:  9781285338965

List Price = $185.95  | CengageBrain Price = $185.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $140.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Archaeology: Down to Earth
    List Price = $179.95  | CengageBrain Price = $179.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $135.00
  • National Geographic Learning Reader: Archaeology
    List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

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Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133941877 | ISBN-13: 9781133941873)

To further enhance students' learning, additional resources are available via a media-rich eBook. This eBook contains videos as well as the capability to highlight, take notes, search and bookmark.

List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $30.95

Student Supplements

eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133941877 | ISBN-13: 9781133941873)

Access the reader and additional resources online via a media-richeBook. This eBook contains videos as well as the capability to highlight, take notes, search and bookmark.

List Price = $30.95  | CengageBrain Price = $30.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $30.95