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This reader, edited by well-known author Mark Kishlansky, includes a diversity of historical documents from world and western history designed to supplement textbooks and lectures in the teaching of world civilizations. It is an ideal complement to WORLD HISTORY, 2nd, by Duiker and Spielvogel and WORLD HISTORY, 2nd, by Upshur et al. This reader provides a balance of constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description.
Table of Contents
|The World of Travellers and Traders|
|Monarchy and Revolution|
|James I, True Law of a Free Monarchy|
|Philippe Duplessis-Mornay, A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants|
|Sir William Clarke, the Putney Debates|
|Duc de Saint-Simon, Memoirs|
|The New Science|
|Galileo Galilei, the Two New Sciences|
|Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method|
|Empires of Goods|
|Anonymous, the Rise and Decline of Flora|
|Thomas Mun, England?s Treasure by Foreign Trade|
|Adam Smith, the Wealth of Nations|
|The Balance of Power in Europe|
|Catherine the Great, Memoirs|
|Maria The resa, Testament|
|Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence|
|Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Hagakure (The Book of the Samurai)|
|Honda Toshiaki, A Secret Plan for Managing the Country|
|Ferdinand Verbiest, letter from China|
|Wu Ching-tzu, the Scholars|
|The European Enlightenment|
|Jean Jacques Rosseau, the Social Contract|
|Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishments|
|Marquis de Condorcet, Progress of the Human Mind|
|Montesquieu, Spirit of the Laws|
|The French Revolution|
|The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Woman|
|Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France|
|Travellers to the East and West|
|John Ovington, A Voyage to Surat in the Year 1689|
|Hsieh Ch?ing kao, the Hai-Lu|
|Vasili Galovnin, Memoirs of Captivity in Japan|
|Joseph Crassons De Medeuil, Notes on the French Slave Trade|
|Remedius Prutky, Travels in Ethiopia and Other Countries|
|Equiano, the Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano|
|Abul Hassan, Journal at the Court of King George III|
|Industrialism and Imperialism|
|The Industrial Revolution in Britain|
|Arthur Young, Political Arithmetic|
|Samuel Smiles, Self-Help|
|Sir Edwin Chadwick, Inquiry into the Condition of the Poor|
|Frederick Engels, the Condition of the Working Class in England|
|Critiquing Industrial Society|
|J.S. Mill, On Liberty|
|Pierre Proudhon, What is Property?|
|The Great Charter|
|Karl Marx Frederick Engels, the Communist Manifesto|
|Charles Darwin, the Origin of the Species|
|Sigmund Freud, the Interpretation of Dreams|
|Controlling Latin America|
|Simon Bolivar, Jamaican Letter|
|The Monroe Doctrine|
|Two Views of Porfirio Diaz|
|India Under British Rule|
|Muhabbat Khan, A Description of Calcutta|
|Ram Mohun Roy, On the Proposed East India Juries Bill|
|The Azamgarh Proclamation|
|Alexander II Prince Kropotkin, the Emancipation of the Serfs|
|Otto von Bismarck, Professorial Politics and the Welfare of the State|
|Japan?s Opening to the West|
|Gempaku Sugita, the Anatomy Lesson|
|Naosuke II, Advice on the Policy of Isolation|
|Norimasa Muragaki, Washington in 1860|
|Shibizaza Eiichi, Going into Business|
|The Meiji Constitution|
|J.A. Hobson, Imperialism|
|Rudyard Kipling, the White Man?s Burden|
|George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant|
|Sayyid Jamal ad Din "al-Afghani", A Commentary on the Commentator|
|Robert Moffat, Missionary Leaders and Scenes in Southern Africa|
|Carl Velten, Social Life of the Swahilis|
|The Modern World|
|The First World War|
|Ernst Junger, Storm of Steel|
|Woodrow Wilson, the Fourteen Points|
|V.I. Lenin, What is to Be Done?|
|East Meets West|
|Lin Tse-Hsu, Letter of Advice to Queen Victoria|
|Lafcadio Hern, of Women?s Hair|
|Fukuzawa Yukichi, On Japanese Women|
|Sun Yat-Sen, Fundamentals of National Reconstruction|
|The Soviet Union|
|Alexandra Kollontai, The ses on Communist Morality in the Sphere of Marital Relations|
|Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich|
|Winston Churchill, the Iron Curtain|
|Nikita Khrushchev, Report to the Communist Party Congress|
|Generations of Cultural Protest|
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