The Global Experience: Readings in World History Since 1500 Volume 2

The Global Experience: Readings in World History Since 1500 Volume 2

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This integrated, global collection of primary source documents illustrates the variety of experiences on the part of men and women who have made history; and is designed, through careful editing and with introductions and questions, to make main points clear to students. Organized chronologically and focusing on global themes, it includes excerpts from both classic texts and less familiar but equally illustrative material.show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 175.3 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 630.5g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0131178180
  • 9780131178182
  • 1,996,444

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This integrated, global collection of primary source documents illustrates the variety of experiences on the part of men and women who have made history; and is designed, through careful editing and with introductions and questions, to make main points clear to students. Organized chronologically and focusing on global themes, it includes excerpts from both classic texts and less familiar but equally illustrative material.show more

Table of contents

I. GLOBAL CONTACTS. Early Modern Exploration and Expansion. 1. Cheng Ho [Zheng He]: Ming Maritime Expeditions. 2. Vasco da Gama, Journey to India. 3. An Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico. West Comes East: China and Japan. 4. Matteo Ricci, Journals. 5. Seclusion Edict of 1636. II. GLOBAL PATTERNS OF POLITICS AND CULTURE. Degrees of Religious Toleration. 6. The Maryland Toleration Act. 7. Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man. 8. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Nathan the Wise Man. Early Modern Political Economy. 9. Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan.10. John Locke, The Second Treatise of Civil Government.11. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations.12. Thomas Robert Malthus, An Essay Concerning the Principle of Population.13. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract. Women's Rights and Democracy in the Enlightenment. 14. Sophia, Woman Not Inferior to Man.15. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sophie or The Woman.16. Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Man [and Woman]. The Enlightenment in Russia. 17. Catherine II (The Great), The Instruction to the Commissioners for Composing a New Code of Laws.18. A.N. Radishchev, A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow.19. Catherine the Great, "Instructions to Captain Joseph Billings." The African Slave Trade. 20. Olaudah Equiano, The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African.21. Commerce, Slavery and Religion in North Africa. 22. Thomas Nelson, Slavery and the Slave Trade with Brazil.23. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin. China's Sino-Centric World. 24. Ceremonial for Visitors: Court Tribute. 25. Emperor Chien-Lung [Qianlong], Letter to King George III. III. REVOLUTIONS AND REBELLIONS. Men and Women in Revolution. 26. Olympe de Gouges, Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.27. James Madison, The Federalist, Number 10. 28. Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France.29. Simon Bolivar's Political Ideas. Global Revolutionary Ferment. 30. Women Miners in the English Coal Pits. 31. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto.32. The Taiping Rebellion. Nationalism and Romanticism. 33. Robert Southey, "The Battle of Blenheim."34. Fustel de Coulanges, "What Is a Nation?" A Reply to Mr. Mommsen, Professor in Berlin. 35. Edward Everett Hale, The Man Without a Country. Racism. 36. Heinrich von Treitschke, A Word About the Jews Among Us.37. Enfumades in French Algeria: Three Reports. 38. Arthur de Gobineau, "The Inequality of the Human Races."39. Chinese Exclusion Acts, 1882, 1892. IV. EMPIRES AND UPHEAVALS. England's Imperial March. 40. Lord William Bentinck, Comments on Ritual Murder and Limits of Religious Toleration. 41. Lin Tse-hsu [Lin Zexu], Letter of Moral Admonition to Queen Victoria. 42. Rudyard Kipling, The White Man's Burden. Japan: Tradition and Transformation. 43. Geisha, Glimpse of Unfamiliar Japan.44. President Millard Fillmore, "Letter to the Emperor of Japan."45. Japanese Imperialism: Japan's Twenty-One Demands on China. United States Expansion: America Asserts Itself. 46. The Monroe Doctrine. 47. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America. 48. The Roosevelt Corollary. 49. Francisco Garcia Calderon, The North American Peril. 50. Henry Cabot Lodge, "The Retention of the Philippine Islands." V. AN ERA OF GLOBAL VIOLENCE World War I. 51. Slaughter on the Somme. 52. Sir Henry McMahon, "Letter to Ali Ibn Husain."53. The Balfour Declaration. 54. President Wilson, "Speech on the Fourteen Points."55. Francis Russell, "A Journal of the Plague: The 1918 Influenza." Bolshevik Utopian Dreams and Stalin's Revolution. 56. Nadezhda K. Krupskaya, "What a Communist Ought to Be Like."57. John Scott, Behind the Urals.58. Nadezhda Mandelstam, Hope Against Hope. Fascism: Three Faces. 59. Kita Ikki, Outline for the Reconstruction of Japan.60. Benito Mussolini, "The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism."61. Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf. World War II: Asia and Europe. 62. John Rabe, The Diaries of the Nanking Massacre. 63. The Atlantic Charter. 64. Japan's Imperial Army and War Crimes. Patterns of Genocide. 65. Roupen of Sassoun, Eyewitness to Armenia's Genocide. 66. Kurt Gerstein, The Mass Gassing at Belcec and Treblinka. 67. Ethnic Cleansing in Northwestern Bosnia: Three Witnesses. 68. Alain Destexhe, Rwanda and Genocide in the Twentieth Century. VI. THE COLD WAR AND DECOLONIZATION. The Early Cold War. 69. George F. Kennan, "The Long Telegram."70. Nikolai V. Novikov, U.S. Foreign Policy in the Postwar Period. 71. Chong K. Yoon, The Korean War, a Personal Account. 72. Henry A. Myers, East Berliners Rise Up Against Soviet Oppression, A Personal Account. 73. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Report to Congress, "Old Soldiers Never Die." China and Soviet Russia Go Separate Ways. 74. Mao Tse-tung [Mao Zedong], The People's Democratic Dictatorship. 75. Nikita S. Khrushchev, "Address to the Twentieth Party Congress."76. Jawaharlal Nehru on Marxism and Nonalignment. Decolonization: Africa, Latin America, and India. . 77. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth.78. Desmond Tutu, The Question of South Africa.79. Fidel Castro, Second Declaration of Havana. The Middle East: Politics and Upheaval. 80. Hasan al-Banna, "Toward the Light."81. Israel's Proclamation of Independence. 82. Palestinian Declaration of Independence. 83. Azar Nafisi, Lolita in Tehran. America and the Second Indochina War. 84. Views of a Viet Cong Official. 85. An American Prisoner of War. 86. Teeda Butt Mam, Worms from Our Skin. Africa in the Later Twentieth Century. 87. Kwame Nkrumah, I Speak of Freedom: A Statement of African Ideology.88. Theresa Andrews, Letters from a 1990 Bush Doctor.89. Keith B. Richburg, A Black Man Confronts Africa. VII. THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. Basic Change in Russia and China. 90. M. Gorbachev, Perestroika.91. Deng Xiaoping, A Market Economy for Socialist Goals. Human Rights and International Relations. 92. The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. 93. Roger Wuillaume: "Torture in Algeria". 94. Carolyn Forche, "The Colonel."95. Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso), Nobel Peace Prize Lecture. 96. General Antonio Taguba, "Torture in Iraq". Enduring Problems. 97. Pope John Paul II, Centesimus Annus.98. Japan, The Post-Postwar Generation. 99. Prime Minister Tony Blair, "Address to Joint Session of U.S. Congress, July 17, 2003." 100. Henry A. Myers, Now, in the Twenty-First Century.show more

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