9780321428387

Civilization Past & Present, Volume I (to 1650), Primary Source Edition (Book Alone)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321428387

  • ISBN 10:

    0321428382

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2006
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

With 22 primary source documents, Volume I of Civilization Past & Present, Eleventh Edition, Primary Source Edition, has everything students need to succeed in the course-a highly readable survey text that examines all aspects of world history plus a wealth of original documents that help make the material come alive. In addition, "Document Analysis" questions encourage students to delve deeper into the documents and to explore how they relate to the events of the time. Here is a sample of the primary source documents included: From Hammurabi's Law Code (1792 B.C.E.), Confucius, from The Analects (c. 500 B.C.E.), Plutarch on Alexander the Great (1st century B.C.E.), Anonymous Aztec, "The Midwife Addresses the Woman Who Has Died in Childbirth" (mid 1500s) Ieyasu Tokugawa, "Closed Country Edict of 1635" and "Exclusion of the Portugese, 1639" (1630s). A complete listing of the primary source documents can be found on the first page of this book. Book jacket.

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