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Correlations for Morillo, Frameworks of World History

Chapter

Chapter Title

OFS Document Name and Author

1

Early Humans and the Foundations of Human History
Prehistory-8,000 BCE

Deep History and Convergent Evolution, Daniel Lord Smail
Theories of Race and the History of Africa, P Diagne
Not all Hominids are Human Beings, David Johanson et al
Bad Hair Days in the Paleolithic, Judith C Berman Flax Fibers at the Dzudzuana Cave, Anonymous
Python Shaped Ornamented Rock, Anonymous
Paintings in the Cave of Altamira, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola

2

Patterns and Parameters: Development of the Agrarian World
10,000-600 BCE

Flax Fibers at the Dzudzuana Cave, Anonymous
Lapita Pot Shards, Anonymous
Of Lice and Men, William J Burroughs
Burial Mound at L’Anse Amour, Anonymous
Python Shaped Ornamented Rock, Anonymous
Paintings in the Cave of Altamira, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola
Shamans and Cave Painting, Jean Clottes et al

3

The World of Early Complex Societies:
4000-600 BCE

Babylonian Poem of the Righteous Sufferer, Anonymous
The Epic of Gilgamesh, Anonymous
Advice from a Royal Scribe to his Apprentice, Nebmare-nakht
The Great Hymn to the Aten, King Akhenaten
The Mystery of the Harappan Seals, Thomas Trautmann
The Canon of Shun, Anonymous
Iron Sword with Jade Handle, Anonymous
Ancestor Worship and Human Sacrifice from the Shi Jing, Anonymous
Excerpts from the Book of Odes, Anonymous
The Unvarying Way, Lao Tzu
Sketch of the Palace Complex at Knossos, Minoan Crete, Sir Arthur Evans
The Odyssey, Homer
Quipu from the Caral-Supe Culture, Anonymous
Hymns to Agni from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
Hymn to Creation from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
The Mystery of the Harappan Seals, Thomas Trautmann
The Bhagavad Gita, Anonymous

4

The Axial Age:
600-300 BCE

Hymns to Agni from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
Hymn to Creation from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
The Bhagavad Gita, Anonymous
The Unvarying Way, Lao Tzu
Selections from the Analects, Followers of Confucius
Analects, Confucius
The Zuo Commentary, Zuo
The Book of Lord Shang, Lord Shang
Selections on Legalism, Han Fei-tzu
The Art of Warfare, Sun Tzu
Memorial on the Burning of Books, Li Si
The Odyssey, Homer
Histories, Herodotus
The Battle of Thermopylae, Herodotus
The Murder of the Philosopher Hypatia, Socrates
Praise of the Virtuosity of the Citizen Soldier, Tyrtaeus

5

The Age of Empires:
500 BCE – 400 CE

The Cyrus Cylinder, Cyrus the Great
The Pact of Umar, Anonymous
The Questions of King Milinda, Anonymous
The Behistan Inscription, Darius I
The Battle of Thermopylae, Herodotus
Histories, Herodotus
The Seven Pillar Edicts of King Ashoka, Ashoka
Rock and Pillar Edicts, Asoka
The Duties of Government Superintendents, Kautilya
Res Gestae, Ammianus Marcellinus
History of Rome, Titus Livy
Constantine the Great, Eusebius
Julius Caesar, Plutarch
Res Gestae Divi Augusti, Augustus
Han Shu, Ban Biao and Ban Gu
Records of the Grand Historian, Sima Qian
The Book of Lord Shang, Lord Shang
Book of Mencius, Master Meng
Han Chinese descriptions of the Xiongnu, Anonymous
Textile Fragment from Chavin de Huantar, Peru

6

Societies and Peoples: Everyday Life in the Agrarian World
600 BCE-700 CE

Lessons for Women, Ban Zhao
The Code of Manu, Anonymous
The Odyssey, Homer
The New Testament, Anonymous
Mayan Vase, Anonymous
The Farmer’s Law, Anonymous
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, Upanishads
The Market at Jenne-Jeno, Mali, Anonymous
Relief Sculpture from Meroe, Anonymous

7

The Salvation Religions:
200 BCE – 900 CE

A Record of Buddhist Countries, Faxien
Haedong Kosung Chon, Anonymous
Bamiyan Buddhas, Afghanistan
Seated Buddha from the Gandhara Culture, Anonymous
The Vishnu Purana, Anonymous
Hymns to Agni, Anonymous
Hymn to Creation from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
The Bhagavad Gita, Anonymous
The New Testament, Anonymous
Constantine the Great, Eusebius
De Administrando Imperio, Constantine Porphyrogenitus
Excerpts from the Qur’an Sura 2, Anonymous
Documents Related to the Iconoclasm Controversy, Anonymous
On Icons, Johns of Damascus
Christian Topography, Cosmas Indicopleustes
The Jewish Wars, Josephus
1 Maccabees, Anonymous

8

Contested Intersections: Networks, Hierarchies, and Traditional Worlds 400-1500

Khubilai Khan at War, Marco Polo
Travels, Marco Polo
On Mali, Ibn Battuta
Model of a Ming Ship in the flotilla of Zheng He, Anonymous
The Story of Ali Cogia, A Merchant of Baghdad, Anonymous
An Arab Merchant Visits Tang China, Ibn Wahab
Christian Topography, Coasmas Indicopleustes
The Disposition of Error, Mou Tzu
On Effective Government, Tang Taizong
On Mali, Ibn Battuta
The Fall of Constantinople, Thomas the Eparch and Joshua Diplovatatzes

9

Traditional Worlds I: Inner Circuit Eurasia
400-1100

Model of a Ming Ship in the Flotilla of Zheng He, Anonymous
Poetry of the Tang Dynasty, Du Fu and Li Bo
The Land System, Su Hsun et al
The Platform Scripture of the Sixth Patriarch, Hui-neng
On Effective Government, Tang Taizong
The Taika Reform Edicts, Anonymous
Two Poems, Li Bo
Three Poems of Shame, Pi Jih-hsiu
Image of Draupadi and the Pandava, Anonymous
The Cloud Messenger, Kalidasa
The Lady of the Jewel Necklace, Harsha Vardhana
The Alchemy of Happiness, Abd al Hamid
Confessions, Abd al Hamid al Ghazali
On the Perfect Society, Abu Nasr Muhammad Ali
Account of the Rus, Ibn Fadlan
Povest Vremennykh Let: The Russian Primary Chronicle, Anonymous

10

Traditional Worlds II: Outer Circuit Afro-Eurasia
400-1100

Nihongi, Anonymous
Nihon Shoki, Anonymous
Copper Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Anonymous
A Korean Foundation Myth, Anonymous
On Personal Piety, Yi Kyu-bo
The Tale of the Genji, Murasaki Shikibu
The Swahili Saga of Liyongo Fumo, Anonymous
Description of Northern Africa, Abd al Aziz al Bakri
Walls and Moats at Sungbo’s Eredo, Nigeria
Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali
Life of Charlemagne, Einhard
Feudal Contracts, Anonymous
History of the Franks, Gregory Bishop of Tours

11

Traditional Worlds III: Separate Circuits
400-1500

Skeletons in a Wari Royal tomb Site, Anonymous
Limestone Panel from a Mayan Temple, Anonymous
The Temple of the Jaguars, Anonymous

12

War, States, Religions:
1100-1400

The Siege and Capture of Jerusalem, Anonymous
The Song of Roland, Anonymous
Pope Urban Preaches the First Crusade, Pope Urban
The Story of my Misfortunes, Peter Abelard
Confessions, Abd Al Hamid Al Ghazali
Memoirs of Usama Ibn Mundiqh, Usama Ibn Mundiqh
Ruling on Temporal Government, Barn-i
On India, Alberuni
Feudal Contracts, Anonymous

13

The Crisis of the Mongol Age:
1200-1400

Khubilai Khan at War, Marco Polo
Flagellants Attempt to Ward off the Black Death, Robert of Avesbury
On the Black Death in Florence, Marchione di Coppio Stefani
The Decameron, Giovanni Boccaccio
Model of a Ming Ship, Anonymous
Travels, Marco Polo
Qibla Map, Anonymous
The Complete History, Ibn al-Athir

14

Innovation and Tradition:
1350-1550

Late 15th Century Ptolemaic Map of the World, Henricus Martellus
The Book of Prophecies, Christopher Columbus
The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Giorgio Vasari
Summa Theologiae, Thomas Aquinas
The Wife of Bath’s Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer
The Ordinance of Laborers, Parliament and Jean Froissart
Flagellants Attempt to Ward off the Black Death, Robert of Avesbury
On the Black Death in Florence, Marchione di Coppio Stefani
Canto XIX of the Inferno, Dante
The fall of Constantinople, Thomas the Eparch and Joshua Diplovatatzes
Model of a Ming Ship, Anonymous
Concerning whether Heretics should be Persecuted, Sebastian Castellio

15

The Late Agrarian World I: Networks of Exchange
1500-1800

The Slaving Voyage of the Albion-Frigate, Jacques Barbot
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano
Documents Concerning the slave ship Sally, Anonymous
First Inaugural Address, Abrahan Lincoln
On Nullification and the Force Bill, John C Calhoun
The True History of the Conquest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The General History of New Spain, Bernardino de Sahagun
Jesuit Missionaires, Anonymous
The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
Commentary on his Journey to the Court of Akbar, Father Antonio Monserrate

16

The Late Agrarian World II: Hierarchies in a Global System
1500-1800

Techialoyan Land Record, Anonymous
Watercolor showing Choctaw Indians, Alexandre de Batz
Views on Peter the Great, Peter the Great et al
Goban Taiheiki, Chikamatsu
On Ruling and Valedictory, Kangzi
The Court of Suleiman the Magnificent, Ogier Ghiselin
Inquiry on the Great Learning, Wang Yang-ming
The Salem Witch Trials, Anonymous
The Jesuit Relations, Anonymous
The Baburnama, Babur
The Mingling of Two Oceans, Muhammad Dara Shikuh
Edicts of Aurangzeb, Anonymous
The Five Jewels, Muhammad Ghawth Gwaliori
The Fetha Nagast, Ethiopia
On the Scholars of Timbuktu, Abd al Rahman al Saadi
Safavid Battle Tunic, Anonymous
Janissaries’ Muskets, Anonymous

17

The Late Agrarian World III: Cultural Frames, Cultural Encounters
1500-1800

Letter of Nzinga Mbemba of Kongo to the King of Portugal, Nzinga Mbemba
Treaty between Koxinga and the Dutch Government, Anonymous
A Procession of Artisans at Istanbul, Evliya Celebi
China in the Aixteenth Century, Matteo Ricci
Emperor Qianlong’s Imperial Edict to King George III, Emperor Qianlong
The Conquest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz
Nahuatl Land Sale Documents, Mexico
On Incan Roads, Pedro Cieza de Leon
The Walls and gates of Cuzco, Garcilaso de la Vega
Casta Paintings, Mexico
Second Letter from Mexico to Emperor Charles V, Hernan Cortes
Letters from the Levant, Lady Mary Wortley Montague
Discourse on Method, Rene Descartes
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina de Medici, Galileo Galilei
Commentary on his Journey to the Court of Akbar, Father Antonio Monserrate

18

Late Agrarian Transitions: North Atlantic Revolutions
1650-1800

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke
Declaration of the Rights of Man, Committee
The Declaration of the Rights of Woman, Olympe de Gouges
Examination of Lady Jane Grey, John Foxe
Torture from the Philosophical Dictionary, Voltaire
The Moral and Political Principles of Domestic Policy, Maximilien Robespierre
Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke
Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson
Federalist 10, James Madison
Notes on the State of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson
Rights of Man, Thomas Paine
Speeches and Letters on the Haitian Revolution, Toussaint L’Ouverture

19

The Industrial Revolution: Overview, Networks, Economics
1750-1914

Secret Memorandum on Industrialization, Sergei Witte
Goodbye Asia, Fukuzawa Yukichi
Manifesto of the Emigrant Farmers, Piet Retief
At the Feet of the Village Elders, Oginga Odinga
The death of William Huskisson, Thomas Creevey
Testimony of Matthew Crabtree, Sadler Committee Report
The Philosophy of Manufactures, Andrew Ure
Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
Calico Textile, Anonymous

20

Industrial Hierarchies: Society, State, Culture
1750-1914

Hard Times, Charles Dickens
The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
The Philosophy of Manufactures, Andrew Ure
Wealth, Andrew Carnegie
The Significance of the Frontier, Frederick Jackson Turner
Addresses to the German Nation, Johan Gottliebr Fichte
Memoirs, Otto von Bismarck
What is to be Done?, Nikolai Chernyshevsky
Abolition of Serfdom, Tsar Alexander II
Secret Plan for Managing the Country, Honda Toshiaki
The Meiji Constitution of the Empire of Japan, Meiji
Kokoro, Natsume Soseki
The Theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen
Letter to the Reverend H Venn, Samuel Crowther
Memoirs of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
Our Country, Josiah Strong

21

Imperialism: Structures and Patterns
1750-1914

Secret Plan for Managing the Country, Honda Toshiaki
Memorandum to the Bakufu, Fukuzawa Yukichi
Reed Chart from the Marshall Islands, South Pacific, Anonymous
Lin Zexu’s letter to Queen Victoria of Great Britain, Lin Zexu
Emperor Qianlong’s Imperial Edict to King George III, Emperor Qianlong
Letters to George III, Qianlong Emperor
To the Person Sitting in Darkness, Mark Twain
Photograph of an enslaved Chinese Coolie, Anonymous
The White Man’s Burden, Rudyard Kipling
The History of Shaka, Jantshi ka Nongila
Writings of Bahaullah, Bahaullah
Imperial Edict of the Rose Garden, Ottoman Government

22

Imperialism: Reactions and Consequences
1750-1914

Narrative of the British Ship Nemesis, WH Bernard et al
A Boxer Rebel and a British Family, Anonymous
Proclamation of the Boxers United in Righteousness
Amulet Containing passages from the Qur’an, Joao Jose Reis
The Jamaica Letter, Simon Bolivar
Letter to Lord Amherst on Education, Ram Mohun Roy
Hind Swaraj, Mohandas Ghandi
The White Man’s Burden, Rudyard Kipling
The Life of the Sudanese Mahdi, Ismail ibn Abd al-Qadir
Manifesto of the Emigrant Farmers, Piet Retief
The Battle of Blood River, Sarel Cilliers
At the Feet of the Village Elders, Oginga Odinga
Liberian
Letter to the Reverend H Venn, Samuel Crowther
The Azamgarh Proclamation, Firoz Shah
An Ethiopian View of the Battle of Adowa, Anonymous

23

The West in Crisis
1914-1937

Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler
First Inaugural Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Florida Road Map, Anonymous
Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell
Perhaps and Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain
ANZAC troops at Gallipoli in August 1915, CEW Bean
Foundations and Doctrine of Fascism, Benito Mussolini
German History in the Nineteenth Century, Heinrich Treitschke
Civilization and its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
On the Tasks of Workers in the Economy, Josef Stalin

24

The World in Crisis
1929-1945

First Inaugural Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Fighting for Perpetual Peace, Mao Zedong
Shooting and Elephant, George Orwell
On the Tasks of Workers in the Economy, Josef Stalin
Foundations and Doctrine of Fascism, Benito Mussolini
Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas
Civilization and its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
Undelivered Address, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

25

Crisis Institutionalized and Transformed
1945-1989

Map of Ghana, Ghana Census Office
Black Homeland Consolidation Proposals for South Africa, Anonymous
What Educated Women Can Do, Indira Gandhi
Telegram to Moscow, Nikolai Kovikov
The Sources of Soviet Conduct, George F Kennan
Letters on the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev
The Truman Doctrine, Harry Truman
Iron Curtain Speech, Winston Churchill
Perestroika, Mikhail Gorbachev
The Path Which Led me to Leninism, Ho Chi Minh
The People’s War, Vo Nguyen Giap
The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, Ho Chi Minh
Why Americans Fight in Vietnam, Lyndon B Johnson
Why I Oppose the Vietnam War, John Kerry
The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir
Address to a Meeting in New York, Malcolm X
I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King Jr.

26

The Modern Global Network: Environment and Economy since 1970

Peculiarities of a Prodigal Century, JR McNeill
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UN Drafting Committee
Socialism and Rural Development, Julius Nyerere
Five Year Plan Poster, Ghana
Upside Down World Map, anonymous
Capitalism: A Ghost Story, Arundhati Roy

27

Modern Hierarchies: States, Societies, and Conflicts since 1970

Coverage of the Tiananmen Square Protests, BBC
Address to the Duma concerning the Annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UN Drafting Committee
Fatwa, Osama Bin Laden

28

Networked Frames and Screens: Cultures since 1970

Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity, Steve Biko
Message to the Pilgrims, Ruhollah Khomeini
Manifesto, London Gay Liberation Front
Mohammed Bouazizi triggers the Arab Spring, Marc Fisher

Correlations von Sivers, Desnoyers, Stow, Patterns of World History 2nd edition

Chapter

Chapter Title

OFS Document Name and Author

1

The African Origins of Humanity,
Prehistory-10,000 BCE

Shell Bead Jewelry, Anonymous
Python-shaped Ornamented Rock, Anonymous
Flax Fibers and the Dzudzuana Cave, Anonymous
Bad Hair Days in the Paleolithic, Judith Berman
Deep History and Convergent Evolution, Daniel Lord Smail Of Lice and Men, William Burroughs
Lapita Pot Shards, Anonymous
Painting in the Cave of Altamira, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola
Shamans and Cave Painting, Jean Clottes
Theories of Race and the History of Africa, P Diagne

2

Agrarian-Urban Centers of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean,
11500-600 BCE

Babylonian Poem of the Righteous Sufferer, Anonymous
Advice from a Royal Scribe to his Apprentice, Nebmare-nakht
Sketch of the Palace Complex at Knossos, Minoan Crete, Sir Arthur Evans
The Great Hymn to the Aten, King Akhenaten
The Epic of Gilgamesh, Anonymous
The Odyssey, Homer
The Mystery of the Harappan Seals, Thomas Trautmann
Not all Hominids are Human Beings, David Johanson
Theories of Race and the History of Africa, P Diagne

3

Shifting Agrarian Centers in India,
3000-600 BCE

Hymns to Agni, from the Rig-Veda, Book II, Anonymous
The Bhagavad Gita, Anonymous
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, Upanishads
Hymn to Creation from the Rig Veda, Anonymous
The Code of Manu, Anonymous
The Mystery of the Harappan Seals, Thomas Trautmann

4

Agrarian Centers and the Mandate of Heaven in Ancient China,
5000-481 BCE

The Zuo Commentary, Zuo
Excerpts from the Book of Odes (Shi Jung), Anonymous
The Book of Lord Shang, Lord Shang
The Canon of Shun, Anonymous
Iron Sword with Jade Handle, Anonymous
Selections from the Analects, Followers of Confucius

5

Origins Apart:
The Americas and Oceania, 30,000-600 BCE

Quipu from the Caral-Supe Culture, Peru, Anonymous
Burial Mound at L’anse Amour, Anonymous
Lapita Pot Shards, Anonymous
Shamans and Cave Painting, Jean Clottes
The Mystery of the Harappan Seals, Thomas Trautmann

6

Chiefdoms and Early States in Africa and the Americas
600 BCE – 600 CE

Textile Fragment from Chavin de Huantar, Anonymous
Relief Sculpture from Meroe, Anonymous
The Market at Jenne-Jeno, Anonymous
Limestone Panel from a Mayan Temple, Anonymous
The Gold Mines of Nubia, Agatharcides of Cnidus
Cosmas Indicopleustes, Cosmas
Skeletons in a Wari royal tombsite, anonymous

7

Persia, Greece, and Rome
550 BCE – 600 CE

The Cyrus Cylinder, Cyrus the Great
Histories, Herodotus
The Battle of Thermopylae, Herodotus
1 Maccabees, Anonymous
Graffiti from the Walls of Pompei, Anonymous
The Murder of the Philosopher Hypatia, Alexandria, Egypt, Socrates
History of Rome, Titus Livy
Res Gestae Divi Augusti, Augustus
Res Gestae, Ammianus Marcellinus
Constantine the Great, Eusebius
The Battle of Thermopylae, Herodotus
The Behistan Inscription, Darius I
Praise of the Virtuosity of the Citizen Soldier, Tytaeus
Bamiyan Buddhas, Afghanistan
Julius Caesar, Plutarch

8

Empires and Visionaries in India
600 BCE – 600 CE

Seated Buddha from the Gandhara Culture, Anonymous
Image of Draupadi and the Pandava, from the Dashavatara Temple, Deogarh, India, Anonymous
The Seven Pillar Edicts of King Ashoka, Ashoka
Rock and Pillar Edicts, Asoka
The Cloud Messenger, Kalidasa
The Lotus Sutra, Anonymous
The Vishnu Purana, Anonymous
The Duties of Government Superintendents, Kautilya
The Questions of King Milinda, Anonymous
Cosmas Indicopleustes, Cosmas
The Questions of King Milinda, Anonymous
The Lady of the Jewel Necklace, Harsha Vardhana

9

China: Imperial Unification and Perfecting the Moral Order
722 BCE – 618 CE

The Zuo Commentary, Zuo
The Book of Lord Shang, Lord Shang
Analects, Confucius
Book of Mencius, Mengzi
Memorial on the Burning of Books, Li Si
Han Shu, Ban Biao and Ban Gu
Lessons for Women (Nujie), Ban Zhao
Records of the Grand Historian, Sima Qian
The Art of Warfare, Sun Tzu
From the Hanshu: Han Chinese Descriptions of the Xiongnu, Anonymous
A Record of Buddhist Countries, Faxien
Selections on Legalism, Han Fei-tzu
The Unvarying Way, Lao Tzu
An Arab Merchant Visits Tang China, Ibn Wahab
The Disposition of Error, Mou Tzu
On Effective Government, Tang Taizong
The Taika Reform Edicts, Anonymous

10

Islamic Civilization and Byzantium
600-1450 CE

Excerpts from the Qur’an, Sura 2, Anonymous
Memoirs of Usama Ibn Mundiqh, Usama Ibn Mundiqh
The Alchemy of Happiness, Abd al-Hamid
The Complete History, Ibn Al-Athir
Account of the Rus, Ibn Fadlan
An Arab Merchant Visits Tang China, Ibn Wahab
Confessions, Abd Al-Hamid al-Ghazali
Documents Related to the Iconoclasm Controversy, Anonymous
The Farmer’s Law
The Story of Ali Cogia, A Merchant of Baghdad, Anonymous
On Icons, John of Damascus
The Fall of Constantinople, Thomas the Eparch and Joshua Diplovatatzes
The Chachnama, Anonymous
On the Perfect Society, Abu Nasr Muhammad Al-Farabi
Qibla Map, anonymous
The siege and Capture of Jerusalem, Anonymous
Povest Vremennykh Let: The Russian Primary Chronicle, Anonymous

11

Innovation and Adaptation in the Western Christian World
600-1450 CE

De Administrando Imperio, Constantine Porphyrogenitus
Life of Charlemagne, Einhard
Feudal Contracts and the Swearing of Fealty, Anonymous
The Story of my Misfortunes, Peter Abelard
The Decameron: “Putting the Devil Back in Hell”, Giovanni Boccaccio
Flagellants attempt to ward off the black death, Robert of Avesbury
The Siege and Capture of Jerusalem, Anonymous
The Song of Roland, Anonymous
The Wife of Bath’s Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer
Canto XIX of the Inferno, Dante Alighieri
History of the Franks, Gregory Bishop of Tours
Pope Urban Preaches the First Crusade, Pope Urban
Summa theologiae, Thomas Aquinas
The Ordinance of Laborers and the Peasants’ Revolt, Parliament and jean Froissart
On Icons, John of Damascus
On the Black Death in Florence, Marchione di Coppio Stefani
The Rule of St Benedict, St Benedict

12

Contrasting Patterns in India and China
600-1600 CE

The Land System, Su Hsun and Wan An-Shih
The Chachnama, Anonymous
The Lady of the Jewel Necklace, Harsha Vardhana
Poetry of the Tang Dynasty, Du Fu and Li Bo
Khublai Khan at War, Marco Polo
Travels, Marco Polo
Model of a Ming Ship in the flotilla, Anonymous
The Tale of the Heike, Anonymous
Inquiry on the Great Learning, Wang Yang-ming
Nihongi, Anonymous
Ancestor Worship and Human Sacrifice, Anonymous
On Effective Government, Tan Taizong
On India, Alberuni
The Taika Reform Edicts, Anonymous
Two Poems, Li Bo
Three Poems of Shame, Pi Jih-hsiu
Rulings on Temporal Government, Barn-i
The Chachnama, Anonymous
The Tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu
Commentary on his Journey to the Court of Akbar, Father Antonio Monserrate

13

Religious Civilizations Interacting: Korea, Japan, and Vietnam
550-1500 CE

Haedong kosung chon, Anonymous
Nihon Shoki, Anonymous
Copper head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, Anonymous
A Korean Foundation Myth, Anonymous
The Tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu
On Personal Piety, Yi Kyu-bo
A Record of Buddhist Countries, Faxien
Analects, Confucius

14

Patterns of State Formation in Africa
600-1450 CE

The Fetha Nagast, Anonymous
On Mali, Ibn Battuta
Golden Bracelets from the Lost City of Mapungubwe, Anonymous
Description of Northern Africa, Abd al-Aziz al-Bakri
Walls and Moats at Sungbo’s Eredo, Anonymous
Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali, Anonymous
The Glorious Victories of Amda Seyon, Anonymous
The Swahili Saga of Liyongo Fumo, Anonymous

15

The Rise of Empires in the Americas
600-1550 CE

The Temple of the Jaguars, Anonymous
Skeletons in a Wari royal tomb site, Anonymous
The Conquest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz
On Incan Roads, Pedro Cieza de Leon
The Walls and Gates of Cuzco, Garcilaso de la Vega
Mayan Vase, Anonymous
Taino Ceremonial Wooden Stand, Anonymous
Limestone Panel from a Mayan Temple, Palenque
Nahuatl Land Sale Coduments, Anonymous
Second Letter from Mexico to Emperor Charles V, Hernan Cortes

16

The Ottoman-Hapsburg Struggle and Western European Overseas Expansion
1450-1650

The Book of Prophecies, Christopher Columbus
The Fall of Constantinople, Thomas the Eparch and Joshua Diplovatatzes
A Procession of Artisans at Istanbul, Evliya Celebi
The Court of Suleiman the Magnificent, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq
A Procession of Artists at Istanbul, Evliya Celebi
Late 15th century Ptolemaic Map of the World, Henricus Martellus
Techialoyan Land Record, Anonymous
Safavid Battle Tunic, anonymous
Janissaries’ Muskets, Anonymous
Second Letter from Mexico to Emperor Charles V, Hernan Cortes
Marina de San Miguel’s Confessions before the Inquisition, Anonymous

17

Renaissance, Reformation, and the New Science in Europe
1450-1750

Examination of Lady Jane Grey, John Foxe
Concerning Whether Heretics Should be Persecuted, Sebastian Castellio
The Daily Habits of Louis XIV at Versailles, Duc de Saint-Simon
The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Giorgio Vasari
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina de Medici, Galileo Galilei
The Book of Prophecies, Christopher Columbus
Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina de Medici, Galileo Galilei
Discourse on Method, Rene Descartes
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke

18

New Patterns in New Worlds: Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas
1500-1800

The Conquest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz
Second Letter from Mexico to Emperor Charles V, Hernan Cortes
Marina de San Miguel’s Confessions Before the Inquisition, Anonymous
Nahuatl Land Sale Documents, Anonymous
Casta Paintings, Anonymous
The Salem Witch Trials, Anonymous
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, John Locke
Notes on the State of Virginia, 1781
The General History of New Spain, Bernardino de Sahagun
The Moral and Political Principles of Domestic Policy, Robespierre
Jesuit Missionaries, anonymous
The Jesuit Relations, French North America, Anonymous
Watercolor showing Choctaw Indians, Alexandre de Batz
On Incan Roads, Pedro Cieza de Leon
The Walls and Gates of Cuzco, Garcilaso de la Vega
The True History of the Conequest of New Spain, Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The General History of New Spain, Bernardino de Sahagun

19

African Kingdoms, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Origins of Black America
1450-1800

Abd al-Rahman al-Saadi on the scholars of Timbuktu, Abd al-Rahman al-Saadi
Letter of Nzinga Mbemba of Kongo to the King of Portugal, Nzinga Mbemba
Documents concerning the slave ship Sally, Anonymous
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano
Equiano, Olaudah Equiano
The Slaving Voyage of the Albio Frigate, Jacques Barbot
The Glorious Victories of Amda Seyon, King of Ethiopia, Anonymous
The Fetha Nagast, Anonymous
What to the Slave is the 4th of July, Frederick Douglass

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The Mughal Empire: Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects
1400-1750

Janissaries’ Muskets, Anonymous
The Baburnama, Babur
The Mingling of Two Oceans, Muhamman Dara Shikuh
Edicts of Aurangzeb, Anonymous
The Five Jewels, Muhammad Ghawth Gwaliori
The Calico Textile, Anonymous
Commentary on his Journey to the Court of Akbar, Father Antonio Monserrate

21

Regulating the “Inner” and “Outer” Domains: China and Japan
1500-1800

Treaty between Koxinga and the Dutch government, Anonymous
China in the Sixteenth Century, Matteo Ricci
Emperor Qianlong’s Imperial Edict to King George III, Emperor Qianlong
Secret Plan for Managing the Country, Honda Toshiaki
On Ruling and Valedictory, Kangxi
Proclamation of the Boxers United in Righteousness
Goban Taiheiki, Chikamatsu Monzaemon
Inquiry on the Great Learning, Wang Yang-ming
Memorandum to the Bakufu, Tokugawa Nariaki

22

Nation-States and Patterns of Culture in Europe and North America
1750-1871

Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, Committee
Declaration of the Rights of Woman, Olympe de Gouges
Torture from the Philosophical Dictionary, Voltaire
Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke
Rights of Man, Thomas Paine
Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson
Federalist no 10, James Madison
Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
What is to be Done?, Nikolai Chernyshevsky
Address to the German Nation, Johann Gottlieb Fichte
Memoirs, Otto von Bismarck
First Inaugural Address, Abraham Lincoln
On Nullification and the Force Bill, John C Calhoun
Our Country, Josiah Strong
What to the Slave is the 4th of July, Frederick Douglass

23

Industrialization and Its Discontents
1750-1914

Memoirs of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana
The Theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen
Secret Memorandum on Industrialization, Sergei Witte
The Philosophy of Manufactures, Andrew Ure
Wealth, Andrew Carnegie
Amulet containing passages from the Qur’an, Joao Jose Reis
Travels in the US, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
The Jamaica Letter, Simon Bolivar
The Death of William Huskisson, first casualty of a railroad accident, Thomas Creevey
Testimony of Matthew Crabtree, Sadler Committee Report
The theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen
The Significance of the Frontier in American History, Frederick Jackson Turner
Wage Labour and Capital, Karl Marx
The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
Young miners testify to the Ashley Commission, British Parliament

24

The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia
1750-1910

Lin Zexu’s letter to Queen Victoria of Great Britain, Lin Zexu
Narrative of the British ship Nemesis during the First Opium War, WH Bernard and WD Hall
A Boxer Rebel and a British Family Killed during the Boxer Rebellion, Anonymous
The Meiji Constitution of the Empire of Japan, Meiji
Kokoro, Natsume Soseki
Goodbye Asia, Fukuzawa Yukichi
Letters to George III, The Qianlong Emperor
Secret Plan for Managing the Country, Honda Toshiaki
Memorandum to the Bakufu, Tokugawa Nariaki
Reed Chart from the Marshall Islands, South Pacific, Anonymous
Proclamation of the Boxers United in Righteousness

25

Adaptation and Resistance: The Ottoman and Russian Empires
1683-1908

Letters from the Levant, Lady Mary Wortley Montague
Imperial Edict of the Rose Garden, Ottoman Government
Writings of Bahaullah, Bahaullah
Views on Peter the Great, Peter the Great et al
Abolition of Serfdom, Tsar Alexander II
What is to be Done, Nikolai Chernyshevsky
A Procession of Artists at Istanbul, Evliya Celebi
Secret Memorandum on Industrialization, Sergei Witte

26

The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century
1750-1914

Hind Swaraj, Mohandas Gandhi
Letter to Lord Amherst on Education, Ram Mohun Roy
An Ethiopian View of the Battle of Adowa, Anonymous
The Death of William Huskisson, Thomas Creevey
Young Miners Testify to the Ashley Commission, British Parliament
Wage Labor and Capital, Karl Marx
The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx
The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
Hard Times, Charles Dickens
Letter to the Reverend H Venn
Manifesto of the Emigrant Farmers, Piet Retief
The Azamgarh Proclamation, Firoz Shah
The Battle of Blood River, Sarel Cilliers
The History of Shaka, Jantshi ka Nongila

27

Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century
1790-1917

The Azamgarh Proclamation, Firoz Shah
Speeches and Letters on the Haitian Revolution, Toussaint L’Ouverture
The White Man’s Burden, Rudyard Kipling
To The Person Sitting in Darkness, Mark Twain
The Life of the Sudanese Mahdi, Ismail ibn Abd al Qadir
Liberian Independence Day Address, Wilmot Blyden
Memoirs of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
The Jamaican Letter, Simon Bolivar
Travels in the US in 1847, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
Amulet containing passages from the Qur’an, Sao Jose Reis
Portrait of an enslaved Chinese coolie, Peru, Anonymous

28

World War and Competing Visions of Modernity
1900-1945

Florida Road Map, Anonymous
Perhaps and Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain
Foundations and Doctrine of Fascism, Benito Mussolini
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler
Undelivered Address, Franklin D Roosevelt
First Inaugural Address, Franklin D Roosevelt
Civilization and its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
Fighting for Perpetual Peace, Mao Zedong
German History in the 19th C, Heinrich Treitschke
On the Tasks of Workers in the Economy, Joseph Stalin
Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell
Three Guineas, Virginia Woolf
Florida Road Map, Anonymous
ANZAC troops at Gallipoli in August 1915, CEW Bean
A Boxer Rebel and a British Family Killed During the Boxer Rebellion, Anonymous

29

Reconstruction, Cold War, and Decolonization
1945-1962

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UN Drafting Committee
Iron Curtain Speech, Winston Churchill
Letters on the Cuban Missile Crisis, Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev
The Path Which Led me to Leninism, Ho Chi Minh
The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence, Ho Chi Minh
The People’s War, Vo Nguyen Giap
The Sources of Soviet Conduct, George Kennan
The Truman Doctrine, Harry Truman
What Educated Women Can Do, Indira Gandhi

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The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World
1963-1991

Perestroika, Mikhail Gorbachev
I Have A Dream, Martin Luther King Jr.
Address to a Meeting in New York, Malcolm X
Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity, Steve Biko
The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir
Coverage of the Tiananmen Square Protests, BBC
Last Words to the Nation, Salvador Allende
Remarks at the Completion of the Fourth Mission of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Ronald Reagan
Manifesto, The London Gay Liberation Front
Message to the Pilgrims, Ruhollah Khomeini
Socialism and Rural Development, Julius Nyerere
Why Americans Fight in Vietnam, Lyndon B Johnson
Why I Oppose the Vietnam War, John Kerry
Five Year Plan Poster, Ghana
Map of Ghana, Anonymous
Black Homeland Consolidation Proposals for South Africa, Anonymous
At the Feet of the Village Elders, Oginga Odinga

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A Fragile Capitalist-Democratic World Order
1991-2011

Fatwa, Osama bin Laden
Address to the Duma, Vladimir Putin
Mohammed Bouazizi Triggers the Arab Spring, Marc Fisher
Capitalism: A Ghost Story, Arundhati Roy
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UN Drafting Committee
Peculiarities of a Prodigal Century, JR McNeill
Upside Down World Map, Anonymous