Global Passage Sources in World History, since 1500

ISBN-10: 0618067965
ISBN-13: 9780618067961
Edition: 2004
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List price: $143.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/31/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.52" wide x 9.13" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Designed to supplement world history survey texts, this distinctive primary source reader has a conceptual framework that emphasizes comparative analysis by presenting foreigners' accounts of a given society alongside accounts from citizens of the same society. These descriptions shed light on the values and beliefs of both the society being described, and those of the writer. The reader is organized chronologically and regionally within each time period. Pedagogical features include introductions, questions, notes, and suggested readings.

The Early Modern World, 1500-1800
East and Southeast Asia, 1500-1800 A Chinese Official Criticizes Commercial Practices in His Native Land (1580)
Essay on Merchants A Spanish Missionary Collects Observations of Chinese Society (1580s)
The History of the Great and Mighty Kingdom of China A Scottish Diplomat Visits China in the Service of Russia (1719-1722)
A Journey from St
Petersburg to Pekin A British Diplomat Depicts Daily Life in China (1793-1794)
An Embassy to China A Japanese Ruler Criticizes European Attitudes (1591)
Letter to the Viceroy of the Indies A French Employee of the Dutch East India Company Describes Japanese Family Customs (1619-1641)
A True Description of the Mighty Kingdoms of Japan and Siam A German Physician Describes Travelers' Lodgings in Japan (1690-1692)
History of Japan A Portuguese Friar Describes Religion in Upper Burma (1629-1643)
Travels of Fray Sebastien Manrique
South and Southwest Asia, 1500-1800 An Italian Scoundrel Brags about His Adventures in Damascus (1503-1508)
The Travels of Ludovico di Varthema A Turkish Historian Remembers His Travels in Turkey and Persia (mid-1600s)
Narrative of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa The Mongol Conqueror of India Describes Hindustan (1526)
Babur: Baburnama An Advisor to the Emperor Akbar Describes the Imperial Harem (c 1600)
The Ain-I Akbari An Italian Adventurer Describes Daily Life in India (1614-1626)
The Indian Letters of "Il Fantastico" An Italian Physician Comments on the Manners and Customs of the Hindus (late 1600s)
Mogul India, 1653-1708 An Employee of the Dutch East India Company Reports on Sri Lankan Society (early 1700s)
Fran?ois Valentijn's Description of Ceylon
Africa, 1500-1800 A Moor from Granada Recounts His Travels in West and Central Africa (1507)
The History and Description of Africa A Portuguese Missionary Describes "Strange Customs" in Ethiopia (1590)
Ethiopia Oriental (Eastern Ethiopia) A Portuguese Trader Describes People and Trade of Gambia (c 1594)
Brief Treatise on the Rivers of Guinea A Portuguese Clergyman Describes a Visit to East Africa (1606)
Itinerario da India A Portuguese Soldier Describes the Plight of Castaways on the East African Coast (1622)
The Tragic History of Sea, 1529-1622 A French Merchant Observes Life Along the Coast of Guinea (1678-1712)
The Writings of Jean Barbot on West Africa A Former African Slave Remembers His Life (late 1700s)
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano A French Ship's Captain Describes Economic Opportunities and the Slave Trade on the East African Coast (1784-1785)J
The French Slave Trade in Kilwa
The Americas and Oceania, 1500-1800 A French Friar Describes Life Among the Florida Natives (1575)
Cosmographie Universelle A Spanish Priest Recreates the History of Meso-American Peoples (mid-1500s)
Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain A Spanish Friar Describes the Funeral of an Aztec Warrior (c 1575)
The History of the Indies of New Spain An English Privateer Recounts His Experiences on the Orinoco River (1595)
The Discovery of the Large, Rich, and Beautiful Empire of Guiana An English Traveler Discusses Life Among Escaped African Slaves on the Caribbean Coast (1648)
Travels in the New World A German Mercenary Remembers His Captivity Among Brazilian Cannibals (mid-1500s)
The True History of His Captivity A Spanish Jesuit Describes Life Along the Amazon (1639)
A New Discovery of the Great River of the Amazons A Spanish Adventurer Encounters Natives in the South Seas (1595)
The Voyages of Pedro Fernandez de Quiros A Spanish Cleric Relates His Dealings with Tribal Leaders in the New Hebrides (1617-1627)
The Journal of Fray Mart?n de Munilla A Dutch Observer Depicts Native Life in New Guinea (1678)
Noord en Oost Tartarye
Europe, 1500-1800 An Italian Archbishop Prescribes Proper Dress and Table Manners (early 1550s)
Galateo An Italian Clergyman Compares Customs in France and Lower Germany (1517)
The Travel Journal of Antonio de Beatis An English Servant Writes about Serbia, Bulgaria, Wallachia, and Moldavia (1589)
Journey of Harry Cavendish (by his servant, Fox) An English Protestant Examines Roman Catholicism in Paris (1608)
Coryat's Crudities An English Merchant Describes Turkey (1647)
The Travel Diary of Robert Bargrave, Levant Merchant An English Noblewoman Praises Turkish Women and Their Clothing (1717)
The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Two Japanese Views of the Dutch and the Russians
Introduction to Dutch Learning (1775) and Hirata Atsutane: Summary of the Ancient Way (1800)
On the Eve of Modernity, 1800-1918
East and Southeast Asia, 1800-1918 An English Botannical Illustrator Describes Indonesian Town Life (1876)
Recollections of a Happy Life A Scottish Horticulturist Travels Incognito in China (c 1850)
A Journey to the Tea Countries of China An English Tourist Describes Life in Canton (1896)
The Golden Chersonese Two Chinese Women Oppose Footbinding (early 1900s)
Rules and Regulations on Marriage, Letter from Ch'en Shu-hsien to Ch'en Pan-hsien and Ch'iu Chin: Address to Two Hundred Million Fellow Countrywomen A Cosmopolitan American Journalist Remembers His First Day in Japan (1889)
Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan An American Reporter Spends 120 Hours in Japan (1890)
Nellie Bly's Book A British Author Describes High Society in Tokyo (c 1890)
Letters from Japan A Japanese Novelist Portrays a Son's Reaction to His Father's Death and Funeral (1906)
Hakai (The Broken Commandment)
South and Southwest Asia, 1800-1918 An American Archaeologist Observes Jews in Jerusalem (1835-1836)
Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land A Lithuanian Rabbi Examines Jewish Life in India (1824-1832)
Unknown Jews in Unknown Lands An English Newspaper Editor Describes Crowds in Delhi (1837)
Scenes and Characteristics of Hindostan A Scottish Woman Observes a Wedding Procession in Delhi (1847)
Life in the Mission, the Camp, and the Zenana; or, Six Years in India An Indian Nobel Laureate Describes a Bengali Village (1891)
Glimpses of Bengal A Celebrated American Author Describes the Towers of Silence in Bombay (1896)
Following the Equator
Africa, 1800-1918 A Scottish Surgeon Describes Life Along the Niger River (1795-1797)
Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa A French Slaving Captain Describes the East Coast of Africa (1804)
Manuscript from the Mauritius Archives A French Sailor Depicts Live Along the Gambia and Senegal Rivers (1816)
Travels in Africa An English Missionary Describes Life Along the Zambezi River (1840-1856)
Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa A British Observer Investigates a Muslim Town in Dahomey (1845-1846)
Travels in Western Africa in 1845 and 1846 A Methodist Missionary Recounts Her Observations on the Kroo Coast of West Africa (1890s)
A Lone Woman in Africa An Indian Icon Remembers His Experiences in South Africa (1893)
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
The Americas and Oceania, 1800-1918 An American Explorer Recounts His Exchanges with Native Americans at the Continental Divide (1805)
The Journals of Lewis and Clark An American Author Visits Hawaii (1866)
Roughing It in the Sandwich Islands An American Businessman Describes Life in Buenos Aires (1911)
South America: Observations and Impressions A German Scholar Describes the People of Peru (1838-1842)
Travels in Peru During the Years 1838-1842 An American Archeologist Examines Mayan Society (mid-1800s)
Incidents of Travel in Yucatan An English Author Comments on Floridians in Cuba (1856)
Anahuac: Or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern An American Muckraking Socialist Comments on Mexico During the Revolution (1910)
Barbarous Mexico A Russian Naval Officer Observes Life in San Francisco (1860-1861)
Civil and Savage Encounters A Japanese Student Experiences Life in Boston (1872)
A Japanese Student's Views of the United States An English Educator Discusses Society in the United States (1834)
Society in America
Europe, 1800-1918 A Mexican Friar Describes Life in Paris (1801)
Memoirs Two Japanese Views of Europeans
Dutch Ship (1818) and Aizawa Seishisai: Shinron (New Theses) (1825) An American Novelist Analyzes the German Character (1839-1840)
Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home A Chinese Ambassador Describes the British Upper Classes (1876-1877)
Journal of a Voyage to England An American Novelist Describes Poverty in London's East End (1902)
The People of the Abyss An English Newspaper Correspondent Reports on the Balkans (1906)
Through Savage Europe An American Author Describes Life in Berlin (1911)
A Traveler at Forty An Englishman Describes Turkish Family Life (1911)
Turkey and Its People
Toward the Contemporary World, 1918 to the Present
East and Southeast Asia, 1918 to the Present An African Student Discusses Life in China (1960-1962)
An African Student in China A Swedish Travel Writer and Scholar Describes Wedding Customs in a Chinese Village (1962)
Report from a Chinese Village A Chinese Novelist Remembers the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)
Red Azalea A Cretan Novelist Considers the Meaning of a Japanese Garden (1935)
Japan, China An American Author Examines the Lives of Geishas in Postwar Japan (1946-1948)
Over a Bamboo Fence A Vietnamese Antiwar Activist Returns to Ho Chi Minh City (c 1975)
After Saigon Fell: Daily Life under the Vietnamese Communists An American Anthropologist Observes the Life of a Thai Sex Worker (1988-1990)
Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bangkok Sex World
South and Southwest Asia, 1918 to the Present A French Travel Writer Observes Israeli Jews in Jerusalem (1967)
Turkish Coffee and the Fertile Crescent An American Educator Visits an Iraqi Harem (1956)
Guests of the Sheik A Swiss Travel Writer and Photographer Encounters Afghan Officials (1935)
The Cruel Way An American Writer and Foreign Correspondent Travels to Peshawar (1990s)
Days and Nights on the Grand Trunk Road An American Wife and Mother Describes Events in Chittagong (1953-1954)
Letters from Chittagong A Hindi Poet Portrays the Married Life of an Oppressed Woman in India (1935)
Sketches from My Past: Encounters with India's Oppressed An English Poet Describes a Train Ride in India (1941)
Unpublished Manuscript A Prominent Indian Novelist Attends the Wedding of Her Cousin, Indira Nehru Gandhi (1942)
Prison and Chocolate Cake A Correspondent for the BBC Observes an Indian Religious Festival (1989)
No Full Stops in India
Africa, 1918 to the Present A British Biologist Visits a Kikuyu Market (1929)
Africa View A Black Labor Leader Recounts His Life Under Apartheid (1925-1926)
The Autobiography of an Unknown South African An English Novelist Discusses Race Relations in Morocco (1939)
"Essay on Marrakech" An American College Student Observes Women of the San (1955)
The Shy People of the Kalahari A Nigerian Novelist Portrays the Oppression of Women (1966)
Efuru Two Travel Writers Look at Family Size, Prostitution, and Trains in Cameroon
Cameroon with Egbert, 1987 and Peter Biddlecombe: French Lessons in Africa, 1993
A Global Traveler Contrasts Religion and Political Struggle in Ethiopia (1950) Pico Iyer: Tropical Classical
Americas and Oceania, 1918 to the Present A Mexican Muralist Portrays Life in New York City (1927-1928)
The Artist in New York A Chinese Doctor Observes Life in the United States (1924,1938-1939)
Autobiography of a Chinese Woman A Lithuanian Jewish Activist Comments on Jewish Life in New York City (mid-twentieth Century)
The Autobiography of Nahum Goldmann: Sixty Years of Jewish Life A Thai Educator Describes Cultural Values in the United States (1990s)
The Young, the Rich, and the Famous: Individualism as an American Cultural Value An American Black Experiences Living Conditions in Cuba (1964-1967)
Black Man in Red Cuba An American Explorer Describes a Mexican Village (late 1920s)
Red Tiger: Adventures in Yucatan and Mexico An American Gourmet Offers Advice About Food in South America (c 1950)
The South American Gentleman's Companion: Or, Up & Down the Andes with Knife, Fork & Spoon An American Writer Describes Life on Tonga (1920s)
Loafing Through the Pacific
Europe, 1918 to the Present Two Views of Collective Agriculture in the Soviet Union
An American Engineer in Stalin's Russia: The Memoirs of Zara Witkin (1932)
Report on the Russians (1944)
A Japanese Woman Ponders Spanish Attitudes Toward Revolution and Bullfights (1931)
Japanese Lady in Europe An American Reporter Talks to People in Berlin about the Nazis (1934)
European Journey A Russian-Born Foreign Correspondent Reports on the Experiences of Schoolchildren during the Siege of Leningrad (1943)
Russia at War An American Soldier Writes Home from Europe During World War II (1945)
"Letter to Margie" An American Reporter Inspects Conditions in Germany in the Summer of 1945
Prelude to Leadership: The European Diary of John F 13 Kennedy An Italian Correspondent Looks at Sexual Freedom in Sweden (1969)
In Search of Europe: Portraits of the Non-Communist West An Indian Civil Servant Observes the Use of Machines in Liverpool (1982)
Inside United Kingdom and Europe A German Essayist Describes Warsaw (1986)
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