The Global Experience, Volume I: 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: 9780673993809
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/10/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume I.

I. FROM HUMAN ORIGINS TO THE GREAT RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS.

1. In the Beginning.
Oodgeroo Nunukul, Stadbroke Dreamtime.

Juliet Piggott, Japanese Mythology.

The Book of Genesis.

Horatio Hale, Huron Folklore.

Harold Courlander, A Treasury of African Folklore.

2. The Archaeology of Early Peoples.
Maeve Leakey, The Dawn of Humans.

Josephine Flood, Archaeology of the Dreamtime.

James Mellaart, Catal Huyuk: A Neolithic Town in Anatolia.

An Chin-huai, The Shang City at Chen-chou.

Paul G. Bahn, 50,000 Year Old Americans of Pedro Furada.

Glynn L. Isaac, Olorgesailie.

3. River Valley Civilizations.
Patricia Ebrey, Chinese Civilization and Society.

Vedic Hymns.

The Code of Hammurabi.

The Tale of Sinuhe.

II. THE CLASSICAL ERA AND BEYOND.

4. Nomads and City Dwellers.
Thomas J. Barfield, The Hsiung-nu Imperial Confederacy.

The Book of Joshua.

Martin Hall, Farmers, Kings, and Traders.

Michael Coe, The Maya.

The Book of Songs.

Herbert D.G. Maschner, The Emergence of Cultural Complexity.

5. Empires in the Classical World.
The Ramayana.

The Iliad.

Basil Davidson, Africa in History.

Livy, History of Rome.

Han shu, The History of the Former Han Dynasty.

The Chronicle of Fu Chien.

Stuart J. Fiedel, Prehistory of the Americas.

6. Religions and Cultures.
Popol Vuh.

The Upanishads.

Robert Allen Mitchell, The Buddha: His Life Retold.

Analects of Confucius.

Exodus, Job, and Ecclesiastes.

7. The Spread of Peoples and Cultures.
Colin Renfrew, Archaeology and Language.

Philip Curtin et al., African History.

Luc de Heusch, The Drunken King.

Irving Rouse, Migrations in Prehistory.

The Agricola and Germany of Tacitus.

III. CONVERGENCE AND COMPLEXITY: 500 CE TO 1450 CE.

8. Societies Linked By Trade and Exchange.
Robert Lopez and Irving W. Raymond, Medieval Trade in the Mediterranean World.

The King's Mirror.

Garcilaso de la Vega, Royal Commentaries of the Incas.

S.D. Goitein, Letters of Medieval Jewish Traders.

Buzurg Ibn Shahriyar, Kitab al-Ajaib al-Hind.

Chau Ju-kua: His Work on Chinese and Arab Trade.

The Map of Abraham de Cresques.

9. Regulating Behavior.
Ma Huan, The Overall Survey of the Ocean's Shores.

The Quran.

William Langland, Piers the Ploughman.

The Chronicle of William Pelhison.

Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji.

Guaman Poma, Letter to a King.

Codex Mendoza.

10. The Spread of Religions and Cultures.
Nihongi, Chronicles of Japan.

The Mahavamsa.

The Florentine Codex.

Robert the Monk, Historia Hierosolimitana.

Ibn al-Athir, Kamil at-Tawarikh.

Al-Umari, Masalik al-absar fi mamalik al-amsar.

A Portrayal of the Buddha.

11. Labor in the World.
George Vernadsky, Medieval Russian Laws.

Ibn Khaldun, The Muqaddimah.

Codex Mendoza.

Jacques Gernet, Daily Life in China.

Hsu I'kuei, What the Weaver Said.

Statute of Laborers of 1351.

Plowing and Weaving in China.

12. Disasters and Society.
Ibn Khaldun, The Muqaddimah.

Johanna Lambert, Wise Women of the Dreamtime.

Jacques Soustelle, L'Univers des Azteques.

Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron.

Li Chih-Ch'ang, The Travels of an Alchemist.

Yao Chen, Ballad on the Investigation of a Disaster.

Ibn Battuta, Travels in Asia and Africa.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

13. The World in 1450.
The Florentine Codex.

Daniel K. Richter, The Ordeal of the Longhouse.

Mary Elizabeth Berry, The Culture of Civil War in Kyoto.

P.S. Garlake, Great Zimbabwe.

Kritovoulos, History of Mehmed the Conqueror.

John Thornton, Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World.

The Voyages of Cadamosto.

Theodore de Bry's Secota (Virginia).

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