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Lynn Hunt (PhD. Stanford University) is Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History at University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author or editor of several books, including most recently Inventing Human Rights, Measuring Time, Making History, and The Book that Changed Europe.
Thomas R. Martin (PhD, Harvard University) is Jeremiah O’Connor Professor in Classics at the College of the Holy Cross. He is the author of Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece and Ancient Greece, and is one of the originators of Perseus: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greece (www.perseus.tufts.edu). He is currently conducting research on the career of Pericles as a political leader in classical Athens as well as on the text of Josephus' Jewish War.
Barbara H. Rosenwein (PhD, University of Chicago) is professor of history at Loyola University Chicago. She is the author or editor of several books, including A Short History of the Middle Ages and Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages. She is currently working on a general history of the emotions in the West.
Bonnie G. Smith (PhD, University of Rochester) is Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University. She is author or editor of several books including Ladies of the Leisure Class; The Gender of History: Men, Women and Historical Practice; and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Currently she is studying the globalization of European culture and society since the seventeenth century.
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1. Documents from Sources of The Making of the West, Chapter 1 LaunchPad
Document 1-1 Defining Humanity: Epic of Gilgamesh (c. 2000 b.c.e.)
Document 1-2 Establishing Law and Justice: King Hammurabi, The Code of Hammurabi (Early Eighteenth Century B.C.E.)
Document 1-3 Praising the One God: Hymn to the Aten (Fourteenth Century B.C.E.)
Document 1-4 Writing Experiences: Egyptian Scribal Exercise Book (Twelfth Century B.C.E.)
Document 1-5 Allying for Peace: The "Eternal Treaty" between the Egyptians and Hittites (c. 1259 B.C.E.)
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14. Documents from Sources of The Making of the West, Chapter 14 LaunchPad
Document 14-1 Worlds Collide: Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The True History of the Conquest of New Spain (c. 1567)
Document 14-2 Illustrating a Native Perspective: Lienzo de Tlaxcala (c. 1560)
Document 14-3 Defending Native Humanity: Bartolomé de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians (c. 1548–1550)
Document 14-4 Scripture and Salvation: Martin Luther, Freedom of a Christian (1520)
Document 14-5 Reforming Christianity: John Calvin, Articles Concerning Predestination (c. 1560) and The Necessity of Reforming the Church (1543)
Document 14-6 Responding to Reformation: St. Ignatius of Loyola, A New Kind of Catholicism (1546, 1549, 1553)
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