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Longman World History 9780321095695

Longman World History

Primary Sources and Case Studies

ISBN-10: 0321095693
ISBN-13: 9780321095695
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Product Description: Pre-History Prologue. 1. Human Origins to the Neolithic Revolution and the First Cities. Documents and Sources: Hominid Footprints. The Paleolithic Toolmaker. The Lascaux Cave Paintings. The Apharodite of Willendorf. Skara Brae. The Neolithic Iceman. A Scythian-Sarmatian Burial Site. I. FIRST RIVER VALLEY AND CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS. 2. The Ancient Near East: How and Why to Live. Documents and Sources: Genesis. Leviticus. Isaiah. Code of Hammurabi. Epic of Gilgamesh. Enuma Elish. Book of the Dead. 3. Classical India (Harappan Civilization to the Gupta Empire). Documents and Sources: Hindu Creation Myth from the Rig Veda. Transmigration of Souls in the Upanishads. Janisim, The Book of Sermons. Buddha''s Sermon at Benares. Women in Classical India, from the Laws of Manyu. Lessons in Statecraft. 4. Classical China. Documents and Sources: Sima Qian on the First Emperor. Confucius Teaching. Daoist Teaching. Legalist Teaching. Li Si on the Legalist Policy of Qin Shihuang. 5. The Classical Mediterranean: The Polis. Documents and Sources: Homer, Iliad. Greek Poetry. Aristotle on Slavery. Thucydides on Athens. Life in Sparta. Plutarch on Alexander the Great. Descriptions of Alexandria. 6. The Classical Mediterranean: The Roman Ecumene. Documents and Sources: Livy, History. Plutarch, The Life of Cato the Elder. Suetonius, The Life of Augustus. The Gospel According to Luke. Aelius Aristides, The Roman Oration. Salvian, The Governance of God. II. POST-CLASSICAL/MEDIEVAL CIVILIZATIONS. 7. Islamic Civilization and Culture. Documents and Sources: Qu''ran selections. Hadith selections. Ibn Ishaq, Life of Mohammed selections. Abu Bakr, on the Rules of War. Ibn Said, Book of the Maghrib. Pacts with conquered Christian communities. 8. The West: The Middle Ages and the Crusades. Documents and Sources: Fulcher of Chartres, Chronicle of the First Crusade. Rule of St. Benedict. Song of Roland. Summa de legibus. Anna Comnena, the Alexiad. 9. The Orthodox Tradition: Byzantium and Early Russia. Documents and Sources: Eusebius on Constantine I. Vladimir of Kiev. Kritovolous on the fall of Constantinople. Nestor-Iskander''s Tale of the Fall of Constantinople. Filofei''s Concept of the Third Rome. 10. The African Genesis: African Cultures and Civilizations To 1500. Documents and Sources: Ibn Battuta in the Sudan. Ibn Battuta in Mecca and East Africa. Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali. Leo Africanus'' Description of West Africa. Duarte Barbosa on the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar. 11. Pre-Columbian American Civilizations. Documents and Sources: Victory of the Underworld. "I say this" Xicohtencatl, The Elder. Song of Tlaltecatzin, Cuauhchenrnco. Song for Admonishing Those Who Seek No Honor in War. The Midwife Addresses the Woman Who Has Died in Childbirth. 12. Medieval India. Documents and Sources: al-Biruni, On the Hindus. Dandin, Tale of the Ten Princes. Barani on Muslims in India. Accounts of Mongols in India. Hindu bhakti devotional literature. The Key to Paradise. 13. East Asia: Chinese Influence and the Mongol Conquest. Documents and Sources: Poems by Li Bai and Du Fu. Lady Murasaki Shikibu''s Diary. A Mongol Governor. Marco Polo on Chinese Society under Mongol Rule. III. 1450-1750. 14. The West: The Reformation. Documents and Sources: Martin Luther, Sermon at the Castle Pleissenburg. Giorgio Vasari, Lives of Famous Artists. Ignatius Loyola, Rules for Thinking With the Church. Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina. English Bill of Rights. Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam. 15. The Development of Russia and the Growth of Eastern Europe. Documents and Sources: Copernicus, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres. An Ambassador''s Report on the Ottoman Empire, 1555. Olearius, A Foreign Traveler in Russia. Lomonosov, Panegyriic to the Sovereign Emperor Peter the Great. Prince Shcherbatov, On the Corruption of Morals in Russia. 16. Latin America, 1450-1750: Conflict in the Contact Zone. Documents and Sources: Cortez on the Tlaxcalans. Excerpts from the "Account of Ixtlilxochitl" Bernal Diaz''s True Story of the Conquest of Mexico. Bartolome de las Casas. Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz. The New Laws of the Indies. 17. East Asia in Transition. Documents and Sources: Matteo Ricci''s Journals. A Chinese View of Ricci. Tokogawa Iemitus on the Closing of Japan. European View of Asia. A Ming Naval Expedition. 18. The Delhi Sultanate and Mughal India. Documents and Sources: Sidi Ali Reis, The Mirror of Countries. Bernier, An Account of India and the Great Moghul. The Great Moghul Aurangzeb, Farewell. Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor. Abu''l Fazl on Akbar. Tavernier, Travels in India. Jahangir, Memoirs. 19. The Transformation of Africa, 1450-1750. Documents and Sources: Shaihu Umar: A Novel About Slavery in Africa. Equiano''s Travels: His Autobiography. Memoirs of An Arabian Princess from Zanzibar. 20. Ottoman and Safavid Empires in the Middle East. Documents and Sources: The Coming of Ismail Safavi Foretold. Turkish Letters, on Suleiman the Magnificent. Letter from Ottoman Sultan to Safavid ruler. Jahangir, Memoirs. IV. 1750-1914. 21. The West in Transition: 1750-1914. Documents and Sources: Declaration of Independence. Declaration of the Rights of Man. Excerpt from the Congress of Vienna. The Imperialistic Impulse - The White Man''s Burden. A United Germany Declared - Otto von Bismarck. The Sadler Commission and Child Labor in Great Britain (1832). Women''s Rights - Mary Wollstonecraft. 22. Russia and Eastern Europe. Documents and Sources: Catherine the Great''s Constitution. Adami Mickiewicz, The Books of the Polish Nation. J.A. MacGahan, The Turkish Atrocities in Bulgaria. M.I. Pokzovskaya, Working Conditions for Women in the Factories. Borijove Jevtic, The Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. 23. Latin America, 1750-1914: Revolution and Contested Identities. Documents and Sources: The Plan of Uguala. The Journal of Edward Thornton Tayloe. Jose Rufino Echenique, Reflections on Revolutions. Domingo Sarmiento, Symbolism and Contested Identities in Argentina. Canudos, Millenarianism in Late Nineteenth-Century Brazil. 24. East Asia Faces Challenges. Documents and Sources: Lin Zexu, Letter to Queen Victoria. Treaty of Nanking, 1840. The Meiji Constitution, 1889. Sakuma Shozan "Reflections on My Errors". "A Comic Dialogue," Japanese View on Foreign Trade, 1855. 25. South Asia: The Making of the British Raj in India. Documents and Sources: Arrival of the British in the Punjab. Thomas Babington Macaulay''s "Minute on Education". R

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