Heritage of Western Civilization, Volume 2 (From Revolutions to Modernity)

Heritage of Western Civilization, Volume 2 (From Revolutions to Modernity)

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This well-known set of readings, thoroughly updated in this edition, exposes students to an important and illustrative text on Western Civilization and its intellectual and cultural history. Ideas of diverse men and women will add multicultural and interdisciplinary insights to the minds of a new generation of students. New edition features greater coverage of diversity, new critical thinking questions, and an easier-to-read single column format.show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 160.5 x 227.6 x 18.8mm | 485.35g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0130341282
  • 9780130341280

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Substantially revised, the Ninth Edition of Heritage of Western Civilization provides a rich and complex picture of Western history. New editors John Reisbord and Mita Choudhury have included fourteen new selections in the Ninth Edition, six of which are authored by women. In addition, revised introductions and new questions for consideration provide the New to the Ninth Edition Volume I: - Esarhaddon, "Second Inscription of Esarhaddon" - Xenophon, "The Charactr of Cyrus" - Aristotle, "The Care of Infancy" - Plutarch, "The Life of Crasus" - Hildegard, Letters - Usamah Ibn-Munqidh, "An Appreciation of the Frankish Character" - Laura Cereta, Letters - Alessandra Strozzi, Letters Volume II: - Malleus Malificarum - Olympe de Gouges, "Declaration of the Rights of Women" - Henry Mayhew, London Labour and the London Poor - Catherine Booth, "God of Education" - W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk - Gusta Dawidson-Draenger, Justina's Diaryshow more

Table of contents

EARLY MODERN EUROPE. Malleus Malifcarum, Witchcraft. Discourse on Method, Rene Descartes. Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina, Galileo Galilei. Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Scripture, Bishop Bossuet. Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes. On Civil Government, John Locke. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith. The Life of Gustavus Vassa, Olaudah Equiano. The Progress of the Human Mind, Antoine-Nicolas de Condorcet. A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. Declaration of the Rights of Women, Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke. Gothic Churches. Prometheus. Tintern Abbey, Romanticism. An Essay on the Principle of Population, Thomas Malthus. The Sadler Report, Child Labor. London Labour and the London Poor, Henry Mayhew. Manifesto of the Communist Party, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. The Duties of Man, Guiseppe Mazzini. The Challenge of Facts, William Graham Sumner. God of Education, Catherine Booth. The Will to Power, Friedrich Nietzsche. Evolutionary Socialism, Albert Beveridge. THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD. A Free Man's Worship, Bertrand Russell. An Outline of Psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. What is to Be Done? State and Revolution, Vladimar Ilyich Lenin. The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois. Main Street Ten Years After, Marquis Childs. Liberalism and Social Action, John Dewey. Mein Kampf. Autobiography of Rudolf Hoess, Hitler and the Holocaust. Justina's Diary, Resistance. The Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, The Atomic Age. Charter of the United Nations, The United Nations. The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir. Racism and Culture, Frantz Fanon. Alma-Alta Declaration, Alma-Alta Declaration.show more

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