Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc: 6th Revised edition edition (15 April 2005)
By: Spielvogel Gregory (Author)
Prepared by Candace Gregory of California State University, Sacramento this reader contains an overview of 'How to Read a Document' to help students get started and is followed by 76 carefully chosen documents including the Law Code of Hammurabi, The Apology of Plato, Twelve Tables, 'Dinner with Trimalchio,' Petronius, Defense of Christianity, St. Augustine, Magna Carta, Charlemagne's Wars of Conquest, 'Court of the Great Khan,' Marco Polo, Copernican Theory and many more. Each reading is accompanied by thought-provoking discussion questions to encourage critical thinking and to make the readings easy to assign.