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Now in its fifth edition, The Human Recordcontinues to be the leading sourcebook in world history. The book is recognized for its current scholarship, balanced global approach and wealth of both textual and artifactual sources.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780618042456
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/21/2000
  • Edition description: FOURTH
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 499
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.82 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Alfred Andrea received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. He is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Vermont, where he taught from 1967 through 2001. His initial training focused on medieval European history, with an emphasis on Byzantine-Western relations and the Crusades. He has since published three books on the Crusades, as well as numerous articles on a variety of historical issues. Dr. Andrea is also the author of THE MEDIEVAL RECORD, a primary source reader published by Houghton Mifflin (1997). In 2002 he was Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Louisville, and for the past decade he has served as an officer of the World History Association.

James H. Overfield received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is Professor and Chair of History at the University of Vermont. In 1999 he received the University's outstanding teaching award. His publications include HUMANISM AND SCHOLASTICISM IN LATE MEDIEVAL GERMANY (Princeton University Press, 1984), as well as numerous articles published in such journals as Societas and Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History. He is also the author of SOURCES OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY GLOBAL HISTORY, published by Houghton Mifflin (2002).

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Table of Contents

Primary Sources and How to Read Them Volume I I. The Ancient World 1. The First Civilizations Mesopotamia: The Land of Two Rivers The Search for Eternal Life in Mesopotamia 1.The Epic of Gilgamesh Bringing Order to an Uncertain World 2. The Judgments of Hammurabi Egypt: The River of Two Lands The Search for Eternal Life in Egypt 3. Three Mortuary Texts Another Side of Egyptian Life 4. A Crib Incantation and Two Love Songs China: The Land of the Yellow and Yangzi Rivers The Mandate of Heaven 5. The Book of Documents Zhou Viewed from Above and Below 6. The Book of Songs Mute Testimony Bringing in the Sheaves 7. A Tassili Rock Painting Cultural Impressions 8. Indus, Mesopotamian, and Cretan Seals Sacred Kingship along the Nile 9. Two Temple Reliefs 2. Newcomers: From Nomads to Settlers The Indo-Europeans Life, Death, and the Gods in Aryan India 10. The Rig Veda A Journey to the Underworld 11. Homer, The Odyssey The Israelites and Their Neighbors Establishing a Covenant with Humanity 12. The Book of Genesis Establishing a Covenant with a Chosen People 13. The Book of Deuteronomy 3. Transcendental Reality: Developing the Spiritual Traditions of India and Southwest Asia: 800-200 B.C.E. The Emergence of Brahminical Hinduism The Hindu Search for Divine Reality 14. The Upanishads Dharma: The Imperative of Caste Law 15. The Bhagavad Gita A Challenge to Caste: The Teachings of the Buddha The Path to Enlightenment 16. The Buddha, Setting in Motion the Wheel of the Law The Poison Arrow of Needless Speculation 17. The Buddha, Questions that Tend Not to Edification Persians, Israelites, and Their Gods The Struggle Between Good and Evil 18. Zarathustra, Gathas A Covenant for All Peoples 19. The Book of Isaiah 4. The Secular Made Sacred: Developing the Humanistic Traditions of China and Hellas: 600-200 B.C.E. China: Thought in Search of Harmony Daoism: The Way That Is and Is Not 20. Laozi, The Classic of the Way and Virtue Confucianism: The Moral Way of the Past 21. Confucius, The Analects Legalism: The Way of the State 22. Han Fei, The Writings of Master Han Fei Yin and Yang and the Dao of Good Health 23. The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine Hellenic Civilization: A Rational Inquiry into Life Hellenic Medicine 24. Hippocrates, On the Sacred Disease The Athenian as Citizen 25. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Bacchic Maenads: Feminine Religious Ecstacy 26. Euripides, The Bacchae Socrates' Defense of Philosophy 27. Plato, Apologia Art and the Human Form 28. Three Hellenic Works of Art 5. Regional Empires and Afro-Eurasian Interchange, 300 B.C.E.-500 C.E. The Greco-Roman World Images of the Hellenistic World 29. Four Hellenistic Sculptures Rome Viewed from the Underworld 30. Virgil, The Aeneid Queen Boudica and the Pax Romana 31. Tacitus, Agricola and Annals Han China Two Views on How to Deal with Empire 32. Huan Kuan, Discourses on Salt and Iron A Woman's Place as Viewed by a Female Confucian 33. Ban Zhao, Lessons for Women India in the Age of Empires The Softening Effects of Dharma 34. Asoka, Rock and Pillar Edicts Sacred Law in Classical India 35. The Laws of Manu Long-Distance Travel and Exchange India and China Viewed from Rome 36. Pliny the Elder, Natural History Faxian's Homeward Voyage 37. Faxian, Travels The Transit of Images along Trade Routes 38. Five Robed Statues II. Faith, Devotion, and Salvation: Great World Religions to 1500 6. New Developments in Three Ancient Religions Mahayana Buddhism: A Religion of Infinite Compassion Perceiver of the World's Sounds: A Bodhisattva for All Emergencies 39. Tales of Guanshiyin Images of Compassion 40. Three Bodhisattvas Bhakti: The Way of Devotion The Way of Supreme Love 41. Narada, The Bhakti Sutra Shiva, Auspicious Destroyer 42. Shiva Nataraja Rabbinical Judaism A Defense of the Law 43. Flavius Josephus, Against Apion Jacob's Seed 44. Maimonides, Selected Writings 7. Christianity: Conquering the World for Christ The Foundations of Christianity Becoming Spiritually Perfect 45. The Gospel of Saint Matthew The Path to Righteousness: The Law or Faith? 46. Saint Paul, Epistle to the Romans Christianity and the Roman World Rome's Policy toward Christians 47. Pliny the Younger and Trajan, Letters Regarding Christians Why Are Christians Persecuted? 48. Tertullian, Apologia Persecution and Deliverance 49. Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History The Christian Emperor 50. The Barberini Ivory Beyond the Roman World Georgia Becomes a Christian State 51. Rufinus of Aquileia, Church History Christianity Comes to China 52. Bishop Adam, The Christian Monument Religious Exchange and Interchange Gnostic Christianity: The Secret Knowledge of Jesus 53. The Gospel of Thomas Manichaeism: Enlightening the World 54. The Parable About the World-Ocean 8. Islam: Universal Submission to God The Foundations of Islamic Life The Word of God 55. The Quran The Tales of Tradition 56. Iman Nawawi, Gardens of the Righteous Muhammad's Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven 57. Muhammad ibn Ishaq, The Life of the Messenger of God The First Formulation of Sharia: God's Law 58. Malik ibn Anas, The Smoothed Path Variety and Unity within Islam God's Martyrs: The Party of Ali 59. Ibn Babawayh al-Saduq, Creed concerning the Imams An African Pilgrim to Mecca 60. Mahmud Kati, The Chronicle of the Seeker The Sufi Path 61. Jalaluddin al-Rumi, Poems, and Ahmed al-Aflaki, The Virtues of Those Who Know Islam and Unbelievers The Dhimma 62. Ibn Muslama's Pact with the Christians of Tiflis and The Pact of Umar The Jewish Community of Twelfth-Century Baghdad 63. Benjamin of Tudela, Book of Travels Fourteenth-Century Hindu Dhimmis 64. The Deeds of Sultan Firuz Shah III. Continuity, Change, and Interchange: 500-1500 9. Asia: Change in the Context of Tradition Japan: Creating a Distinctive Civilization The Constitution of Prince Shotoku 65. Chronicles of Japan Lives and Loves at the Heian Court 66. Sei Shonagon, The Pillow Book The Ideal Samurai 67. Chronicle of the Grand Pacification China: The Ages of Tang and Song Imperial Greatness and Disaster in Eighth-Century China 68. Du Fu, Poems The Bartered Bride: China and the Uighurs in an Age of Civil War 69. The Old Tang History The Dao of Agriculture in Song China 70. Chen Pu, The Craft of Farming Thirteenth-Century Hangzhou 71. A Record of Musings on the Eastern Capital Buddhism in East Asia: Acceptance, Rejection, and Accomodation Buddhism Comes to China: The Story of the Nun An Lingshou 72. Shi Baochang, Lives of the Nuns A Conflict of Values: Buddhism in Late Tang China 73. Han Yu, Memorial on Buddhism A Japanese Monk in China 74. Tales from Uji Southwest Asia: Crossroads of the Afro-Eurasian World The Arrival of the Turks 75. Al-Jahiz, The Merits of the Turks and of the Imperial Army as a Whole Muslims and Franks in the Crusader States 76. Ibn Jubayr, Travels Sinbad's First Voyage 77. A Thousand and One Arabian Nights India: Continuity and Change Nalanda: Center of Spirituality and Learning 78. Huili, A Biography of the Tripitaka Master Islam and Hindu Civilization: Cultures in Conflict 79. Abul Raihan al-Biruni, Description of India A Sati's Sacrifice 80. Vikrama's Adventures 10. Two Christian Civilizations: Byzantium and Western Europe Justinian the Great: The First Byzantine Emperor Two Imperial Portraits: Justinian and Theodora 81. The Mosaics of San Vitale Justinian: God's Deputy or a Devil? 82. Procopius, On the Buildings and The Secret History Charles the Great: Europe's First Emperor A Papal Portrait: Leo III and Charles the Great 83. Pope Leo III's Lateran Mosaic A Carolingian Vision of Reality 84. Charles the Great, The Capitulary on Saxony and A Letter to Pope Leo III Byzantium and the West in the Age of Otto the Great A Western Ambassador to Constantinople 85. Liudprand of Cremona, A Report on the Embassy to Constantinople Two Representations of the Virgin 86. A Byzantine Icon of the Koimesis and A Dormition Miniature Byzantium and the West in the Age of the Crusades: The Dividing of Christendom An Appeal to Christian Charity 87. Baldric of Dol, The Jerusalem History The West and the First Crusade from a Byzantine Perspective 88. Anna Comnena, The Alexiad The Fourth Crusade from a Byzantine Perspective 89. Nicetas Choniates, Annals 11. Africa and the Americas Africa The Land of Zanj: Tenth-Century East Africa 90. Abul-Hasan Ali al-Masudi, Meadows of Gold The Land of Ghana: Eleventh-Century Western Sudan 91. Abu Ubaydallah al-Bakri, The Book of Routes and Realms The Land of Seyon: Fourteenth-Century Ethiopia 92. Ethiopian Royal Chronicle A Yoruba Woman of Authority? 93. Seated Female Figure The Americas Mayan Faces and Figures 94. Three Mayan Ceramic Sculptures The Sacred Marketplace: Aztec Commerce and Religion 95. Diego Durán, Book of the Gods and Rites Governing the Inca Empire 96. Pedro de Cieza de Leon, Chronicles IV. Travel, Encounter, and Exchange: 1000-1700 12. Adventurers, Merchants, Diplomats, Pilgrims, and Missionaries: A Half Millennium of Travel and Encounter: 1000-1500 The World Perceived A Chinese View of the World 97. Zhau Rugua, A Description of Foreign Peoples A European View of the World 98. The Book of John Mandeville A Korean View of the World 99. The Kangnido Travel in the Age of the Pax Mongolica A Summons from Chinggis Khan 100. Chinggis Khan, Letter to Changchun Traveling among the Mongols 101. William of Rubruck, Journey to the Land of the Tartars Traveling the Silk Road 102. Marco Polo, Description of the World A European Visitor to China 103. Odoric of Pordenone, Report Advice for Merchants Traveling to Cathay 104. Francesco Pegolotti, The Practice of Commerce Long-Distance Travel beyond the Mongol Peace A Moroccan Visitor in Sub-Saharan Africa 105. Ibn Battuta, A Donation to Those Interested in Curiosities Samarqand in the Age of Tamerlane 106. Ruy González de Clavijo, Embassy to Tamerlane Zheng He's Western Voyage 107. Ma Huan, The Overall Survey of the Ocean's Shores The Origins of Portugal's Overseas Empire 108. Gomes Eannes de Azurara, The Chronicle of Guinea 13. Transoceanic Encounters: 1500-1700 Europeans in the Americas The Battle for Tenochtitlán: An Aztec Perspective 109. Bernardino de Sahagun, General History of the Things of New Spain The "Mountain of Silver" and the Mita System 110. Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa, Compendium and Description of the West Indies African Reactions to the European Presence An African Voice of Ambivalence? 111. Nzinga Mbemba (Afonso I), Letters to the King of Portugal Images of the Portuguese in the Art of Benin 112. A Benin-Portuguese Saltcellar and A Benin Wall Plaque The Economics of the West African Slave Trade 113. James Barbot, A Voyage to New Calabar River in the Year 1699 Chinese and Japanese Reactions to the West The Jesuits in China 114. Matteo Ricci, Journals The Seclusion of Japan 115. Tokugawa Iemitsu, Closed Country Edict of 1635 and Exclusion of the Portuguese, 1639 The Great Mughals and the West Dealing with the Faringis 116. Abul Fazl, Akbarnama Seventeenth-Century Commerce in India 117. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Travels in India Volume II I. A New Era of Human Interconnectedness: The Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries 1. Continuity and Change in East and Southeast Asia Confucianism in China and Japan "Doing Good" in Seventeenth-Century China 1. Meritorious Deeds at No Cost Teaching the Young in Tokugawa Japan 2. Kaibara and Token Ekiken, Common Sense Teachings for Japanese Children and Greater Learning for Women Commerce in a Confucian World 3. Zhang Han, "On Strange Tales" and "On Merchants" Political Decline and Recovery in China and Japan Symptoms of Ming Decline 4. Yang Lien, Memorial to Emperor Ming Xizong concerning Eunuch Wei Zhongxian The Tokugawa Formula for Japan 5. Tokugawa Hidetada, Laws Governing the Military Households Europeans in East and Southeast Asia The Seclusion of Japan 6. Tokugawa Iemitsu, Closed Country Edict of 1635 Catholic-Confucian Tensions in Late Ming China 7. Matteo Ricci, Journals Siamese-Dutch Tensions in the Seventeenth Century 8. Letter to the Dutch East India Company Board of Directors 2. The Islamic Heartland and India Rulers and Their Challenges in the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires A European Diplomat's Impressions of Suleiman I 9. Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Turkish Letters A Carmelite Friar's View of Shah Abbas I 10. Father Paul Simon, Report to Pope Paul V A Self-Portrait of Jahangir 11. Jahangir, Memoirs Religion and Society in South and Southwest Asia Sunni-Shia Conflict in the Early Sixteenth Century 12. Sultan Selim I, Letter to Shah Ismail of Persia A Muslim's Description of Hindu Beliefs and Practices 13. Abul Fazl, Akbarnama Women and Islamic Law in the Ottoman Empire 14. Khayr al-Din Ramli, Legal Opinions 3. Europe in an Age of Conflict and Expansion Protestant Revolt and Catholic Response A Protestant View of Christianity 15. Martin Luther, Table Talk A Blueprint for Catholic Revival 16. Decrees of the Council of Trent Art as Protestant Propaganda 17. Hans Beham, An Allegory of the Monastic Orders; Anonymous, A Mirror for the Blind; Lucas Cranach the Younger, Two Kinds of Preaching: Evangelical and Papal European Exploration and Expansion: Goals and Motives Why Portugal Began Exploring the African Coast 18. Gomes Eannes de Azurara, The Chronicle of Guinea 1492: What Columbus and His Patrons Hoped to Gain 19. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, Agreements with Columbus of April 17 and April 30, 1492 Why England Should Sponsor Colonies 20. Richard Hakluyt, A Discourse on Western Planting Marriage and Families in Early Modern Europe Upper-Class Marriage in Renaissance Florence 21. Leon Battista Alberti, Book of the Family Two Sixteenth-Century Commentaries on Marriage 22. Erhard Schön, No More Precious Treasure Is on the Earth Than a Gentle Wife Who Longs for Honor; Hans Sebald Beham, A Nuremberg Couple Wooing Stay Single, Be Happy 23. Anna Bijns, "Unyoked Is Best! Happy the Woman without a Man" The Beginnings of the Scientific Revolution Science and the Claims of Religion 24. Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina The Promise of Science 25. Francis Bacon, New Organon 4. Africa and the Americas Africans and the Portuguese Afro-Portuguese Trade and the Building of Sao Jorge da Mina 26. Duarte Pacheo, Esmeraldo de Situ Orbis Images of Europeans in the Art of Benin 27. A Benin-Portuguese Saltcellar and A Benin Wall Plaque Political Breakdown in the Kingdom of Kongo 28. Nzinga Mbemba (Afonso I), Letters to the King of Portugal Military Conflict in Southeast Africa 29. Joao dos Santos, Eastern Ethiopia Encounters in the Americas The Battle for Tenochtitlán 30. Bernardino de Sahagun, General History of the Things of New Spain Conflict in New Netherlands 31. David Pieterzen DeVries, Voyages from Holland to America Land and Labor in Spanish America Labor and Tribute in the Encomienda System 32. Encomienda Records from Nestalpa, 1547-1565 Indian Abuse and the Courts 33. Complaint of the Indians of Tocama against Their Encomendero, Juan Ponce de Leon The "Mountain of Silver" and the Mita System 34. Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa, Compendium and Description of the West Indies II. A World in Transition, from the Mid Seventeenth to the Early Nineteenth Century 5. Europe and the Americas in an Age of Science, Economic Growth, and Revolution An Age of Science and Enlightenment Two Images of Seventeenth-Century Science 35. Sebastien Le Clerc, The Royal Academy and Its Protectors and A Dissection at the Jardin des Plantes A Plea for Religious Understanding and Tolerance 36. Voltaire, Treatise on Toleration An Affirmation of Human Progress 37. Marquis de Condorcet, Sketch of the Progress of the Human Mind From Mercantilism to Laissez Faire The Advantages of Mercantilism 38. Jean-Baptiste Colbert, "Memorandum on English Alliances" and "Memorandum to the King on Finances" Capitalism's Prophet 39. Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations Russia and the West in the Eighteenth Century Peter the Great's Blueprint for Russia 40. Peter the Great, Edicts and Decrees A Russian Critic of Westernization 41. Mikhail Shcherbatov, On the Corruption of Morals in Russia Revolutions in England and France The Foundations of Parliamentary Supremacy in England 42. English Bill of Rights A Program for Revolutionary Change in France 43. Cahier of the Third Estate of the City of Paris The Principles of the French Revolution 44. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen Politics and Privilege in France before and after the French Revolution 45. Political Cartoons and Caricatures from the French Revolution Anticolonialism and Revolution in the Americas "Simple Facts, Plain Arguments, and Common Sense" 46. Thomas Paine, Common Sense Bolivar's Dreams for Latin America 47. Simon Bolivar, The Jamaica Letter 6. Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Africa's Curse: The Slave Trade The Path to Enslavement in America 48. Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself The Economics of the Slave Trade on Africa's Coast 49. Thomas Phillips, A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal of London in 1694 Political Change in the Islamic World An Insider's View of Ottoman Decline 50. Mehmed Pasha, The Book of Counsel for Viziers and Governors The Beginnings of Britain's Indian Empire 51. Robert Clive, Letter to William Pitt, 1759 The Continuing Vitality of Islam A Call to Recapture Islam's Purity 52. 'Abdullah Wahhab, The History and Doctrines of the Wahhabis Jihad in the Western Sudan 53. Usman dan Fodio, Selections from His Writings 7. Change and Continuity in East Asia and Oceania China's Revival Under the Qing Emperor Kangxi Views His World 54. Kangxi, Self-Portrait Negotiating with the Qianlong Emperor 55. Sir Henry Dundas, Letter to Lord George Macartney, September 8, 1792 Qianlong's Rejection of British Demands 56. Emperor Qianlong, Edict on Trade with Great Britain Social and Economic Change in Tokugawa Japan A Japanese Merchant Views His World 57. Mitsui Takafusa, Some Observations on Merchants The Social Ills of Tokugawa Japan 58. Honda Toshiaki, A Secret Plan of Government The Opening of Oceania Early Reports from New Zealand 59. Committee of the Church of England Missionary Society, Memorandum to the Earl of Bathurst, Secretary of State of the Colonies The Plight of the Tasmanians 60. George A. Robinson, Report to the Lieutenant Governor-General of Tasmania III. The World in the Age of Western Dominance: 1800-1914 8. The West in the Age of Industrialization and Imperialism Middle Class and Working Class in Early Industrial Europe English Workers in the Early Industrial Revolution 61. Testimony before Parliamentary Committees on Working Conditions in England Middle-Class Success and How to Achieve It 62. Samuel Smiles, Self-Help and Thrift New Perspectives on Humanity and Society The Marxist Critique of Industrial Capitalism 63. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto The Principles of Darwinism 64. Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man The Fight for Women's Political Rights American Women Demand Equality 65. Ohio Women's Convention of 1850, Resolutions Women's Suffrage: A Woman's Protest 66. Mrs. Humphry Ward, An Appeal against Women's Suffrage Nationalism and Imperialism in the Late Nineteenth Century Racism, Militarism, and the New Nationalism 67. Heinrich von Treitschke, Extracts from History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century and Historical and Political Writings Jewish Nationalism and the Birth of Zionism 68. Theodor Herzl, The Jews' State A Defense of French Imperialism 69. Jules Ferry, Speech before the French National Assembly Images of Imperialism in Great Britain 70. Advertisements and Illustrations from British Books and Periodicals 9. Western Pressures, Nationalism, and Reform in Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the 1800s The European Assault on Africa "With the View of Bettering. . .Our Country" 71. Royal Niger Company, Standard Treaty The Realities of Legitimate Trade on the Oil Rivers 72. Petition of King Ockiya and the Chiefs of Brass to Lord Derby, February, 1877 and Memorandum of the Brass Chiefs, June, 1895 The Fate of the Ndebele 73. Ndansi Kumalo, His Story Southwest Asia under Siege Ottoman Reforms in the Tanzimat Era 74. Sultan Abdul Mejid, Imperial Rescript Persian Opposition to the Tobacco Concession 75. Sayyid Jamal ad-Din, Letter to Hasan Shirazi The Beginnings of Arab Nationalism 76. Announcement to the Arabs, Sons of Qahtan India under British Domination A Plea for Western Schools 77. Rammohun Roy, Letter to Lord Amherst A Call to Expel the British 78. The Azamgarh Proclamation 10. East and Southeast Asia Confront the West The Disintegration of Imperial China The Curse of Opium 79. Lin Zexu, Letter to Queen Victoria, 1839 The Plight of the Emperor's Subjects 80. Zeng Guofan, Memorandum to Emperor Xianfeng A Revolutionary Formula for China's Revival 81. Sun Yat-sen, The Three People's Principles and the Future of the Chinese People The Emergence of Modern Japan Eastern Ethics and Western Science 82. Sakuma Shozan, Reflections on My Errors Patriotic Duty and Business Success 83. Iwasaki Yataro, Letter to Mitsubishi Employees Images of the West in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan 84. Prints and Drawings, 1853-1887 Southeast Asia in the Era of Imperialism Reform from Above in Thailand 85. King Chulalongkorn, Edicts and Proclamations The Fall of Vietnam 86. Phan Thanh Gian, Letter to Emperor Tu Duc and Last Message to His Administrators IV. The Global Community and Its Challenges in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries 11. The Industrialized World in Crisis The Trauma of World War I The Romance of War 87. Popular Art and Poster Art from Germany, England, and Australia Twenty-Four Hours on the Western Front 88. Henry S. Clapham, Mud and Khaki, Memoirs of an Incomplete Soldier The Peace that Failed 89. Comments of the German Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference on the Conditions of Peace, October 1919 The Russian Revolution and the Foundation of the Soviet State The Basic Tenets of Leninism 90. Lenin, "What Is to be Done?" The Soviet Model of Economic Planning 91. Joseph Stalin, The Results of the First Five-Year Plan Ultranationalism in Germany and Japan Hitler's Dreams 92. Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf The Nationalist Agenda in Japan 93. The Black Dragon Society, Anniversary Statement Japanese Foreign Policy Priorities on the Eve of the China War 94. Fundamental Principles of National Policy, 1936 The Legacy of World War II "Führer, You Order. We Obey" 95. Rudolf Höss, Memoirs "The Face of War Is the Face of Death" 96. Henry L. Stimson, "The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb" August 6, 1945 97. Iwao Nakamura and Atsuko Tsujioka, Recollections 12. Anticolonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution in Africa, Asia, and Latin America African Society and Identity under Colonial Rule The Literature of Hope and Oppression 98. James Aggrey, "Parable of the Eagle"; Leon G. Damas, "Limbo"; Leopold Sedar Senghor, "Prayer for Peace"; and David Diop, "Vultures" White Rule and African Families in South Africa 99. Charlotte Maxeke, Social Conditions among Bantu Women and Girls Political and Religious Currents in the Middle East Secularism and Nationalism in Republican Turkey 100. Mustafa Kemal, Speech to the Congress of the People's Republican Party A Call for Islamic Social and Political Action 101. The Muslim Brotherhood, Toward the Light Anticolonialism in India and Southeast Asia Gandhi's Vision for India 102. Mohandas Gandhi, Indian Home Rule A Vietnamese Condemnation of French Rule 103. Nguyen Thai Hoc, Letter to the French Chamber of Deputies Latin America in an Era of Economic Challenge and Political Change Economic Dependency and Its Dangers 104. Francisco Garcia Cálderon, Latin America: Its Rise and Progress Economic Nationalism in Mexico 105. Lázaro Cárdenas, Speech to the Nation China in an Era of Political Disintegration and Revolution The Maoist Version of Marxism 106. Mao Zedong, Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan and Strategic Problems of China's Revolutionary War A Story of a Revolutionary Heroine 107. Cao Ming, "A Native of Yan'an" 13. The Global Community from the 1940s through the 1980s: An Era of Cold War and Decolonization The End of a European-Dominated World Cold War Origins: A U.S. Perspective 108. George Kennan, The Long Telegram Cold War Origins: A Soviet Perspective 109. Nikolai Novikov, Telegram, September 27, 1946 Great Britain Lets Go of India 110. Debate in the House of Commons, March 1947 Religion and Politics in the 1970s and 1980s Latin American Catholicism and the Theology of Liberation 111. Final Document of the Third General Conference of the Latin American Episcopate, 1979 Islamic Law in the Modern World 112. Ruhollah Khomeini, Islamic Government The Place of Hinduism in Modern India 113. Girilal Jain, Editorial on Hinduism and Islam Third World Women between Tradition and Change An African Perspective on Female Circumcision 114. Association of African Women for Research and Development, A Statement on Genital Mutilation The Impact of the Indian Dowry System 115. Editorial against Dowry "I Mistakenly Blamed Her" 116. Wu Jinbo, Letter to the Editor of Chinese Women 14. The Recent Past: The Mid 1980s to the Twenty-first Century Another New Era: The Failure of Communism and the End of the Cold War China's New Course 117. Deng Xiaoping, Speeches and Writings A Plan to Save Communism in the Soviet Union 118. Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika Terrorism in a Global Age The Worldview of Osama bin Laden 119. Declaration of Jihad against Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Mosques The Final Step toward Martyrdom 120. Mohammed Atta, The Last Night Globalization, Free Trade, and World Economic Development The Dangers of NAFTA, GATT, and Free Trade 121. Ralph Nader, Free Trade and the Decline of Democracy Free Trade Is the Answer 122. Gary Burtless, Robert Z. Lawrence, Robert E. Litan, and Robert Shapiro, Globaphobia. Confronting Fears about Open Trade The Wealth and Poverty of Nations 123. World Bank, World Development Indicators, 2003

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