b'76 ANCIENT WORLD & MIDDLE AGESPRIMARY SOURCES & HISTORY HistoryDefining Documents in World History:Renaissance & Early Modern Era(1308-1600)Recommended.High school through undergraduate students; general readers. CHOICEThis volume offers in-depth analysis of the historical documents that make up the vibrant story of Europes journey out of the Dark Ages and into years of growing enlightenment. Thirty articles discuss: The Black Death, outlining the genuine terror of living in that time; Europe in War and Peace including a letter from Joan of Arc to Henry VI; Renaissance Arts and Letters, starting with Dantes Divine Comedy; New World Encounters and Conflicts, including a letter from Christopher Columbus detailing his discoveries; and The Protestant Reformation and After.Articles begin by introducing readers to the historical context of the document, followed by a description of the authors life and circumstances in which the document was written. Next, a detailed analysis of the document provides an in-depth examination of the surrounding issues and its historical significance. FREEApril 2017 | One Volume; 272 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-297-1 | Library Price: $175Online AccessFREE See Also: Great Events: The Renaissance, pg. 80|Great Lives: The Renaissance, pg. 84BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Defining Documents in World History:Middle Ages(476-1500)Defining Documents in World History: Middle Ages offers in-depth analyses of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped law, government, religion, and culture throughout the Middle Ages. The material is organized under five broad categories: Byzantium and Western Europe in the Early Middle Ages; The Catholic Church and its Vicissitudes; England and France; The Near East and Beyond; and Philosophy, Religion, and Science.An historical timeline, bibliography of important supplemental readings and maps will support readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the period. An introduction for each of the major subjects covered in the title considers the significance of document analysis for students and educators.HISTORYOctober 2015 | One Volume; 253 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-773-3 | Library Price: $175See Also: Great Events: The Middle Ages, pg. 80|Great Lives: The Middle Ages, pg. 84 FREE Online AccessFREEDefining Documents in World History:Ancient World(2700 B.C.E.-c. 500 C.E.)ANCIENT WORLD & MIDDLE AGESPRIMARY SOURCES & HISTORYFrom Gilgamesh to ancient Egypt to the fall of Rome, this volume provides easy-to-use tools to engage, enlighten and provide students with a new frame of reference to study and analyze the most important documents from ancient history. This volume surveys key hieroglyphic writing and documents produced from 2700 B.C.E. to c. 500 C.E., organized under six broad categories: Mesopotamia; Egypt and Environs; Asia: China and India; Greece; Rome; and Distant Lands. Through in-depth analysis of important primary documents from the ancient world, readers will gain new insights into the life and culture in ancient history. Designed for high school and college students, the aim of the series is to advance historical document studies as an important activity in learning about history.September 2015 | One Volume; 289 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-771-9 | Library Price: $175See Also: Great Events: The Ancient World, pg. 80|Great Lives: The Ancient World, pg. 84 FREE Online Access HISTORY: THE ANCIENT WORLDFREE The Ancient World: Extraordinary People in Extraordinary SocietiesVERDICT High school and undergraduate students of ancient world history will find thisselection helpful.Library JournalGiven the coverage and the scholarly detail, most libraries (secondary school, academic, public)will want this set.BooklistWith in-depth analysis of civilizations, key figures, cities, cultures and daily life, these four volumes stretch beyond the boundaries of the classical world of Greece, Rome and Egypt, to include Egypt, China, the Near East, Europe, Africa, the Americas, and more. Each region12 in allbegins with a number of Overview essays that discuss Art & Architecture, Religion & Mythology, Science & Technology, Warfare, Trade, and Transportation. Following the overviews are over 40 Life As essays that bring into focus day-to-day life as a Peasant, Soldier, Slave, Woman, Priest, Craftsman, Artist, Politician, and Noble. Next, over 1,100 Descriptive Articles discuss a wide variety of people, places and things, including important People, Battles, Deities, Saints, Buildings, Places, and more. Coverage is broad in scope, yet easy to use, with guides for pronunciation, geography, word usage, and timelines included. Not only does the set provide encyclopedic coverage of the Ancient World and its civilizations, but it goes deeper to offer students and researchersFREEnew insight into what it meant to live in a specific time and place.Online AccessFREE January 2017 | Four Volumes; 2,354 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-189-9 | Library Price: $395eBooks are also available - visit www.salempress.com for more informationGET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com'