Sources of Crossroads and Cultures, Volume II: Since 1300 A History of the World's Peoples

ISBN-10: 0312559860

ISBN-13: 9780312559861

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bonnie G. Smith, Marc Van De Mieroop, Richard von Glahn, Kris Lane

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Designed to accompanyCrossroads and Cultures: A History of the World's Peoples, this two-volume primary source reader extends the textbook's emphasis on the human dimension of global history through the voices of both notable figures and everyday individuals. Carefully developed by the esteemed author team of its parent text, Sources ofCrossroads and Culturesreflects the geographic and thematic breadth and the key social, cultural, and political developments in each chapter of the textbook. With a blend of major works and fresh perspectives, each chapter contains approximately six sources, an introduction, document headnotes, and questions for discussion.
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List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 1/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.21" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Kris Lane received his B.A. in History and Latin American Studies from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1991, and his Ph.D in History from the University of Minnesota in 1996. Lane specializes in Colonial Latin American history, focusing mostly on mining in the Andes Mountains of South America. Lane's books include PILLAGING THE EMPIRE: PIRACY IN THE AMERICAS, 1500-1750 (1998) and QUITO, 1599: CITY & COLONY IN TRANSITION (2002). He also edited Bernardo de Vargas MACHUCA'S INDIAN MILITIA AND DESCRIPTION OF THE INDIES (2008) and DEFENSE OF THE WESTERN CONQUESTS (2009). Lane has also published articles on piracy, slavery, gold mining, headhunting, and witchcraft in colonial Ecuador and Colombia. His new book, COLOR OF PARADISE: COLOMBIAN EMERALDS IN THE AGE OF GUNPOWDER EMPIRES, is due out in 2010.

Introduction for Students
Collapse and Revival in Afro-Eurasia, 1300-1450
The Plague in Florence and Its Economic Effects
Marchionne di Coppo Buonaiuti, Florentine Chronicle (c. 1370-1380)
The English Peasant Revolt
Chronicles of England, France, Spain, and the Adjoining Countries (1400)
The Ming Emperor's Rules for Village Government
The Placard of the People's Instructions (1398)
Religious Allegory in Persian Manuscript Illuminations
Prince Humay Meets the Lady Humayun in Her Garden by Moonlight (Early Fifteenth Century)
The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks
Tale of the Capture of Constantinople (c. 1500)
The Sultan of Mali
Rihla (1356)
Glorious Venice
In Praise of the City of Venice (1493)
The Early Modern World, 1450-1750
Empires and Alternatives in the Americas, 1430-1530
Aztec Sacrifice
Florentine Codex (c. 1540-1560)
Aztec Child Rearing
Codex Mendoza (c. 1540)
The Inca Huayna Capac's Final Days
Narrative of the Incas (1557)
Andean Religion
Huarochiri Manuscript (c. 1600)
Jesuit Views on Huron Society
Jesuit Relations (1632-1637)
The Fall of Native American Empires and the Rise of an Atlantic World, 1450-1600
"How They Sailed to the Land of the Blacks"
Gomes Eannes de Azurara, During the Conquest of Guinea (1453)
Fearing Carib Cannibals
Michele da Cuneo, News of the Islands of the Hesperian Ocean (1495)
Contrasting Views: Native Peoples and Conquistadors Narrate the Conquest of Mexico
Nahua Elders of Tlatelolco, Account of the Conquest of Mexico (c. 1540s)
Hernando Cortes, A Letter to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (Charles I of Spain) (1519)
Bernal Dfaz del Castillo, A Foot Soldier Recalls the March to Tenochtitlan (c. 1560)
Native Allies with a Grievance
Nahua Nobles of Xochimiico, Letter to the King of Spain (1563)
A Captive in Brazil
True History (1557)
Western Africa in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1450-1800
The Powerful Mali Dynasty
Al-Sa'di, Mali and Its Provinces (c. 1655)
The Kebbi Kingdom
Mulay Ahmad al-Mansur of Morocco, Letter to Kanta Dawud of Kebbi (c. 1591)
The Splendor of Benin
Description of the Situation and Character of the Great City of Benin (1602)
Thoughts on the Slave Trade
Tom�s de Mercado, On the Trade in the Blacks of Cape Verde (1569)
Observations of the Congo, Loango, and Angolan Kingdoms
Journal of Voyages (c 1630)
On Restoring Ethiopian Salvation (1627)
Trade and Empire in the Indian Ocean and South Asia, 1450-1750
The Portuguese Reach Sofala, Mozambique
Mart�n Fern�ndez de Figueroa, A Spaniard in the Portuguese \
Indies (1505)
A Thriving Kingdom in South India
Description of Vijayanagara (1518)
The Founder of the Mughal Empire
Emperor Babur, The Baburnama (1499-1519)
"Scenes from My Life"
Emperor Jahangir, The Jahangirnama (1612-1621)
Makassar's Kingdom of Talloq: Islam, Guns, and a Golden Age
Talloq Chronicle (c. 1660)
From London with Love
English East India Company, Letters to Princes in Sumatra and Borneo (1734, 1740, 1744)
Consolidation and Conflict in Europe and the Greater Mediterranean, 1450-1750
Gunpowder and High Stakes: Ottomans Versus Prince Dracula
Memoirs of a Janissary (1462)
Two Accounts of a Conflagration
Fire Engulfs Istanbul (1569)
Three Interpretations of Canticum Canticorum (c. 1575)
The Battle of Baghdad
History of Shah 'Abbas the Great (1625-1626)
The Global Spread of Scientific Knowledge
The Discovery of Jupiter's Moons (1610)
On the Number of Metals, and Places Where They Are Begotten (1640)
Life in an Early Modern German-Jewish Community
Gluckel of Hameln, Memoirs (1690)
Venice on a Ducat a Day
Travel Diary (1698)
Expansion and Isolation in Asia, 1450-1750
Moscow in the Time of Ivan the Terrible
The Land and Government of Muscovy (1578-1579)
Mountain Travels
Travel Diaries (1616)
China Under Siege
The Qing Attack on Yangzhou (1645)
A German Visitor Describes Japan
People You Meet on the Road in Japan and The Prostitutes' Quarter of Nagasaki (1691)
Notes from a Korean Queen's Diary
Diary (c. 1750)
Manila: Global Commercial Crossroads
Account of the Philippine islands (c. 1600)
Transforming New Worlds: The American Colonies Mature, 1600-1800
Arrival of the Japanese Embassy in Mexico City
Annals (1610)
The Wealth of Spanish America
Marfa de Carranza and Nicolas de Guevara, Letters from the Spanish Indies (1589-1590)
Life in a Peruvian Convent
Visions of the World to Come (c. 1650)
Contrasting Views Exploitation or Opportunity in the Peruvian Andes?
Guaman Poma de Ayala, The First New Chronicle (c 1610)
Bernardo de Vargas Machuca, Defense of the Western Conquests (1618)
Description of Quebec City and a Christian Huron Village
Travels into North America (1749)
Runaway Slaves
A Surinam Maroon Described (1790)
The World from 1750 to the Present
Atlantic Revolutions and the World, 1750-1830
The Enlightenment Among Artisans
Journal of My Life (1764-1802)
The Spread of Enlightenment
A Dutch Anatomy Lesson in Japan (1771)
An Egyptian's View of Napoleon and the French Invasion
Diary (1798-1801)
Haiti and the Revolutionary Tradition
The Haitian Constitution (1801)
Why an Argentine Lawyer Joined the Revolution Against Spain
Autobiography (1814)
Industry and Everyday Life, 1750-1900
The Experience of Japanese Factory Life
Song of the Living Corpses (1890s)
The Chinese Case Against Opium
Edict of Commissioner Lin Zexu (1839)
Cholera Strikes Railway Workers in India
Official Report to the British Government (c. 1889)
Contrasting Views: Debates Over Industrialization
Adam Smith, Of the Division of Labor (1776)
Friedrich Engels, The Condition of the Working Class in England (1844)
Jose Manuel Balmaceda, On the Need to Develop National Industry (1880s)
Li Hung-Chang, A Report to the Emperor: Problems of Industrialization (1872)
The Rise of Modern Nation-States, 1850-1900
A Russian Serf's Struggle for Freedom
Diary (1824,1841)
Nation Building in the United States
First Inaugural Address (March 4, 1861)
Legal Nation Building in Japan
Japan's Charter Oath (1868)
Imagining the Perfect Nation
Sultana's Dream (1905)
Imperial Order and Disorder, 1850-1914
A Place in the Sun
Kaiser William II of Germany, Speech to the North German Regatta Association (1901)
Working for the Imperialists
Report on the Administration of the Independent State of the Congo (1903)
The Civilizing Mission in Action
My Life Story (1880s-1890s)
Contrasting Views: On Imperialists and Imperialism
Reminiscences of 1896 (1930s)
Diary (1898-1901)
Newspaper Editorial, Mexico Needs Foreign Capital (1897)
Count Shigenobu Okuma, The Rise of Japan Was Not Unexpected (1904)
Wars, Revolutions, and the Birth of Mass Society, 1910-1929
Revolutionary Plans for the Mexican Future
The Plan de Ayala (1910)
An Australian Soldier Fights for Britain
War Memoir (1916-1919)
Proclaiming the Soviet Alternative to War-Weary Russians
April Theses (1917)
Contrasting Views: The Postwar Middle East
Sykes-Picot Agreement (1916)
The Balfour Declaration (1917)
Resolution of the General Syrian Congress at Damascus (1919)
The Mandate System Under the Covenant of the League of Nations (1919)
An Ally Critiques Ataturk
Dictatorship and Reform in Turkey (1929)
Global Catastrophe: The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
Authoritarian Man of the People
Getulio Vargas, New Year's Address (1938)
Factory Worker Joana de Masi Zero, Reminiscences (1930s)
The Fate of Ethiopia
Appeal to the League of Nations (1936)
Autobiography (W57)
India's Push for Independence
Quit India Declaration (1942)
The Battle of Stalingrad
Interview (1990s)
Hope for the Postwar Future
United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
The Emergence of New Nations in a Cold War World, 1945-1970
Decolonizing the Suez Canal
Denouncement of the Proposal for a Canal Users' Association (1956)
A Meeting of Emerging Nations
President Sukarno of Indonesia, Speech at the Opening of the Bandung Conference (1955)
The Color Curtain: A Report on the Bandung Conference (1956)
Torture and Decolonization
Testimony of a Torture Victim (1960)
Consumerism and the Cold War
British Advertisement (1950s) and Soviet Fashion Spread (1957)
Contrasting Views: The Cold War and Latin America
Waging Peace in the Americas (1949)
Speech to the RFSR Teacher's Congress (1960)
The Lesson of Cuba (1961)
Second Declaration of Havana (1962)
Technological Transformation and the End of Cold War, 1960-1992
A Life Caught Up in Warfare
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace (1981)
Official Propagandizing of Children in Cambodia
Khmer Rouge Song for Children (1975-1979)
A New Regime in Iran
The Uprising of Khurdad 15 (1979)
The Collapse of Communism
Interviews with Industrial Workers (1990)
A New Global Age, 1989 to the Present
Rules for Women's Conduct
The Taliban, Decrees (1996)
The Toll of AIDS on Africa
The Deafening Silence of AIDS (2000)
Sweatshop Warriors
Interview (1990s)
Contrasting Views The Environment
The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (1997)
Resolution of the 105th Congress on Rejecting the Kyoto Protocol (1997)
I Julian Simon, Address at the University of Navarra (1998)
Women Can Lead the Way in Tackling Development and Climate Challenges Together (2010)
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