Sharing the World Stage: Biography and Gender in World History, Volume 2 / Edition 1

Sharing the World Stage: Biography and Gender in World History, Volume 2 / Edition 1

by Jane Slaughter, Patricia Risso, Patricia W. Romero, Melissa K. Bokovoy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0618370471

ISBN-13: 9780618370474

Pub. Date: 02/08/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

By combining biography with gender, this two-volume biographical world history reader fully integrates women into traditional political and social narratives. Profiles feature compelling political figures, activists, and artists from all regions of the globe—the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East—and primary sources place them in context

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By combining biography with gender, this two-volume biographical world history reader fully integrates women into traditional political and social narratives. Profiles feature compelling political figures, activists, and artists from all regions of the globe—the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East—and primary sources place them in context by illustrating the social conditions and political issues of their time.Each chapter includes biographies of one man and one woman, followed by four to eight primary sources. The primary sources range from political writings and letters to art and memoirs, and expose students to different types of historical evidence. Each chapter also includes background material on the political and social climate of the period, as well as brief introductions to other historical figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618370474
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/08/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Gender, Colonialism, and Conquest in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 1. Hemispheres Collide: The Spanish Conquest and Colonization of Mexico: Hernán Cortes (1485-1547) and Malintzin or Dona Marina (1505-ca.1529) 2. The Ottoman Empire: Hurrem Sultan (d. 1558) and Ibrahim Pasha (d. 1535) 3. Building the Persian Islamic Legacy in INdia: Jahangir (1569-1627) and Nur Jahan (ca. 1576-1645) 4. The Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope: Autshumato (Harry) (ca. 1611-1673) and Krotoa (Eva) (ca. 1642-1674) II. Experiments in Revolutionary Change and Resistance (Late Eighteenth to Early Twentieth Centuries) 5. Human Rights and Eighteenth-Century Revolutionary Thought: Olaudah Equiano (ca.1745-ca.1797) and Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) 6. Transforming Japan: Matsuo Taseko (1811-1894) and Ito Hirobumi (1841-1909) 7. Zanzibar and the Swahili Coast: Salme bint Said (Emily Ruete, 1840-1890) and Her Brothers, the Sultans of Zanzibar (r. 1856-1893) 8. Revolutionary Lives: Vladimir Ilyich (Ulyanov) Lenin (1870-1924) and Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) III. Mass Politics of the Left and Right 9. Revolutions in Early-Twentieth-Century China: Qiu Jin (1875-1907) and Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) 10. Anti-imperialist Nationalism: Sa'ad Zaghlul (ca. 1857-1927) and Huda Sha'rawi (1879-1947) 11. "The Savior" and "the Conscience" of the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1940: Juana Belen Gutierrez de Mendoza (1875-1942) and Lázaro Cárdenas (1895-1970) 12. Fascism Between the Wars: Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) and Margherita Grassini Sarfatti (1880-1961) IV. Writing and Performing Dissent in a Global Community 13. United States and Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969) and Frances FitzGerald (b. 1940) 14. The "Dirty War": Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo and General Jorge Rafael Videla Redondo (b. 1925) 15. Decolonization and Independence in Senegal: Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2002) and Miriama Bá (1929-1981) 16. A Culture War Within Islam? Salman Rushdie (b. 1947) and Taslima Nasrin (b. 1962)

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