Human Record Sources of Global History - Since 1500

ISBN-10: 0618042474
ISBN-13: 9780618042470
Edition: 4th 2001
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List price: $136.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/26/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
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).

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 World in the Era of Western Expansion: 1500-1650
Europe in an Age of Conflict and Expansion Protestant Revolt and Catholic Response Luther's Views of Christianity and Society
Martin Luther, Table Talk A Blueprint for Catholic Revival
Decrees of the Council of Trent Art as Protestant Propaganda
Lucas Cranach the Younger, Two Kinds of Preaching, and Mattias Gerung, The Chariot of the Pope and the Turk Spanish Perspectives on the New World The Uncivilized Have Been Justly Conquered
Juan Gin?s de Sep?lveda, Democrates Secundus, or The Just Causes of War Against the Indians "They Are Our Brothers"
Bartolom? de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians Women's Roles in Early Modern Europe A Woman of Virtue and Piety
John Mayer, "A Pattern for Women" Two Sixteenth-Century Images of Women
Anton Woensam, Allegory of a Wise Woman and Erhard Sch?n, No More Precious Treasure Is on the Earth Than a Gentle Wife Who Longs for Honor Midwives and Their Duties
Nuremberg Ordinances Concerning Midwives, 1522, 1579 An Expanding Intellectual Universe Who Is the True Barbarian?
Michel de Montaigne, On Cannibals Science and the Claims of Religion
Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina
Africa and the Americas The Diversity of African Societies Africa's Sudanic Kingdoms
Leo Africanus, History and Description of Africa Africa's Cosmopolitan East Coast
Duarte Barbosa, An Account of the Countries Bordering the Indian Ocean The Portuguese in Africa An African Voice of Protest
Nzinga Mbemba (Afonso I), Letters to the King of Portugal The Zimba and the Portuguese
Jo?o dos Santos, Eastern Ethiopia Images of Europeans in the Art of Benin
A Benin-Portuguese Saltcellar and A Benin Wall Plaque Encounters in the Americas The Battle for Tenochtitl?n
Bernardino de Sahag?n, General History of the Things of New Spain Amerindian Perspectives on French Civilization
A Mi'kmaq Elder's Speech to French Settlers Land and Labor in Spanish America Exploitation Versus Amerindian Rights in the Encomienda System
Encomienda Regulations in Paraguay The "Mountain of Silver" and the Mita System
Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa, Compendium and Description of the West Indies The Evils of Cochineal
Deliberations of the Tlaxcalan Municipal Council, March 1553
The Islamic Heartland and India Rulers and Their Challenges in the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires A European Diplomat's Impressions of Suleiman I
Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Turkish Letters A Carmelite Friar's View of Shah Abbas I
Father Paul Simon, Report to Pope Paul V A Self-Portrait of Jahangir
Jahangir, Memoirs Religion and Society in South and Southwest Asia Sunni Versus Shi'ite in the Early Sixteenth Century
Sultan Selim I, Letter to Shah Ismail of Persia A Muslim's Description of Hindu Beliefs and Practices
Abu'l Fazl, Akbarnama Women in Ottoman Society
Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Turkish Letters The Beginnings of Sikhism in India
Nanak, Sacred Hymns from the Adi-Granth
Continuity and Change in East and Southeast Asia Confucianism in China and Japan "Doing Good" in Seventeenth-Century China
Meritorious Deeds at No Cost Teaching the Young in Tokugawa Japan
Kaibara Ekiken, Common Sense Teachings for Japanese Children and Greater Learning for Women Chinese Merchants in a Confucian World
Wan Daokun, Biographies of Zhu Jiefu and Gentleman Wang Humanity and Nature in Chinese Painting
Zhang Hung, Landscape of Shixie Hill, and Sheng Maoye, Scholars Gazing at a Waterfall Political Decline and Recovery in China and Japan Symptoms of Ming Decline
Yang Lien, Memorial to Emperor Ming Xizong Concerning Eunuch Wei Zhongxian The Tokugawa Formula for Japan
Tokugawa Hidetada, Laws Governing the Military Households Europeans in East and Southeast Asia The Seclusion of Japan
Tokugawa Iemitsu, Closed Country Edict of 1635 Siamese-Dutch Tensions in the Seventeenth Century
Letter to the Dutch East India Company Board of Directors
A World of Transformation and Tradition: From the Mid Seventeenth to Early Nineteenth Century
Europe and the Americas in an Age of Science, Economic Growth, and Revolution Science, Reason, and Progress The Promise of Science
Francis Bacon, The New Organon Two Images of Seventeenth-Century Science
S?bastien Le Clerc, The Royal Academy and Its Protectors and A Dissection at the Jardin des Plantes An Affirmation of Human Progress
Marquis de Condorcet, Sketch of the Progress of the Human Mind From Mercantilism to Laissez-Faire The Advantages of Mercantilism
Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Memorandum on English Alliances and Memorandum to the King on Finances Capitalism's Prophet
Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations Russia and the West in the Eighteenth Century Peter the Great's Blueprint for Russia
Peter the Great, Edicts and Decrees A Russian Critic of Westernization
Mikail Shcherbatov, On the Corruption of Morals in Russia Revolutions in England and France The Foundations of Parliamentary Supremacy in England
English Bill of Rights A Program for Revolutionary Change in France
Cahier of the Third Estate of the City of Paris Women's Issues on the Eve of the French Revolution
Petition of Parisian Women of the Third Estate to Louis XVI Anticolonialism and Revolution in the Americas "Simple Facts, Plain Arguments, and Common Sense"
Thomas Paine, Common Sense Bol?var's Dreams for Latin America
Sim?n Bol?var, The Jamaica Letter
Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Africa's Curse: The Slave Trade The Path to Enslavement in America
Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself The Economics of the Slave Trade
James Barbot, A Voyage to the New Calabar River Rules for Slaves and Masters
The Black Code Political Change in the Islamic World Ottoman Decline: An Insider's View
Mehmed Pasha, The Book of Counsel for Viziers and Governors Fatal Flaws of the Mughal Empire
Fran?ois Bernier, Letter to Jean-Baptiste Colbert on the Mughal Empire The Continuing Vitality of Islam A Call to Recapture Islam's Purity
'Abdullah Wahhab, The History and Doctrines of the Wahhabis Jihad in the Western Sudan
Usman dan Fodio, Selections from His Writings
Change and Continuity in East Asia and Oceania China's Revival under the Qing Emperor Kangxi Views His World
Kangxi, Self-Portrait China Rejects Increased Western Trade
Emperor Qianlong, Letter to King George III Social and Economic Change in Tokugawa Japan A Japanese Merchant Views His World
Mitsui Takafusa, Some Observations on Merchants The Social Ills of Tokugawa Japan
Honda Toshiaki, A Secret Plan of Government The Opening of Oceania Early Reports from New Zealand
Committee of Church of England Missionary Society, Memorandum to the Earl of Bathurst, Secretary of State of the Colonies The Plight of the Tasmanians
George A. Robinson, Report to the Lieutenant Governor-General of Tasmania
The World in the Age of Western Dominance: 1800-1914
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
Testimony Before Parliamentary Committees on Working Conditions in England Middle-Class Success and How to Achieve It
Samuel Smiles, Self-Help and Thrift The Marxist Critique of Industrial Capitalism
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto Middle-Class Women in Emerging Industrial Society Women's "Separate Sphere"
Sarah Stickney Ellis, The Wives of England American Women Demand Equality
Ohio Women's Convention of 1850, Resolutions Nationalism and Imperialism in the Late Nineteenth Century Racism, Militarism, and the New Nationalism
Heinrich Von Treitschke, Extracts from History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century and Historical and Political Writings A Defense of French Imperialism
Jules Ferry, Speech Before the French National Assembly Images of Imperialism in Great Britain
Advertisements and Illustrations from British Books and Periodicals Europeans on the Move: Nineteenth-Century Migrations The Lures and Pitfalls of Migration
Gottfried Menzel, The United States of North America, with Special Reference to German Emigration "The Gates Should No Longer Be Left Unguarded"
Henry Cabot Lodge, Speech to United States Senate, March 16, 1896
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"
Royal Niger Company, Standard Treaty The Fate of the Ndebele
Ndansi Kumalo, His Story Imperialist Economics and Rebellion in German East Africa
Records of the Maji-Maji Rebellion Southwest Asia under Seige Ottoman Reforms of the Tanzimat Era
Sultan Abdul Mejid, Imperial Rescript Persian Opposition to the Tobacco Concession
Sayyid Jamal ad-Din, Letter to Hasan Shirazi A Turkish Nationalist Statement
Proclamation of the Young Turks The Beginnings of Arab Nationalism
Announcement to the Arabs, Sons of Qathan India Under British Domination A Plea for Western Schools
Rammohun Roy, Letter to Lord Amherst Indian Railroads and the People's Welfare
G.V. Joshi, The Economic Results of Free Trade and Railway Extension
East Asia Confronts the West The Disintegration of Imperial China The Curse of Opium
Lin Zexu, Letter to Queen Victoria The Plight of the Emperor's Subjects
Zeng Guofan, Memorandum to Emperor Xianfeng A Revolutionary Formula for China's Revival
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
Sakuma Shozan, Reflections on My Errors Patriotic Duty and Business Success
Iwasaki Yataro, Letter to Mitsubishi Employees Images of the West in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan
Prints and Drawings, 1853-1887 Southeast Asia in the Era of Imperialism Reform from Above in Thailand
King Chulalongkorn, Edicts and Proclamations The Fall of Vietnam
Phan Thanh Gian, Letter to Emperor Tu Duc and Last Message to His Administrators
Global Society and Its Challenges in the Twentieth Century
The Industrialized World in Crisis The Trauma of World War I The Romance of War
Popular Art and Poster Art from Germany, England, Australia, and France The Reality of War in Verse
Wilfred Owen, "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Disabled" The Reality of War in Art
C.R.W. Nevinson, The Harvest of Battle and Otto Dix, Shock Troops Advancing under Gas Attack The Russian Revolution and the Foundation of the Soviet State The Basic Tenets of Leninism
Lenin, What Is to Be Done? The Soviet Model of Economic Planning
"Joseph Stalin, The Results of First Five-Year Plan" Ultranationalism in Germany and Japan Hitler's Dreams
Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf The Destiny of Japan
The Way of Subjects The Legacy of World War II "F?hrer, You Order. We Obey"
Rudolf H?ss, Memoirs Scientists' Warnings on Atomic Warfare
The Franck Report "The Face of War Is the Face of Death"
Henry L. Stimson, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
Anticolonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution in Africa, Asia, and Latin America Political and Religious Currents in the Middle East Secularism and Nationalism in Republican Turkey
Mustafa Kemal, Speech to the Congress of the People's Republican Party The Meaning of Zionism
Hayyim Nahman Bialike, Speech at the Inauguration of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 4, 1925 A Call for Islamic Social and Political Action
The Muslim Brotherhood, Toward the Light Anticolonialism in India and Southeast Asia Ghandi's Vision for India
Mohandas Ghandi, Indian Home Rule A Vietnamese Condemnation of French Rule
Nguyen Thai Hoc, Letter to the French Chamber of Deputies Colonialism and the Beginnings of African Nationalism Eagles into Chickens
James Aggrey, Parable of the Eagle The Value of African Tradition
Kabaka Daudi Chwa, Education, Civilization, and "Foreignization" in Buganda White Rule and African Families in South Africa
Charlotte Maxeke, Social Conditions among Bantu Women and Girls Latin America in an Era of Economic Challenge and Political Change Economic Nationalism in Mexico
L?zaro C?rdenas, Speech to the Nation Brazilian Mass Politics and the Estado Novo
Get?lio Vargas, Excerpts from Speeches and Interviews, 1937-1940 China in an Era of Political Disintegration and Revolution Warlord Rule in China During the 1920s
The Corruption and Cruelty of Zhang Zongchan Who Destroyed the Country and Deceived the People The Maoist Variant of Marxism
Mao Zedong, Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan and Strategic Problems of China's Revolutionary War
The Global Community Since 1945 The End of a European-Dominated World Cold War Origins: A U.S. Perspective
George Kennan, The Long Telegram Cold War Origins: A Soviet Perspective
Nikolai Novikov, Telegram, September 27, 1946 Great Britain Lets Go of India
Debate in the House of Commons, March 1947 New Nations and Their Challenges The Challenge of Ethnic Tensions
C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Speeches and Writings The Challenge of Religious Conflict
Girilal Jain, Editorials The Challenge of Underdevelopment
World Bank, World Development Reports: 1978-2000 Women in the Modern World Women and Islamic Fundamentalism
Zand Dokht, "The Revolution That Failed Women" An African Perspective on Female Circumcision
Association of African Women for Research and Development, A Statement on Genital Mutilation A Chinese Woman's Life Story
Ming, Recollections Struggles for Racial Equality Apartheid's Bitter Fruits
Nelson Mandela, The Rivonia Trial Speech to the Court A Cry for Justice in the United States
Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail Another New Era: The Failure of Communism and the End of the Cold War China's New Course
Deng Xiaoping, Speeches and Writings A Plan to Save Communism in the Soviet Union
Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika The Earth's Future: Two Perspectives "There's Plenty of Good News"
Julian Simon, Opening Statement from 1992 Debate at Columbia University "Environmental Degradation Is Overtaking the Planet"
Norman Myers, Opening Statement from 1992 Debate at Columbia University

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