Discovering the Global Past, Volume II

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2011-03-14
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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This successful world history reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides readers through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. Each chapter is organized within the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. The Fourth Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout, while the comparative chapters contribute to a more thorough and balanced examination of global history.

Table of Contents

Cross-Cultural Encounters: Travel, Religion, Conquests, and Trade (1400û1700)
China: Zheng HeÆs Inscriptions in Stone, 1431
Zhang HanÆs Essay on Merchants
The Biography of Zhu Jiefu
Chang HsiehÆs Advice to Traders (1618)
Europe: Christopher Columbus Journal, 1530s
Las Casas, Teaching the True Religion (1530s)
Richard Hakluyt (the Younger), Discourse on Western Planting (1584)
Sir John Chardin, Travels in Persia
Thomas Mun, EnglandÆs Treasure (1664)
Muslim Regions: Travels of Ibn Battuta, c 1353
Evliyá Efendí, Narrative of Travels
Africa: Nzinga Mbemba, King of Kongo, to the King of Portugal, 1526
Pate Chronicle
Statistics: Rates of Population Growth, 1000-1820 (ave. annual compound growth rates)
Per Capita Gross Domestic Product (in 1990 international dollars), 1000-1700
Population and Gross Domestic Product Growth, 1500-1700 (in %)
Urbanization Ratios in China and Western Europe, 1000-1700 (population in cities 10,000 and over as percentage of total population)
Slave Exports from Africa, By Destination (000s), 650-1800
World Gold Output by Region, 1493-1700 (in million fine oz.)
Gold and Silver Shipments from the Americas to Europe, 1500-1700 (metric tons)
Exports of Gold and Silver from Europe, 1600-1700 (metric tons of silver equivalent)
Tobacco Imported to England from Virginia and Maryland Colonies, 1620-1700 (000s pounds)
Number of Ships Sailing to Asia by Country, 1500-1700
Sugar Exports from Barbados to London, 1651-1700 (in tons)
Sugar Production in Brazil, 1600-1625 (in metric tons)
Wealth Distribution in Mughul Empire, c 1600 (in percentages)
Villages in an Era of Centralizing States (1450û1650)
Village By-laws from Great Horwood
Court Roll of Teynton, 1541
Statute of Henry VIII Regarding the Shooting of Longbows, 1511
King and Messenger, from the Smithfield Decretals, ca 1340
Report from the General Inspection of the Chupaychu, 1549
Pedro de Cieza de León, Crónicas, 1553
Extract from Garcilosa de la Vega
Illustration from Guaman Poma de Ayala, El Primer Nueva Corónica y Buen Gobierno
So Regulations
From Joint Petition by Villagers, 1407
Decrees Regarding Military Service of Villagers
Regulations for Villagers Issued by the Tokugawa Shogunate, 1643
Screen with Village Scene by Kusumi Morikage
The Confucian Family: Social Tyranny or Group Harmony.(500 C.E.û1900)
Ming Family Portrait, late 16th century
Family Instructions for the Miu Lineage, late 16th century
Yüan Chiang, Section of ôThe East Gardenö Handscroll, late 17th century
Gui Youguang, ôA Sketch of My Mother,ö late 16th century
Zhong Yong (Chung Yung)--Doctrine of the Mean, ca. 2nd century B.C.E
Xiao Jing (Hsiao Ching): the Classic of Filiality, ca. 2nd century B.C.E
From Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi), Family Rituals, 12th century
The Sacred Edict of the Kangxi Emperor, 1681
From Pu Suling (PÆu Su-ling), The Bonds of Matrimony, 17th century
Zheng Xie (Cheng Hsieh), ôMother-in-law Is Cruel,ö 18th century
From Chen Duxiu (ChÆen Tu-hsiu), ôThe Ways of Confucius and Modern Life,ö 1916
Gender, Labor, and Property in Rural Societies (1500û1800)
From the Lê Code, Vietnam, 16thû17th century
From the Agama Law Code, Java, 16th century
From Antonio de Morga, History of the Philippine Islands, 1609
Illustration from a Map of the Philippines, 1735
From William Marsden, The History of Sumatra, 1783
William ten Rhyne, A Short Account of the Cape of Good Hope, 1686
Extract from Peter Kolb, The Present State of the Cape of Good-Hope, 1719
Pen and Ink Drawing of Khoikhoi Family and Stock, Unknown Artist, ca 1700
Pen and Ink Drawing of Khoikhoi Woman Milking, Unknown Artist, ca 1700
From the Law Code of the Territory of Salzburg, Austria, 1526
Regulations for Vineyard Workers in the Duchy of Württemberg, 1550
From the Land Register in the Silesian Village of Zedlitz, 1790
Johann Jacob GrümbkeÆs Description of Harvesting Grain in Rügen, 1805
Hay-making in Germany, 1532
Sweet Nexus: Sugar and the Origins of the Modern World (1600û1800)
Frederick Slare Defends Sugar, 1715
E.T Parris Cartoon Showing English Attitudes Toward Sugar Consumption
A Letter to a Member of Parliament, 1745
William Blake, ôEurope Supported by Africa and America,ö 1796
Importation and Population Statistics for the British West Indies in the 18th Century
From Olaudah Equiano, The Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1814
From Richard Ligon, A True & Exact History of the Island of Barbadoes, 1673
From W Clark, ôTen Views of Antigua,ö 1823
Advertisement for East India Sugar Basins
Selection from The Biography of Mahommah Gardo Baquaqua, 1854
The Age of Revolutions in the Atlantic World (1750û1830)
Excerpt from The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America, 1776
The Constitution of the United States, ratified 1788
The First Ten Amendments to the Constitution, known familiarly as the Bill of Rights, ratified 1791
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, Approved by the National Assembly of France, August 26, 1789
Excerpts from the French Constitution of 3 September, 1791
Excerpts from the Saint-Domingue Constitution of 1801, also referred to as Toussaint LouvertureÆs Constitution, promulgated on July 8, 1801
Federal Constitution for the States of Venezuela, Ratified by Congress on December 21, 1811
The Brazilian Constitution of 1824
Abolition of Slavery in the Atlantic World, 1801û1888
Definitions of Citizenship, United States, France, Saint-Domingue, Venezuela, and Brazil
Constitutional Responses to European Expansion in Africa and the Pacific (1850û1890)
Kingdom of Hawaii Constitution of 1852
King Kamehameha V Addresses the Hawaiian Legislature, 1864
HawaiiÆs Last Queen on American Annexation
Coat of Arms of the Hawaiian Monarchy
An Argument for African Self-Rule, 1868
Fante Asafo Flag
The Constitution of the Fante Confederation, 1871
A Fante Appeal to British Authorities, 1872
Industrializing the Nation: Germany and Japan (1860û1900)
Hagen Rolling Mill, 1860s
Krupp Steel Works, 1912
From Max Weber, Inaugural Lecture at Freiberg University, 1895
Cartoon, ôThrough Darkest Germany, a View Inland,ö 1899
A German WorkerÆs Apartment, 1910
The Erfurt Social Democratic Party Program, 1890
From Otto von Bismarck, Address to the Reichstag Proposing State Social Insurance, 1881
Ando Hiroshíge, Woodblock Print of TokyoÆs First Railway Station, 1870s
From Okubo Toshimichi, Recommendation on Industrialization, 1874
Kawanabe Gyosai, Woodblock Print of Trade Fair of 1877
From Ito Hirobumi, Speech at a Homecoming Celebration, 1895
Cartoon from Tokyo Puck, ôTaxes Rise After the Russo-Japanese War,ö 1905
Ichiyosai Kuniteru, Woodblock Print of an Early Japanese Silk Mill, 19th Century
ôSong of the Living Corpses,ö Japanese Workers Song, late 19th century
From Jean Antoine Nicholas de Condorcet, The Progress of the Human Mind
ôThe First Half of the Nineteenth Century Progress of the Nation, and the Race.ö Walt Whitman, ôYears of the Modern.ö From Friedrich Engels, Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
From Mohandis K Gandhi, Hind Swaraj
Olive Schreiner, Woman and Labour, 1911
A Declaration of Beliefs by the New Youth
Still Shots from Fritz LangÆs Film Metropolis
José Ortega y Gasset, The Revolt of the Masses
Excerpts from Jawaharlal Nehru, Glimpses of World History, 1933
Nationalism, Motherhood, and WomenÆS Rights in Brazil, Egypt, and Japan (1890Sû1930S)
Francisca Diniz, ôEquality of Rights,ö O Sexo Feminino, 1890
Bertha Lutz, Letter to the Editor, Revista da Semana, December 23, 1918
Editorials from Revista Feminina, 1921 and 1922
Qasim Amin, extracts from The Liberation of Women, 1899
Huda Shaarawi, extracts from Harem Years, 1940s
Saiza Nabarawi, Editorial in LÆEgyptienne, 1933
Hiratsuka Raicho, Speech to the Association of New Women, 1919
Hiratsuka Raicho and Ichikawa Fusae, Preamble to Bill Allowing Women to Join Political Groups, 1920
Yosano Akiko, Suffrage Song, 1920s
Manifesto of the Founding of the League for the Realization of WomenÆs Suffrage, 1924
Lands of Desire: Department Stores, Advertising, and the New Consumerism (1910Sû1930S)
Strawbridge & Clothier, Philadelphia, 1922
Mappin Stores, Brazil
Mappin Stores, Brazil
Bon Marché, Paris, 1923
Advertisement for corsets, Istanbul, 1911
HudsonÆs Bay Company, Canada, 1926
HudsonÆs Bay Company, Canada, 1926
MyerÆs, Australia, 1929
MyerÆs, Australia, 1922
Cigarette Advertisement in Liangyou buabao, February 1926
WomenÆs Fashions, Both Chinese and ôForeignö Styles, in Liangyou buabao, July 1935
Poster Advertising Mitsukoshi Department Store, 1910
GarlickÆs, South Africa, 1926
Total War: the Cost of Unlimited Conflict (1914û1945)
Carl von Clausewitz, On War, 1832
Lloyd George on the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916
French and British World War I Posters
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, ôFeatures of the War,ö Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette, Tuesday, April 8, 1919
Paul Valéry, ôThe Crisis of the Spirit,ö 1919
Erich Maria Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front, 1929
Report on Rape of Nanking, New York Times, 1937
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress, January 6, 1942
Rosie the Riveter, American Propaganda Icon
Reichsmarschal Hermann Goering, German Radio Broadcast, October 4, 1942
President RooseveltÆs Radio Address on Casablanca Conference, February 12, 1943
United States Strategic Bomb Survey (Pacific War), 1946
The End of a Bake Shop: Reminiscence of Tanaka Toki
Crucible of Conflict: The Suez Crisis (1956)
Sir Anthony Eden, British Foreign Secretary, Discusses British Obligations, June 18, 1952
From Gamal Abdel Nasser, The Philosophy of the Revolution, 1959
Statement on Foreign Affairs by Moshe Sharett, Israel Premier and Foreign Minister, October 18, 1955
Gamal Abdel Nasser Announces the Nationalization of the Suez Canal, July 26, 1956
Gamal Abdel Nasser, Egypt, August 1, 1956
English Cartoon, ôThe Colossus of Suez,ö 1956
The British Cabinet Reacts to the Nationalization of the Suez Canal, July 27, 1956
U.S President Dwight D. Eisenhower Cautions Sir Anthony Eden on the Use of Force, September 3, 1956
Sir Anthony Eden, British Prime Minister, Replies to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, September 6, 1956
From the Memoirs of Moshe Dayan, Israeli Minister of Defense, 1976
Sèvres Protocol, October 22û24, 1956
Draft Resolution from the United States to the UN Security Council, October 30, 1956
Statement by Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian Prime Minister, November 1, 1956
Soviet Response to the Aggression Against Egypt, October 31, 1956
Discussion by the British Cabinet, November 28, 1956
Exchange Between U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and U.S
Senator Richard Russell, January 2, 1957
Letter from British Prime Minister Eden to Senior Cabinet Ministers, December 28, 1956
President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt Discusses Suez, 1966
British Cartoon, 1962
Reform and Reaction in the Soviet Union and China at the end of the Cold War (1985-1991)
Mikhail Gorbachev on Glasnost and Perestroika, 1987
Andrei Sakharov on Glasnost and Democratization, 1989
Simple Questions from a Seventeen-Year-Old
KGB, Open Your Doors!
Glasnost is All Very Nice, Butà
Silence is Golden?
LetÆs Spend Our Money on the Living!
The Fate of Empires
Market Relations
How Fascism Starts
Get the Russians!
Small Fires
An American View of Moscow, 1990
The Coup of August, 1991
Boris Yeltsin Takes a Stand for Democracy
Mikhail Gorbachev Resigns, 1991
Report on ChinaÆs Student Protests, July 1988
Mourning Hu Yaobang, April 1989
A Student Meeting at Peking University, April 1989
Declaration of a Hunger Strike, May 1989
Declaration of Martial Law, May 1989
The Decision to Clear Tiananmen Square, June 1989
StudentsÆ Reactions to the Arrival of the Military, June 1989
Report from a Student Protestor, June 1989
The Unknown Rebel in Tiananmen Square, June 1989
The Report of the Army that Cleared the Square, June 1989
Official Criticizes Zhao Ziyang, June 1989
The Memoirs of Zhao Ziyang, 1999
Religious Fundamentalism in the Modern World: Faith, Identity, and Contemporary Politics (1970SûPresent)
Christianity: Wayne Grudem, Bible Doctrine
Pat Robertson, ôGodÆs Protection Lifted from America,ö 2003
Pat Robertson Links Haiti Quake to Pact with Devil
James Dobson Mourns Obama Victory, Forecasts Significant Abortion Promotion
Islam: Ayatollah Khomeini, New YearÆs Message, March 21, 1980
Osama bin Laden Address ôThe Towers of Lebanon,ö October 29, 2004
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Speech, October 26, 2005
Judaism: Shlomo Avineri, ôZionism as a Permanent Revolution,ö 1981
Rabbi Eliezer Waldman, Article in Jewish Press (New York), June 21, 2002
From Eliezer Waldman, ôThe Divine Zionist Roadmap,ö 2003
Menachem Mendel Schneerson, ôWhat Makes a Jew æJewishÆ?.ö Hinduism: M S. Golwalkar, Selections from We, or Our Nationhood Defined, 1938
David Gardner (journalist) on K.S Sudarshan
ôHindu Party Seeks to Ban Foreign Churches in India.ö Shri L.K. Advani, Presidential Address to the National Executive Branch of the BJP, November 24, 2004
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