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Global Experience, The: Readings in World History to 1550, Volume I



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  • The Global Experience Readings in World History, Volume 1 (to 1550)
    The Global Experience Readings in World History, Volume 1 (to 1550)
  • Global Experience : Readings in World History to 1500
    Global Experience : Readings in World History to 1500


New selections in the Fourth Edition of
The Global Experience: Readings in World History, Volume I

  • The Egyptian Creation Story: "The Creation According to Ra"
  • The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi
  • Homer, The Iliad
  • Pure Land Scripture, Sukhavativyuha
  • Thucydied on Peloponnesian War and the Plague
  • Plutarch, "Lycurgus," on the Spartan Way of Life
  • St. Augustine of Hippo, The Just War
  • Paulus Orosius, History Against the Pagans
  • Law Codes of the Salian Franks
  • Idn Fadlan's Accounts of Vikings in Early Russia
  • Michael Psellus, Chronographia, "Empress Zoe"
  • Murasaki Skikibu, The Tale of Genji
  • Charles Borromeo, Instructions to Confessors
  • Bernardino de Sahagun, Aztec Festival and the Conquest
  • An Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico: The Broken Spears
  • Pope Paul III, "Indians are Men," 1537

Table of Contents

Early Civilizations
Global Conceptions of the Cosmos and Creation
The Egyptian Creation Story: “""The Creation According to Ra.”
The Hebrew Creation Story: Genesis
A Japanese Creation Story: Nihongi
A Hindu Creation Story: Rig Veda
A Sumerian Heroic Legend
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Law in the Ancient Near East: Babylonian, Hittite and Hebrew
The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi
Hittite Laws
Hebrew Laws and Their Covenant
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