Sources of the Making of the West, since 1500 Peoples and Cultures

ISBN-10: 0312465181

ISBN-13: 9780312465186

Edition: 3rd 2008

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This companion sourcebook provides written and visual sources to accompany each chapter of "The Making of the West." Political, social, and cultural documents offer a variety of perspectives that complement the textbook and encourage student to make connections between narrative history and primary sources. Each chapter contains a chapter summary, document headnotes, and questions for discussion.
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List price: $30.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction: Working with Historical Sources
Religious Reforms and Global Encounters, 1492-1560
Worlds Collide: Bernal Diaz del Castillo, The True History of the Conquest of New Spain (c. 1567)
Illustrating a Native Perspective: Lienzo de Tlaxcala (c. 1560)
Defending Native Humanity: Bartolome de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians (c. 1548-1550)
Scripture and Salvation: Martin Luther, Freedom of a Christian (1520)
Reforming Christianity: John Calvin, Articles Concerning Predestination (c. 1560) and The Necessity of Reforming the Church (1543)
Responding to Reformation: St. Ignatius of Loyola, A New Kind of Catholicism (1546, 1549, 1553)
Wars of Religion and Clash of Worldviews, 1560-1648
Legislating Tolerance: Henry IV, Edict of Nantes (1598)
Barbarians All: Michel de Montaigne, Of Cannibals (1580s)
The Scientific Challenge: Galileo, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615)
The Persecution of Witches: The Trial of Suzanne Gaudry (1652)
Commercial Endeavors: David Pieterzen DeVries, Voyages from Holland to America (1655)
State Building and the Search for Order, 1648-1690
Civil War and Social Contract: Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan (1651)
The Consent of the Governed: John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government (1690)
Opposing Serfdom: Ludwig Fabritius, The Revolt of Stenka Razin (1670)
Fighting for Empire: A True and Exact Relation of the Raising of the Siege of Vienna (1683)
In Search of the Northwest Passage: Jacques Marquette, Exploring the Mississippi (1673)
The Atlantic System and Its Consequences, 1690-1740
Captivity and Enslavement: Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself (1789)
A "Sober and Wholesome Drink": A Brief Description of the Excellent Vertues of That Sober and Wholesome Drink, Called Coffee (1674)
In Defense of Military Action: Tsar Peter I, Letter to His Son, Alexei (October 11, 1715) and Alexei's Response (October 31, 1715)
Challenging Absolutism: Montesquieu, Persian Letters: Letter 37 (1721)
Questioning Women's Submission: Mary Astell, Reflections upon Marriage (1706)
The Promise of Enlightenment, 1740-1789
Spreading Enlightenment: Marie-Therese Geoffrin and M. d'Alembert, The Salon of Madame Geoffrin (1765)
An Enlightened Worker: Jacques-Louis Menetra, Journal of My Life (1764-1802)
Reforming the Law: Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishments (1764)
Reforming Commerce: Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
Enlightened Monarchy: Frederick II, Political Testament (1752)
The Cataclysm of Revolution, 1789-1799
Defining the Nation: Abbe Sieyes, What Is the Third Estate? (1789)
The People under the Old Regime: Political Cartoon (1815)
Establishing Rights: National Assembly, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1789)
Defending Terror: Maximilien Robespierre, Report on the Principles of Political Morality (1794)
Dissent on Trial: Olympe de Gouges, Letters on the Trial (1793)
Liberty for All?: Francois Dominique Toussaint L'Ouverture, Revolution in the Colonies (1794-1795)
Napoleon and the Revolutionary Legacy, 1800-1830
Napoleon in Egypt: The Chronicle of Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (1798)
The Conservative Order: Prince Klemens von Metternich, Results of the Congress at Laybach (1821)
Challenge to Autocracy: Peter Kakhovsky, The Decembrist Insurrection in Russia (1825)
The Romantic Imagination: John Keats, Letter to Benjamin Bailey (1817)
Technology's Wrath: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (1818)
Industrialization and Social Ferment, 1830-1850
Establishing New Work Habits: Factory Rules in Berlin (1844)
New Rules for the Middle Class: Sarah Stickney Ellis, Characteristics of the Women of England (1839)
The Division of Labor Illustrated: Punch Magazine, "Capital and Labour" (1843)
What Is the Proletariat?: Friedrich Engels, Draft of a Communist Confession of Faith (1847)
The Poetry of Freedom: Sandor Petofi, "National Song" of Hungary (1848)
Imperialism and Opium: Commissioner Lin, Letter to Queen Victoria (1839)
Politics and Culture of the Nation-State, 1850-1870
Ending Serfdom in Russia: Peter Kropotkin, Memoirs of a Revolutionist (1861)
Fighting for Italian Nationalism: Camillo di Cavour, Letter to King Victor Emmanuel (July 24, 1858)
Realpolitik and Otto von Bismarck: Rudolf von Ihering, Two Letters (1866)
Evolutionary Principles: Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man (1871)
Social Evolution: Walter Bagehot, Physics and Politics (1872)
Industry, Empire, and Everyday Life, 1870-1890
Defending Conquest: Jules Ferry, Speech before the French National Assembly (1883)
Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism: Rudyard Kipling, The White Man's Burden and Editorial from the San Francisco Call (1899)
Global Competition: Ernest Edwin Williams, Made in Germany (1896)
The Advance of Unionism: Margaret Bondfield, A Life's Work (1948)
Artistic Expression: Edgar Degas, Notebooks (1863-1884)
Modernity and the Road to War, 1890-1914
"God Is Dead": Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science (1882)
The Dreyfus Affair: Emile Zola, "J'accuse!" (January 13, 1898)
Rising Up against Western Imperialism: The I-ho-ch'uan (Boxers), The Boxers Demand Death for All "Foreign Devils" (1900)
Militant Suffrage: Emmeline Pankhurst, Speech from the Dock (1908)
Tapping the Human Psyche: Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams (1900)
The Idealized Family: Eugenics Education Society of London, Eugenics for Citizens: Aim of Eugenics (c. 1907)
World War I and Its Aftermath, 1914-1929
The Horrors of War: Fritz Franke and Siegfried Sassoon, Two Soldiers' Views (1914-1918)
Mobilizing for Total War: L. Doriat, Women on the Home Front (1917)
Revolutionary Marxism Defended: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, Letter to Nikolai Aleksandrovich Rozhkov (January 29, 1919)
Establishing Fascism in Italy: Benito Mussolini, The Doctrine of Fascism (1932)
A New Form of Anti-Semitism: Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf (1925)
An Age of Catastrophes, 1929-1945
Socialist Nationalism: Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Propaganda Pamphlet (1930)
Seeking a Diplomatic Solution: Neville Chamberlain, Speech on the Munich Crisis (1938)
The Spanish Civil War: Isidora Dolores Ibarruri Gomez, La Pasionaria's Farewell Address (November 1, 1938)
The Final Solution: Sam Bankhalter and Hinda Kibort, Memories of the Holocaust (1938-1945)
Atomic Catastrophe: Michihiko Hachiya, Hiroshima Diary (August 7, 1945)
The Cold War and the Remaking of Europe, 1945-1965
Stalin and the Western Threat: The Formation of the Communist Information Bureau (Cominform) (1947)
Truman and the Soviet Threat: National Security Council, Paper Number 68 (1950)
Throwing Off Colonialism: Ho Chi Minh, Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Vietnam (1945)
The Condition of Modern Women: Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1949)
The Hungarian Uprising: Bela Liptak, Birth of MEFESZ (1956)
Postindustrial Society and the End of the Cold War Order, 1965-1989
Prague Spring: Josef Smrkovsky, What Lies Ahead (February 9, 1968)
A Revolutionary Time: Student Voices of Protest (1968)
Children Fleeing Napalm Attack in South Vietnam: Nick Ut, Photograph (June 8, 1972)
The Rising Power of OPEC: U.S. Embassy, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Ban on Oil Shipments to the United States (October 23, 1973)
Facing Terrorism: Jacques Chirac, New French Antiterrorist Laws (September 14, 1986)
Debating Change in the Soviet Union: Glasnost and the Soviet Press (1988)
The New Globalism: Opportunities and Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present
Ethnic Cleansing: The Diary of Zlata Filipovic (October 6, 1991-June 29, 1992)
Critiquing the European Union: Leif Zetterling, Klasskamrater (Classmates) Cartoon (January 22, 2001)
Doctors Without Borders: Joelle Tanguy and Fiona Terry, On Humanitarian Responsibility (December 12, 1999)
An End to Apartheid: The African National Congress, Introductory Statement to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (August 19, 1996)
China in the Global Age: Chinese Olympic Committee, Announcements on Preparations for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games (2004-2007)
The Post-9/11 Era: Amartya Sen, A World Not Neatly Divided (November 23, 2001)
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