Confucius, Michael Nylan, Simon Leys
“Leys has made Confucius speak English more persuasively than any translator to date. His achievement is one of simplicity. . . . Leys sees his task as making the Confucius of the Analects fully persuasive again. He does this brilliantly.”
—Stephen Owen, The New Republic
Ainslie T. Embree, Mark C. Carnes
Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Defining a Nation plunges students into India’s struggle for sovereignty and identity.More
Daniel K. Gardner, Mark C. Carnes
Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor brings to life the suppleness and power of Confucian thought.More
Robert Tignor, Jeremy Adelman, Peter Brown, Et Al.
Fourth Edition / Volume(s): One Volume
A truly global approach to world history built around significant world history stories.More
Stephen Aron, Stephen Kotkin, Xinru Liu, Et Al.
Fourth High School Edition / Volume(s): One Volume
A truly global approach to world history built around significant world history stories, now with a NASTA compliant high school binding.More
Janet Chen, Pei-kai Cheng, Michael Lestz, Et Al.
The most widely used primary-source reader for the modern China course, thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the new edition of Spence, The Search for Modern China.More
Jonathan D. Spence
The leading textbook by the leading scholar.More
James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, John Robertson, Et Al.
Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1 / Chapters 1-15
The best collection of longer primary sources now available in an affordable, compact format.More
John Charles Chasteen
The most readable and highly regarded history of Latin America for our times.More
John Charles Chasteen
John Chasteen’s carefully crafted companion reader to Born in Blood and Fire follows the table of contents of the main text and provides glimpses into the everyday life and texture of the Latin American experience during the last six centuries.More
Kenneth L. Pomeranz, James B. Given, Laura J. Mitchell
Nearly 150 visual and textual primary sources to complement Worlds Together, Worlds Apart.More
An accessible, documents-based introduction to the history of the Mongols.More
Alfred W. Crosby
We don’t often recognize the humble activity of cooking for the revolutionary cultural adaptation that it is. But when the hearth fires started burning in the Paleolithic, humankind broadened the exploitation of food and took one of several great leaps forward.More
Frederick Downs, Jr.
“The best damned book from the point of view of the infantrymen who fought there.”—Army TimesMore
The revolutions of 1968 represent the culmination of 1960's protest movements across the globe.More