Defining Documents in World History: The 19th Century (1801-1900) The 19th century was an era of rapidly accelerating scientific discovery and invention that laid the groundwork for the technological advances of the 20th century as well as important social and political reforms. This 2-volume set offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents that impacted the world throughout the nineteenth century, from the Napoleonic Code to Darwin’s Descent of Man. Readers will find thought-provoking analyses of 80 documents including: • Speech on South American Independence (Henry Clay) • “Moral Advice to Queen Victoria” (Lin Zexu) • Communist Manifesto (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels) • Address to the Cherokee Nation (John Ross) • On Liberty (John Stuart Mill) • Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad) Each document chapter includes the primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety, Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes. April 2018 | Two Volumes, 524 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-696-2 | Library Price: $295 See Also: Great Events: The 19th Century, pg. 74 | Great Lives: The 19th Century, pg. 79 Defining Documents in World History: The 18th Century (1701-1800) These volumes highlight important historical documents—speeches, letters, manifestos and more—from influential figures during this pivotal century. Readers will find detailed, thought-provoking analysis of: • Emanuel Swedenborg: Invitation to the New Church • Voltaire: Candide • Thomas Malthus: An Essay on the Principle of Population • Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations • Qianlong: Letter to George III From the Enlightenment to the advent of revolutionary movements around the world toward the end of the century, these volumes provide thoughtful analysis of documents and speeches allowing readers to gain a better understanding of the currents running through the history of the eighteenth century. October 2017 | One Volume, 367 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-581-1 | Library Price: $175 See Also: Great Events: The 18th Century, pg. 74 | Great Lives: The 18th Century, pg. 79 Defining Documents in World History: The 17th Century (1601-1700) “The images and document transcription are excellent, and the analysis and future readings are well written and researched by experts in their fields, bringing additional information and perspective to the less well-known documents…this collection of documents is a welcome addition to any high school or collegiate library. Summing Up: Recommended. High school through undergraduate students; general readers.” —CHOICE The 17th Century offers in-depth, thought-provoking analysis of a broad range of historical documents and events of the 1600s, from the Scientific Revolution to the Exploration of the New World and more, including: • Galileo Galilei: Starry Messenger • Mayflower Compact • Japan’s Closed Country Edict • Treaty of Westphalia • John Locke: An Essay on Human Understanding Articles begin by introducing readers to the historical context surrounding the document, followed by a description of the author’s life and circumstances in which the document was written. Next, a detailed analysis of the document provides an in-depth examination of its historical significance. An historical timeline and bibliography will also support readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the seventeenth century. June 2017 | Two Volumes, 451 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-301-5 | Library Price: $295 See Also: Great Events: The 17th Century, pg. 74 | Great Lives: The 17th Century, pg. 79 NEW! RECENT RECENT FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE NEW! NEW! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: WORLD HISTORY History RECENT RECENT (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: WORLD HISTORY HISTORY 68