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Communities: Adventures in Time and Place Library Binding – April 1, 2000

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James A. Banks is Kerry and Linda Killinger Professor of Diversity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a past president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and was a Spencer Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford during the 2005-2006 academic year. He is a member of the National Academy of Education. Professor Banks is a specialist in multicultural education and in social studies education and has written many articles, chapters, and books in these fields. His books include Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies, Cultural Diversity & Education: Foundations, Curriculum & Teaching, Diversity & Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives, and Race, Culture, & Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. Professor Banks is editor of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (Jossey-Bass) and the Multicultural Education Series of books published by Teachers College Press, Columbia University. Professor Banks holds honorary doctorates from five colleges and universities and The UCLA Medal from the University of California, Los Angeles, the University s highest honor. In 2005, Professor Banks delivered the 29th Annual Faculty Lecture at the University of Washington, the highest honor given to a professor at the University. In Fall 2007, he was the Tisch Distinguished Visiting Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Craven is Director of Instructional Support, Albuquerque, NM Public Schools.

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Product Details

  • Library Binding: 355 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill (April 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0021491356
  • ISBN-13: 978-0021491353
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.9 x 10.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #397,139 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on August 16, 2001
Format: Hardcover
Nice, clear concise book with lots of photographs and activities to supplement the information contained inside. Covers many areas including: communities across the United States and Mexico, Geography, viewpoints ( eg: zoos, voting ), information on North and South America-including Maps, Native Americans ( Anasazi, Mesa Verde), Jamestown, Spanish Mission in San Antonio, The birth of our new country ( Ben Franklin, USA Flags, George Washington, Capitols, Citizens making communities work, Government, The Oregon Trail, Immigration, Transportation maps, Work and money, producing goods, and a large reference section with maps, dictionary of terms, gazetteer, biographical dctionary, glossary, and index. Done with National Geographic, very easy to read, lots of suggestions for activities, further reading, chapter reviews. This is nice to use to promote pride in citizenship and communities.
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Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This text was purchased for ease at home. It is a duplicate of childs' class room text. The item was delivered safely, promptly and at a good price.
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Format: Library Binding
I bought the hardcover copy, and this company send me the practice book instead. I send them an email on 7/24/09 and today is 8/10/09, and still they haven't reply.
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Format: Library Binding
Fast delivery. Book in very good condition. I will use this seller again and I would recommend it to any mom who is looking to buy used books in very good condition for their kids.
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