Western Civilizations Sources, Images, and Interpretations, Renaissance to the Present

ISBN-10: 0072819642

ISBN-13: 9780072819649

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Dennis Sherman

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This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and 6,000 years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.
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List price: $62.81
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/27/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Renaissance, Reformation, And Expansion
The Renaissance Primary Sources Francesco Petrarch
A Letter to Boccaccio: Literary Humanism
On the Liberal Arts Christine de Pizan
The City of Ladies Niccolo Machiavelli
The Prince Baldesar Castiglione
The Book of the Courtier Visual Sources Raphael
The School of Athens: Art and Classical Culture (illustration)
His Bride: Symbolism and the Northern Renaissance (illustration)
Hans Holbein, Wealth, Culture, and Diplomacy (illustration)
Secondary Sources
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
The Myth of the Renaissance
Machiavelli and the Renaissance
Northern Sources of the Renaissance
The Reformation Primary Sources
The Spark for the Reformation: Indulgences
On the Bondage of the Will Martin Luther
Condemnation of Peasant Revolt John Calvin
Institutes of the Christian Religion: Predestination
Constitution of the Society of Jesus Teresa of Avila
The Way of Perfection Visual Sources Luther and the New Testament (illustration)
Sebald Beham, Luther and the Catholic Clergy Debate (illustration)
Loyola and Catholic Reform (illustration)
Secondary Sources Euan Cameron
What was the Reformation?
A Political Interpretation of the Reformation
The Catholic Reformation
The Legacy of the Reformation
Women in the Reformation
Overseas Expansion and New Politics Primary Sources Gomes Eannes de Azurara
The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea
Letter to Lord Sanchez, 1493
Memoirs: The Aztecs
Letter to Charles V: Finance and Politics Visual Sources Frans Fracken II
The Assets and Liabilities of Empire (text and illustration)
The Conquest of Mexico as Seen by the Aztecs (illustration)
Exploration, Expansion, and Politics (maps)
Secondary Sources Richard B. Reed
The Expansion of Europe M.L.Bush
The Effects of Expansion on the Non-European World Gary Nash, Red, White, and Black
The Peoples of Early America
The Early Modern Period
War and Revolution: 1560-1660 Primary Sources Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Civil War in France Richelieu, Political Will and Testament James I
The Powers of the Monarch in England
The House of Commons
The Powers of Parliament in England
The Hammer of Witches Visual Sources
War and Violence (illustration)
Leviathan: Political Order and Political Theory (text and illustration)
Germany and the Thirty Years' War (maps)
Secondary Sources Hajo Holborn
A Political Interpretation of the Thirty Years' War
A Religious Interpretation of the Thirty Years' War
War and Peace in the Old Regime Conrad Russell, The Causes of the English Civil War William Monter, The Devil's Handmaid: Women in the Age of Reformations
Aristocracy and Absolutism in the Seventeenth Century
Primary Sources
Austria Over All
If She Only Will: Mercantilism
The Great Elector
A Secret Letter: Monarchical Authority in Prussia Saint-Simon, Memoirs
The Aristocracy Undermined in France
Second Treatise of Civil Government
Legislative Power Visual Sources
The Early Modern Chateau (photo)
Maternal Care (illustration) S
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