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Western Civilization, Volume 1 Sources, Images, and Interpretations, To 1700

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ISBN-10: 0073284750

ISBN-13: 9780073284750

Edition: 7th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Dennis Sherman

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This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and thousands of years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.
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Book details

List price: $78.13
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/8/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Civilizations Of The Ancient World
Civilizations of the Ancient Near East Primary Sources Using Primary Sources: Laws of Hammurabi
The Laws of Hammurabi
The Epic of Gilgamesh Hymn to the Nile Hymn to the Pharaoh
The Old Testament-Genesis and Exodus
The Aton Hymn and Psalm 104: The Egyptians and the Hebrews Visual Sources Using Visual Sources: The “Royal Standard” of Ur Sumer: The “Royal Standard” of Ur (illustration) Egyptian Wall Paintings from the Tomb of Menna (illustration)
The Environment and the Rise of Civilization in the Ancient Near East (maps)
Secondary Sources Using Secondary Sources: The Agricultural Revolution
The Process of Civilization
The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: The Afterlife
Women of Egypt and the Ancient Near East
The Emergence of Greek Civilization Primary Sources Homer, The Iliad Hesiod, Works and Days A Colonization Agreement Semonides of Amorgos, Poem on Women Theognis of Megara, Aristocrats and Tyrants Solon, Early Athens Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaemonians Visual Sources Trade, Culture, and Colonization (photo)
Migration and Colonization (maps)
Secondary Sources
Social Values and Ethics in the "Dark Age" of Greece
The Greek Experience: The Heroic Outlook
Classical and Hellenistic Greece Primary Sources Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War
The Historical Method Thucydides, The History of the Peloponnesian War
Athens During the Golden Age Sophocles, Antigone Plato, The Republic Aristotle, Politics Xenophon, Household Management Hippocrates, Medicine and Magic Epicurus, Individual Happiness Visual Sources Education (photo)
The Women’s Quarters (illustration)
The Dying Niobide: The Classical Balance (photo)
The Old Market Woman: Hellenistic Individualism (photo)
Geography and Political Configurations in Greece (map)
Seondary Sources
Goddess, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women and Work in Athens
The Ancient Greeks: Decline of the Polls Richard Stoneman, Alexander the Great Finley Hooper, Greek Realities
The Rise of Rome Primary Sources Polybius, Histories: The Roman Constitution Cicero, The Education of a Roman Gentleman Quintus Lucretius Vespillo, Eulogoy for a Roman Wife Plautus, Menaechmi: Roman Slavery Sallust, The Conspira