The Primary Source Edition ofCivilization in the Westblends social and political history into a fascinating narrative that brings history to life. With 40 primary source documents, this edition offers an examination of all aspects of world history plus a wealth of original documents that help make the material come alive. "Document Analysis" questions encourage readers to delve deeper into the documents and to explore how they relate to the events of the time. The extensive primary source document section, complete with accompanying with questions, urges readers to think analytically about the past.Overview of the history of Western Civilization. Readers interested in learning about the history and development of Western Civilization.
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Added document section at the back includes: Document 1.1 Near Eastern Law Codes (1300s BCE, 2000 BCE) Document 1.2 An Egyptian Folk Tale (1986-1937 BCE) Document 2.1 Homer, from The Iliad (c. 700 BCE) Document 3.1 Aristotle, Excerpt on Slavery from The Politics (c. 350 BCE) Document 3.2 Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian Wars from Speech of Pericles (c. 420 BCE) Document 4.1 Plutarch, Life of Cato the Elder from Lives (c. 100 CE) Document 5.1 Augustus, The Deeds of the Divine Augustus (14 CE) Document 5.2 The Gospel According to Luke (40-120 CE) Document 6.1 Benedict of Nursia, Rule of St. Benedict (c. 530 CE) Document 7.1 From the Quran (c. 650 CE) Document 8.1 From the Annals of the Abbey of Xanten (845-853 CE) Document 8.2 Einhard, from The Life of Charlemagne (829-836 CE) Document 9.1 Geoffrey de Villhardouin, from Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade (c. 1200) Document 10.1 Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam, (1302) Document 10.2 Dante, from Paradiso of Divine Comedy (1321) Document 11.1 Niccolo Machiavelli, from The Prince (1513 CE) Document 12.1 Christopher Columbus, A Letter from the New World (1492) Document 12.2 Hernan Cortes, Second Letter to Charles V of Spain (1519) Document 13.1 John Calvin, Selections from Institutes of the Christian Religion (1537) Document 13.2 Ignatius Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, Rules for Thinking With the Church (1535) Document 14.1 Jacques-Auguste de Thou, from Onthe Massacre of St. Bartholomews Day (1604-08) Document 14.2 John Hawkyns, Report on the Spanish Armada (1588) Document 16.1 James VI of Scotland (later James I of England), from The True Law of Free Monarchies (1598) Document 17.1 Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1515) Document 18.1 Mikhail Mikhailovich Shcherbatov, On the Corruption of Morals in Russia (1797) Document 19.1 Immanuel Kant, What Is Enlightenment? (1784) Document 20.1 Emmanuel, Comte de Las Cases, Selections from Memorial de Sainte-Helene (1823) Document 21.1 Parliament of Great Britain, Evidence of a Female Millhand to the Parliamentary Commisioners on Factory Conditions (c. 1815) Document 22.1 Adam Mickiewicz, from The Books of the Polish Nation (1832) Document 22.2 Prince Metternich, Resignation Letter to Tsar Nicholas I (1848) Document 23.1 Otto von Bismarck, Letter to his Wife During the Austrian War (1866) Document 23.2 Multiple authors, Selected Reactions to Darwins Origin of Species (c. 1865) Document 24.1 M.I. Pokzovskaya, Working Conditions of Women in Factories (1914) Document 25.1 Prakash Tandon, from Punjabi Century 1857-1947 (1967) Document 26.1 Wilfred Owen, Dulce et Decorum Est (1918) Document 27.1 Josef Stalin, Speech on Soviet Industrialization (1931) Document 28.1 Rudolf Hoess, Selections from Commandant of Auschwitz (1958) Document 29.1 Nikita Krushchev, Speech Challenging the West to Disarm, 1960 Document 29.2 European Community Information Service, Tomorrow Has Already Begun 1960. Document 30.1 A.S. Martynov et al, Selected Papers on Russias Economy and Environment 1991-1993, (1995) Documents. Maps. Chronologies, Genealogies, and Figures. Preface. About the Authors. Introduction: The Idea of Western Civilization. 1. The First Civilizations. The Visual Record: tzi's Last Meal: Life and Death in Prehistoric Europe. Before Civilization. The Dominance of Culture. Social Organization, Agriculture, and Religion. Mesopo