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Ch 1: Social Science Basics

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Review the basics of social science in this engaging and resourceful study guide chapter. Each lesson is expertly taught and will help you identify all versions of social science and discover the ways they are interconnected.

Social Science Basics - Chapter Summary

Learn how history, anthropology, sociology, psychology and archaeology are all related by exploring the detailed lessons in this chapter. All the information featured in this chapter is presented in a way that is easy to understand and to the point. This format will help keep you interested in the subject while also retaining the concepts covered. Among the topics discussed in these lessons are:

  • Growth and early trends of the social sciences
  • Combining theories to interpret the past
  • Interdisciplinary relationships between social sciences
  • Encountering diverse perspectives when analyzing historical issues

After carefully considering the concepts presented in each lesson, gauge your retention and understanding by utilizing the brief multiple-choice quizzes. These quizzes and the more thorough chapter exam help you review key points from the lessons while also identifying areas you may need to further review. If you need additional clarification on any of the topics or come across any questions, instructors are available via email.

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