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Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume II

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9780321105516

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0321105516
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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Summary

Sources of the West presents a well-balanced selection of readings that integrate coverage of social, economic, religious, and cultural history within a traditional, political framework. The text includes constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description that raise significant issues for classroom discussions or lectures. By reading the voices of the past, students can connect them to the present, learn to understand and respect other cultures, and think critically about history.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
How to Read a Document xiii
Part IV The Ancien Regime 1(2)
The Wars of Religion 3(14)
The Edict of Nantes (1598)
3(2)
Henry IV
William of Orange, Apology (1580)
5(4)
The Political Testament (1638)
9(3)
Cardinal Richelieu
Simplicissimus (1669)
12(5)
Hans von Grimmelshausen
Subjects and Sovereigns 17(28)
True Law of a Free Monarchy (1598)
17(5)
James I
A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants (1579)
22(5)
Philippe Duplessis-Mornay
The Putney Debates (1647)
27(6)
Sir William Clarke
Leviathan (1651)
33(4)
Thomas Hobbes
Second Treatise of Government (1689)
37(4)
John Locke
Memoirs (1694--1723)
41(4)
Duc de Saint-Simon
Science and Commerce 45(17)
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615)
45(4)
Galileo Galilei
Discourse on Method (1637)
49(4)
Rene Descartes
England's Treasure by Foreign Trade (1664)
53(5)
Thomas Mun
The Wealth of Nations (1776)
58(4)
Adam Smith
Enlightened Monarchy 62(10)
Catherine the Great, Memoirs (ca. 1755)
62(3)
Testament (1749--50)
65(4)
Maria Theresa
The Idea of a Patriot King (1749)
69(3)
Viscount Bolingbroke
The Enlightenment 72(26)
Voltaire, Candide (1759)
72(4)
The Social Contract (1762)
76(4)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Montesquieu, Spirit of the Laws (1748)
80(4)
Notes on the French Slave Trade (1784--1785)
84(4)
Joseph Crassons de Medeuil
The Declaration of Independence (1776)
88(4)
Thomas Jefferson
On Crimes and Punishments (1764)
92(3)
Cesare Beccaria
The Progress of the Human Mind (1793)
95(3)
Marquis de Condorcet
The French Revolution 98(19)
What Is the Third Estate? (1789)
98(5)
Abbe de Sieyes
The Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789); Olympe de Gouges, The Declaration of the Rights of Woman (1791)
103(5)
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
108(3)
Edmund Burke
Memoirs (ca. 1849)
111(6)
Jakob Walter
Part V The Age of Reform 117(2)
Industrialization in Britain 119(18)
Political Arithmetic (1774)
119(4)
Arthur Young
Self-Help (1859)
123(4)
Samuel Smiles
Inquiry into the Condition of the Poor (1842)
127(5)
Sir Edwin Chadwick
The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845)
132(5)
Friedrich Engels
Nineteenth-Century Society and Culture 137(13)
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
137(4)
Jane Austen
Madame de la Tour du Pin, Memoirs (1820--43)
141(4)
Henrietta-Lucy
Modern Housewife (1850); Isabella Beeton, Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management (1861)
145(5)
Alexis Soyer
Political Critiques 150(37)
On Liberty (1859)
150(4)
J. S. Mill
What Is Property? (1840)
154(4)
Pierre Proudhon
The Great Charter (1842)
158(4)
Letter to the Shogun (1844); Bakufu, Reply to the Government of Holland (1845)
162(4)
William II
The Communist Manifesto (1848)
166(4)
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
The Emancipation of the Serfs (1861)
170(3)
Alexander II
Prince Kropotkin
Reflections and Reminiscences (1898) and Speech to the Reichstag (1879)
173(6)
Otto von Bismarck
Rerum Novarum (The Condition of Labor) (1891)
179(8)
Pope Leo XIII
Emancipating the Mind and the Body 187(23)
The Descent of Man (1871)
187(3)
Charles Darwin
Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
190(5)
Friedrich Nietzsche
The Interpretation of Dreams (1899)
195(4)
Sigmund Freud
History of the Suffrage Movement (1912)
199(5)
E. Sylvia Pankhurst
Women and the Factory Acts (1896)
204(6)
Beatrice Webb
Thoughts on Empire 210(21)
Imperialism (1902)
210(3)
J. A. Hobson
Confession of Faith (1877)
213(3)
Cecil Rhodes
Social Life of the Swahilis (late 19th century)
216(6)
Carl Veltin
``The White Man's Burden'' (1899)
222(2)
Rudyard Kipling
``Shooting an Elephant'' (1936)
224(7)
George Orwell
Part VI Twentieth-Century Europe 231(2)
War and Revolution 233(22)
Voices from the Battle of the Somme (1916)
233(6)
Storm of Steel (1920)
239(3)
Ernst Junger
The Fourteen Points (1918)
242(3)
Woodrow Wilson
What Is to Be Done? (1902)
245(4)
V. I. Lenin
``Theses on Communist Morality in the Sphere of Marital Relations'' (1921)
249(6)
Alexandra Kollontai
The Second World War 255(28)
The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)
255(3)
J. M. Keynes
Women and a Changing Civilization (1934)
258(4)
Winifred Holtby
Fascist Doctrine (1932)
262(4)
Benito Mussolini
Mein Kampf (1923)
266(4)
Adolf Hitler
Memories of the Holocaust (1938--45)
270(6)
Speeches (1940)
276(3)
Winston Churchill
Testimony (1961)
279(4)
Adolf Eichmann
The Twentieth-Century Imagination 283(18)
A Room of One's Own (1929)
283(5)
Virginia Woolf
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962)
288(5)
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Existentialism (1946)
293(3)
Jean-Paul Sartre
The Second Sex (1949)
296(5)
Simone de Beauvoir
The Transformation of Eastern Europe 301(21)
``The Iron Curtain'' (1946)
301(4)
Winston Churchill
Report to the Communist Party Congress (1961)
305(4)
Nikita Khrushchev
Perestroika (1987)
309(6)
Mikhail Gorbachev
The End of History? (1989)
315(7)
Francis Fukuyama
Toward a New World 322(19)
Charter of the United Nations (1946)
322(4)
The Charter of Economic Rights and Duties of States (1974)
326(6)
Report on the Fall of Srebrenica (1999)
332(9)
Kofi Annan
Acknowledgments 341(4)
Photo Credits 345


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