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Aspects of Western Civilizationis a two-volume compilation of primary sources in Western Civilization from the earliest civilizations in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the contemporary world. The text is thematically based, problem-oriented, and designed to involve students with important historical questions and controversies. This text is designed to provide readers with a structured selection of primary sources for analysis which will help them consider fundamental historical questions and concerns that arise from the study of World Civilization.
Table of Contents
|The Foundations of Civilization|
|Civilization in the Ancient Near East: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Israel|
|The Reign of Sargon|
|The Code of Hammurabi|
|The Epic of Gilgamesh|
|The Authority of the Pharaohs|
|Building the Pyramids, Herodotus Mummification, Herodotus Ramses the Great|
|The Architectural Foundation|
|The Great Pyramids|
|Egyptian Religion and Values|
|Instructions of Kagemni The Pyramid Texts|
|The Book of the Dead: Negative Confession|
|Against the Grain The Amarna Revolution|
|ldquo;You Are a Lifespan in Yourselfrdquo;, Akhenaten|
|Wall Carving:Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and the Princesses Hebrew Civilization|
|Origins, Oppression, and the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt|
|The Creation of the World Paradise and the Fall from Grace|
|The Hebrew Bondage The Burning Bush The Mission of Moses The Departure of the Israelites|
|Covenant and Commandments|
|The Ten Commandments The Covenant Code|
|Wisdom and Psalms|
|Job: ldquo;Clothed In Fearful Splendorrdquo; Psalm 104: ldquo;All Creatures Depend On Yourdquo;|
|The Reflection in the Mirror|
|The New Covenant of Jeremiah|
|ldquo;Deep Within Them I Shall Plant My Law&rdquo|
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