Our award-winning "Milestone Documents" series continues with "World History", featuring our groundbreaking approach combining primary source documents with in-depth expert analysis. Plus complimentary online access to the full content of this great reference set is available. The printed reference includes: four volumes, including 2,100 pages; 125 documents with full analysis; eight teachers' guides; and, appendixes, indexes and resource listings. Features of the online subscription include: fully supported; complimentary online access; unlimited users at your library; full access from home or dorm room; immediate access via online registration; a simple, intuitive interface; user profile areas for students and patrons; sophisticated search functions; complete content, including appendixes; and, fully illustrated. Modeled after the award-winning, critically acclaimed "Milestone Documents in American History", this new set extends the "Milestone Documents" series into world history. The four-volume set covers 125 iconic primary source documents from ancient times to the present and from virtually every geographical region.
Each entry offers the full text of the document in question as well as an in-depth, analytical essay that places the document in its historical context. With content aligned to the National Standards in World History and signed essays written by a team of 75 esteemed historians, "Milestone Documents in World History" offers an unparalleled reference tool for students conducting primary source research. It's particularly useful for AP World History students, community college students, and world history survey courses for undergraduate college students. In-depth teacher activity guides make the set extremely useful at the classroom level, and every entry includes study questions that assist teachers in engaging students with further research.
Scope & coverage: Among the documents included in the set are iconic legal and constitutional documents such as the Code of Hammurabi, Magna Carta, Meiji Constitution, and African Union Constitutive Act; famous treatises such as the Plato's "Allegory of the Cave", the "Communist Manifesto", and Osama bin Laden's Declaration of Jihad against America; important legislative acts from the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo to the Treaty of Najing to the Treaty of Versailles; and, cultural and political declarations such as Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Gandhi's "Quit India" Speech, and Nelson Mandela's Inaugural Address. The purchase of "Milestone Documents in World History" entitles a school or library to a complimentary subscription to "Salem History", our online historical database, including all the content in this set 'plus' all the content in any of the other "Milestone Document" titles a library owns.