Human Record Sources of Global History to 1700

ISBN-10: 0618042458
ISBN-13: 9780618042456
Edition: 4th 2001
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List price: $124.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 8/21/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

Unlike some other world history texts that center on the West, The Human Record provides balanced coverage of the global past. The book features both written and artifactual sources that are placed in their full historical contexts through introductory essays, footnotes, and focus questions. The text sheds light on the experiences of women and non-elite groups while maintaining overall balance and a focus on the major patterns of global historical developments through the ages.

Dr. Thompson is Professor of Nutrition and the Director of the Nutrition Program at Weber State University, where she has been for 27 years. Because the Department of Nutrition is housed in the School of Health and Human Performance, Dr. Thompson has had the opportunity to reach out to young adults and share sound strategies for promoting lifelong good health. Many experiences that Dr. Thompson had during her undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley motivated her to pursue career opportunities in the clinical dietetics area. After completing a master's degree and a doctorate degree from the University of Arizona, and doing clinical nutrition research, she was convinced that preventive medicine and lifestyle management are among the keys to life-long health and happiness.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).

Volume I
The Ancient World Prologue: Primary Sources and How We Read Them
What Is History?
Primary Sources: Their Value and Limitations
Examining the Sources
You and the Sources
Interpreting Columbus's
Letter Unwritten
Sources Interpreting the Woodcut
The First Civilizations Mesopotamia: The Land of Two Rivers
The Search for Eternal Life in Mesopotamia
The Epic of Gilgamesh Bringing Order to an Uncertain World
The Judgments of Hammurabi Egypt: The Land of Two Lands
The Search for Eternal Life in Egypt
Three Funerary Texts Making a Living in Ancient Egypt
A Scribal Exercise Book China: The Land of the Yellow River
The Mandate of Heaven
The Classic of History Zhou Viewed from Above and Below
The Classic of Odes Mute Testimony Bringing in the Sheaves
A Tassili Rock Painting Cultural Impressions
Indus, Mesopotamian, and Cretan Seals Sacred Kingship Along the Nile
Two Temple Reliefs The Were-Jaguar
Four Olmec Statuettes
The Indo-Europeans Life, Death, and the Gods in Aryan India
The Rig Veda A Journey to the Underworld
Homer, The Odyssey The Hebrews and Their Neighbors
Establishing a Covenant with Humanity
The Book of Genesis Establishing a Covenant with the Chosen People
The Book of Deuteronomy Keeping and Breaking the Covenant
The Book of Judges 3
Transcendental Reality: Developing the Spiritual
Traditions of India and Southwest Asia: 800200 B.C.E
The Emergence of Brahminical Hinduism
The Hindu Search for Divine Reality
The Upanishads Dharma: The Imperative of Caste Law
The Bhagavad Gita Challengers of Caste: The Mahavira and the Buddha
A Call to the Heroic Life
The Book of Good Conduct The Path to Enlightenment
The Buddha, Two Lessons Admitting Women to the Mendicant Life
The Discipline Basket Persians, Israelites, and Their Gods
The Struggle Between Good and Evil
Zarathustra, Gathas A New Covenant for All Peoples
The Book of Isaiah 4
The Secular Made Sacred: Developing the Humanistic
Traditions of China and Hellas: 600200 B.C.E
China: Thought in Search of Harmony
Daoism: The Way That Is and Is Not
Laozi, The Classic of the Way and Virtue Confucianism: The Way of the Superior Man
Confucius, The Analects Legalism in Theory and Practice: The Way of the State
Han Fei, The Writings of Master Han Fei, and Sima Qian
The Records of the Grand Historian Yin and Yang and the Dao of Good Health
The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine Hellenic Civilization: A Rational Inquiry into Life Hellenic Medicine
Hippocrates
On the Sacred Disease
The Athenian as Citizen
Thucydides
The History of the Peloponnesian War
An Alienated Woman
Euripides
Medea Socrates and the Laws of Athens
Plato, Crito Art and the Human Form
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
Four Hellenistic Sculptures Rome Viewed from the Underworld
Virgil, The Aeneid Three Women in the Age of the Pax Romana
Three Funerary Monuments Han China
Establishing an Imperial Confucian Academy
Sima Qian
The Records of the Grand Historian
A Woman's Place as Viewed by a Female Confucian
Ban Zhao
Lessons for Women India in the Age of Empires
The Softening Effects of Dharma
Asoka, Rock and Pillar Edicts Sacred Law in Classical India
The Laws of Manu Gupta India as Viewed by a Chinese Monk
Faxian
Travels in India and Ceylon Long-Distance Travel and Exchange
Faxian's Homeward Voyage
Faxian
Travels The Transit of Images
Along Trade Routes
Five Robed Statues
Faith, Devotion, and Salvation: Great World Religions to 1500 C.E. 6
New Developments in Three Ancient Religions Hinduism: The Way of Devotion Vishnu, Destroyer of Sin
The Vishnu Purana Shiva, Auspicious Destroyer
Shiva Nataraja Mahayana Buddhism: A Religion of Infinite Compassion
Perceiver of the World's Sounds: A Universal Bodhisattva
The Lotus Sutra Images of Compassion
Three Bodhisattvas Rabbinical Judaism A Defense of the Law 46. Flavius Josephus
Against Apion Persecution and Messianic Hope 47. Maimonides
Letter to Yemen 7
Christianity: Conquering the World for Christ
The Foundations of Christianity Becoming Spiritually Perfect
The Gospel of St. Matthew The Path to Righteousness: The Law or Faith?
St. Paul, The Epistle to the Romans Christianity and the Roman World Persecution and Deliverance
Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History The Christian Empire
The Theodosian Code The Christian Emperor
The Barberini Ivory The Origins of Christian Monasticism
St. Ephraem of Edessa, The Life of St. Mary the Harlot Religious Exchange and Interchange Gnostic Christianity: The Secret Knowledge of Jesus
The Gospel of Thomas Manichaeism: Enlightening the World
The Parable About the World-Ocean 8. Islam: Universal Submission to God
The Foundations of Islamic Life
The Word of God
The Qur'an The Tales of Tradition
Imam Nawawi, Gardens of the Righteous Muhammad's Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven
Muhammad ibn Ishaq, The Life of the Messenger of God Shari'a: God's Law
Ibn Abi Zayd al-Kayrawani, The Treatise on Law Variety and Unity in Islam God's Martyrs: The Party of Ali
Ibn Babawayh al-Saduq, Creed Concerning the Imams Sufi Mysticism
Abu Hamid Muhammed al-Ghazali, The Alchemy of Happiness An African Pilgrim to Mecca
Mahmud Kati, The Chronicle of the Seeker Islam and Unbelievers The Dhimma
Ibn Muslama's Pact with the Christians of Tiflis and The Pact of Umar The Jewish Community of Twelfth-Century Baghdad
Benjamin of Tudela, Book of Travels Fourteenth-Century Hindu Dhimmis
The Deeds of Sultan Firuz Shah
Continuity, Change and Interchange: 5001500 9
Asia: Change in the Context of Tradition
Japan: Creating a Distinctive Civilization History in Service to State-Building
Yasumaro, Preface to Records of Ancient Matters
An Aristocratic Woman in Eleventh-Century Japan
Murasaki Shikibu, Diary The Ideal Samurai
Chronicle of the Grand Pacification China: The Ages of Tang and Song
Open to the World: Christianity in Tang China
Bishop Adam, The Christian Monument Troubles in Late Tang
Du Fu, Poems The Dao of Agriculture in Song China
Chen Pu, The Craft of Farming Thirteenth-Century Hangzhou
A Record of Musings on the Eastern Capital

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