Milestone Documents RELIGION & HISTORY Milestone Documents of World Religions, Second Edition from Grey House Publishing “Scholarly but jargon-free commentary makes these key documents accessible to students.” —School Library Journal “Recommended. High school through beginning undergraduates; general readers.” —CHOICE These informative volumes examine the key sacred texts and foundational documents of the world’s primary religions, providing researchers with a fresh perspective on how religious texts have influenced modern society. Over 100 iconic primary documents are analyzed from around the world. Each entry begins with an Overview of the importance of the document, Context, Timeline, About the Author, Explanation & Analysis of the Documents, Audience, Impact, Essential Quotes, Bibliography, Glossary, and Full Text of the Primary Documents. Documents added to this new edition include selected writings of the Dalai Lama, Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, among many others. The set covers Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and more, plus ancient traditions from Egypt, the Near East, Greece, and Africa. Milestone Documents of World Religions offers an unparalleled reference tool for students conducting primary source research—in both world history and religion courses. The set provides an invaluable collection of primary documents, all of which are paired with extensive original commentary to help students understand the documents and place them in their historic and religious context. January 2017 | Three Volumes; 1,500 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-171-4 | Library Price: $325 RECENT Milestone Documents in World History “An essential purchase for high school, academic, and medium to large public libraries.” —Library Journal This four-volume set provides a complete analysis of 125 iconic primary source documents and speeches from ancient times to the present, from virtually every geographical region around the globe. Among the documents included are legal and constitutional documents such as the Code of Hammurabi and the Magna Carta; famous treatises such as Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, the Communist Manifesto, and Osama bin Laden’s Declaration of Jihad against America; important legislative acts such as the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and 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. Essays begin with an overview of each document’s importance, then discuss its historical context and impact, and provide a timeline of key events and a brief biographical profile of the author(s). Other features include teacher guides, study questions, glossaries of unfamiliar terms, key quotations, and hundreds of photographs and other images. January 2010 | Four Volumes; 2,100 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-0-9797758-6-4 | Library Price: $395 Milestone Documents in American History “This exceptional work will be essential to students... and teachers will find it invaluable for incorporating those resources into their curriculums.” —School Library Journal This four-volume set discusses 133 iconic, influential documents and speeches from American history, from the Revolutionary era to the 21st century. Documents featured in this set include Revolutionary-era standards such as Patrick Henry’s “Liberty or Death” speech, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution; important presidential sources such as Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, FDR’s speech following the attack on Pearl Harbor, and JFK’s 1963 address on integration; plus influential decisions of the Supreme Court such as Marbury v. Madison and Bush v. Gore; and so much more. 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