Sources of World Civilization Since 1500 / Edition 3by Oliver A. Johnson, James Halverson
This two volume reader spans the world and its history from the third millennium B.C. to the late 20th century. The illuminating anthology examines significant documents that will acquaint students with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped the world in which they live.See more details below
This two volume reader spans the world and its history from the third millennium B.C. to the late 20th century. The illuminating anthology examines significant documents that will acquaint students with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped the world in which they live.
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Table of Contents
I. THE AGE OF ENCOUNTERS.
Christopher Columbus: Journal and Letter.
Bernal Díaz Del Castillo: The Conquest of New Spain.
The Portuguese in Asia: The Conquest of Malacca.
Japan Encounters in the West: The Expulsion of Foreigners.
Cahuilla: Palm Springs Cahuilla Creation Myth.
Olaudah Equiano: The Life of Gustava Vassa.
Martin Luther: An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520.
John Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion.
The Catholic-Reformation: The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent.
Francis Bacon: Novum Organum.
Isaac Newton: Optics; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy.
II. THE MODERN ERA.
Revolutionary Declarations: The Declaration of Independence; Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen; Declaration of the Rights of Woman.
Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
Antoine-Nicolas De Condorcet: The Progress of the Human Mind.
China and Great Britain: Mandate to King George III; Treaty of Nanking.
Simón Bolívar: The Jamaica Letter.
Child Labor: The Sadler Report.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Manifesto of the Communist Party.
Harriet Taylor Mill: On Marriage.
Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species; The Descent of Man.
William Graham Sumner: The Challenge of Facts.
Rudyard Kipling: The White Man's Burden.
III. THE RECENT PAST.
Mohandas K. Gandhi: Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule.
International Organizations: The Covenant of the League of Nations; Charter of the United Nations; Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Mao Tse Tung: An Investigation into the Peasant Movement.
Adolf Hitler: Mein Kampf.
Japanese Imperialism: Draft of Basic Plan for Establishment of Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Letter from Birmingham City Jail.
The United States and the World after the Cold War: The American Century; US Foreign Policy in the 21st Century.
Thomas Sowell: Cultural Diversity.
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