Fourth Edition   ©2012

Sources of The Making of the West, Volume II: Since 1500

Peoples and Cultures

Katharine J. Lualdi (University of Southern Maine)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-57612-9; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-57612-7

A variety of documents and perspectives bear witness to political, economic, social, and cultural developments, reflecting the textbook’s integrated approach and its global perspective.
A widely praised introduction guides students through the process of analyzing both written and visual sources.
Chapter introductions draw students’ attention to how individual documents fit into the larger historical picture covered in the textbook.
Document headnotes provide specific context for individual sources.
Discussion and comparative questions prompt critical thinking on key issues in each document and invite comparative analysis of chapter-wide topics and themes.

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