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Discovering the Global Past,9780618043682

Discovering the Global Past

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11/1/2001
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Table of Contents

Preface xiii
The Village and the State (1400--1650)
1(33)
The Problem
1(1)
Background
2(5)
The Method
7(3)
Evidence
10(21)
Village by-laws from Great Horwood
Court roll of Teynton, 1541
Statute of Henry VIII regarding the shooting of longbows, 1511
Illumination from the Smithfield Decretals, king and messenger, ca. 1340
Report from the general inspection of the Chupaychu, 1549
Excerpt from Pedro de Cieza de Leon, Cronicas, 1553
Extract from Garcilosa de la Vega
Illustration from El Primer Nueva Coronica y Buen Gobierno
So regulations
Joint petition by villagers, 1407
Decrees regarding military service of villagers
Regulations for villagers issued by the Tokugawa Shogunate, 1643
Screen with village scene by Kusumi Morikage
Questions to Consider
31(1)
Epilogue
32(2)
First Encounters: The Creation of Cultural Stereotypes (1450--1650)
34(28)
The Problem
34(1)
Background
35(5)
The Method
40(3)
The Evidence
43(15)
European accounts of Africa: Joao Baptista Lavanha; anonymous Portuguese pilot
African account of Africa: Nzinga Mbemba
European accounts of America: Christopher Columbus; Amerigo Vespucci
Native American accounts of America: Cortes's conquest
European accounts of Japan: Bernardino de Avila Giron; Cosme de Torres; Francis Xavier; Joao Rodrigues; Alessandro Valignano; Lourenco Mexia
Anonymous, Kirishitan monogatari
Suzuki Shosan's attack on Christianity
Tokugawa Iemitsu's Edict of 1635 Ordering Closing of Japan
Questions to Consider
58(1)
Epilogue
59(3)
Gender Differences in Peasant Households in Southeast Asia and Central Europe (1500--1850)
62(30)
The Problem
62(1)
Background
63(2)
The Method
65(5)
The Evidence
70(19)
From the Le Code, Vietnam, 16th-17th century
Selections from the Agama Law Code, Java, and from the Law Code of Salzburg, Austria
Regulations for vineyard workers in Wurttemberg
Extract from the Law Code of Hohenlohe, Germany
Extract from a Silesian land register, 1790
Will of a rural weaver in eastern Germany
Report by Miguel de Loarca describing the Philippines, 1582
Extract from Antonio de Morga's History of the Philippine Islands, 1609
Letter by a Dutch merchant in Vietnam
Extract from William Marsden's History of Sumatra, 1783
Descriptions of weaving in south Germany, 1781, and of harvesting grain in Rugen, 1805
From John Paget's Hungary and Transylvania, 1839
Illustrations from a 1734 map of the Philippines, and from Marsden's History of Sumatra
Illustration of hay-making in Germany, 1532
A female dairy farmer in Nuremberg, 1766
Questions to Consider
89(1)
Epilogue
90(2)
Sweet Nexus: Sugar and the Origins of the Modern World (1600--1800)
92(33)
The Problem
92(2)
Background
94(3)
The Method
97(4)
The Evidence
101(22)
Excerpt from Joseph Addison, The Spectator, May 19, 1711
Frederick Slare, A Vindication of Sugars against the charge of Dr. Willis, 1715
E. T. Parris cartoon
Letter to the British Members of Parliament, 1745
William Blake, ``Europe Supported by Africa and America.'' Statistics showing the number of slaves imported into the British West Indies between 1640 and 1713
Extract from Richard Ligon, The True and Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes, 1673
Illustrations from William Clark, Ten Views of Antigua, 1823
Advertisement for sugar basins
Selection from The Life of Olaudah Equiano
Questions to Consider
123(1)
Epilogue
124(1)
The Confucian Family (1600--1800)
125(33)
The Problem
125(2)
Background
127(6)
The Method
133(2)
The Evidence
135(18)
Ming family portrait, late 16th century
Family instructions for the Miu Lineage
Handscroll of ``The East Garden,'' late 17th century
Gui Youguang's ``Sketch of My Mother,'' late 16th century
Sample contracts for purchase of concubines and children, 16th century
From Classic of Filiality, or Xiao Jing, ca
2nd century B.C.E. Excerpts from Zhu Xi's Family Rituals and Pu Suling's Bonds of Matrimony
Zheng Xie's poem, ``Mother-in-Law Is Cruel,'' 18th century
From ``The Ways of Confucius and Modern Life,'' by Chen Duxiu, 1916
Questions to Consider
153(3)
Epilogue
156(2)
The Liberator-Hero and Western Revolutions (1770s--1810s)
158(32)
The Problem
158(1)
Background
159(8)
The Method
167(3)
The Evidence
170(16)
Eulogies and portraits of George Washington, Jean-Paul Marat, and Toussaint Louverture
Questions to Consider
186(2)
Epilogue
188(2)
Constitutional Responses to European Expansion in Africa and the Pacific (1850--1890)
190(39)
The Problem
190(1)
Background
191(7)
The Method
198(3)
The Evidence
201(26)
Kingdom of Hawaii Constitution of 1852
Address by King Kamehameha V to the Hawaiian Legislature, 1864
Excerpt from the memoirs of Hawaii's last monarch, Queen Liliuokalani
Coat of arms of the Hawaiian monarchy
An argument for African self-rule, 1868
Fante Asafo flag
Constitution of the Fante Confederation, 1871
A Fante appeal to British authorities, 1872
Questions to Consider
227(1)
Epilogue
228(1)
Industrializing the Nation: Germany and Japan (1860--1900)
229(39)
The Problem
229(2)
Background
231(8)
The Method
239(2)
The Evidence
241(21)
Views of Hagen Rolling Mill, 1860s, and of Krupp Steel Works, 1912
Max Weber's inaugural lecture at Freiberg University, 1895
Political cartoon from Simplicissimus Magazine, 1899
Photograph of German worker's apartment, 1910
The Erfurt Social Democratic Party Program, 1890
Bismarck's address to the Reichstag proposing state social insurance, 1881
Woodblock print of Tokyo's first railway station, 1870s
Okubo Toshimichi's recommendation on industrialization, 1874
Woodblock print of a Tokyo trade fair in 1877
Speech by Ito Hirobumi at a homecoming celebration, 1895
Political cartoon from Tokyo Puck, 1905
Woodblock print of a 19th-century silk mill
Oral records of ``Crossing Nomugi Pass'' to work in the Suma Mills, ca. 1900
Questions to Consider
262(4)
Epilogue
266(2)
Lands of Desire: Department Stores, Advertising, and the New Consumerism (1920s)
268(22)
The Problem
268(1)
Background
269(3)
The Method
272(3)
The Evidence
275(12)
Two 1920s department store advertisements each from the United States, Brazil, France, Canada, Australia, and South Africa
Questions to Consider
287(1)
Epilogue
288(2)
Modernity: From Promise to Threat (1790--1930)
290(35)
The Problem
290(1)
Background
291(5)
The Method
296(3)
The Evidence
299(23)
Excerpt from Jean Antoine Nicholas de Condorcet, The Progress of the Human Mind
``The First Half of the Nineteenth Century Progress of the Nation, and the Race'' from The Economist, January 18, 1851
Walt Whitman, ``Years of the Modern.'' Selection from Frederich Engels, Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
Excerpt from Mohandis K
Gandhi, Hind Swaraj
Selection from Olive Schreiner, Woman and Labour, 1911
A Declaration of Beliefs by the New Youth
Still shots from Fritz Lang's film Metropolis
Extract from Jose Ortega y Gasset, The Revolt of the Masses
Questions to Consider
322(2)
Epilogue
324(1)
The Industrial Crisis and the Centralization of Government (1924--1939)
325(32)
The Problem
325(1)
Background
326(4)
The Method
330(3)
The Evidence
333(18)
Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald's response to a motion to provide work for the unemployed, February 12, 1931
President Franklin Roosevelt's explanation for the collapse of 1929, delivered April 14, 1938
Excerpt from a speech by Chancellor Adolf Hitler on the Depression in Germany, September 10, 1936
Hashimoto Kingoro's ``Address to Young Men.'' Tables: index of industrial production, 1929--1938; unemployment statistics, 1930--1938; central government revenues and expenditures in national currencies, 1924--1940; tariffs, import duties, taxes imposed, June 1930--July 1932; defense expenditures of Great Britain, the United States, Germany, and Japan, 1930--1938; sizes of armies in Great Britain, the United States, and Germany, 1920--1939; armed services spending as a percentage of total government expenditures in Japan, 1931--1938
Questions to Consider
351(1)
Epilogue
352(5)
Total War: The Cost of Unlimited Conflict (1914--1945)
357(33)
The Problem
357(1)
Background
358(6)
The Method
364(2)
The Evidence
366(20)
Excerpt from Carl von Clausewitz, On War
Lloyd George on the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916
French and British World War I posters
Selection from Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, ``Features of the War,'' April 8, 1919
Paul Valery, ``The Crisis of the Spirit.'' Excerpt from Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front
President Franklin D
Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress, January 6, 1942
Rosie the Riveter poster and song lyrics
Reichsmarschal Hermann Goering, German Radio Broadcast, October 4, 1942
President Roosevelt's radio address on Casablanca Conference, February 12, 1943
U.S. Strategic Bomb Survey (Pacific War)
Iwao Nakamura, recollections of August 6, 1945
Questions to Consider
386(2)
Epilogue
388(2)
Crucible of Conflict: The Suez Crisis (1956)
390(38)
The Problem
390(2)
Background
392(5)
The Method
397(3)
The Evidence
400(25)
British foreign secretary on overseas obligations June 1952
Selection from Nasser's The Philosophy of the Revolution, 1959
Excerpt from a statement by Israel's Moshe Sharett on foreign affairs, October 1955
Nasser's speech announcing nationalization of the Suez Canal, July 26, 1956
Photograph of Nasser taken after nationalization of the canal, August 1, 1956
English cartoon portraying Nasser
British Cabinet reacts to the nationalization of the canal, July 27, 1956
Telegram correspondence between President Eisenhower and Sir Anthony Eden
Extract from the memoirs of Moshe Dayan, Israeli minister of defense
Transcript from British television program ``Suez: Ten Years After,'' 1966
Record of the Sevres Protocol, October 22--24, 1956
Draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council submitted by the U.S. Excerpt from a statement by Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian prime minister, November 1, 1956
Soviet response to the aggression against Egypt, October 31, 1956
Address to the British Cabinet, November 28, 1956
Exchange between the U.S. secretary of state and a member of the Senate, January 2, 1957
Sir Anthony Eden's letter to senior Cabinet members, December 28, 1956
President Nasser reflects on the crisis ten years later on a British television program
Harold Macmillan addresses the South African parliament in 1960
British cartoon, 1962
Questions to Consider
425(1)
Epilogue
426(2)
Feminism and the Peace Movement (1910--1990)
428(39)
The Problem
428(1)
Background
429(5)
The Method
434(2)
The Evidence
436(26)
Olive Schreiner, Maude Royden, and Jane Addams on women and war
Crystal Eastman on the women's peace movement, 1919
Huda Sha'rawi, speech to the Congress of the International Alliance of Women, Istanbul, 1935
Kathe Kollwitz's The Sacrifice
Miyako Shinohara, ``In the Name of Peace,'' 1986
Oral interviews with Dagmar Wilson and Madeline Duckles
Unity statement from the Women's Pentagon Action, 1980
Coretta Scott King on women and the nuclear arms race, 1984
Nottingham WONT on working as a group, 1981
Tamar Swade on nuclear weapons
Two antibomb posters
Ann Snitow on women against military buildups, 1985
Leonie Caldecott, ``The Shibokusa Women of Kita Fuji,'' 1983
Questions to Consider
462(3)
Epilogue
465(2)
McDomination: The Americanization of Global Popular Culture (1950s to the Present)
467(25)
The Problem
467(2)
Background
469(5)
The Method
474(1)
The Evidence
475(13)
McDonald's tray liner, Oslo, Norway
Articles from the London Times and the Washington Post about McDonald's restaurants around the world
Editorial cartoon about McDonald's in China
Selection from James L. Watson, ``China's Big Mac Attack,'' in Foreign Affairs
Questions to Consider
488(1)
Epilogue
489(3)
Credits 492


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