PART ONE: A NEW ERA OF INTERACTION AND EXCHANGE: THE FIFTEENTH THROUGH SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES
1. Europe in an Age of Conflict and Expansion
Protestant Revolt and Catholic Response: Martin Luther, Table Talk; Lucas Cranach the Younger, Two Kinds of Preaching: Evangelical and Papal; Ignatius of Loyola, Letter to Peter Canisius. Emerging Capitalism and its Critics: The Reformation of the Emperor Sigismund and Martin Luther, Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation; Ludovico Guicciardini, Description of the Low Countries. Marriage and Families in Early Modern Europe: Leon Battista Alberti, Book of the Family; Erhard Schön, No More Precious Treasure Is on the Earth Than a Gentle Wife Who Longs for Honor. The Beginnings of the Scientific Revolution: Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina; Francis Bacon, New Organon.
Multiple Voices I: Christopher Columbus, A Letter Concerning a Recently Discovered Island; Anonymous Woodcut of South American Indians (1505); Juan Gines de Sepulveda, Democrates Secundus, or The Just Causes of War Against the Indians; Bartolomé de Las Casas, In Defense of the Indians; Theodore de Bry, Columbus Greeted by Natives.
2. The Islamic Heartland and India
Rulers and Their Challenges in the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires: Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Turkish Letters; Eskandar Beg Monshi, History of Shah Abbas the Great; Jahangir, Memoirs. Religion and Society in South and Southwest Asia: Sultan Selim I, Letter to Shah Ismail of Persia; Abul Fazi, Akbarnama; Khayr al-Din Ramli, Legal Opinions.
3. Continuity and Change in East and Southeast Asia
Confucianism in China and Japan: Meritorious Deeds At No Cost; Kaibara and Token Ekiken, Common Sense Teachings for Japanese Children and Greater Learning for Women. Merchants and Their World in East and Southeast Asia: Tomé Pires, Suma Oriental; Wang Daokun, Biographies of Zhu Jiefu and Gentleman Wang. Political Decline and Recovery in China and Japan: Yang Lien, Memorial to Emperor Ming Xizong Concerning Eunuch Wei Zhongxian; Edict on the Collections of Swords (1588); Laws Governing the Military Households (1615); Closed Country Edict (1635).
Multiple Voices II: Hideyoshi, 1587 Edicts on Christianity; Matteo Ricci, Journals; Paul Simon, Report to Pope V.
4. Africa and the Americas
Africans and the Portuguese: Nzinga Mbemba (Alonso I), Letters to the King of Portugal; João dos Santos, Eastern Ethiopia. Encounters in the Americas: Bernardino de Sahagún, General History of the Things of New Spain; David Pieterzen DeVries, Voyages from Holland to America. Land and Labor in Spanish America: Alonso de Zorita, The Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain; Antonio Vazquez de Espinosa, Compendium and Description of the West Indies
PART TWO: A WORLD OF TRANSFORMATION AND TRADITION: MID-SEVENTEENTH TO EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY
5. Europe and the Americas in an Age of Science, Economic Growth, and Revolution
An Age of Monarchy - Absolute and Limited: Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Polititics Derived from the Worlds of Holy Scripture; English Bill of Rights; Peter the Great, Edicts and Decrees. An Age of Science and Enlightenment: Sébastien Le Clerc, The Royal Academy and Its Protectors and A Dissection at the Jardin Des Plantes; Voltaire, Treatise on Toleration; Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations. Revolution in France: Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen; Decree for Proclaiming the Liberty and Sovereignty of All People (December 15, 1792), Levée en masse (August 23, 1793); Report of the Committee of Public Safety on Drafting Poets and Citizens for the Cause of Revolution (May 16, 1794); Report of the Committee of Public Safety on Public Education (June 1, 1794); Political Cartoons and Caricatures from the French Revolution. Anticolonialism and Revolution in the Americas: Thomas Paine, Common Sense; Simón Bolívar, The Jamaica Letter.
Multiple Voices III: John Wesley, Thoughts Upon Slavery; Society of the Friends of Black, Address to the National Assembly in Favor of the Abolition of the Slave Trade; W.S. Ryneveld, Response to Governor Macartney''s Questionnaire; Joseph Dupuis, Summary of a Conversation with Osei Bonso, King of Asante.
6. Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Africa''s Curse - The Slave Trade: Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano Written by Himself; Thomas Phillips, A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal of London in 1694. Political Change in the Ottoman and Mughal Empires: Mehmed Pasha, The Book of Counsel for Viziers and Governors; Joseph François Dupleix, Memorandum to the Directors of the French East India Company (1753) and Robert Clive, Letter to William Pitt, 1759. The Continuing Vitality of Islam: Abdullah Wahhab, The History and Doctrines of the Wahhabis; Usman dan Fodio, Selections from His Writings.
7: Change and Continuity in East Asia and Oceania
China''s Revival Under the Qing: Kagxi, Self-Portrait; Sir Henry Dundas, Letter to Lord George Macartney, September 8, 1792; Emperor Qianlong, Edict on Trade with Great Britain. Social and Economic Change in Tokugawa Japan: Kamo Mabuchi, A Study of the Idea of the Nation; Honda Toshiaki, A Secret Plan of Government.
Multiple Voices IV: Giuseppe Castiglione, Qianlong at Leisure on New Year''s Eve; Giuseppe Castiglione, Taking a Stag with a Mighty Arrow; Giuseppe Castiglione and Jin Tingbaiao, Qianlong in his Study; Jacques-Louis David, Bonaparte Crossing the Alps at Saint-Bernard; Jacques-Louis David, The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileres (1812).
PART THREE: THE WORLD IN THE AGE OF WESTERN DOMINANCE: 1800-1914
Chapter 8: The West in the Age of Industrialization and Imperialism
Middle Class and Working Class in Early Industrial Europe: Testimony Before Parliamentary Committees on Working Conditions in England; Otto von Leixner, Letters from Berlin with Special Reference to Social-Democratic Movements. New Perspectives on Humanity and Society: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto; Charles Darwin, On the Origins of Species and the Descent of Man. The Fight for Women''s Political Rights: Ohio Women''s Convention of 1850, Resolutions; Emmeline Pankhurst, Why We Are Militant. Nationalism and Imperialism in the Late Nineteenth Century: Heinrich von Treitschke, Extracts from History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century and Historical and Political Writings; Jules Ferry, Speech Before the French National Assembly; Advertisements and Illustrations from British Books and Periodicals.
Multiple Voices V: M.B. Starr, The Coming Struggle; or What the People on the Pacific Coast Think of the Coolie Invasion; American Federation of Labor, Some Reasons for Chinese Exclusion; George F. Seward, Chinese Immigration in its Social and Economical Aspects; Testimony from Joint Special Congressional Committee on Chinese Immigration (1876); Thomas Nast, "The Chinese Question"; George Keller, "The Coming Man".
9. Western Pressures, Nationalism, and Reform in Africa, Southwest Asia, and India in the 1800s
The European Assault on Africa: Royal Niger Company, Standard Treaty; Ndansi Kumalo, His Story; Records of the Maji-Maji Rebellion. Southwest Asia Under Siege: Sultan Abdul Mejid, Noble Rescript (1839) and Imperial Rescript (1856); Sayyid Jamal ad-Din, Letter to Hasan Shiraz; Announcement to the Arabs, Sons of Qahtan. India Under British Domination: Rammohun Roy, Letter to Lord Amherst (1823) and Thomas Babington Macaulay, Minute on Education (1835); Dadabhai Naoroji, 1871 London Speech.
10. East and Southeast Asia Confront the West
The Disintegration of Imperial China: Lin Zexu, Letter to Queen Victoria, 1839; Feng Guifen, Personal Protests from the Study of Jiaobin; Sun Yat-sen, The Three People''s Principles and the Future of the Chinese People. The Emergence of Modern Japan: Sakuma Shozan, Reflections On My Errors; Iwasaki Yataro, Letter to Mitsubishi Employees; Prints and Drawings, 1853–1887. Southeast Asia in the Era of Imperialism: King Chulalongkorn, Edicts and Proclamations; Phan Thanh Gian, Letter to Emperor Tu Duc and Last Message to His Administrators.
Multiple Voices VI: "Girls'' Education is the Basis of Civilization and Moral Refinement" (1907); Bahithat al-Badiya, Lecture in the Club of the Umma Party (1909); Qiu Jin, An Address to Two Hundred Million Fellow Countrywomen (1906); Hiratsuka Raicho, "In the Beginning Woman Was the Sun"
PART FOUR: THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY AND ITS CHALLENGES IN THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES
11. The Industrialized World in Crisis
The Trauma of World War I: Popular Art and Poster Art from Germany, England, and Australia; Henry S. Clapham, Mud and Khaki, Memoirs of an Incomplete Soldier; Comments of the German Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference on the Conditions of Peace, October 1919. The Russian Revolution and the Foundation of the Soviet State: Lenin, "What Is to Be Done?"; Communist Decrees and Legislation, 1917–1918. Ultranationalism in Germany and Japan: Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf; "The Way of Subjects." The Legacy of World War II: Rudolf Höss, Memoirs; Iwao Nakamura and Atsuko Tsujioka, Recollections
Multiple Voices VII: Memorandum of Conversation with General Marshall, May 29, 1945; Arthur Compton, Recollection of Interim Committee Meeting, May 31, 1945; The Franck Report (June 11, 1945); The Szilard Petition (June 17, 1945); President Harry Truman, Letter to Samuel Cavert, August 11, 1945; Henry Stimson, "The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb."
12. Anticolonialism, Nationalism, and Revolution in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
African Society and Identity Under Colonial Rule: James Aggrey, Parable of the Eagle; Kabaka Daudi Chwa, "Education, Civilization, and ''Foreignization'' in Buganda"; Charlotte Maxeke, Social Conditions Among Bantu Women and Girls. Political and Religious Currents in the Middle East: Mustafa Kemal, Speech to the Congress of the People''s Republican Party; The Muslim Brotherhood, Toward the Light. Anticolonialism in India and Southeast Asia: Mohandas Gandhi, Indian Home Rule; Nguyen Thai Hoc, Letter to the French Chamber of Deputies. Latin America in an Era of Economic Challenge and Political Change: Francisco Garcia Calderón, Latin America: Its Rise and Progress; Lázaro Cárdenas, Speech to the Nation. China in an Era of Political Disintegration and Revolution: Deng Yingchao, The Spirit of the May 4th Movement; Mao Zedong, Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan and Strategic Problems of China''s Revolutionary War.
13.The Global Community from the 1940s through the 1980s: The End of a European-Dominated World
From World War II to the Cold War: Nikolai Novikov, Telegram, September 27, 1946; National Security Council, "United States Objectives and Programs for National Security" (April, 1950). The End of Europe''s Empires: Debate in the House of Commons, March 1947; Patrice Lumumba, Independence Day Speech (June 30, 1960). New Forces in the International Economy: Mana Saeed al-Otaiba, The Arab Oil Weapon; Akio Morita, Made in Japan. New Nations and Their Challenges: C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, Speeches and Writings; Girilal Jain, Editorial on the Hindu State; World Bank, World Development Indicators, 1960 to 1990.
14. The Recent Past: The Mid 1980s to the Twenty-First Century
The Failure of Communism and the End of the Cold War: Deng Xiaoping, Speeches and Writings; Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika. Terrorism in a Global Age: Declaration of Jihad Against Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Mosques; Mohammed Atta, The Last Night. The Promise and Pains of Globalization: Ralph Nader, Free Trade and the Decline of Democracy; Gary Burtless, Robert Z. Lawrence, Robert E. Litan, and Robert Shapiro, Globaphobia, Confronting Fears about Open Trade; World Bank, World Development Indicators, 2007.