Encounters in World History Sources and Themes from the Global Past

ISBN-10: 0072451017

ISBN-13: 9780072451016

Edition: 2006

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List price: $95.33
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 4/21/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Early Human Societies, to 600 BCE
Doing History: Using Evidence to Unlock the Human Past
The Human Toolkit Upper Paleolithic Stone Tools and Habitation
The Emergence of Art and Ritual Settlement, Trade, and Agriculture
Myths and the Mythic Mode of Thought
A Creation Myth from Ancient Mesopotamia Reading
The Epic of Gilgamesh Hindu Creation Myths Reading
The Rig Veda and The Law of Manu
Kingship and Authority in the Ancient World
Kingship in Ancient Mesopotamia Reading
Code of Hammurabi Kingship in Ancient Assyria Reading
Assyrian Advice to a Prince Kingship in Israel Reading
1 Samuel Kingship in India Reading
The Ramayana Kingship in China Reading
The Instructions of Yi (The Mandate of Heaven)
Foundation Cultures; 600 BCE to 300 CE
Individual Ethics and Social Repsonsibility
The Chinese Tradition
The Confucian Tradition Reading
Confucius, Analects Lao Tzu and Taosim Reading
Lao Tzu, Tao te ching Han Fei Tzu and Legalism Reading
Han Fei Tzu, The Five Vermins The Greek Tradition Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Reading
Pericles' Funeral Oration Sophocles, Antigone Reading
Sophocles, Antigone The Indian Tradition The Bhagavad Gita Reading
The Bhagavad Gita Buddhism Reading
The Teachings of the Buddha Southwest Asian Traditions Persia
Zarathustra, Sayings of the Prophet Reading
Zarathustra, Yasnas The Hebrews
Second Isaiah Reading
The Book of Isaiah
Empires, War, and Order
The Chinese Tradition Conducting Warfare Reading
Sun Tzu, The Art of Warfare Interpreting Warfare Reading
Sima Qian, Records of the Grand Historian The Greek Tradition Reading
Tyrtaeus, Praise of the Virtuosity of the Citizen Soldier Reading
Archilochus, Elegy The Roman Tradition The Benefits of Warfare Reading
Res Gestae Divi Augusti (The Achievements of the Divine Augustus) Maintaining Imperial Rule Reading
Josephus, The Jewish Wars The Indian Tradition Reading
Asoka, Rock and Pillar Edicts
Women in the Ancient World Women in The Homeric World
The Odyssey Reading
Homer, The Odyssey A Public Protest Demonstration by Elite Roman Women Reading
Livy, History of Rome, BOOK XXXIV I-H Women and Confucian Values in China Reading
Ban Zhao, Lessons for Women A Martyred Christian Woman in Roman North Africa Reading
The Martyrdom of Perpetua, A Christian Woman in Roman North Africa Women in Classical Hindu Culture Reading
Code of Manu
The Traditional World, 300 CE to 1100 CE
Encounters with the "Other"
Nomads and Sedentary Folk Describing the Other Reading
Han Chinese Descriptions of the Xiongnu A Roman View of the Huns Reading
Ammianus Marcellinus, Res Gestae Byzantium and Barbarians Reading
Constantine Porphyrogenitus, De Administrando Imperio Islam and the Mongol Scourge Reading
Ibn al-Athir, Description of Mongol Conquests A Venetian Visits the Mongols Reading
Marco Polo, Travels
Encountering Transcendent Reality
The Rise of the Salvation Religions Mahayana Buddhism Reading
The Lotus Sutra Devotional Hinduism Reading
The Vishnu Purana Christianity Reading
The New Testament Islam Reading
Qu'ran Chapt
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