The Human Record: Sources of Global History: Since 1500

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2008-01-17
  • Publisher: Cengage High School
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Now in its Sixth Edition, The Human Record continues to be the leading primary source reader for the World History course. Each volume contains a blend of visual and textual sources; these sources are often paired or grouped together for comparison. A prologue entitled, "Primary Sources and How to Read Them," appears in each volume and serves as a valuable pedagogical tool. Unlike many world history texts that center on the West, The Human Record provides balanced coverage of the global past. Approximately one-third of the sources in the Sixth Edition are new, and these documents continue to reflect the myriad experiences of the peoples of the world.

Table of Contents

A New Era Of Interaction And Exchange: The Fifteenth Through Seventeenth Centuries
Europe in an Age of Conflict and Expansion Protestant Revolt and Catholic Response: Martin Luther, Table Talk
Lucas Cranach the Younger, Two Kinds of Preaching: Evangelical and Papal
Ignatius of Loyola, Letter to Peter Canisius
Emerging Capitalism and its Critics: The Reformation of the Emperor Sigismund and Martin Luther, Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation
Description of the Low Countries
Marriage and Families in Early Modern Europe
Book of the Family
No More Precious Treasure Is on the Earth Than a Gentle Wife Who Longs for Honor
The Beginnings of the Scientific Revolution
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina
New Organon
Multiple Voices I
A Letter Concerning a Recently Discovered Island
Anonymous Woodcut of South American Indians (1505)
Democrates Secundus, or The Just Causes of War Against the Indians
Bartolom? de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians
Columbus Greeted by Natives
The Islamic Heartland and India Rulers and Their Challenges in the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires
Turkish Letters
History of Shah Abbas the Great
Religion and Society in South and Southwest Asia
Letter to Shah Ismail of Persia
Legal Opinions
Continuity and Change in East and Southeast Asia Confucianism in China and Japan
Deeds At No Cost
Common Sense Teachings for Japanese Children and Greater Learning for Women
Merchants and Their World in East and Southeast Asia: Tom?
Pires, Suma Oriental
Wang Daokun, Biographies of Zhu Jiefu and Gentleman Wang
Political Decline and Recovery in China and Japan
Memorial to Emperor Ming Xizong Concerning Eunuch Wei Zhongxian
Edict on the Collections of Swords (1588)
Laws Governing the Military Households (1615)
Closed Country Edict (1635)
Multiple Voices II: Hideyoshi, 1587 Edicts on Christianity
Report to Pope V
Africa and the Americas Africans and the Portuguese
Letters to the King of Portugal
Eastern Ethiopia
Encounters in the Americas
General History of the Things of New Spain
Voyages from Holland to America
Land and Labor in Spanish America
The Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain
Compendium and Description of the West Indies
A World Of Transformation And Tradition: Mid-Seventeenth To Early Nineteenth Century
Europe and the Americas in an Age of Science, Economic Growth, and Revolution An Age of Monarchy - Absolute and Limited
Polititics Derived from the Worlds of Holy Scripture
English Bill of Rights
Edicts and Decrees
An Age of Science and Enlightenment
The Royal Academy and Its Protectors and A Dissection at the Jardin Des Plantes
Treatise on Toleration
The Wealth of Nations
Revolution in France: Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Decree for Proclaiming the Liberty and Sovereignty of All People (December 15, 1792), Lev?e en masse (August 23, 1793)
Report of the Committee of Public Safety on Drafting Poets and Citizens for the Cause of Revolution (May 16, 1794)
Report of the Committee of Public Safety on Public Education (June 1, 1794)
Political Cartoons and Caricatures from the French Revolution
Anticolonialism and Revolution in the Americas
Common Sense
The Jamaica Letter
Multiple Voices III
Thoughts Upon Slavery
Society of the Friends of Black, Address to the National Assembly in Favor of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Response to Governor Macartney's Questionnaire
Summary of a Conversation with Osei Bonso, King of Asante
Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Africa's Curse
The Slave Trade
The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself
A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal of London in 1694
Political Change in the Ottoman and Mughal Empires
The Book of Counsel for Viziers and Governors
Memorandum to the Directors of the French East India Company (1753) and Letter to William Pitt, 1759
The Continuing Vitality of Islam
The History and Doctrines of the Wahhabis
Selections from His Writings
Change and Continuity in East Asia and Oceania China's Revival Under the Qing
Letter to Lord George Macartney, September 8, 1792
Edict on Trade with Great Britain
Social and Economic Change in Tokugawa Japan
A Study of the Idea of the Nation
A Secret Plan of Government
Multiple Voices IV
Qianlong at Leisure on New Year's Eve
Taking a Stag with a Mighty Arrow
Qianlong in his Study
Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at Saint-Bernard
The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileres (1812)
The World In The Age Of Western Dominance: 1800-1914 Chapter 8
The West in the Age of Industrialization and Imperialism Middle Class and Working Class in Early Industrial Europe
Testimony Before Parliamentary Committees on Working Conditions in England
Letters from Berlin with Special Reference to Social-Democratic Movements
New Perspectives on Humanity and Society
The Communist Manifesto
On the Origins of Species and the Descent of Man
The Fight for Women's Political Rights: Ohio Women's Convention of 1850, Resolutions
Why We Are Militant
Nationalism and Imperialism in the Late Nineteenth Century
Extracts from History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century and Historical and Political Writings
Speech Before the French National Assembly
Advertisements and Illustrations from British Books and Periodicals
Multiple Voices V: M.B. Starr, The Coming Struggle
What the People on the Pacific Coast Think of the Coolie Invasion
American Federation of Labor, Some Reasons for Chinese Exclusion
Chinese Immigration in its Social and Economical Aspects
Testimony from Joint Special Congressional Committee on Chinese Immigration (1876)
"The Chinese Question"
"The Coming Man"
Western Pressures, Nationalism, and Reform in Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the 1800s The European Assault on Africa: Royal Niger Company, Standard Treaty
Ndansi Kumalo, His Story
Records of the Maji-Maji Rebellion
Southwest Asia Under Siege
Noble Rescript (1839) and Imperial Rescript (1856)
Letter to Hasan Shiraz
Announcement to the Arabs, Sons of Qahtan
India Under British Domination
Letter to Lord Amherst (1823) and Minute on Education (1835)
1871 London Speech
East and Southeast Asia Confront the West The Disintegration of Imperial China
Letter to Queen Victoria, 1839
Personal Protests from the Study of Jiaobin
The Three People's Principles and the Future of the Chinese People
The Emergence of Modern Japan
Reflections On My Errors
Letter to Mitsubishi Employees
Prints and Drawings, 1853-1887
Southeast Asia in the Era of Imperialism
Edicts and Proclamation
Letter to Emperor Tu Duc and Last Message to His Administrators
Multiple Voices VI: "Girls' Education is the Basis of Civilization and Moral Refinement" (1907)
Lecture in the Club of the Umma Party (1909)
An Address to Two Hundred Million Fellow Countrywomen (1906)
"In the Beginning Woman Was the Sun"
The Global Community And Its Challenges In The Twentieth And Twenty-First Centuries
The Industrialized World in Crisis The Trauma of World War I
Popular Art and Poster Art from Germany, England, and Australia
Memoirs of an Incomplete Soldier
Comments of the German Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference on the Conditions of Peace, October 1919
The Russian Revolution and the Foundation of the Soviet State
"What Is to Be Done?"
Communist Decrees and Legislation, 1917-1918
Ultranationalism in Germany and Japan
"The Way of Subjects."
The Legacy of World War II
Recollections Multiple Voices VII: Memorandum of Conversation with General Marshall, May 29, 1945
Recollection of Interim Committee Meeting, May 31, 1945
The Franck Report (June 11, 1945)
The Szilard Petition (June 17, 1945)
Letter to Samuel Cavert, August 11, 1945
"The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb."
Anticolonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution in Africa, Asia, and Latin America African Society and Identity Under Colonial Rule
Parable of the Eagle
"Education, Civilization, and 'Foreignization' in Buganda"
Social Conditions Among Bantu Women and Girls
Political and Religious Currents in the Middle East
Speech to the Congress of the People's Republican Party
The Muslim Brotherhood, Toward the Light
Anticolonialism in India and Southeast Asia
Indian Home Rule
Letter to the French Chamber of Deputies
Latin America in an Era of Economic Challenge and Political Change
Latin America: Its Rise and Progress
Speech to the Nation
China in an Era of Political Disintegration and Revolution
The Spirit of the May 4th Movement
Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan and Strategic Problems of China's Revolutionary War
The Global Community from the 1940s through the 1980s: The End of a European-Dominated World From World War II to the Cold War
Telegram, September 27, 1946
National Security Council, "United States Objectives and Programs for National Security" (April, 1950)
The End of Europe's Empires: Debate in the House of Commons, March 1947
Independence Day Speech (June 30, 1960)
New Forces in the International Economy
The Arab Oil Weapon
Made in Japan
New Nations and Their Challenges
Speeches and Writings
Editorial on the Hindu State
World Bank, World Development Indicators, 1960 to 1990
The Recent Past: The Mid 1980s to the Twenty-First Century The Failure of Communism and the End of the Cold War
Speeches and Writings
Terrorism in a Global Age: Declaration of Jihad Against Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Mosques
The Last Night
The Promise and Pains of Globalization
Free Trade and the Decline of Democracy
Confronting Fears about Open Trade
World Bank, World Development Indicators, 2007
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