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Western Societies A Documentary History

ISBN-10: 0075542552

ISBN-13: 9780075542551

Edition: 1988

Authors: Brian Tierney, Joan Scott

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These volumes present a collection of primary source materials from the earliest times to the present intended for use in college courses in Western Civilization. An outstanding feature of the book is the wide variety of source materials included readings from literary classics, letters, biographies, chronicles, diaries, philosophic and scientific writings, government records. Women's history is emphasized throughout.
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Book details

List price: $37.81
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Language: English

Preface
The Ancient Near East
Nature, Gods, And Humans In The Beginnings Egypt From
The Book of Knowing the Creations Mesopotamia From
The Creation Epic
The Hebrews From
The Book of Genesis
Religion And Nature
Egypt: The Nile and the Sun From
Hymn to the Nile From
Hymn to the Aton Mesopotamia: Fertility and Myth Innana and the King
Hymn to Ishtar From The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Hebrews: The Garden of Eden From
The Book of Genesis
Ethics And Law Egypt: Death and Judgment From
The Book of the Dead Mesopotamia: Law and Justice From
The Code of Hammurabi
God, And History: The Hebrew Tradition
The Covenant From
The Book of Exodus
The Law From The Book of Exodus
The Prophets From The Book of Isaiah Hebrew Poetry
A Psalm From The Song of Solomon
Greek Civilization
From Myth To Polis (c. 800--c. 400 B.C.)
Gods And Humans Homer's World From The Iliad Golden Age to Iron Age
From Hesiod's Works and Days Human Love From Poems of Sappho
From Mythology To Philosophy
Religion From Xenophanes Philosophy From Parmenides Atomism: Leucippus and Democritus
Mathematics: The Pythagoreans
Society And Government
The Polis Athens From Thucydides
History of the Peloponnesian War Sparta From Plutarch
Life of Lycurgus The Peloponnesian War
From Lysistrata From The Melian Dialogue
Divine And Human Law
Sophocles From Antigone
Greek Civilization
Philosophy, Politics, And Society (c. 400--c. 330 B.C.)
The Idea Of The Good
Socrates: Critics and Friends From The Apology From The Clouds
From Phaedo Plato's Cave From The Republic
Family And State ---Idealism
Platonic Utopianism From The Republic Against
Democracy From The Republic
Family And State---Realism
An Athenian Household From Xenophon
Household Management State Finances From Xenophon
On the Revenues
Aristotle---Natural Science And Social Science
Scientific Method From Metaphysics Ethics and Politics From The Nichomachean Ethics From The Politics
Hellenism And Rome---From Republic To Empire
Hellenistic Culture The Empire of Alexander From Plutarch
Moralia Hellenism and Judaism From The First Book of Maccabees Epicureanism From Lucretius
On the Nature of the Universe Stoicism From Works of Epictetus
Rome---Republic To Empire
Republican Institutions From The Histories of Polybius
From The Roman History of Appian
The Roman Revolution From
The Roman History of Appian From Cicero
On the Laws From Sallust
The Conspiracy of Catiline From Cicero
On Moral Duties From Suetonius
The Twelve Caesars From The Annals of Tacitus Imperial Administration From Letters of Pliny
Roman Families
Patriarchal Tradition From Roman Antiquities From The Histories of Polybius From Plutarch
Life of Cato Legislation of Augustus From Dio's Roman History From The Institutes of Gaius From Opinions of Julius Paulus Roman Wives From Juvenal's Sixth Satire From Praise of Turia
Christianity And The Fall Of Rome The Origin Of Christianity
The Coming of Jesus From The Gospel According to Luke From The Gospel According to John Life and Teaching From The Gospel According to Matthew
From The Gospel According to Matthew From The Gospel According to Mark
Jesus and Women From The Gospel According to Luke From
The Gospel According to Mark From The Gospel According to John
The Early Church
Christian and Pagan From Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians From Minucius Felix
Octavius From Hippolytus
Apostolic Tradition From Clement of Alexandria The Nicene Creed Church and State From The Annals of Tacitus From Letters of Pliny From The "Edict of Milan" From Eusebius
Life of Constantine