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the Human Record, Volume 1, Third Edition,9780395870877

the Human Record, Volume 1, Third Edition

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Table of Contents

Geographic Contents xiii
Topical Contents xvii
Preface xxvii
Prologue: Primary Sources and How We Read Them P-1
What Is History?
P-1
Primary Sources: Their Value and Limitations
P-2
Examining The Sources
P-4
You And The Source
P-6
``With the Royal Standard Unfurled''
Christopher Columbus, A Letter Concerning Recently Discovered Islands
P-8
Interpreting Columbus's Letter
P-15
Unwritten Sources
P-19
An Anonymous Woodcut of 1511
P-19
Interpreting the Woodcut
P-21
Part One The Ancient World 1(174)
The First Civilizations
5(36)
Mesopotamia: The Land Of Two Rivers
6(11)
The Search for Eternal Life in Mesopotamia
The Epic of Gilgamesh
7(5)
Bringing Order to an Uncertain World
The Judgments of Hammurabi
12(5)
Egypt: The Land Of Two Lands
17(8)
The Search for Eternal Life in Egypt
Three Funerary Documents
18(4)
Making a Living in Ancient Egypt
A Scribal Exercise Book
22(3)
China: The Land Of The Yellow River
25(6)
The Mandate of Heaven
The Classic of History
26(3)
Courtship and Marriage in Ancient China
The Classic of Odes
29(2)
Mute Testimony
31(10)
Bringing in the Sheaves
A Tassili Rock Painting
31(2)
Cultural Impressions
Indus, Mesopotamian, and Cretan Seals
33(3)
Sacred Kingship along the Nile
Two Temple Reliefs
36(2)
The Were-Jaguar
Four Olmec Statuettes
38(3)
New Peoples
41(22)
The Indo-Europeans
42(10)
Life, Death, and the Gods in Aryan India
The Rig Veda
43(4)
A Journey to the Underworld
The Odyssey
47(5)
Homer
The Hebrews And Their Neighbors
52(11)
Establishing a Covenant with Humanity
The Book of Genesis
53(4)
Establishing a Covenant with the Chosen People
The Book of Deuteronomy
57(3)
Keeping and Breaking the Covenant
The Book of Judges
60(3)
Transcendental Reality: Developing the Spiritual Traditions of India and Southwest Asia: 800--200 B.C.E.
63(27)
The Emergence of Brahminical Hinduism
65(6)
The Hindu Search for Divine Reality
The Upanishads
66(2)
Dharma: The Imperative of Caste Law
The Bhagavad Gita
68(3)
Challengers of Caste: The Mahavira And The Buddha
71(12)
A Call to the Heroic Life
The Book of Good Conduct
72(2)
The Path to Enlightenment
The Buddha, Two Lessons
74(5)
Admitting Women to the Mendicant Life
The Discipline Basket
79(4)
Persians, Israelites, And Their Gods
83(7)
The Fight between Good and Evil
Gathas
83(3)
Zarathustra
A New Covenant for All Peoples
The Book of Isaiah
86(4)
The Secular Made Sacred: Developing the Humanistic Traditions of China and Hellas: 600--200 B.C.E.
90(34)
China: Three Ways of Thought
91(13)
Daoism: The Way That Is and Is Not
The Classic of the Way and Virtue
93(3)
Laozi
Confucianism: The Way of the Superior Man
The Analects
96(4)
Confucius
Legalism: The Way of the State
The Writings of Master Han Fei
100(1)
Han Fei
The Legalist Policies of Qin
The Records of the Grand Historian
101(3)
Sima Qian
Hellenic Civilization: A Rational Inquiry Into Life
104(20)
The Science of Medicine
On the Sacred Disease
106(2)
Hippocrates
The Athenian as Citizen
The History of the Peloponnesian War
108(6)
Thucydides
An Inquiry into the Horrors of War
The Women of Troy
114(5)
Euripides
Socrates and the Laws of Athens
Crito
119(5)
Plato
Regional Empires and Afro-Eurasian Interchange: 300 B.C.E.--500 C.E.
124(51)
The Greco-Roman World
126(14)
Images of the Hellenistic World
Four Hellenistic Status
127(4)
The World According to Strabo
Geography
131(3)
Strabo
The Blessings of the Roman Peace
The Roman Oration
134(3)
Aelius Aristides
Isis: The Goddess Who Saves
Metamorphoses
137(3)
Lucius Apuleius
Han China
140(9)
Establishing an Imperial
Confucian Academy
The Records of the Grand Historian
141(4)
Sima Qian
The Views of a Female Confucian
Lessons for Women
145(4)
Ban Zhao
India In The Age Of Empires
149(13)
The Softening Effects of Dharma
Rock and Pillar Edicts
150(4)
Asoka
Sacred Law in Classical India
The Laws of Manu
154(5)
Gupta India as Viewed by Chinese Monk
Travels in India and Ceylon
159(3)
Faxian
Travel Along The Silk Road
162(9)
Zhang Qian's Western Expedition
The Records of the Grand Historian
163(4)
Sima Qian
The Transit of Images along the Silk Road
Four Robed Statues
167(4)
Travel Across The Indian Ocean
171(4)
The Transit of the Buddha Image to Funan
A Buddha from Funan
171(2)
Faxian's Homeward Voyage
Faxian, Travels in India and Ceylon
173(2)
Part Two Faith, Devotion, and Salvation: Great World Religions to 1500 C.E. 175(78)
New Developments in Three Ancient Religions
177(21)
Hinduism: The Way Of Devotion
178(5)
Destroyer of Sin
Vishnu
The Vishnu Purana
179(1)
Auspicious Destroyer
Shiva
Shiva Nataraja
180(3)
Mahayana Buddhism: A Religion Of Infinite Compassion
183(7)
Perceiver of the World's Sounds: A Universal Bodhisattva
The Lotus Sutra
184(3)
The Bodhisattva Image
Three Bodhisattvas
187(3)
Rabbinical Judaism
190(8)
A Defense of the Law
Against Apion
191(4)
Flavius Josephus
A Commentary on the Law
The Babylonian Talmud
195(3)
Christianity: Conquering the World for Christ
198(25)
The Foundations Of Christianity
199(6)
Becoming Spiritually Perfect
The Gospel of St. Matthew
200(2)
The Path to Righteousness:
The Law or Faith?
The Epistle to the Romans
202(3)
St. Paul
Christianity And The Roman World
205(11)
Persecution and Deliverance
Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History
206(5)
The Imperial Religion
Christ the Redeemer
211(2)
The Origins of Christian Monasticism
The Life of St. Mary the Harlot
213(3)
St. Ephraem
Religious Exchange And Interchange
216(7)
Gnostic Christianity: The Secret Knowledge of Jesus
The Gospel of Thomas
216(3)
Manichaeism: Enlightening the World
The Parable about the World-Ocean
219(4)
Islam: Universal Submission to God
223(30)
The Foundations Of Islamic Life
225(8)
The Word of God
The Qur'an
225(4)
The Tales of Tradition
Gardens of the Righteous
229(4)
Imam Nawawi
Variety and Unity In Islam
233(12)
God's Martyrs: The Party of Ali
Ibn Babawayh al-Saduq, Creed Concerning the Imams
234(3)
God's Vice-Regent on Earth
Book of the Principles of Government
237(3)
Abu'l Hasan Ali al-Mawardi
Sufi Mysticism
The Alchemy of Happiness
240(2)
Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazali
An African Pilgrim to Mecca
The Chronicle of the Seeker
242(3)
Mahmud Kati
Islam And Unbelievers
245(8)
The Dhimma: A Contract with the People of the Book
The Pact of Umar
245(2)
The Jewish Community of Twelfth-Century Baghdad
Book of Travels
247(3)
Benjamin
Fourteenth-Century Hindu Dhimmis
The Deeds of Sultan Firuz Shah
250(3)
Part Three Continuity, Change, and Interchange: 500--1500 253(144)
Asia: Change in the Context of Tradition
255(60)
Japan: Creating A Distinctive Civilization
256(13)
The Constitution of Prince Shotoku
Chronicles of Japan
257(3)
An Aristocratic Woman in
Eleventh-Century Japan
Murasaki Shikibu, Diary
260(4)
The Ideal Samurai
Chronicle of the Grand Pacification
264(5)
China: The Ages Of Tang And Song
269(15)
Open to the World: Christianity in Tang China
The Christian Monument
271(4)
Bishop Adam
Troubles in Late Tang
Poems
275(2)
Du Fu
The Dao of Agriculture in Song China
The Craft of Farming
277(3)
Chen Pu
Thirteenth-Century Hangzhou
A Record of Musings on the Eastern Capital
280(4)
Buddhism In East Asia: Acceptance, Rejection, And Accommodation
284(7)
A Conflict of Values: Foreign Religions in Late Tang China
Memorial on Buddhism, and Emperor Tang Wuzong, Proclamation Ordering the Destruction of the Buddhist Monasteries
285(4)
Han Yu
Zen Buddhism in Japan
Dogen, On Life and Death
289(2)
Southwest Asia: Crossroads Of The Afro-Eurasian World
291(14)
The Arrival of the Turks
Al-Jahiz, The Merits of the Turks and of the Imperial Army as a Whole
292(4)
The Arrival of the Franks
The Book of Reflections
296(4)
Usamah ibn Munqidh
Sinbad's First Voyage
A Thousand and One Arabian Nights
300(5)
India: Continuity And Change
305(10)
Islam and Hindu Civilization: Cultures in Conflict
Abu'l Raihan al-Biruni, Description of India
306(4)
The Perfect Wife
Tales of the Ten Princes
310(2)
Dandin
A Sati's Sacrifice
Vikrama's Adventures
312(3)
Two Christian Civilizations: Byzantium and Western Europe
315(48)
Byzantium and Its Neighbors
317(14)
Two Imperial Portraits:
Justinian and Theodora
The Mosaics of San Vitale
318(4)
Emperor Basil II and the Apogee of Byzantine Power
The Chronographia
322(3)
Michael Psellus.
Economic Regulation
The Book of the Eparch
325(2)
Bringing Christianity to the Rus'
The Russian
Primary Chronicle
327(4)
Western Europe: The Emergence Of A New Civilization
331(24)
Charlemagne: Europe's First Emperor
The Life of Charles the Great
332(5)
Einhard
A Papal Portrait: Leo III and Charles the Great
A Lateran Palace Mosaic
337(1)
The Feudal Perspective
The Song of Roland
338(4)
Bringing Christianity to the Magyars
Letter to St. Stephen of Hungary
342(3)
Pope Sylvester II
A Conflict of Authorities
Four Documents from the Investiture Controversy
345(6)
The Merchants of Southampton
Ordinances of the Merchant Guild of Southampton
351(4)
Byzantium And The West: The Dividing Of Christendom
355(8)
The West and the First Crusade from a Byzantine Perspective
The Alexiad
356(3)
Anna Comnena
Byzantium and the Fourth Crusade from a Western Perspective
A Constantinopolitan History
359(4)
Gunther of Pairis
Africa and the Americas
363(34)
Africa
365(15)
The Land of Zanj: Tenth-Century East Africa
Meadows of Gold
366(4)
Abu'l-Hasan Ali al-Mas'udi
The Land of Ghana: Eleventh-Century Western Sudan
The Book of Routes and Realms
370(4)
Abu Ubaydallah al-Bakri
The Land of Seyon: Fourteenth-Century Ethiopia
The Glorious Victories of Amda Seyon
374(4)
A Yoruba Woman of Authority?
Seated Female Figure
378(2)
The Americas
380(17)
The God Who Descended from the Mountains
A Moche Ceramic
381(2)
Taino Culture
Ramon Pane, A Report Concerning the Antiquities of the Indians
383(6)
Quiche Mayan Gods and Monarchs
The Book of the Community
389(3)
Governing the Inca Empire
Chronicles
392(5)
Pedro de Cieza de Leon
Part Four Travel, Encounter, and Exchange: 1000--1700 397(84)
Adventurers, Merchants, Diplomats, Pilgrims, and Missionaries: A Half Millennium of Travel and Encounter: 1000-1500
399(46)
Pilgrims And Merchants Before The Mongol Age
401(1)
The Pilgrimage to Rome
The Marvels of the City of Rome
402(5)
Benedict of St. Peter
A Jewish Merchant Writes Home
A Letter from the Cairo Geniza
407(3)
Travel In The Age Of The Pax Mongolica
410(18)
Mongol Culture
Journey to the Land of the Tartars
410(5)
William of Rubruck
Another View of Mongol Society
Description of the World
415(3)
Marco Polo
A European Missionary in China
Letter to the West
418(5)
John of Monte Corvino
Khmer Society in Chinese Eyes
Recollection of the Customs of Cambodia
423(3)
Zhou Daguan
Advice for Merchants Traveling to Cathay
The Book of Description of Countries
426(2)
Francesco Pegolotti
Travel Beyond The Mongol Ecumene
428(17)
A Moroccan Visitor in Sub-Saharan Africa
A Donation to Those Interested in Curiosities
429(4)
Ibn Battuta
A European View of the World
Travels
433(5)
John Mandeville
Zheng He's Western Voyages
The Overall Survey of the Ocean's Shores
438(4)
Ma Huan
The Origins of Portugal's Overseas Empire
Chronicle of Guinea
442(3)
Gomes Ennes de Azurara
Transoceanic Encounters: 1500--1700
445(36)
Europeans In The Americas
446(12)
The Battle for Tenochtitlan: An Aztec Perspective
Bernardino de Sahagun, General History of the Things of New Spain
447(6)
The Mountain of Silver and the Mita System
Compendium and Description of the West Indies
Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa
453(5)
African Reactions To The European Presence
458(9)
An African Voice of Protest
Letters to the King of Portugal
459(3)
Nzinga Mbemba (Afonso I)
Images of the Portuguese in the Art of Benin
A Benin-Portuguese Saltcellar and A Benin Wall Plaque
462(3)
The Economics of the West African Slave Trade
A Voyage to New Calabar River in the Year 1699
465(2)
James Barbot
Chinese And Japanese Reactions To The West
467(8)
The Jesuits in China
Journals
468(4)
Matteo Ricci
The Seclusion of Japan
Tokugawa Iemitsu, Closed Country Edict of 1635 and Exclusion of the Portuguese, 1639
472(3)
The Great Mughals And The West
475(6)
Dealing with the Faringis
Akbarnama
476(2)
Abul Fazl
Seventeenth-Century Commerce in India
Travels in India
478(3)
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
Sources 481


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