Author(s): Toni Hurley
New South Wales' most trusted ancient history series has been updated for the 2018 Ancient History Stage 6 syllabus. This two-volume series, Antiquity 1 and Antiquity 2, offers complete support for teachers and their students in 2018 and beyond. Key enhancementsTeachers and students alike will experience immediate benefit from the enhancements offered in these new editions.All content has been explicitly aligned to the new Ancient History Stage 6 syllabus.Expert teachers have developed trusted, in-depth and appropriately levelled content.A new, simplified structure organises content into manageable spreads and topics.Unambiguous language is used throughout with visuals to support learning.obook assess provides comprehensive student and teacher digital support, including answers to every question in the book, assessment and exam preparation support, videos and more.A pathway to success for every studentA range of new chapter features will give students of all abilities their best chance at achieving success in Ancient History.New: Content includes the latest scientific developments in the field, up-to-date case studies and source material, and a unique focus on ethics - including the contestability of history: `Who owns the bones?'.New: `Focus questions', `Focus concepts and skills', and `Learning outcomes' are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter to guide teachers and students through the content.New: `Check your learning' questions for each topic allow students to review and expand on what they have learned.New: `Understanding and using the sources' questions throughout each chapter enhance student understanding of how to use and critically analyse historical sources.New: A `Profile' for each chapter allows for more in-depth learning about a historically significant person, event or phenomenon.New: Bolstered by a digital platform, teachers will be equipped with an array of resources to effectively deliver the course, and students will be able to interact with content using a variety of digital tools, making for an engaging and enjoyable history lesson.
Authors Toni Hurley and Christine Murray bring their years of classroom, curriculum and academic experience to the fourth editions of Antiquity and provide unparalleled depth and coverage in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand and easy-to-master formatToni Hurley Toni Hurley has 30 years of experience teaching History in NSW secondary schools. She is the current President of the NSW History Teachers Association and provides lectures for HSC students and professional learning for teachers as part of HTA's Professional Development program. Toni teaches at Sydney University in the Teacher Education program. She was a member of the ACARA writing team who developed the Ancient History Australian Curriculum. Christine MurrayChristine Murray is a retired secondary school history teacher, with 30 years of experience. She has been teaching at UTS in the Master of Teaching program.
PART A: INVESTIGATING ANCIENT HISTORY - THE NATURE, METHODS AND ISSUES OF ANCIENT HISTORYChapter 1: The investigation of ancient sites and sourcesChapter 2: Historical authentication and reliabilityChapter 3: The representation of the ancient pastChapter 4: Preservation, conservation and reconstruction of ancient sitesChapter 5: Cultural heritage and the role of museumsChapter 6: The treatment and display of human remainsChapter 7: Historical investigationPART B: INVESTIGATING ANCIENT HISTORY - CASE STUDIESChapter 8: Tutankhamun's tombChapter 9: TheraChapter 10: TroyChapter 11: The Celts Chapter 12: Ancient Australia: Lake MungoChapter 13: AshokaChapter 14: Persepolis Chapter 15: Palmyra and the Silk RoadPART C: FEATURES OF ANCIENT SOCIETIESChapter 16: Women in ancient Greece and ancient Rome: a comparative studyChapter 17: Death and funerary customs: Old Kingdom EgyptChapter 18: Weapons and warfare: Assyria