Sources of the Western Tradition From the Renaissance to the Present

ISBN-10: 0618539034
ISBN-13: 9780618539031
Edition: 2006 (Brief Edition)
Authors: Marvin Perry
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List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/6/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.13" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

This brief, two-volume primary source reader emphasizes the history of ideas. Based on the full-length Sources of the Western Tradition, 6/e, this text allows instructors to introduce a limited number of documents in Western Civilization and present an affordable option to students. While this reader works as an accompaniment to any Western Civilization course, it makes an ideal companion for Perry's Western Civilization, 7/e, or Western Civilization: A Brief History, 5/e.

Marvin Perry, now retired, taught history at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful Cengage Learning texts, including WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY (senior author and general editor); WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY; the leading Western Civilization reader, SOURCES OF THE WESTERN TRADITION; AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE; SOURCES OF EUROPEAN HISTORY SINCE 1900 (senior editor); HUMANITIES IN THE WESTERN TRADITION (senior author and general editor); and WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE: A CONCISE HISTORY. His scholarly work includes ARNOLD TOYNBEE AND THE WESTERN TRADITION (1996); coauthor of ANTISEMITISM: MYTH AND HATE FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT (2002); coeditor of ANTISEMITIC MYTHS: A HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ANTHOLOGY (2008); and coeditor of THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ISLAMIC TERRORISM: AN ANTHOLOGY (2008). Dr. Perry's scholarly work focuses on the history of ideas.

Early Modern Europe
The Rise of Modernity
The Humanists' Fascination with Antiquity Petrarch
The Father of Humanism Leonardo Bruni
Study of Greek Literature and a Humanist Educational Program
Break with Medieval Political Theory Niccol?
Machiavelli: The Prince
The Lutheran Reformation Martin Luther
On Papal Power, Justification by Faith, the Interpretation of the Bible, and the Nature of the Clergy
Justification of Absolute Monarchy Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan
The Triumph of Constitutional Monarchy in England
The Glorious Revolution
The English Declaration of Rights
Intellectual Revolutions
Expanding the New Astronomy Galileo Galilei
The Starry Messenger Galileo Galilei
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina and Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems--Ptolemaic and Copernican
The Autonomy of the Mind Ren?
Descartes: Discourse on Method
The Mechanical Universe Isaac Newton: Principia Mathematica
Political Liberty John Locke
Second Treatise on Government Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence
Attack on Religion Voltaire
A Plea for Tolerance and Reason Thomas Paine
The Age of Reason
Compendium of Knowledge Denis Diderot
Encyclopedia
Humanitarianism Caesare Beccaria
On Crime and Punishments Denis Diderot
Encyclopedia
"Men and Their Liberty Are Not Objects of Commerce..."
Literature as Satire
Critiques of European Society Voltaire
Candide Denis Diderot
Supplement to the Voyage of Bouganville
Modern Europe
Era of the French Revolution
Abuses of the Old Regime Grievances of the Third Estate Emmanuel Siey?s
Bourgeois Disdain for Special Privileges of the Aristocracy
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens
Expansion of Human Rights Mary Wollstonecraft
Vindication of the Rights of Woman Society of the Friends of Blacks
Address to the National Assembly in Favor of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Petition of the Jews of Paris, Alsace, and Lorraine to the National Assembly, January 28, 1790
The Jacobin Regime Maximilien Robespierre
Republic of Virtue General Louis de Ligni?res Turreau
Uprising in the Vend?e
Napoleon
Destroyer and Preserver of the Revolution Napoleon Bonaparte
Leader, General, Tyrant, Reformer
The Industrial Revolution
Early Industrialization Edward Baines
Britain's Industrial Advantages and the Factory System
The New Science of Political Economy Adam Smith
The Wealth of Nations Thomas R. Malthus
On the Principle of Population
The Capitalist Ethic Samuel Smiles
Self-Help and Thrift
The Dark Side of Industrialization Sadler Commission
Report on Child Labor
Factory Discipline Factory Rules
Romanticism, Reaction, Revolution
Romanticism William Wordsworth
"Tables Turned" William Blake: "Milton"
Conservatism Edmund Burke
Reflections on the Revolution in France Klemens von Metternich
The Odious Ideas of the Philosophes
Liberalism John Stuart Mill: On Liberty
The Rise of Modern Nationalism Ernst Moritz Arndt
The War of Liberation Giuseppe Mazzini: Young Italy
1848: The Year of Revolutions Alexis de Tocqueville
The June Days
Culture, Society, and Politics, 1850-1914
Realism in Literature Charles Dickens: Hard Times
Theory of Evolution Charles Darwin: Natural Selection
The Socialist Revolution Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Communist Manifesto
The Lower Classes William Booth: In Darkest England
Feminism and Antifeminism John Stuart Mill: The Subjection of Women
The Goncourt Brothers: On Female Inferiority
Almroth E. Wright: The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage
Anti-Semitism: Regression to the Irrational
Hermann Ahlwardt: The Semitic Versus the Teutonic Race
Theodor Herzl: The Jewish State
The Spirit of British Imperialism Cecil Rhodes: Confession of Faith
Joseph Chamberlain: The British Empire
Colonial Commerce and "The White Man's Burden"
Karl Pearson: Social Darwinism
Imperialism Justified by Nature
The Overman and the Will to Power Friedrich Nietzsche
The Will to Power and The Antichrist
The Unconscious Sigmund Freud
Civilization and Its Discontents
Western Civilization in Crisis
World War I
Militarism Heinrich von Treitschke
The Greatness of War Friedrich von Bernhardi
Germany and the Next War
Pan-Serbism: Nationalism and Terrorism The Black Hand
War as Celebration
The Mood in European Capitals Roland Doregel?s
Paris: "That Fabulous Day"
Stefan Zweig: Vienna
"The Rushing Feeling of Fraternity"
Trench Warfare Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Paris Peace Conference Georges Clemenceau
French Demands for Security and Revenge
The Bolshevik Revolution N.N. Sukhanov: Trotsky Arouses the People
V.I. Lenin: The Call to Power
The War and European Consciousness Paul Val?ry: Disillusionment
Erich Maria Remarque: The Lost Generation
Era of Totalitarianism
Modernize or Perish Joseph Stalin: The Hard Line
Forced Collectivization Lev Kopelev: Terror in the Countryside
Soviet Indoctrination A.O. Avdienko: The Cult of Stalin
Yevgeny Yevtushenko: Literature as Propaganda
Stalin's Terror Nikita S. Khrushchev: Khrushchev's Secret Speech
Lev Razgon: True Stories
The Rise of Italian Fascism Benito Mussolini: Fascist Doctrines
The Rise of Nazism Adolf Hitler: Mein Kampf Kurt G.W. Ludecke
The Demagogic Orator
The Leader-State Ernst Huber: "The Authority of the F?hrer Is...All-Inclusive and Unlimited"
The Nazification of Culture and Society Johannes Stark
"Jewish Science" Versus "German Science" Jakob Graf
Hereditary and Racial Biology for Students Louis P. Lochner: Book Burning
Persecution of the Jews Marta Appel: Memoirs of a German Jewish Woman
World War II
The Anschluss, March 1938 Stefan Zweig: The World of Yesterday
The Munich Agreement Neville Chamberlain
In Defense of Appeasement Winston Churchill: "A Disaster of the First Magnitude"
World War II Begins Adolf Hitler: "Poland Will Be Depopulated and Settled with Germans"
The Fall of France Heinz Guderian: "French Leadership...Could Not Grasp the Significance of the Tank in Mobile Warfare"
The Battle of Britain Winston Churchill: "Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat"
Nazi Propaganda: for Volk, F?hrer, and Fatherland The Indoctrination of the German Soldier
Stalingrad: A Turning Point William Hoffman
Diary of a German Soldier Joachim Wieder: Memories and Reassessments
The Holocaust Hermann Graebe: Slaughter of Jews in the Ukraine
Rudolf Hoess: Commandant of Auschwitz Y. Pfeffer
Concentration Camp Life and Death
D-Day, June 6, 1944 Historical Division
War Department: Omaha Beachhead
Western Europe: The Dawn of a New Era
The Aftermath: Devastation and Demoralization Stephen Spender
European Witness
The Cold War Winston Churchill: The "Iron Curtain"
Communist Repression Milovan Djilas: The New Class Andor Heller
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956
Germany Confronts Its Past Hannah Vogt: The Burden of Guilt
The Contemporary World
The West in an Age of Globalism
The Collapse of Communism Vaclav Havel: The Failure of Communism
Globalization: Patterns and Problems Fareed Zakaria
"Democracy Has Its Dark Sides"
Radical Islamic Terrorism Abbas Amanat: "Empowered Through Violence
The Reinvention of Islamic Extremism" The Economist: "Martyrdom and Murder"
Enlargement of the European Union Bertie Ahern, "Enlargement Is About Opening Minds as Well as Borders"

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