World Civilizations: v. 2

World Civilizations: v. 2 : Sources, Images and Interpretations

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Photographs, illustrations, maps, charts, and texts are celebrating the arrival of a larger size and beautiful colors to the fourth edition of "World Civilizations: Sources, Images, and Interpretations". This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for world history survey courses offers a broad introduction to the materials historians use and the interpretations historians make. This text also provides introductions, commentaries, guides, and questions, making it a truly valuable source for world history courses. The selections and accompanying notes, drawn from a vast spectrum of approaches, provide insight into how historians work and place the material in a context that furthers readers' more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 213.4 x 271.8 x 10.2mm | 544.32g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0073133388
  • 9780073133386

About Dennis Sherman

Dennis Sherman is Professor of History at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York. He received his B.A. (1962) and J.D. (1965) degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and his Ph.D. (1970) from the University of Michigan . . He was Visiting Professor at the University of Paris (1978-79; 1985). He has received the Ford Foundation Prize Fellowship, the Council for Research on Economic History fellowship, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. His publications include A Short History of Western Civilization, 8th edition (co-author); Western Civilization: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, 5th edition; World Civilizations: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, 2nd Edition (co-author); a series of introductions in the Garland Library of War and Peace; several articles and reviews on nineteenth-century French economic and social history in American and European journals, and short stories on literary reviews. A. Tom Grunfeld is a professor of history at the State University of New York/Empire State College. He received his B.A. from the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury in 1972, his M.A. from the University of London/School of Oriental and African Studies in 1973, and his Ph.D. from New York University in 1985. He has received numerous travel and research grants from, among others, the National Endowment for the Humanities (1984), the Research Foundation of the City University of New York (1985), and the State University of New York and the Ford Foundation (1993). His publications include over 100 articles in periodicals published in over a dozen countries, The Making of Modern Tibet (1996), and On Her Own: Journalistic Adventures from the San Francisco Earthquake to the Chinese Revolution, 1917-1927 (1993), The Vietnam War: A History in Documents (with Marilyn Young and John Fitzgerald) (2001). He has lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia since 1966 and is a frequent commentator on Chinese and Tibetan matters for BBC Radio and CNN International. David Rosner is Professor of History and Public Health at Columbia University and Co-Director of the new Program in the History of Public Health and Medicine at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. He received his M.S. in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts and his doctorate from Harvard in the History of Science and, until recently, was the University Distinguished Professor of History at the City University of New York. In addition to numerous grants, he has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, and a Josiah Macy Fellow. He has been awarded the Distinguished Scholar's Prize from the City University and recently, the Viseltear Prize for Outstanding Work in the History of Public Health from the APHA. He is author of A Once Charitable Enterprise (Cambridge University Press, 1982; Princeton University Press, 1987), and editor of Archives of Sickness, Epidemics and Public Health in New York City (Rutgers University Press, 1995) and Health Care in America: essays in Social History (with Susan Reverby). In addition, he has co-authored and edited with Gerald Markowitz numerous books and articles, including Children, Race, and Power: Kenneth and Mamie Clark's Northside Center (1996), Deadly Dust: Silicosis and the Politics of Industrial Disease (1991), Dying for Work: Safety and Health in the United States(1987), and "Slaves of the Depression": Workers' Letters about life on the Job (1987). Currently, he and Gerald Markowitz are working on a book on the boundaries between occupational and environmental health for the University of California more

Table of contents

Topical Contents Preface Using this Book A Note on Chinese Romanization 13. Global Encounters and Cultures in Conflict, 1500-1700 Primary Sources Using Primary Sources: The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea Azurara, The Chronicle of the discovery and Conquest of Guinea Afonso I of Kongo, Africa and Europe: The Problems of Alliances Tome Pires, The Suma Oriental Francesco Carletti, Women and Poverty in Japan Diego Munoz Camargo, The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico Laws of the Burgos: the Spanish Colonize Central and South America David Pietersz, Voyages from Holland to America: The Dutch Colonize North America Jorge Juan and Antonio de Ulloa, A Voyage to South America: Caste and Race in Latin America Visual Sources Using Visual Sources: Exploration, Global Encounters, and Politics Exploration, Expansion, and Politics A Buddhist Temple: European Views of Asia The Conquest of Mexico as Seen by the Aztecs Secondary Sources Using Secondary Sources: The Expansion of Europe Richard B. Reed, The Expansion of Europe William Cronon, The Changing Ecology of New England Morris Rossabi, Muslims in Ming China John K. Fairbank and Ssu-yu Teng, China's Response to the West Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Europeans Arrive in Japan M. L. Bush, The Effects of Expansion on the Non-European World 14. Europe's Early Modern Era, 1500-1789 Primary Sources Martin Luther, Justification by Faith James I, The Powers of the Monarch in England The House of Commons, The Powers of Parliament in England Peter the Great, Decree on the Invitation of Foreigners Visual Sources Luther and the New Testament Sebald Beham, Luther and the Catholic Clergy Debate Peter Paul Rubens, Loyola and Catholic Reform Pieter Brueghel, the Elder, The Harvesters Thomas Hobbes, The Leviathan: Political Order and Political Theory Jean-Honore Fragonard, Happy Accidents of the Swing Secondary Sources Euan Cameron, What Was the Reformation? Marilyn J. Boxer and Jean H. Quataert, Women in the Reformation Peter Laslett, The World We Have Lost: The Early Modern Family Jerome Blum, Lords and Peasants John Roberts, The Ancien Regime: Ideals and Realities 15. Asia, 1500-1700 Primary Sources Yamaga Soko, The Way of the Samurai Ekiken Kaibara, Greater Learning for Women Habbah Khatun: A Woman's Voice in India Francois Bernier, Travels in the Mogul Empire: Politics and Society in India Village Life and Government in China Ghiselin de Busbeceq, The Ottoman Social Order Visual Sources Tulsi the Elder, Bandi, and Madhu the Younger, Akbar Inspecting the Construction of Fatehpur-Sikri Architecture and the Imperial City Expansion of the Ottoman Empire, 1520-1639 Secondary Sources V. P. S. Raghuvanshi, Marriage, Caste, and Society in India Peter Mansfield, The Ottoman Empire and Its Successors Jonathan Spence, Hard Times and the Fall of China's Ming Dynasty 16. A World of Reason and Motion: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment in the West, 1600-1800 Primary Sources Rene Descartes, The Discourse on Method Sir Isaac Newton, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy Immanuel Kant, What Is Enlightenment? Denis Diderot, Prospectus for the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract Visual Sources Frontispiece to Marco Vincenzo Coronelli's Atlas, 1691 Joseph Wright, Experiment with an Air Pump Secondary Sources Dick Teresi, Islamic and Western Science and An Ottoman Observatory Bonnie S. Anderson and Judith P. Zinsser, Women and the Scientific Revolution Lester G. Crocker, The Age of Enlightenment 17. Revolution, Nationalism, and the State in Europe 1789-1914 Primary Sources The Cahiers: Discontents of the Third Estate Women of the Third Estate The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen Maximilien Robespierre, Speech to the National Convention-February 5, 1794: The Terror Justified Madame de Remusat, Memoirs: Napoleon's Appeal Prince Klemens von Metternich, Secret Memorandum to Tsar Alexander I, 1820: Conservative Principles John Stuart Mill, On Liberty The First Chartist Petition: Demands for Change in England Heinrich von Treitschke, Militant Nationalism Visual Sources Jeaurat de Bertray, Allegory of the Revolution Internal Disturbances and the Reign of Terror Antoine-Jean Ghos, Bonaparte Visiting the Plague Victims of Jaffa Secondary Sources Georges Lefebvre, The Coming of the French Revolution Donald M. G. Sutherland, The Revolution of the Notables William Doyle, An Evaluation of the French Revolution Bonnie G. Smith, Women and the Napoleonic Code John Weiss, The Revolutions of 1848 18. Industrialism, Social Change, and Culture in the West Primary Sources Testimony for the Factory Act of 1833: Working conditions in England The Knights of Labor: Unionization Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto Samuel Smiles, Self-Help: Middle-Class Attitudes Elizabeth Poole Sandford, Woman in Her Social and Domestic Character Emmeline Pankhurst, Why We Are Militant Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species and the Descent of Man Visual Sources Industrialization and Demographic Change Illustration from Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong William Bell Scott, Iron and Coal Claude Monet, Gare St. Lazare Eastman Johnson, The Hatch Family: The Upper Middle Class Leon Frederic, The Stages of a Worker's Life Caspar David Friedrich, Abbey Graveyard in the Snow: Visual Romanticism Secondary Sources Robert Heilbroner, The Making of Economic Society: England, the First to Industrialize Peter N. Stearns, The Industrial Revolution in Russia Eric R. Wolf, Europe and the People without History: Labor Migrations Michael Anderson, The Family and Industrialization in Western Europe Eleanor S. Riemer and John C. Fout, European Women 19. The Americas, 1700s-1914 Primary Sources The Declaration of Independence Simon Bolivar, Independence in South America Henry Koster, Travels in Brazil: Religion and Slavery in Brazil William Lyon Mackenzie, Call to Revolution in Canada Andrew Jackson, The Removal of Native Americans in the United States Seneca Falls Convention, Declaration of Sentiments: Women's Rights in the United States Emiliano Zapata: For Land and Liberty United States House of Representatives, Banning Chinese Immigration to the United States Visual Sources John Gast, Manifest Destiny Diego Rivera, The Mexican Revolution The Western Hemisphere, 1770 and 1830 Secondary Sources Merrill Jensen, Democracy and the American Revolution Robert N. Burr, By Reasonable Force: Power Politics and International Relations in South America Gilberto Freyre, The Mansions and the Shanties: The Making of Modern Brazil Barbara Welter, The Cult of True Womanhood 20. Africa, 1500-1880 Primary Sources Johann Peter Oettinger, Voyage to Guinea: The European Slave Trade in Africa John Barbot, Government, Taxes, and War in Benin Mungo Park, Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Urban Life and Women in West Africa Robert Moffat, The Ndebele Nation in Central Africa Moshweshewe, Letter to Sir George Grey: Conflict and Diplomacy in South Africa Ernest Linant de Fellefonds, Culture and Imperialism in East Africa Visual Sources The Oba of Benin Indigenous States in Sub-Saharan Africa to the Nineteenth Century Secondary Sources John K. Thornton, Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World, 1400-1680: The Atlantic Slave Trade Robin Law, Disruption in the Yoruba Kingdom of Oyo Susan Herlin Broadhead, Beyond Decline: The Kingdom of the Kongo in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 21. Asia, 1700-1914 Primary Sources Confessions of Taiping Rebels: The Chinese People Rebel Sun Yat-sen, Manifesto of the United League Tokugawa Nariaki, Japan, Reject the Westerners Proclamation of the Young Turks Visual Sources Gountei Sadahide, Foreigners at Yokohama Ghulam 'Ali Khan, Rauneah, A Village in the Punjab The Weakening of China, 1839-1895 Secondary Sources Susan Naguin and Evelyn S. Rawski, Being Chinese Bernard Lewis, Minorities in the Ottoman Empire Nemai Sadan Bose, Stifling the Voice of Protest in India 22. Imperialism and New Global Entanglements, 1880-1914 Primary Sources Frederich Fabri, Does Germany Need Colonies? Rudyard Kipling, the White Man's Burden Imperial Edict, 1885, Nationalism and Colonialism in Vietnam Raden Ajeng Kartini, Letters of a Javanese Princess Theodore Roosevelt, The Roosevelt Corollary: American Imperialism Jose Marti, A Vindication of Cuba Visual Sources George Harcourt, Imperialism Glorified Charles Edwin Fripp, The Colonial Battlefield Ameri can Imperialism in Asia: Independence Day 1899 Imperialism and the Looting of Cultures Imperialism in Africa Secondary Sources Eric. J. Hobsbawm, The Age of Empire M. E. Chamberlain, The Scramble for Africa Daniel R. Headrick, The Tools of Empire Manuel Maldonado-Denis, Imperialism in the Americas 23. War, Revolution, and Authoritarianism in the West Primary Sources Reports from the Front: The Battle for Verdun, 1916 Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est: Disillusionment Woodrow Wilson, The Fourteen Points V. I. Lenin, April Theses, The Bolshevik Strategy Benito Mussolini, The Doctrine of Fascism Guida Diehl, The German Woman and National Socialism [Nazism] Bruno Bettelheim, The Informed Heart: Nazi Concentration Camps Joseph Stalin, Problems of Agrarian Policy in the U.S.S.R.: Soviet Collectivization Political Constitution of the United States of Mexico, Labor and Social Welfare Lazlo Cardenas, Mexico Nationalizes Its Oil Industry Letters from Workers to the US Government, Slaves of the Depression R. B. Bennett, Canada and the Great Depression Visual Sources World War I: The Home Front and Women Richard Spitz: Nazi Mythology Revolutionary Propaganda K. I. Finogenov, Socialist Realism Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism Secondary Sources Roland Stromberg, The Origins of World War I: Militant Patriotism Bonnie S. Anderson and Judith P. Zinsser, Women, Work, and World War I Amanda LaBarca Hubertson, Women in Latin America Robert Service, The Russian Revolution James Laux, The Great Depression in Europe F. L. Carsten, The Rise of Fascism Gerhard L. Weinberg, A World at Arms Daniel J. Goldhagen, Hitler's Willing Executioners 24. Asia and Africa between World Wars I and II Primary Sources Hashimoto Kingoro, Japanese Nationalism and Expansionism Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), The Chinese Communist Party Mobilizes the Masses Shan-fei and Agnes Smedley, Women and Chinese Communism Ho Chi Minh, Letter from Abroad: Revolutionary Nationalism in Vietnam Mohandas K. Gandhi, Hindus, Muslims, and Nationalism in India The Balfour Declaration and the Churchill White Paper of 1922 Jesse Chilula Chipenda, Africans and the Colonial State Obafemi Awolowo, Resentment in Colonial Nigeria Visual Sources Xu Beihong (Hsu Pei-hung), The Foolish Old Man Removes the Mountain Western Technology and Christianity in Colonial Africa The Expansion of Japan Secondary Sources L. M. Panikkar, Asia in World War I Vera Schwarcz, Chinese Intellectuals as Agents of Enlightenment Amal Vinogradov, The Creation of Iraq John W. Dower, Propaganda and Racism in the Pacific War Shula Marks and Stanley Trapido, The Politics of Race, Class, and Nationalism in 20th-Century South Africa Martin Chanock, African Women and the Law 25. Global Transformations and the Struggles of Superpowers: The Post-World War II Era, 1945-89 Primary Sources The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan B. N. Ponomaryov, The cold War: A Soviet Perspective Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Communism in China China's Marriage Law: New Rules for the Women of China U.N. Resolution 242 and A Palestinian Memoir: Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East The General Assembly of the United Nations, Declaration against Colonialism From Independence to Statehood: Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria Assia Djebar, Growing up in Algeria Camilo Torres, Christianity, Communism, and Revolution in Latin America Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail: The Civil Rights Movement in the United States Redstockings, A Feminist Manifesto James Cameron, The Vietnam War: A Reporter with the Vietcong Visual Sources The Cold War and European Integration Decolonization in Asia and Africa Rent Collection Courtyard: Art and Politics in China Secondary Sources James L. Gormly, Origins of the Cold War Hasegawa Nyozekan, The Last Japan D. K. Fieldhouse, Economic Decolonization and Arrested Development in Africa Hernando de Soto, Inequality, Repression, and Rebellion in Latin America The War in Vietnam 26. The Present in Perspective and the Beginnings of the 21st Century Modernization: The Western and Non-Western Worlds (photo) Communique of the Central Committee, December 1978, Communist China, The Four Modernizations Raymond L. Garthoff, The End of the Cold War Robert Heilbroner, After Communism, Causes for the Collapse Robert J. Donia, War in Bosnia and Ethnic Cleansing Thomas B. Gold, Economic Revitalization of East Asia John Lukacs, The Short Century-It's Over Alan Riding, Revolution and the Intellectual in Latin America Ali A. Mazrui and Michael Tidy, Reviving African Culture Nelson Mandela, Democracy in South Africa Noboru Kawasaki, Football Hawk: The Japanese Comic Book (illustration) The Growth of Cities (map) Global Environmental Problems (map) Edward O. Wilson, Ecological Threats The AIDS Epidemic (map and chart) Thomas L. Friedman, Globalization Niall Ferguson, The Future After 9-11-01 Bahgot Korany, Islam and Democracy The Middle East and Iraq, 2003 Mark Juergensmeyer, Religious Terrorism Michael Ignatieff, The War in Iraqshow more