Course Registration No. SOC-016

COURSE OVERVIEW


Part II of II: 18-week course plan using Christ the King; The Prince; Don Quixote (abridged); Making of the West; and How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Christ the King, Lord of History: A Catholic World History from Ancient to Modern Times

  • Author: Anne Carroll
  • Publisher/Copyright: Rockford, IL: TAN Books, 1994. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895555034        978-0895555038
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

474 pages; 31 lessons; comprehension questions and projects ideas for each chapter; index. Grades 7 - 10. Used as the guiding narrative for many of the high school courses. Keep it in your home library until all of your children have graduated.

 

Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures: A Concise History: Volume I to 1740, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Lynn Hunt, et al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: 0312439458        978-0312439453
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

ORDER BY ISBN NUMBER. "Making of the West" is a SECULAR, lower division college text that is used in St. Thomas Aquinas Academy's U.S. Studies IA, Greek Studies I & II, Roman Studies I & II, and European Studies I & II courses. Note that this is the CONCISE version of the textbook. While the page numbers will not line up exactly, the 3rd edition of the CONCISE version will work just as well as the 2nd edition of the CONCISE version. Amazon.com regularly has used copies available for 25-75% off the new price. 607 pages.

 

How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

  • Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr
  • Publisher/Copyright: Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2005. Print.
  • ISBN: 0895260387        978-0895260383
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

280 pages.

 

The Prince

  • Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York: Penguin Classics, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: George Bull
  • ISBN: 0140449159        978-0140449150
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Don Quixote [ABRIDGED]

  • Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Signet Classics, 1957, 2013. Print.
  • Translator: Walter Starkie
  • ISBN: 0451532295        978-0451532299
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

560 pages; Abridged edition.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Cliffs Notes: Don Quixote [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Marianne Sturman
  • Publisher/Copyright: Lincoln, Neb.: Cliffs Notes, 1964. Print.
  • ISBN: 0822004151        978-0822004158
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

96 pages.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

A Man for All Seasons

  • Author: Robert Bolt (Director: Fred Zinnemann)
  • Publisher/Copyright: Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 1966, 2007. DVD.
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

120 minutes. Actors: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern, Orson Welles.

 

 

STAA Study Guide: European Studies II, A Track (Research Papers • Rhetoric IIA • Moral Apologetics A • European History IIA • Dante • Govt & Natural Law)

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2020. Print.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: Lulu

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need three study guides: one for each semester of the academic year and a science course plan booklet. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

 

 


 

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