Write a 6-8 page, DOUBLE SPACED review essay on one of the following titles. Although several editions exist for some of these titles, I encourage you to select a well edited and/or introduced edition wherever possible to assist you in preparing your Review Essay. Anon, The Epic of Gilgamesh; Confucius, The Analects; Sun Zi [Sun Tzu], The Art of War; Mary Lefkowitz, Not Out of Africa; I.F. Stone, The Trial of Socrates; Ulrich Wilcken, Alexander the Great; Tacitus, The Agricola and the Germania; Gary Wills, Saint Augustine; Anon., Beowulf; Karen Armstrong, Buddha or Armstrong, Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet; Pierre Corneille, The Cid; Voltaire, Fanaticism, or Mahomet; Amin Maalouf, The Crusades through Arab Eyes; Thomas Asbridge, The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land; Edward Seidensticker [trans.], Murasaki, The Tale of Genji;
Ryusaku Tsunoda et al, Sources in Japanese Tradition; Arthur Waley, No Plays of Japan; Alan Watts, The Way of Zen [Chan Buddhism]; Paul E. Sigmund, ed., St. Thomas Aquinas on Politics and Ethics; Leo De Hartog, Genghis Khan; Conqueror of the World; Morris Rossabi, Khubilai Khan: His Life and Times; G.B. Shaw, Saint Joan; Bartolomé de Las Casas, A Short History of the Destruction of the Indies; Machiavelli, The Prince; Miguel Leon-Portillo [trans.], The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico; Harro Hopfl [ed.], Luther and Calvin on Secular Authority; Heiko A. Oberman, Luther: Man Between God and the Devil; Bertold Brecht, Mother Courage and Her Children or Brecht, Galileo; William J. Bouwsama, John Calvin: A Sixteenth-Century Portrait; Christopher Hibbert, The Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I, Genius of the Golden Age; William Shakespeare [inquire]; Thomas Kuhn, The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought, Antonia Fraser, Oliver Cromwell, John Locke, Second Treatise of Government, or William Beik, Louis XIV and Absolution: A Brief Study with Documents; Jonathan Spence, Emperor of China: Self-Portrait of Kang-Hsi [Kangzi].