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The modern world

Author: David M Borgmeyer; Lawrence Morris
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
Series: Daily life through world history in primary documents, 3; Daily life through world history in primary documents
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Borgmeyer; Lawrence Morris
ISBN: 9780313339011 0313339015
OCLC Number: 555256714
Description: xxvii, 372 p. : Ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: PART I Historical Overview --
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY : 1700-1815 --
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY : 1815-1914 --
THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURIES : 1914-PRESENT --
PART II DOMESTIC LIFE --
WOMEN'S ROLES --
1. The Definition of "Wife" in the Encyclopedie --
2. Isabella Beeton: The Angel of the House --
3. The Turkish Harem in the Early Twentieth Century --
4. Betty Friedan on the Suburban Housewife --
CHILDREN --
5. Frederick Douglass: Being a Slave Child --
6. "The Most Impressive Sight": A Rally of English Boy Scouts in 1914 --
7. Sister Marie-Andre du Sacre Coeur: Growing Up in West Africa --
OLD AGE --
8. Letter from the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb --
9. Nathan Parker Willis: Aging Gracefully --
10. The Chipewyan Resist Aging --
11. Japan's Baby Boomers PART III ECONOMIC LIFE --
URBAN LIFE --
1. St. Petersburg: Building a New Capital City --
2. Child Labor in Nineteenth-Century Britain --
3. Jacob Riis: Slum Housing in New York --
4. The Postmodern City --
RURAL LIFE --
5. Arthur Young: Poverty in Eighteenth-Century France --
6. Lottie Bump's Vermont Diary, 1868 --
7. Iran in the 1930s: Clans and Local Authority --
TRADE AND MIGRATION --
8. Adam Smith: Breaking Barriers to Trade --
9. The Economics of the American Revolution, 1775 --
10. In Search of Gold in California, 1849 --
11. A Georgia Slave Auction, 1859 --
12. Tea for Two: The Anglo-Chinese Tea Trade --
13. "Refusenik" Soviet Jews and Emigration PART IV INTELLECTUAL LIFE --
EDUCATION --
1. Origins of Public Education: Frederick the Great's Regulations for Prussian Schools --
2. College Life in Vermont in 1817 --
3. Mary Kingsley: Colonialism and Education in Late Nineteenth-Century Africa --
SCIENCE --
4. Montesquieu on Sex and Sheep's Tongues --
5. Samuel Wilson: Mount Ararat and Positivism --
6. Scientific Management --
7. J. Robert Oppenheimer on the Atomic Age --
HEALTH AND MEDICINE --
8. Dutch Anatomy Books in Japan --
9. Vaccination for Smallpox --
10. Mrs. Beeton and Bleeding --
11. Battlefield Medicine during World War I --
12. Fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa in 2003 --
16. David Crystal: Dying Languages --
ART --
17. The Beginnings of the Museum: The Sloane Collection in the Eighteenth Century --
18. William Gilpin on the Picturesque --
19. Kazimir Malevich: "The Zero of Form' --
20. Vitaly Komar and Alex Melamid: If An Elephant Could Paint... PART V MATERIAL LIFE --
FOOD AND DRINK --
1. Chocolate: The Food of the Gods --
2. French Cuisine and British Cooking --
3. Mrs. Beeton"s Recipe for Bubble and Squeak --
4. Eating in Nineteenth-Century Persia --
5. Antoinette Linnebur"s Political Desserts --
6. Eric Schlosser on Fast Food Flavors --
HOUSES AND FURNITURE --
7. Florence Nightingale: A Healthy Victorian House --
8. A Moroccan Duar --
9. Tomorrow - Yesterday: A 1938 View of 1988 --
CLOTHING AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE --
10. Abigail Adams and the Massachusetts Militia: Officers and Gentlewomen in the Eighteenth Century --
11. Florence Nightingale: Unhealthy Dresses --
12. Leo Deutsch: Prison and Personal Appearance --
13. Bound Virtue: Mary Fulton on Foot Binding in Nineteenth-Century China --
14. Making Headway: Georgia Scott on Headwraps in Guatemala --
TECHNOLOGY --
15. Samuel Crompton: Innovation and Factories --
16. Robert Fulton and Steam Power --
17. The Horseless Carriage --
18. Star Trek Computer Science: A Look Back at Today PART VI POLITICAL LIFE --
SOCIAL HIERARCHY --
1. Yellow Buffalo Bull: A Native American Speaks --
2. Lowell, Massachusetts: The Early Industrial Factory System --
3. The Armenian Genocide of 1915 --
4. Ignaz Maybaum: The Third Churban - Jewish Life after the Holocaust --
GOVERNMENT --
5. Sir William Blackstone on Modern Parliamentary Democracy --
6. Honest Democracy, Honest Corruption: Election Day in New York in 1896 --
7. Nikita Khrushchev on Communism and Freedom --
JUSTICE AND LEGAL SYSTEMS --
8. Voltaire on the Abuses of the Eighteenth-Century French Aristocracy --
9. Alexander Hamilton: The Judiciary in a Federal Republic --
10. Mohandas K. Gandhi on Colonialism and Nonviolence --
11. Sam Gutierrez: Behind Bars in the United States --
WARFARE --
12. Warfare and Weather: Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow --
13. A Southern Plantation Wife during the American Civil War --
14. Modern War at Sea: A German U-Boat during World War I --
15. A Japanese Soldier's Poem, 1944 --
16. An American Serviceman's Letters from Vietnam, 1969 PART VII RECREATIONAL LIFE --
GAMES AND SPORTS --
1. Benjamin Franklin: Chess, Morals, and Modern Life --
2. Pierre de Coubertin on the First Modern Olympics, 1896 --
3. Race, Baseball, and Jackie Robinson --
TRAVEL --
4. Olaudah Equiano: An African Point of View on Travel --
5. James Boswell: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century --
6. On the Road to Marrakesh --
7. Ecology Meets Tourism --
MUSIC AND DANCE --
8. Descriptions of Native American Dances --
9. Political Music: "The Marseillaise" and "The Wearin' O' the Green" --
10. Dancing to Death: A Cautionary Tale, 1802 --
11. Rite of Scandal: Shocked Reaction to Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring PART VIII RELIGIOUS LIFE --
RELIGIONS IN CONTACT --
1. Fr. Francisco Hidalgo: Spanish Missionaries in Eighteenth-Century Texas --
2. Thomas Paine: Enlightened Intolerance --
3. Philosophy and Theology in Twentieth-Century Japan: The Kyoto School --
FORMS OF WORSHIP --
4. Reformation Rhetoric: Catholic Pamphleteer Henry Hills --
5. Sir Richard Francis Burton: A Non-Muslim's Pilgrimage to Mecca --
6. Orthodox Christian Easter in Pre-Revolutionary Moscow --
7. Preparing for Passover: A Jewish Family in Tunisia in the Twentieth Century --
SYSTEMS OF BELIEF --
8. Revolutionary France: The Cult of the Supreme Being --
9. The Emergence of Modern Japanese Shinto --
10. Pope Paul VI's On Human Life --
DEATH AND AFTERLIFE --
11. Louis de Jaucourt: "Death" in the Encyclopedie --
12. Towers of Silence: Parsi Funerary Practices --
13. Colonial Yankee Tombstone Epitaphs
Series Title: Daily life through world history in primary documents, 3; Daily life through world history in primary documents
Responsibility: edited by David M. Borgmeyer.

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