Sources of the Making of the West Peoples and Cultures, a Concise History to 1740

ISBN-10: 0312415931

ISBN-13: 9780312415938

Edition: 2nd 2007

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For each chapter in The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, A Concise History by Lynn Hunt, Thomas R. Martin, Barbara H. Rosenwein, R. Po-chia Hsia, and Bonnie G. Smith, this companion sourcebook provides five important political, social, and cultural documents that reinforce or extend discussions in the textbook, encouraging students to make connections between narrative history and primary sources. Book jacket.
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List price: $15.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 7/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: Working with Historical Sources
Foundations of Western Civilization, to 500 B.C.E.
King Hammurabi, The Code of Hammurabi (Early Eighteenth Century B.C.E.)
The Book of Exodus, Chapters 19-24 (c. Tenth-Sixth Centuries B.C.E.)
Inscription Honoring Cyrus, King of Persia (r. c. 557-530 B.C.E.)
Tyrtaeus of Sparta and Solon of Athens, Poems (Seventh-Sixth Centuries B.C.E.)
Sappho of Lesbos, Poems (Sixth Century B.C.E.)
The Greek Golden Age, c. 500-400 B.C.E.
Thucydides, The Funeral Oration of Pericles (429 B.C.E.)
Plato, The Apology of Socrates (399 B.C.E.)
Euphiletus, A Husband Speaks in His Own Defense (c. 400 B.C.E.)
Overhead Views of a House on the Slope of the Areopagus (Fifth Century B.C.E.)
Aristophanes, Lysistrata (411 B.C.E.)
From the Classical to the Hellenistic World, c. 400-30 B.C.E.
Zeno, Egyptian Official, Records (259-250 B.C.E.)
Funerary Inscriptions and Epitaphs (Fifth-First Centuries B.C.E.)
Map of Ancient Alexandria (Second Half of First Century B.C.E.)
Epicurus, Letter to a Friend (Late Third Century B.C.E.)
The Book of I Maccabees, Chapter 8 (Second Century B.C.E.)
The Rise of Rome, c. 753-44 B.C.E.
The Twelve Tables (451-449 B.C.E.)
Etruscan Statuette of a Rider (c. 434-400 B.C.E.) and Roman Bust of Lucius Junius Brutus (c. 300 B.C.E.)
Roman Women Demonstrate against the Oppian Law (195 B.C.E.)
The Gracchan Reforms (133 B.C.E.)
Julius Caesar, The Gallic War (52 B.C.E.)
The Roman Empire, c. 44 B.C.E.-284 C.E.
Augustus, The Accomplishments of Augustus (14 C.E.)
Notices and Graffiti Describing Life in Pompeii (First Century C.E.)
Plan of Stabian Baths and Seneca, Letters 56.1, 2 (First Century C.E.)
Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War (70 C.E.)
Pliny the Younger, Letters (Early Second Century C.E.)
The Transformation of the Roman Empire, c. 284-600 C.E.
Arius, Letter to Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria (c. 320 C.E.) and The Nicene Creed (325 C.E.)
Quintas Aurelias Symmachus and St. Ambrose, The Altar of Victory Sparks a Religious Debate (384 C.E.)
St. Jerome, Letter 107 (403 C.E.)
The Burgundian Code (c. 475-525 C.E.)
Procopius, Buildings (c. 553-554 C.E.)
The Heirs of the Roman Empire, 600-750
Theophanes Confessor, Chronicle (Ninth Century)
Qur'an, Suras 1, 53, 98 (c. 610-632)
Islamic Terms of Peace (633-643)
Pope Gregory the Great, Letters (598-601)
The Life of Lady Balthild, Queen of the Franks (Late Seventh Century)
Unity and Diversity in Three Societies, 750-1050
General Capitulary for the Missi (802)
Liutprand of Cremona, Report to Otto I (968)
Digenis Akritas (Tenth or Eleventh Century)
Ahmad al-Ya`qubi, Kitab al-buldan (Ninth Century)
Fulbert of Chartres, Letter to William of Aquitaine (1020)
Renewal and Reform, 1050-1200
Urban Charters of Jaca, Spain (c. 1077), and Lorris, France (1155)
Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII, Sources of the Investiture of Conflict (1076)
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (1085-1086)
Medieval University Life (Twelfth-Early Thirteenth Centuries)
St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, Selected Writings (Thirteenth Century)
An Age of Confidence, 1200-1340
Abbot Suger, The Abbey Church of St.-Denis (1144)
Hadewijch of Brabant, Letters and Poems of a Female Mystic (1220-1240)
Dante Alighieri, Human and Divine Love (Late Thirteenth-Early Fourteenth Centuries)
Summons of Representatives of Shires and Towns to Parliament (1295) and Rolls of Parliament, Petitions and Answers (1290-1305)
Guyuk Khan, Letter to Pope Innocent IV (1246)
Crisis and Renaissance, 1340-1500
The Black Death (Fourteenth Century)
Thomas Walsingham, Peasant Rebels in London (1381)
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Oration on the Dignity of Man (1496)
Bernardino of Siena, An Italian Preacher: Sins against Nature (1380-1444)
Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Chronicle of the Discovery of Guinea (c. 1453)
Struggles over Beliefs, 1500-1648
Martin Luther, Freedom of a Christian (1520)
Saint Ignatius of Loyola, A New Kind of Catholicism (1546, 1549, 1553)
Hans Jacob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, The Adventures of a Simpleton (1668-1669)
Henry IV, Edict of Nantes (1598)
Galileo, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615)
The Trial of Suzanne Gaudry (1652)
State Building and the Search for Order, 1648-1690
Louis de Rouvroy, Duke of Saint-Simon, Memoirs (1694-1723)
British Parliament, The English Bill of Rights (1689)
Ludwig Fabritius, The Revolt of Stenka Razin (1670)
A True and Exact Relation of the Raising of the Siege of Vienna (1683)
Madame de Lafayette, The Princess of Cleves (1678)
The Atlantic System and Its Consequences, 1690-1740
Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself (1789)
Tsar Peter I, Letter to His Son, Alexei (October 11, 1715), and Alexei's Response (October 31, 1715)
Montesquieu, Persian Letters: Letter 37 (1721)
Mary Astell, Reflections upon Marriage (1706)
Pietist Spiritual Songbook (1705)
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