Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents

Daily Life Through World History in Primary Documents

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ABC-CLIO
This 3-volume set offers a rich collection of historical documents and illustrations, illustrating daily life in major world cultures throughout history.
Who did the ancient Greeks describe as the world's best athlete? What does the Koran say about women's rights? How has the digital revolution changed life in the modern age? From the law courts of ancient Iraq to bloody Civil War battlefields, explore the daily lives of people from major world cultures throughout history, as presented in their own words. Bringing useful and engaging material into world history classrooms, this rich collection of historical documents and illustrations provides insight into major cultures from all continents. Hundreds of thematically organized, annotated primary documents and over 100 images introduce aspects of daily life throughout the world, including domestic life, economics, intellectual life, material life, politics, religion, and recreation, from antiquity to the present. Document selections are guided by the National Standards for World History, providing a direct tie to the curriculum.

Greenwood Pub Group
Designed to bring useful and engaging material into world history classrooms, this 3-volume set offers a rich collection of historical documents and illustrations, providing insight into daily life in major world cultures throughout history, including major cultures from all continents. Hundreds of thematically organized, annotated primary documents and over 100 images illustrate aspects of daily life throughout the world, including economics, intellectual life, material life, politics, religion, and recreation, from antiquity to the present. Document selections are guided by the National Standards for World History, providing a direct tie to the curriculum.

Book News
This three-volume set for students and general readers brings together primary source documents from major world cultures throughout history that illustrate domestic, economic, intellectual, material, political, recreational, and religious life. Morris (English, Albright College) organizes about 500 documents chronologically, then arranged by topic, with separate volumes containing documents from the ancient world, including Sumeria, Egypt, Israel, China, India, Greece, and Rome; Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America during the Middle Ages and Renaissance; and cultures around the world during the modern era, from the eighteenth century to the present. Subcategories include women, marriage, children, literature, transportation, medicine, housing, clothing, law, reform, sports, and rituals. Each volume begins with an historical overview of the period and cultures, and each document is preceded by an analytical introduction, giving background and describing its key features. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
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Collects primary source documents from major world cultures throughout history that illustrate domestic, economic, intellectual, material, political, recreational, and religious life.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780313339011
0313339015
9780313339004
0313339007
9780313338991
031333899X
9780313338984
0313338981
Branch Call Number: 909 D143
Characteristics: 3 v. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Morris, Lawrence 1972-

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