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Documents in Global History provides both a rich collection of textual and visual documents in world history and an indispensible tool for working with sources. Extensively developed with the guidance of historians and teachers of world history, Primary Source provides over 300 text documents in global history and over 450 visual sources.Many of the visual sources--ranging from early stone tools to medieval world maps to twenty-first century satellite imagery--are available in digital format for the first time and can be closely examined using a zoom function.All sources are accompanied by headnotes and focus questions and are searchable by theme, region, time period, or textbook in use. In addition, an interactive tutorial, "Reading Primary Sources," guides students through the process of working with documents through a four-step process: analyzing authorship determining audience identifying argument historical significance
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The CD-ROM is correlated to the following textbooks as well:The World: A Global History by Felipe Fernàndez-Armesto The World's History by Howard Spodek The Heritage of World Civilizations by Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Donald Kagan, Steven M. Ozment, and Frank M. Turner World in Motion by Erik Gilbert and Jonathan ReynoldsBelow is the Table of Contents in the Timeline view:Human Beginnings (1.5 Million BP-5,000 BCE)Human OriginsText Sources: Margaret Meade, from "Warfare is Only an Invention Not a Biological Necessity" Jane Goodall, from "The Challenge Lies in All of Us" Marshall Sahlins, "The Original Affluent Society," from Stone Age EconomicsVisual Sources: Hominid tools Clovis pointsAgricultureText Sources: Charles Darwin, "Cultivated Plants: Cereal and Culinary Plants" from The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication David Rindos, from "Symbiosis, Instability, and the Origins and Spread of Agriculture: A New Model" Jack Harlan, from Crops and Man James Cook, from Captain Cook's Journal During his First Voyage Round the WorldVisual Sources: Indians planting cornEarly State Building (5,000 BCE-500 BCE)Kings and PriestsText Sources: Egyptian Diplomatic Correspondence: excerpts from The Amarna Letters Sumerian Law Code: The Code of Lipit-Ishtar The Code of Hammurabi Excerpts from The Epic of Gilgamesh Hou-Ji, from Shi Jing Hittite Law Code: excerpts from The Code of Nesilim Ancient Egyptian and Hittite Voices Liu the Duke and Tan-Fu the Duke, from The Shi Jing Mission to Byblos: The Report of Wenamun The Book of Job and Jewish Literature The Babylonian ChroniclesVisual Sources: The Standard of Ur The Parthenon The opening words of Genesis Egyptian obelisks Dürer, Adam and Eve Dolmen of Kerhan Detail of a statue from Delphi Cuneiform tablet Assyrian winged bull Assyrian warriors Assyrian King list Abu SimbelFarmers and TradersText Sources Ptahhotep, from the Egyptian Book of Instructions Syrian Government Documents: The Archives of Ebla Hittite Land Deed Hesiof, excerpt from Works and Days Aristophanes, excerpt from The Birds Early Criminal Justice: The Nippur Murder Trial and the "Silent Wife" Praise of the Scribe's Profession: Egyptian Letter Workings of Ma'at: "The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant" Ancestor Worship: from Shi JingThe Great Ideas (1000 BCE-300 BCE)Hinduism and BuddhismText Sources Excerpt from the Upanishads Selections from the Rig Veda Vardhamana Mahariva, selections from Akaranga-sutra, "Jain Doctrines and Practices of Nonviolence" Siddhartha Gautama: "Identity and Non-identity" Buddhism: excerpts from the DhammapadaVisual Sources The Lotus Sutra Sutra of 1000 Buddhas Nine Hindu planets Hindu Gods Jain cosmographical mapThe Great ThinkersText Sources Laozi, from Tao Te Ching, "The Unvarying Way" Confucius, selections from the Anale