Sources of World History, Volume I: Readings for World Civilization

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This reader, edited by well-known author Mark Kishlansky, includes a diversity of historical documents from world and western history designed to supplement textbooks and lectures in the teaching of world civilizations. It is an ideal complement to WORLD HISTORY, Second Edition by Duiker/Spielvogel; WORLD HISTORY, Second Edition by Upshur et al; and WORLD HISTORY, Fifth Edition by Adler. This reader provides a balance of constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description.

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Mark Kishlansky is Professor of English and European History and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Harvard University. Before joining the Harvard faculty he taught for sixteen years at the University of Chicago, where he was a member of the Committee on Social Thought. Professor Kishlansky is a specialist on seventeenth-century English political history and has written, among other works, A MONARCHY TRANSFORMED, THE RISE OF THE NEW MODEL ARMY, and PARLIAMENTARY SELECTION: SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CHOICE IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND. From 1984 to 1991 he was editor of the JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES. He is currently writing a history of the reign of Charles I entitled THE DEATH OF KINGS.

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"Last semester I used your edition, SOURCES OF WORLD HISTORY, 2nd Edition, Vol. 1, in my lecture course. ... The narrative textbook covered western history proper, but your Sources was a valuable complement because it offers important extra-western texts. ... Thanks for your excellent edition; it leaves competitors in the dust."

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