Readings In World Civilizations
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📒Readings In World Civilizations The Great Traditions ✍ Kevin Reilly
✏Readings in World Civilizations The great traditions Book Summary :
📒Readings In World Civilizations ✍ Kevin Reilly
✏Readings in World Civilizations Book Summary : This ... collection of readings from and about the past (includes) ... primary ... (and) secondary sources ... (and is intended for introductory courses.) -Introduction.
📒A Global Perspective ✍ Lynn H. Nelson
✏A Global Perspective Book Summary :
📒Sources Of World History ✍ Mark A. Kishlansky
✏Sources of World History Book Summary : Up-to-date translations of 86 original documents are collected here for students of world civilization, offering insight on intellectual history as well as social conditions and common experiences of the past. Readings are in sections on the origins of civilization, traditional societies, and dynast
✏Readings in World Civilizations The development of the modern world Book Summary :
📒The Global Experience Readings In World History To 1500 ✍ Philip F. Riley
✏The Global Experience Readings in world history to 1500 Book Summary : This integrated, global collection of primary source documents illustrates the variety of experiences on the part of men and women who have made history; and is designed with introductions and questions, to make main points clear to students. Organized chronologically and focusing on global themes, it includes excerpts from both classic texts and less familiar but equally illustrative material.
📒Essentials Links And Influences ✍ Jaeyoon Kim
✏Essentials Links and Influences Book Summary : ""Essentials, Links, and Influences" examines the ideas, customs, and institutions that define a civilization, as well as the links between civilizations and the influence each brings to bear on others. The book enables students to reconstruct the past by asking questions and then searching for answers by studying primary source documents from every part of the world. It gives much needed attention to the civilizations of Asia and Africa and provides primary source documents with a global perspective. In addition to Greece and Rome, students learn about ancient West Asia and Egypt, early Indian civilizations, China s Classical Age, African civilizations through the 15th Century, and early American civilizations. They are exposed to writings ranging from Thucydides to the Analects of Confucius, from the Upanishads of Hinduism to the Letters of Hernando Cortes. In "Essentials, Links, and Influences," students learn that while every civilization has features that set it apart from others, no civilization truly stands alone. The book is designed for lower division courses in early world civilizations and early world history Jaeyoon Kim is a professor of history at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California, where he teaches courses in world civilizations, Asian-American history, and modern Japan, Korea, and China. Dr. Kim earned his Ph.D. in history at the University of Oregon and has served as a visiting scholar at Beijing University in the People s Republic of China. His area of interest is peasant rebellions and the role they played in the formation of ethnic identities in southern China in the 19th and 20th centuries, and his research has taken him to China, Japan, and Korea.""
📒Readings In Russian Civilization Rev Ed ✍ Thomas Riha
✏Readings in Russian Civilization Rev Ed Book Summary : "This new and enlarged version of Readings in Russian Civilization is the result of fairly extensive revisions. There are now 72 instead of 64 items; 20 of the selections are new. The first volume has undergone the least change with 3 new items, of which 2 appear in English for the first time. In the second volume there are 6 new items; all of them appear in English for the first time. The third volume has undergone the greatest revision, with 11 new items, of which 6 are newly translated from the Russian. It is the editor's hope that items left out in the new edition will not be sorely missed, and that the new selections will turn out to be useful and illuminating. The aim, throughout, has been to cover areas of knowledge and periods which had been neglected in the first edition, and to include topics which are important in the study of the Russian past and present. "The bibliographical headnotes have been enlarged, with the result that there are now approximately twice as many entries as in the old edition. New citations include not only works which have appeared since 1963, but also older books and articles which have come to the editor's attention."—From the Editor's Preface ". . . a judicious combination of seminal works and more recent commentaries that achieves the editor's purpose of stimulating curiosity and developing a point of view."—C. Bickford O'Brien, The Russian Review "These three volumes cover quite well the main periods of Russian civilization. The choice of the articles and other material is made by a competent and unbiased scholar."—Ivan A. Lopatin, Professor of Asian and Slavic Studies, University of Southern California
📒Reading About The World ✍ Paul Brians
✏Reading about the World Book Summary : This anthology consists of short selections sharply focused on major topics of interest to beginning students of World Civilizations. It combines traditional historical sources with literary and philosophical selections using annotated source readings. This text's mix of poetry, drama, philosophy, and other literary and historical sources offers readers an in-depth look at many aspects of Western Civilization after 1500.
📒Readings In Globalization ✍ George Ritzer
✏Readings in Globalization Book Summary : This unique and engaging anthology introduces students to the major concepts of globalization within the context of the key debates and disputes. Introduces globalization through its basic concepts, rather than thematically; a distinctive approach that provides students with a better grasp of what social science has to offer on the topic Utilizes concepts from interdisciplinary sources, bringing together work from key figures across a number of fields - from Weber and Marx, to contemporary figures in the field, including Beck, Bauman, Castells, and Homi Bhabha Includes excerpts to illustrate ideas, all at an appropriate level of difficulty for an undergraduate audience Offers all of this in the dynamic context of major debates surrounding the basic concepts and the fundamental realities of globalization Designed so it can be used independently, or alongside Ritzer’s Globalization: A Basic Text for a complete student resource