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Sources of World Civilization A Diversity of Traditions

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ISBN-10: 013182483X

ISBN-13: 9780131824836

Edition: 3rd 2004

Authors: Oliver A. Johnson, James Halverson

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For freshman/sophomore courses in World History, World Civilization or Western Civilization. This two volume reader spans the world and its history from the third millennium B.C. to the late 20th century. The illuminating anthology examines significant documents that will acquaint students with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped the world in which they live.
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Book details

List price: $65.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Early Civilizations
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Egyptian Society: Hymn to the Nile; Lansing Papyrus
The Code of Hammurabi: The Code of Hammurabi
Hebrew Scriptures: Genesis; Exodus; Isaiah; Lamentations
Rig Veda: Song of Creation
The Hindu Caste System: The Laws of Manu
Early China: Mandate of Heaven
The Classical World
Homer: The Iliad; The Odyssey
Plato: The Republic
Aristotle: The Politics
Polybius: Histories
Suetonius: The Lives of the Caesars
Juvenal: The Third Satire
The Christian Scriptures: The Gospel According to Matthew; The Acts of the Apostles; The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Confucius: Analects
Ssu Ma Chi'en: Records of the Grand Historian
Hinduism: Bhagavad Gita
Buddhism: The Foundation of the Kingdom of Righteousness; Dhammapada, Ashoka; Buddhism in China
The Post-Classical World
Augustine of Hippo: The Enchiridion
The Koran
The Perfect State
Futo No Yasumaro: The Kojiki or Records of Ancient Matters
Benedict of Nursia: Rule of St. Benedict
Einhard: The Life of Charlemagne
Cultural Conflict in the Post-Classical Mediterranean: Perspectives on the 1st Crusade
Magna Carta
Ancestral Rites
The Book of Ser Marco Polo
Summa Contra Gentiles
Southeast Asia: Thai Civilization
The Age of Encounters
Christopher Columbus: Journal and Letter
Bernal Diacute;az Del Castillo: The Conquest of New Spain
The Portuguese in Asia: The Conquest of Malacca
Japan Encounters in the West: The Expulsion of Foreigners
Palm Springs Cahuilla Creation Myth
The Life of Gustava Vassa
An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520
Institutes of the Christian Religion
The Catholic-Reformation: The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent