Sources of World History. Vol.2
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Sources of World History. Vol.2

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ISBN-13:
9780495913184
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
432
Autor:
Mark A. Kishlansky
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

From constitutional documents, political theory, and philosophy to imaginative literature and social description, youll find fascinating primary source material in SOURCES OF WORLD HISTORY VOLUME II. This reader contains works representative of major civilization complexes (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Islamic world, and Western civilization) and each selection is included for its ability to raise a significant issue.
From the contents:
Preface.
Contents by Regions.
Chronological Contents.
How to Read a Document.
How to Read a Visual.
Part IV. THE WORLD OF TRAVELERS AND TRADERS.
17. Monarchy and Revolution.
89. James I, True Law of a Free Monarchy (1598). 90. Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (1651). 91. Philippe Duplessis-Mornay, A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants (1579). 92. Duc de Saint-Simon, Memoirs (1694-1723).
18. The New Science.
93. Galileo Galilei, "The Two New Sciences" (1638). 94. Rene Descartes, "Discourse on Method" (1637).
19. Empires of Goods.
95. Anonymous, "The Rise and Decline of Flora" (ca. 1637). 96. Thomas Mun, "England s Treasure by Foreign Trade" (1664). 97. Adam Smith, "The Wealth of Nations" (1776).
20. Asia Alone.
98. Yamamoto Tsunetomo, "Hagakure" (The Book of the Samurai) (1716). 99. Honda Toshiaki, "A Secret Plan for Managing the Country" (1798). 100. Ferdinand Verbiest, Letter from China (1683). 101. K ang-hsi, "A Eulogy for the Emperor" (1722). 102. Wu Ching-Tzu, "The Scholars" (1750).
21. The European Enlightenment.
103. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract (1762). 104. Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishments (1764). 105. Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence (1776). 106. Montesquieu, Spirit of the Laws (1748). 107. Olympe de Gouges, Introduction to Black Slavery (1792).
22. The French Revolution.
108. Abbe de Sieyes, "What Is the Third Estate?" (1789). 109. The Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789) and Woman (1791). 110. Edmund Burke, "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790).
23. Travelers to the East and West.....
From constitutional documents, political theory, and philosophy to imaginative literature and social description, you'll find fascinating primary source material in SOURCES OF WORLD HISTORY VOLUME II. This reader contains works representative of major civilization complexes (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Islamic world, and Western civilization) and each selection is included for its ability to raise a significant issue.