Sources for Frameworks of World History: Volume 1: To 1550

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byStephen Morillo, Lynne Miles-Morillo

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Each chapter in Sources for Frameworks of World History contains four to six sources - including photographs, graphics, maps, poetry, and cartoons - carefully chosen by Stephen Morillo and coeditor Lynn Miles-Morillo to specifically complement Frameworks of World History. Chapterintroductions, headnotes, and reading questions provide context, while a general introduction examines problems and issues in working with and interpreting sources.

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Each chapter in Sources for Frameworks of World History contains four to six sources - including photographs, graphics, maps, poetry, and cartoons - carefully chosen by Stephen Morillo and coeditor Lynn Miles-Morillo to specifically complement Frameworks of World History. Chapterintroductions, headnotes, and reading questions provide c...

Stephen Morillo holds the Jane and Frederic M. Hadley Chair of History at Wabash College. He is the author of numerous monographs and journal articles and the coauthor of War in World History: Society, Technology and War from Ancient Times to the Present (2008) and Cultural Encounters: Themes and Sources in World History (2005). Lynne...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.52 × 9.21 × 0.59 inPublished:January 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Early Humans and the Origins of Complex Systems: to 8000 BCE1.1 Images: early hominins1.2 Map: global language groups1.3 Image: hunter-gatherers1.4 Images: Late hunter-gatherer toolkits1.5 Images: cave paintings1.6 Steven Mithen, "Last of the Cave Painters"2. Patterns and Parameters: Development of the Agrarian World since 10,000 BCE2.1 Images: TMtzi the Ice Man2.3 Early Proto-Indo-European settlements2.3a Catal Hayk2.3b Harappa2.4 Epidemic Disease2.4a Plague in Athens from Thucydides, The Peloponnesian Wars2.4b The Plague of Justinian from Procopius, History of the Wars2.4c "Rat Death" in China, 17923. The World of Early Complex Societies: 4000 to 600 BCE3.1 Oracle Bone Inscriptions3.2 The Code of Hammurabi3.3 A Peace Treaty between Ramesses II and Hattusili III3.4 The Hymn to Purusha4. The Axial Age: 600 to 300 BCE4.1 Medicine4.2a Hippocrates, On the Sacred Disease4.2b Yellow Emperor's Classic on Medicine4.3 Confucius, Analects4.4 The Baghavad Gita4.5 The Buddha, The Four Noble Truths4.6 Zoroastrianism: Yasna 194.7 The Bible: The Book of Isaiah4.8 Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics5. The Age of Empires: 500 BCE to 400 CE5.1 Pliny the Younger: Correspondence with Emperor Trajan5.2 Res Gestae Divi Augusti5.3 Asoka, Rock and Pillar Edicts5.4 Sima Qian, Records of the Grand Historian5.5 Huan Kuan: Discourses on Salt and Iron6. Societies and Peoples: Everyday Life in the Agrarian World6.1 Ban Zhao, Lessons for Women6.2 The Code of Manu6.3 The Life of St Thomais of Lesbos6.4 The Byzantine Farmer's Law6.5 Land Reform in Song China6.5a Su Hsn, The Land System6.5b Wang An-Shih, Memorial on the Crop Loans Measure7. The Salvation Religions: 200 BCE to 900 CE7.1 Mahayana Buddhism7.1a The Lotus Sutra7.1b Mou Tzu, The Disposition of Error7.2 Devotional Hinduism: The Vishnu Purana7.3 Christianity7.3a Romans 1, 5, 10; Matthew 5, 67.3b Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks7.4 Islam7.4a Quran, Selections7.4b The Pact of Umar8. Contested Intersections: Networks, Hierarchies, and Traditional Worlds to 1500 CE8.1 Intersections8.1a Guibert of Nogent, revolt of Laon commune8.1b Guild Regulations8.2 Wise Practitioners: The Arabian Nights8.3 Informed Officials: Zhau Rugua, Description of the Barbarous Peoples8.4 Worldly Travelers: Ibn Battuta, Travels9. Traditional Worlds I: Inner Circuit Eurasia, 400-11009.1 The Steppes9.1a Han Shu: Descriptions of the Xiongnu9.1b Ammianus Marcellinus, Res Gestae9.2 China9.2a Du Fu, Poems9.2b Chu Hsi, Further Reflections on the Things at Hand9.3 Islam: Al-Jahiz, The Merits of the Turks9.4 India: Abdul Raiban al-Biruni, Description of India9.5 Byzantium9.5a Digenes Akritas9.5b The Russian Primary Chronicle10. Traditional Worlds II: Outer Circuit Afro-Eurasia, 400-110010.1 Japan: Murasaki Shikubu, Tale of Genji10.2 Ghana: Abu Ubaydallah, The Book of Routes and Realms10.3 Western Europe: William of Poitiers, Gesta Guillelmi10.4 Mali: Sundiata11. Traditional Worlds III: Separate Circuits, 400-150011.1 Popol Vuh11.2 Bernard de Sahagun, General History of New Spain11.3 Diego Duran, Book of the Gods and Rites11.4 Pedro de Cieza de Leon, Chronicles12. War, States, Religions: 1100-140012.1 First Crusade12.1a The Siege of Antioch: Fulcher of Chartres, Chronicle12.1b The Siege of Antioch: Ibn Al-Athir, The Perfect History12.2 Villehardouin, The Conquest of Constantinople12.3 The Poem of the Cid12.4 The Tale of the Heike12.5 The Investiture Controversy12.5a Dictatus Papae12.5b Letter of Henry IV to Gregory VII12.6 Magna Carta13. The Crisis of the Mongol Age: 1200-140013.1 The Mongols13.1a The Secret History of the Mongols13.1b Ibn al-Athir, The Perfect History13.2 The Plague13.2a Ibn Khaldun, The Muqaddimah13.2b Ahmad al-Maqrizi, The Plague in Cairo13.2c Boccaccio, Decameron13.3 Tradition Reasserted: Dee Goong An (Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee)14. Innovation and Tradition: 1350-155014.1 Western Europe in Crisis:14.1a The Statue of Laborers of 135114.1b Froissart, Chronicles114.2 China at Sea14.2a Zheng He, Inscription of World Voyages14.2b Ma Huan, Overall Survey of the Ocean Shores14.3 Europe at Sea14.3a Vasco da Gama, A Journal of the First Voyage14.3b Christopher Columbus, Letter14.4 Framing Innovation: Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists