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Global Experience : Readings in World History to 1500

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780133107982

ISBN10:
0133107981
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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Table of Contents

Preface xiii
EARLY CIVILIZATIONS 1(52)
Global Conceptions of the Cosmos and Creation
1(12)
1. The Hebrew Creation Story: Genesis
2(4)
2. A Greek Creation Story: Hesiod's Theogony
6(2)
3. A Japanese Creation Story: Nihongi
8(3)
4. A Hindu Creation Story: Rig Veda
11(2)
A Sumerian Heroic Legend
13(5)
5. The Epic of Gilgamesh
13(5)
Law in the Ancient Near East: Hittites and Hebrews
18(9)
6. Hittite Laws
19(3)
7. Hebrew Laws and Their Covenant
22(5)
The Origins of Writing in Egypt and China: Wisdom Literature and Oracles
27(9)
8. Papyrus Lansing: A Schoolbook
27(5)
9. The Oracle Bones of Shang
32(4)
Challenges to Egyptian Tradition
36(9)
10. Hatshepsut: Successful Female Pharaoh
36(4)
11. The Hymn to Aton and Psalm 104
40(5)
Military Strategy and Tactics: Assyria and China
45(8)
12. Assyrian War Tactics
46(1)
13. Sun Tzu [Sunzi], The Art of War
47(6)
CLASSICAL CIVILIZATIONS 53(92)
The Early Greeks: Their Gods, Heroes, and Poetry
53(11)
14. Homer, The Odyssey
53(6)
15. Sappho, Lyric Songs
59(5)
The Hindu Tradition
64(13)
16. The Essence of the Universe
65(1)
17. The Kama Sutra
66(5)
18. The Laws of Manu
71(3)
19. Bhagavad-Gita
74(3)
The Buddhist Tradition
77(5)
20. Enlightenment of the Buddha
78(2)
21. Kuan-yin [Guanyin]: Compassion of the Bodhisattva
80(2)
The State and Society in Classical India
82(6)
22. Duties of a King, Artha Shastra
82(2)
23. Hsuan-tsang [Xuanzang], The Land and People of India
84(4)
The Golden Age of Chinese Thought
88(13)
24. Confucius, Analects
88(4)
25. Taoism [Daoism]: LaoTzu [Lao Zi]
92(4)
26. Legalism: The Writings of Han Fie Tzu [Han Feizi]
96(5)
Classical Greece
101(21)
27. Herodotus, Persian Dialogue
101(3)
28. Sophocles, Antigone
104(4)
29. Thucydides, Peloponnesian War
108(6)
30. Plato, The Republic
114(5)
31. Aristotle, Politics
119(3)
Roman Contributions to Ideologies of Government and Law
122(11)
32. Titus Livy, Early History of Rome
123(4)
33. Polybius, Why Romans and Not Greeks Govern the World
127(4)
34. Marcus Tullius Cicero, The Laws
131(2)
Science in the Greco-Roman and Chinese Worlds
133(12)
35. Hippocrates, On the Sacred Disease
134(2)
36. Pliny the Elder, The Nature Story
136(4)
37. The Yellow Emperor, Nei-ching [Neijing] (Canon of Medicine)
140(5)
CHRISTIANITY TO ISLAM 145(48)
The Rise of Christianity
145(6)
38. The Golden Rule and God's Will
146(1)
39. The Writings of St. Paul on Women
147(4)
Rome and the Christians
151(16)
40. Tacitus, The Annals
152(1)
41. Pliny the Younger, Letters to Emperor Trajan
153(2)
42. St. Augustine of Hippo, The City of God
155(4)
43. Paulus Orosius, History Against the Pagans
159(3)
44. Monastic Life: The Rule of Saint Benedict
162(5)
The Reign of Emperor Justinian
167(8)
45. Procopius, History of the Wars
168(2)
46. Procopius, The Secret History
170(3)
47. The Institutes of Justinian from the Corpus Iuris Civilis
173(2)
The Rise of Islam
175(8)
48. The Koran
176(5)
49. Sayings (Hadith) Ascribed to the Prophet: Holy War
181(2)
Commentaries on Islamic Law and Culture
183(10)
50. Wills, Slave Emancipation, and Clientship
184(3)
51. Kai Kaus, "Scientific Physiognomy and the Purchase of Slaves"
187(4)
52. Circumcision of Men and Women
191(2)
MEDIEVAL EUROPE, AFRICA, AND THE EAST 193(108)
The Germanic Tribes Succeed the Romans in the West
193(8)
53. Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks
194(5)
54. Law Code of the Visigoths
199(2)
Feudalism and Chivalry, West and East
201(18)
55. The Nibelungenlied
202(6)
56. The Book of Emperors and Kings, "Charlemagne and Pope Leo III"
208(6)
57. Tsunetomo Yamamoto, Hagakure (The Way of the Samurai)
214(3)
58. The Forty-Seven Ronin
217(2)
East-West Images and Realities
219(18)
59. Ibn Fadlan's Account of Vikings in Early Russia
220(3)
60. Liutprand, Bishop of Cremona, A Mission to Constantinople
223(3)
61. Memoirs of Usamah Ibn-Munqidh
226(4)
62. Sir John Mandeville, "The Land of Prester John"
230(3)
63. Marco Polo in China
233(4)
Perceptions of Africa
237(6)
64. Ibn Battuta in Mali
238(2)
65. Martin Fernandez de Figueroa, Confronting the Moors in Somalia
240(3)
Byzantium: The Later Period of Triumph and Tragedy
243(10)
66. Anna Comnena, The Alexiad
243(4)
67. Robert of Clari, The Conquest of Constantinople
247(6)
Scholasticism, Spirituality, and Mysticism
253(19)
68. Peter Abelard, The Story of My Misfortunes
255(3)
69. St. Hildegard of Bingen, Know the Ways
258(3)
70. St. Francis of Assisi, "The Rule of St. Francis"
261(4)
71. St. Thomas Aquinas, "The Existence of God"
265(4)
72. Julian(a) of Norwich, Showings
269(3)
Medieval Domestic Life in Western and Eastern Europe
272(5)
73. The Good Man of Paris
272(3)
74. The Domostroi, Rules for Russian Households in the Time of Ivan the Terrible
275(2)
Chinese Culture Under the T'ang and Sung [Song] Dynasties
277(8)
75. Imperial Examination System
278(2)
76. Emperor T'ai-tsung [Taizong]: "On the Art of Government"
280(3)
77. Chinese Footbinding
283(2)
Mongols and the West
285(8)
78. John Pian del Carpini, The Tartars
286(2)
79. Kuyuk Khan, Letter to Pope Innocent IV
288(1)
80. The Yuan Code: Homicide
289(4)
The Black Death: Christian and Muslim Views
293(8)
81. The Chronicle of Jean de Venette
294(2)
82. Ibn Al-WardI, An Essay on the Report of the Pestilence
296(5)
A WORLD IN CHANGE 301
The Rise of the Ottoman Empire
301(13)
83. Konstantin Mihailovic, Memoirs of a Janissary
301(4)
84. Kritovoulos, History of Mehmed the Conqueror
305(4)
85. Vlad Tsepes, "The Impaler": The Real Dracula or How the Enemy of the Ottomons Became a Legend
309(5)
The Rise of Russia
314(7)
86. The Russian Primary Chronicle
314(3)
87. A Letter of Monk Philotheos to Grand Prince Vasily III
317(1)
88. Heinrich von Staden, The Land and Government of Muscovy
318(3)
The Renaissance and Reformation
321(15)
89. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince and The Discourses on Titus Livy
322(6)
90. Erasmus, Julius II Excluded
328(5)
91. Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms, 1521
333(3)
Age of Exploration and Expansion
336(7)
92. Cheng Ho [Zheng He]: Ming Maritime Expeditions
337(3)
93. St. Francis Xavier on the Japanese: "The Best People Who Have Yet Been Discovered"
340(3)
The Portuguese in Africa, Asia, and Brazil
343(8)
94. The Chronicle of Gomes Eannes de Azurara
343(2)
95. Pero Vaz de Caminha and the Brazilian Indians
345(2)
96. The Travels of Mendes Pinto
347(4)
Spain in America
351
97. Christopher Columbus, Journal of First Voyage to America
352(2)
98. Bernal Diaz del Castillo, The Conquest of Mexico
354(2)
99. Antonio de Montesinos: Sermon to Colonists, 1511
356(1)
100. Bartolome de la Casas, Destruction of the Indies and The Only Method of Converting the Indians
357


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