The Global Experience, Volume II: Readings in World History / Edition 1

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The Global Experience provides students with up-to-date, global, and high interest readings with a social history focus. Offering a global perspective of world history, this collection provides a concise, easy-to-read selection of documents and secondary readings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780673993816
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/15/1997
  • Series: Global Experience Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


14.The Changing World Balance.
Monumenta Missionaria Africana.

A Journal of the First Voyage of Vasco da Gama.

Bernal Diaz, The Conquest of New Spain.

Miguel Leon-Portilla, The Broken Spears.

The Journal of Christopher Columbus.

Alfred W. Crosby, Jr., Conquistador y Pestilencia.

An Afro-Portuguese Salt-Cellar.

15. Religious Beliefs and Cultural Change.
Martin Luther, The Ninety-Five Theses.

La Respuesta of Sor Juana.

Ines de la Cruz, A Woman of Genius.

Ann Waltner, "Transcription Concerning a Chinese Mystic."

Carlo Ginzburg, The Cheese and the Worms.

The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents.

J. Matthew Schoffeleers, River of Blood.

Assault of the Fortress of the Knights Of St. John.

16. Land and Sea Empires.
Maureen Perrie, The Image of Ivan the Terrible in Russian Folklore.

Chinese Civilization and Society: A Sourcebook.

Leslie Byrd Simpson, Encomienda in New Spain.

Robert Norris, "Oyo and Dahomey," Memoirs of the Reign of Bossa Ahadee, King of Dahomey.

Jean Gelman Taylor, The Social World of Batavia: European and Eurasian in Dutch Asia.

Al-Badaoni, Muntakhabu-T-Tawarikh.

Amsterdam Receiving the Tribute of Four Continents.

17. People and Goods.
The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavas Vassa the African: Written By Himself.

William Lytle Schurz, Manila Galleon.

The Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln.

Memoirs of a Malayan Family.

Letters From Hudson Bay 1703-40.

Europeans in West Africa, 1450-1560.

The Trading City Of Canton.

18. The World of Work.
Ivor Wilks, "Land, Labour, Capital and the Forest Kingdom of Asante."

Anthony Reid, Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce, 1450-1680.

R.E.F. Smith, The Enserfment of the Russian Peasantry.

Andre Joao Antonil, Cultura e opulencia do Brasil, por suas drogas e minas.

Evliya Efendi, Narrative of Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa.

E.P. Thompson, "Time, Work-Discipline, and Industrial Capitalism."

Woman Selling Brooms.


19. Intellectual and Spiritual Life in the Eighteenth Century.
Kada Azumamaro, "Petition for the Establishment of a School of National Learning."
T. Winterbottom, An Account of the Native Africans in the Neighbourhood of Sierra Leone.

C.R. Boxer, The Golden Age of Brazil, 1695-1750.

Father Chrestien Le Clerq, New Relation of Gaspesia: With the Customs and Religion of the Gaspesian Indians.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract.

Mary Wollstonecraft, "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman."

"Am I Not a Man and a Brother?"

20. The Age of Nationalism and Revolution.
"The Wathiqat Ahl Al-Sudan: A Manifesto of the Fulani Jihad."

The Declaration of Independence.

Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen.

Letters of Toussaint L'Ouverture.

Simon Bolivar, "The Angostura Address."

Babad Dipanagara: An Account of the Outbreak of The Java War.

Letter from High Commissioner Lin to Queen Victoria.

The French Parliament.

21. Industrialization.
"Memories of Seventy Years," by Mrs. Layton.

Kinse Shiriaku, A History of Japan.

Vivian M. Vallens, Working Women in Mexico during The Porfiriato, 1880-1910.

Charles van Onselen, Chibaro: Forced Labor Recruitment for South African Mines.

Eduard Douwes Dekker, Max Havelaar, or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company.

Kobayashi Kiyochika, Train at Night.

22. The Closing Frontier.
Chief Joseph, "An Indian's Views of Indian Affairs."

Christopher Fyfe, Sierra Leone Inheritance.

Euclides da Cunha, Rebellion in the Backlands.

Zhang Zidong, "Exhortation to Study."

Alexei Nicolaevitch Kuropatkin, The Russian Army and the Japanese War.

Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden."

E.D. Morel, The Black Man's Burden.

Sayyid Jamal ad-Din (al-Afghani), "Lecture on Teaching And Learning."

An English View of German Imperialism.

23. Understanding Identity in a Changing World.

Jose Marti, Letter to Federico Henriquez y Carvajal.

Raden Ajeng Kartini, Letters of a Javanese Princess.

Oscar Lewis, Pedro Martinez.

Peng Bai, "The Hai-feng Peasant Association."

Belinda Bozzoli with Mmantho Nkotsoe, Women of Phokeng.

Emmeline Pankhurst, "Speech from The Dock."

Alexandra Kollontai, The Social Basis of the Women's Question.



24. Crises of the Early Twentieth Century.
Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front.

Siegfried Sassoon, "Counter-Attack."

Helena Swanwick, "The War in Its Effect Upon Women."

Melvin E. Page, "The War of Thangata."

V.I. Lenin, "The First Stage of the First Revolution."

Sun Yat-sen, "The Guomindang Declaration."

Ewan Clague, "When the Relief Stops What Do They Eat?"

The Western Front.

25. The Era of Global Conflict.
Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf.

Anonymous, "I Lived to Tell the Horrors of Treblinka."

The Yalta Protocol.

John W. Dower, War Without Mercy.

Yamaoka Michiko, "Eight Hundred Meters from the Hypocenter."

The Atomic Bomb.

26. Independence and Freedom Movements.
Mohandas Gandhi, Hind Swaraj, or Indian Home Rule.

Mao Zedong, "The Foolish Old Man Who Removed the Mountains."

Fidel Castro, History Will Absolve Me!

Ho Chi Minh, "Report to the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam."

The Freedom Charter.

Kwame Nkrumah, Africa Must Unite.

Mothers of the Revolution.

Apartheid Elevator Sign.

27. Human Rights in a Global Age.
Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from Birmingham City Jail."

Steve Biko, "Our Strategy for Liberation."

Archbishop Oscar Romero, Voice Of the Voiceless.

Nunca Mas: A Report by Argentina's National Commission on Disappeared People.

Chai Ling, Interview of 8 June 1989.

"The Ogoni Bill of Rights."

Repression in the U.S. South.

28. On the Eve of a New Millenium.
Rigoberta Menchu, I, Rigoberta Menchu.

Nelson Mandela, "Intensity The Struggle to Abolish Apartheid."

Chinua Achebe, Anthills of the Savannah.

Benazir Bhutto, Daughter of Destiny.

Chico Mendes, Fight For the Forest.

Food and Agriculture Organization (UN), Restoring The Balance.

Robert Darnton, Berlin Journal, 1989-1990.

Sierra Leone Woman's Day.

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