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Bauer, Susan Wise

Overview
Works: 122 works in 408 publications in 2 languages and 17,799 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Children's audiobooks  Textbooks  Examinations 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Wise Bauer
The well-trained mind : a guide to classical education at home by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... using the pattern of classical education--rigorous, language-rich, and comprehensive ... with the techniques, curriculum, and resources [of this book] your child's education [will be] the best it can be."--Jacket
The well-educated mind : a guide to the classical education you never had by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a road map for adult readers who want to gain enjoyment and self-improvement from the time they spend reading, discussing how different genres should be read to get the most out of them
The art of the public grovel : sexual sin and public confession in America by Susan Wise Bauer( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this history of public confession in modern America, Bauer explains why and how a type of confession that first arose among nineteenth-century evangelicals has today become the required form for any successful public admission of wrongdoing - even when the wrongdoer has no connection with evangelicalism and the context is thoroughly secular. She shows how Protestant revivalism, group psychotherapy, and the advent of talk TV combined to turn evangelical-style confession into a mainstream secular rite."--Jacket
The history of the ancient world : from the earliest accounts to the fall of Rome by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first volume in a new series that tells the stories of all peoples, connecting historical events from Europe to the Middle East to the far coast of China, while still giving weight to the characteristics of each country. Historian Bauer provides both sweeping scope and attention to the individual lives that give flesh to abstract assertions about human history. Dozens of maps provide a geography of great events, while timelines give the reader an ongoing sense of the passage of years and cultural interconnection. This narrative history employs the methods of "history from beneath"--Literature, epic traditions, private letters and accounts--to connect kings and leaders with the lives of those they ruled. The result is a tapestry of human behavior from which we may draw conclusions about the direction of world events and the causes behind them.--From publisher description
The history of the medieval world : from the conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the schism between Rome and Constantinople to the rise of the T'ang Dynasty, from the birth of Muhammad to the crowning of Charlemagne, this erudite book tells the fascinating, often violent story of kings, generals, and the peoples they ruled. In her earlier work, The History of the Ancient World, Susan Wise Bauer wrote of the rise of kingship based on might. But in the years between the fourth and the twelfth centuries, rulers had to find new justification for their power, and they turned to divine truth or grace to justify political and military action--right thus replaces might as the engine of empire. Not just Christianity and Islam but the religions of the Persians and the Germans, and even Buddhism, are pressed into the service of the state. This phenomenon--stretching from the Americas all the way to Japan--changes religion, but it also changes the state.--From publisher description
The story of science : from the writings of Aristotle to the big bang theory by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far too often, public discussion of science is carried out by journalists, voters, and politicians who have received their science secondhand. The Story of Science shows us the joy and importance of reading groundbreaking science writing for ourselves and guides us back to the masterpieces that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos, and ourselves. Able to be referenced individually, or read together as the narrative of Western scientific development, the book leads readers from the first science texts by the Greeks through 20th-century classics in biology, physics, and cosmology. The Story of Science illuminates everything from mankind's earliest inquiries to the butterfly effect. Each chapter recommends one or more classic books and provides accounts of crucial contributions to science, sketches of the scientist-writers, and explanations of the mechanics underlying each concept. The Story of Science reveals science to be a dramatic undertaking practiced by some of history's most memorable characters. It reminds us that scientific inquiry is a human pursuit -- an essential, often deeply personal, sometimes flawed, frequently brilliant way of understanding the world
The history of the Renaissance world : from the rediscovery of Aristotle to the conquest of Constantinople by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the years between 1100 and 1453 describes the Crusades, the Inquisition, the Black Death, the Little Ice Age, the emergence of the Ottomans, the rise of the Mongols, and the invention of new currencies, weapons, and schools of thought
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D
Rethinking school : how to take charge of your child's education by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

7 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A best-selling expert on education shows how to make the school system work for your child. Our K-12 school system is an artificial product of market forces. It isn't a good fit for all--or even most--students. It prioritizes a single way of understanding the world over all others, pushes children into a rigid set of grades with little regard for individual maturity, and slaps "disability" labels over differences in learning style. Caught in this system, far too many young learners end up discouraged, disconnected, and unhappy. And when they struggle, school pressures parents, with overwhelming force, into "fixing" their children rather than questioning the system. With boldness, experience, and humor, Susan Wise Bauer turns conventional wisdom on its head: When a serious problem arises at school, the fault is more likely to lie with the school, or the educational system itself, than with the child. In five illuminating sections, Bauer teaches parents how to flex the K-12 system, rather than the child. She closely analyzes the traditional school structure, gives trenchant criticisms of its weaknesses, and offers a wealth of advice for parents of children whose difficulties may stem from struggling with learning differences, maturity differences, toxic classroom environments, and even from giftedness (not as much of a "gift" as you might think!). Rethinking School is a guide to one aspect of sane, humane parenting: negotiating the twelve-grade school system in a way that nurtures and protects your child's mind, emotions, and spirit"--
The story of the world, history for the classical child. from the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second of a four-volume series about the world's civilizations, this volume covers the major historical events in the years 400 to 1600 A.D., as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture
The story of the world, history for the classical child. from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who was the Sun King? How did samurai become sumo wrestlers? what was the Black Hole of Calcutta? And why was a California town named Ground Hog Glory. Volume 3: Early Modern Times is the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture
The story of the world. from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D
The story of the world by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the history of early modern times, discussing major historical events, people, and practices around the world from 1600 to 1850
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the Middle Ages, covering major historical events during the years 400 to 1600, from the fall of Rome through the rise of the Renaissance
The story of the world. history for the classical child by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This last volume in Bauer's history series covers the major historical events of the last 150 years, from the Britain's empire under Queen Victoria to the presidency of Nelson Mandela
Writing with ease : strong fundamentals by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This alternative plan for teaching writing combines the best elements of old-fashioned writing instruction with innovative new educational methods--and explains why so many writing programs fail. -- p.[4] of cover
The history of the medieval world : [from the conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade] by Susan Wise Bauer( Recording )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the schism between Rome and Constantinople to the rise of the T'ang Dynasty, from the birth of Muhammad to the crowning of Charlemagne, this erudite book tells the fascinating, often violent story of kings, generals, and the peoples they ruled
Writing with skill by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete writer workbook for Writing with ease : level 1 by Susan Wise Bauer( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The well-trained mind : a guide to classical education at home
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The well-educated mind : a guide to the classical education you never hadThe art of the public grovel : sexual sin and public confession in AmericaThe history of the ancient world : from the earliest accounts to the fall of RomeThe history of the medieval world : from the conversion of Constantine to the First CrusadeThe story of the world. history for the classical childThe story of the world, history for the classical child. from the fall of Rome to the rise of the RenaissanceThe story of the world, history for the classical child. from Elizabeth the First to the Forty-NinersThe story of the world. from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR
Alternative Names
Bauer, S. Wise.

Bauer, S. Wise 1968-

Bauer, Susan Wise

Bauer, Susan Wise 1968-

Susan Wise Bauer American academic

Susan Wise Bauer Amerikaans schrijfster

Wise Bauer, S.

Wise Bauer, Susan.

Wise Bauer, Susan 1968-

سوزان باور

바우어, S. 와이즈 1968-

바우어, 수잔 와이즈 1968-

바우어, 수전 와이즈 1968-

Languages
English (231)

Turkish (4)