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Sources of World Societies, Volume II: Since 1450

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ISBN-10: 0312569726

ISBN-13: 9780312569723

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Denis Gainty, Walter D. Ward

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Designed to accompany McKay et al.’sA History of World Societies, each chapter ofSources of World Societiescontains approximately six sources that present history from the perspectives of well-known figures and ordinary individuals alike. Now with visual sources and two more documents per chapter, this edition offers breadth and depth. Headnotes and questions supplement each document, while a new “Viewpoints” feature highlights two or three sources per chapter that address a single topic from different perspectives. Comparative questions ask students to make connections between sources and across time. Sources of World Societiesis FREE when packaged withA History of World Societies. For…    
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List price: $36.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 10/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.05" wide x 9.13" long x 0.64" tall
Weight: 1.232

The Acceleration of Global Contact, 1450-1600
Zheng He, Stele Inscription , 1431�
Viewpoints: Exploration and Its Material Advantages
Christopher Columbus, Letter from the Third Voyage, 1493
King Dom Manuel of Portugal, Grant of Rights of Trade, 1500
Bartolom� de Las Casas, From Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies, 1542
Bernal D�az del Castillo, From The True History of the Conquest of New Spain, 1568
From The Florentine Codex, ca. 1577-1580
Matteo Ricci, From China in the Sixteenth Century, ca. 1607
European Power and Expansion, 1500-1750
Viewpoints: Thoughts on Government
Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, On Divine Right , ca. 1675-1680
Thomas Hobbes, From Leviathan: "Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning Their Felicity and Misery," 1651
John Locke, From Two Treatises of Government: " Of the Ends of Political Society and Government," 1690
�Duc de Saint-Simon, From Memoirs of Louis XIV: "On the Early Life of Louis XIV," ca. 1730-1755
Catherine II of Russia, Two Decrees , 1762, 1765
Emilian Ivanovich Pugachev, A Decree and a Manifesto , 1773, 1774
Comparative Questions
New Worldviews and Ways of Life, 1540-1790
Galileo Galilei, From a Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina and "To the Discerning Reader" from Dialog Concerning the Two Chief World-Systems, 1615, 1632�
Viewpoints: Changing Ideas of Science
Francis Bacon, From The Great Restoration: "History of Life and Death," 1623
Peter the Great and Gottfried Leibniz, Items from the Rule of Peter the Great , ca. 1712-1718
Voltaire, From Dictionnaire Philosophique: " Theist," 1764
Immanuel Kant, "What Is Enlightenment?" 1784
Philip Stanhope, From Letters to His Son, 1748
Comparative Questions
Africa and the World, 1400-1800
Nzinga Mbemba (Alfonso I), From Letters to the King of Portugal , 1526�
Osei Bonsu, An Asante King Questions British Motives in Ending the Slave Trade , 1820
Leo Africanus, A Description of Timbuktu , 1526
Viewpoints: The Slave Trade
Anna Maria Falconbridge, From Narrative of Two Voyages to the River Sierra Leone, 1794
Olaudah Equiano, From The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, 1789�
Louis Ohier de Grandpr�, From Voyage to the West Coast of Africa, 1801�
Comparative Questions
The Islamic World Powers, 1300-1800
Sultan Selim I, From a Letter to Shah Ismail of Persia , 1514�
Antonio Monserrate, From The Commentary of Father Monserrate: On Mughal India , ca. 1580�
Farid Ud-Din Attar and Habiballah, Exce rpt from and Illustration of The Conference of the Birds , 1600
Nuruddin Salim Jahangir, From the Memoirs of Jahangir , ca. 1580-1600
Viewpoints: Economics Micro and Macro
Halime Hatun, Record of Two Petitions , 1702
The Dutch East India Company and Shah Abbas, Correspondences on Persian Trade , 1647, 1648
Comparative Questions
Continuity and Change in East Asia, 1400-1800
Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Letter to His Wife , 1587
Huang Zongxi, From Waiting for the Dawn: "On the Prince" and "On Ministership," 1662
Engelbert Kaempfer, From History of Japan, 1727
Viewpoints: Gender in East Asia
Kaibara Ekiken and Kaibara To”ken, Co mmon Sense Teachings for Japanese Children and Greater Learning for Women , ca. 1700
A Japanese Sake Brewer's Female Antipollution Pass , ca. 1603-1868
Li Ruzhen (Li Ju-Chen), From Flowers in the Mirror (Jing Hua Yuan), 1827�
Comparative Questions
Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1775-1815
From The Declaration of Independence of the United States of America, 1776
Viewpoints: Defining the Citizen
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen , 1789�
Olympe de Gouges, From the Declaration of the Rights of Woman, 1791
Maximilien Robespierre, Revolutionary Speech , 1794�
Mary Wollstonecraft, From A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1792�
The Haitian Declaration of Independence , 1804�
Comparative Questions
The Revolution in Energy and Industry, ca. 1760-1860�
Thomas Robert Malthus, From "An Essay on the Principle of Population," 1798�
Viewpoints: The Realities of Manufacturing
�Robert Owen, From Observations of the Effect of the Manufacturing System, 1815
Sadler Committee and Ashley Commission, Testi monies Before Parliamentary Committees on Working Conditions in England , 1832, 1842�
Chartism: The People's Petition , 1838
The Treaty of Balta-Liman
Comparative Questions
Ideologies of Change in Europe, 1815-1914�
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, From The Communist Manifesto, 1848�
Viewpoints: Visions of the Nation
Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Address to the German Nation , 1808
Max Nordau, On Zionism , 1905
Giuseppe Garibaldi, Speech to His Soldiers , 1860
Munich Bar Kochba Association , 1902
Beatrice Webb, From My Apprenticeship: "Why I Became a Socialist," 1926
Comparative Questions
Africa, Southwest Asia, and the New Imperialism, 1800-1914
Sultan Abdul Mejid, Imperial Rescript , 1856�
An Ottoman Government Decree on the "Modern" Citizen, 1870�
Viewpoints: The Colonial Encounter in Africa
Cecil Rhodes, From "Confession of Faith," ca. 1877
Ndansi Kumalo, On the British Incursion in Zimbabwe , 1932�
Roger Casement and David Engohahe, Victims of Belgian Atrocities , ca. 1904-1905
Comparative Questions
Asia in the Era of Imperialism, 1800-1914�
Viewpoints: Reactions to Imperialism and Modernity
Lin Zexu, From a Letter to Queen Victoria , 1839
Two Proclamations of the Boxer Rebellion , 1898, 1900�
Saigo Takamori, Letter on the Korean Question , 1873
Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence, Letter to Lieutenant-Governor J. Colvin , June 13, 1857�
Sun Yat-Sen, On the Three People's Principles and the Future of the Chinese People , 1906�
Moorfield Storey and Julian Codman, On American Imperialism in the Philippines , 1902
Comparative Questions
Nation Building in the Americas and Australia, 1770-1914
Sim�n Bolivar, Jamaica Letter , 1815
Alexis de Tocqueville, From Democracy in America, 1840�
Viewpoints: Federal Dispossession in the United States and Australia
Cherokee Nation Versus the State of Georgia , 1831�
From Aborigines Protection Act, 1909-1943�
N.C. Adossides, "Villa, the Bandit General," 1914
Advertisement for the Canadian Pacific Railway , 1883�
Comparative Questions
World War and Revolution, 1914-1929
From A War Nurse's Diary, 1918
Correspondence of Evelyn and Fred Albright , 1917
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, "All Power to the Soviets!" 1917�
The Zionist Organization, Memorandum to the Peace Conference in Versailles: On the Establishment of a Jewish State in Palestine , February 3, 1919
Viewpoints: Zionist, German, and Japanese Views on the End of WWI
German Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference, On the Conditions of Peace , October 1919
Konoe Fumimaro, "Against a Pacifism Centered on England and America," 1918
Comparative Questions
Nationalism in Asia, 1914-1939
Mary L. Graffam, An Account of Turkish Violence against Armenians , 1915
Arthur James Balfour, Deb ating the Balfour Declaration: The British Government Supports a Jewish Homeland in Palestine , 1917
Sarojini Naidu, From "The Agony and Shame of the Punjab": An Indian Nationalist Condemns the British Empire , 1920
Viewpoints: Prescriptions for National Improvement in China and Siam
Jiang Jieshi, "The New Life Movement," 1934
King Vajiravudh, On the Siamese Nation , 1914, 1917, 1920
Claudie Beaucarnot, Vacation Diary , July 1943
Comparative Questions
The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945�
Woody Guthrie, " Do Re Mi," 1937
Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, Speech to the National Socialist Women's Association , 1935
The Nuremberg Laws: The Centerpiece of Nazi Racial Legislation , 1935�
Letters to Izvestiya: On the Issue of Abortion , 1936�
Harry S. Truman, White House Press Release on Hiroshima , August 6, 1945
Toshiko Saeki, Interview with a Survivor of Hiroshima , 1986
Comparative Questions
Global Recovery and Division Between Superpowers, 1945 to the Present�
United Nations General Assembly, De claration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples , December 14, 1960
Viewpoints: Clashes and Reforms Among Cold War Superpowers
Harry S Truman, The Truman Doctrine , March 12, 1947�
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, "On the Personality Cult and Its Consequences," 1956
Mikhail Gorbachev, From Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World, 1986��
George C. Wallace, "Statement and Proclamation": School House Door Speech , June 11, 1963
Male Japanese Citizens, "Ikigai," 2003
Comparative Questions
Independence, Progress, and Conflict in Asia and the Middle East, 1945 to the Present
Ho Chi Minh, Declaration of the Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam , September 1945
Jawaharlal Nehru, The Partitioning of the Punjab , 1947
Viewpoints: Transitions in Modern China
Former Red Guard, "Away from Madness," 1996
Deng Ziaoping, "Build Socialism with Chinese Characteristics," June 30, 1984
Gamal Abdel Nasser, Suez Canal Nationalization Speech , September 15, 1956
Unya Shavit, Arab and Israeli Soccer Players Discuss Ethnic Relations in Israel , November 3, 2000�
Comparative Questions
The Global South: Latin America and Africa, 1945 to the Present
Pablo Neruda, "Standard Oil Co." and "United Fruit Co.," 1950
Fidel Castro, Interview with Dan Rather , September 30, 1979
Charles de Gaulle, Comments on Algeria , April 11, 1961
Kwame Nkrumah, Speech on the Tenth Anniversary of the Convention People's Party , 1960
Viewpoints: Race and Power in South Africa
National Party of South Africa, "The National Party's Colour Policy," March 29, 1948�
Nelson Mandela, The Rivonia Trial Speech to the Court , April 20, 1964
Comparative Questions
A New Era in World History
Viewpoints: Defining Arabic and Islamic Identities
George Tarabishi, A Roundtable Discussion of Globalization and Its Impact on Arab Culture , October 26, 2000�
Osama (Usama) bin Laden, A Call on Muslims to Take Up Arms Against America , 1998�
John Yoo, Memoranda Regarding U.S. Military Interrogations , 2002, 2003
Carolina Sic, From an Interview with Women United for Worker Justice , 2005
Al Gore, On Solving the Climate Crisis , September 18, 2006
Jonas Bendiksen, "New Settlement": A Slum in Caracas, Venezuela , ca. 2007
Comparative Questions