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Primary Source Reader for World History Volume I: To 1500,9780495006091

Primary Source Reader for World History Volume I: To 1500

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 7/29/2005
Publisher(s): Cengage Learning
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Summary

Save money with PRIMARY SOURCE READER FOR WORLD HISTORY! Brief and inexpensive, this primary source reader gives you a broad perspective of the history of the world. Readings are divided into parts covering eras and are organized according to themes such as religion, law and government, and everyday life. Each individual reading has a head note and study questions to guide your reading and understanding of the content.

Table of Contents

PART I PRE-HISTORY TO 500 CE FROM THE ANCIENT TO THE CLASSICAL WORLD
Religion and Philosophy --- 2000 BCE--500 CE
1(18)
The Beginning of Life (Aborigine)---ND
2(1)
A View of Creation From the Boshongo (Bantu)---ND
3(2)
The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (Huron)---ND
5(2)
The Book of Genesis---ca. 1000 BCE
7(3)
The Story of Pan Gu (Chinese)---ND
10(2)
Creation Story (Miao)---ND
12(1)
Creation Hymn From the Rig Veda (Indo-European)---1500 BCE
13(1)
The Creation of the World (India)---7th century BCE
14(2)
Hesiod's Theogony (Greek)---1st century BCE
16(3)
The Great Religions Develop
19(44)
The Flood, From the Epic of Gilgamesh---ca. 2000 BCE
20(3)
The Flood, From Genesis---1st century BCE
23(4)
The Great Flood, From Ovid's Metamorphosis---1st century CE
27(2)
Hymn to the Nile---ca. 2500 BCE
29(2)
Hymn to the Sun---ca. 1340 BCE
31(4)
The Book of the Dead (Egypt)---ca. 1600 BCE
35(2)
Chandogya Upanishad---3rd century BCE
37(1)
Benares Sermon of Buddha---6th century BCE
38(2)
The Tibetan Book of the Dead---8th century CE
40(4)
Sayings From the Book of Dao by Lao Tsu---5th century BCE
44(2)
Sayings of Confucius---6th century BCE
46(2)
Mencius---4th century BCE
48(1)
A Legalist View of Life---3rd century BCE
49(5)
The Ten Commandments---ca. 1000 BCE
54(2)
Sermon on the Mount---ca. 27 CE
56(3)
Edict of Milan---313 CE
59(2)
The Joys of Asceticism by Saint Jerome---4th century CE
61(2)
Law, Government, and War---2000 BCE--500 CE
63(26)
Code of Hammurabi---1792--1750 BCE
64(4)
The Twelve Tables---451--450 BCE
68(4)
The Rock and Pillar Edicts of Asoka---ca. 300--232 BCE
72(3)
The Laws of Manu---ca. 4th century CE
75(2)
The Fall of Jericho---ca. 1000 BCE
77(2)
The Ramayana---ca. 400 BCE
79(4)
The Illiad---ca. 8th century BCE
83(1)
The Art of War by Sun-tzu---ca. 5th century BCE
84(5)
Science, Medicine, and Technology---2000 BCE--500 CE
89(20)
Egyptian Book of Surgery---ca. 1700 BCE
90(2)
Egyptian Magic and Medicine---ca. 1500 BCE
92(2)
Yin and Yang in Medical Theory (China)---3rd century BCE
94(2)
The Hippocratic Oath (Greece)---ca. 5th century BCE
96(2)
Herodotus on Mummification, From The Histories---5th century BCE
98(1)
Archimedes Use of a Burning Glass at the Siege of Syracuse, From the Universal History by Polybius---3rd century BCE
99(1)
The Technology of War
100(2)
The Book of Histories (Chiliades)
102(1)
Epitome ton Istorion
103(1)
Pliny's Natural History---1st century CE
103(2)
Water Regulation in Ancient Mesopotamia, From The Code of Hammurabi---1750 BCE
105(1)
Water Regulation in Rome by Vitruvius---1st century BCE
106(3)
Daily Life in the Ancient World
109(28)
The Chinese Agricultural Calendar---6th century BCE
110(2)
On Agriculture by Cato---2nd century BCE
112(2)
Lessons for Women by Pan Chao---1st--2nd century CE
114(7)
Songs Composed by Buddhist Nuns---ca. 1st century BCE
121(2)
Spartan Life---Lycurgus---8th century BCE
123(3)
Periclean Athens---5th century BCE
126(2)
Aristotle on Economics---4th century BCE
128(2)
Tacitus on Germania---1st century CE
130(4)
Savatri and the God of Death, From the Mahabharata---300--400 CE
134(3)
Arts and Culture --- 2000 BCE--500 CE
137(12)
Seneca on Gladiatorial Contests---1st century CE
138(1)
An Aristocratic View of Roman Society, From Lives by Plutarch---1st century CE
139(1)
On the City of Rome, From the Third Satire by Juvenal---2nd century CE
140(3)
Ars Amatoria, or The Art of Love, by Ovid---1st century CE
143(2)
Two Chinese Poems---ca. 1st century BCE
145(1)
Two Hindu Tales---ca. 1st century CE
146(3)
PART II THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRADITIONAL SOCIETIES IN THE EAST AND WEST 500 TO 1500 CE
Religion and Philosophy---500--1500 CE
149(20)
The Benedictine Rule---535--540 CE
150(1)
The Qur'an---7th century CE
151(3)
The Hadith---ca. 8th--10th century
154(4)
Deliverance from Error by al Ghazzali---1058--1111 CE
158(3)
Christianity Meets Aristotle, From The Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas---1223--1274 CE
161(5)
A Woman's Faith, From Letters by Catherine of Siena---14th century CE
166(3)
Law, Government and War --- 500--1500 CE
169(24)
Justinian's Code---529--565 CE
170(3)
The Seventeen Article Constitution by Prince Shotoku---604 CE
173(4)
Instructions to the Subjects of Charlemagne's Empire---ca. 800 CE
177(1)
Ordinance of Government by Al Mawardi---11th century CE
178(4)
Speech at the Council of Clermont Proclaiming the First Crusade Against the Muslims---1095 CE
182(3)
Crusader's Motives by Ekkehard of Aurach (First Crusade)---11th century CE
185(1)
Impressions of the Franks by Usama ibn Munquidh---12th century CE
186(2)
The Magna Carta---1215 CE
188(3)
Address of Sultan Mehmed before the Battle of Constantinople---1453 CE
191(2)
Science, Medicine and Technology---500--1500 CE
193(14)
The Impact of Muslim Science, From the Preface to Natural Questions by Adelard of Bath---ca. 1137 CE
194(4)
Ethical Conduct by Moses Maimonides---ca. 1190 CE
198(1)
The Black Death, or the Plague, From The Decameron by Giovanni Boccacio---14th century CE
199(4)
A Wholesome Medicine Against all Infirmities---ca. 14th--15th century
203(1)
Leonardo Da Vinci in Search of a Job---1482 CE
204(3)
Daily Life in the Medieval World---500--1500 CE
207(30)
Chinese Impression of India---7th century CE
208(4)
Account of the Rus by Ibn Fadlan---913 CE
212(2)
The Dialogue Between Master and Disciple: On Laborers---ca. 1000 CE
214(2)
A Buddhist Commentary, ``On the Salvation of Women''---ND
216(1)
From Precepts for a Social Life by Yuan Ts'ai---1178 CE
216(4)
Marco Polo in China---ca. 1270 CE
220(4)
The Decretum: Not in God's Image by Gratian---1140 CE
224(1)
The Book of Nurture: A Guide for a Youth Serving a Nobleman---1260 CE
225(2)
Sorbonne's Regulations for his College---13th century CE
227(2)
The Goodman of Paris: Instructions on Being a Good Wife---late 14th century CE
229(2)
Travels in Africa by Ibn Battuta---1304--1369 CE
231(4)
Tale of a Chinese Weaver---1400 CE
235(2)
Arts and Culture---500--1500 CE
237(21)
Stories from The Panchatantra---6th century CE
238(2)
``Watching the Wheat Reapers'' and Other Poems About Peasant Life From the Tang Dynasty---618--907 CE
240(4)
From The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon---10th century CE
244(2)
The Rubaiyat by Omar Khayym---11th century CE
246(2)
``As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams''---11th century CE
248(2)
From De Arte Honeste Amandi, by Andreas Capellanus---ca. 1174--1186 CE
250(5)
Piers the Ploughman by William Langland---1370 CE
255(3)
Excerpt From The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer---14th century CE
258

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