Sources of the West Readings in Western Civilization

ISBN-10: 0205568408
ISBN-13: 9780205568406
Edition: 7th 2008
Authors: Mark Kishlansky
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Description: Sources of the Westpresents a well-balanced selection of readings that integrate coverage of social, economic, religious, and cultural history within a traditional, political framework. nbsp; The text includes constitutional documents, political  More...

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List price: $70.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Sources of the Westpresents a well-balanced selection of readings that integrate coverage of social, economic, religious, and cultural history within a traditional, political framework. nbsp; The text includes constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description that raise significant issues for classroom discussions or lectures. By reading the voices of the past, students can connect them to the present; learn to understand and respect other cultures; and think critically about history.

Preface
How to Read a Document
The Ancient R�gime
The Wars of Religion
The Edict of Nantes (1598)
The Political Testament (1638)
Simplicissimus (1669)
Subjects and Sovereigns
True Law of a Free Monarchy (1598)
A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants (1579)
The Putney Debates (1647)
Leviathan (1651)
Second Treatise of Government (1689)
The English Bill of Rights, (1689)
Memoirs (1694-1723)
Science and Commerce
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615)
Discourse on Method (1637)
England's Treasure by Foreign Trade (1664)
The Wealth of Nations (1776)
Enlightened Monarchy
Catherine the Great, Memoirs (ca. 1755)
Testament (1749-1750)
The Idea of a Patriot King (1749)
The Enlightenment
Voltaire, Candide (1759)
The Social Contract (1762)
Montesquieu, Spirit of the Laws (1748)
Journals (1769)
Notes on the French Slave Trade (1784-1785)
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
On Crimes and Punishments (1764)
The Progress of the Human Mind (1793)
The French Revolution
What Is the Third Estate? (1789)
The Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789); Olympe de Gouges; The Declaration of the Rights of Woman (1791)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
The Age of Reform
Industrialization in Britain
The Iron Law of Population Growth (1798)
Self-Help (1859)
Inquiry into the Condition of the Poor (1842)
The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845)
Nineteenth-Century Society and Culture
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Memoirs (1820-1843)
Modern Housewife (1850); Isabella Beeton,Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management (1861)
Documents of the Irish Potato Famine (1845-1849)
Political Critiques
On Liberty (1859)
What Is Property? (1840)
The Great Charter (1842)
Letter to the Shogun (1844);Bakufu, Reply to the Government of Holland (1845)
The Communist Manifesto (1848)
The Emancipation of the Serfs (1861)
Reflections and Reminiscences (1898);Speech to the Reichstag (1879)
Rerum Novarum (The Condition of Labor) (1891)
Emancipating the Mind and the Body
The Descent of Man (1871)
Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
The Interpretation of Dreams (1899)
On the Nature of the Psyche
History of the Suffrage Movement (1912)
Thoughts on Empire
Imperialism (1902)
Confession of Faith (1877)
Social Life of the Swahilis (late 19th century)
"The White Man's Burden" (1899)
"Shooting an Elephant" (1936)
Twentieth-Century Europe
War and Revolution
Voices from the Battle of the Somme (1916)
Storm of Steel (1920)
The Fourteen Points (1918)
What Is to Be Done? (1902)
The Second World War
The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)
Women and a Changing Civilization (1934)
Fascist Doctrine (1932)
Mein Kampf (1923)
Memories of the Holocaust (1938-1945)
Speeches (1940)
The Last Christmas of the War (1971)
Testimony (1961)
The Twentieth-Century Imagination
A Room of One's Own (1929)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962)
Existentialism (1946)
The Second Sex (1949)
The Transformation of Eastern Europe
"The Iron Curtain" (1946)
Report to the Communist Party Congress (1961)
Perestroika (1987)
The End of History? (1989)
Toward a New World
Charter of the United Nations (1946)
The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (1974)
Report on the Fall of Srebrenica (1999)
Report of the 9/11 Commission (2004)
Acknowledgments
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