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Western Societies Volume 2: A Documentary History

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These volumes present a collection of primary source materials from the earliest times to the present intended for use in college courses in Western Civilization. An outstanding feature of the book is the wide variety of source materials includedreadings from literary classics, letters, biographies, chronicles, diaries, philosophic and scientific writings, government records. Womens history is emphasized throughout.

Table of Contents

Preface

I THE SEARCH FOR ORDER--ABSOLUTISM AND ARISTOCRACY

SOCIAL CONDITIONS

Germany

From Simplicissimus

France

From Letters of the Abbess of Port-Royal

THEORIES OF ABSOLUTISM

Rationalism

From Jean Bodin. Six Books of the Commonwealth

From Thomas Hobbes. Leviathan

Divine Right

From Bossuet. Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture

Patriarchy

From Robert Filmer. Patriarcha

THE COURT OF LOUIS XIV

Life at Versailles

From Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon

Portrait of a Monarch

From Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon

From Louis XIV. Letter to His Heir

ABSOLUTISM IN PRACTICE

Religion

From Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685)

From Memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon

From Declaration of the Gallican Church

From Louis XIV. Letter to His Heir

Military Organization

From Voltaire. The Age of Louis XIV

Economy and Local Administration

From Colbert’s Memoranda

From Colbert’s Correspondence

EASTERN EUROPE

The Turkish Menace

(and more...)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070648456
Author:
Tierney, Brian
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Tierney Brian
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Civilization, western
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
WAR,REVOLUTION,EASTERN EUROPE,Western Societies Doc,ABSOLUTISM,INDUSTRIALIZATION,POLITICS,CIVIL WAR,LOUIS XIV,Societies Doc History,ECONOMY,PARLIAMENT
Subject:
Europe Civilization.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
9.20x6.42x1.04 in. 1.83 lbs.

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