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A History of Western Society, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment From Antiquity to the Enlightenmentby McKay, John P.; Hill, Bennett D.; Buckler, John; Crowston, Clare Haru; Wiesner-Hanks, Merry E.; Perry, Joe
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Table of Contents
|Origins ca. 400,000-1100 B.C.E|
|Understanding Western History|
|Describing the West|
|What Is Western Civilization, and Why?|
|From Caves to Towns|
|Environment and Mesopotamian Development|
|The Invention of Writing and the First Schools|
|Mesopotamian Thought and Religion|
|Sumerian Social and Gender Divisions|
|The Spread of Mesopotamian Culture|
|The Triumph of Babylon|
|Life Under Hammurabi|
|Egypt, the Land of the Pharaohs, 3100-1200 B.C.E|
|The God-King of Egypt|
|The Life of the Pharaoh's People|
|The Hyksos in Egypt|
|The New Kingdom: Revival and Empire|
|The Hittites and the End of an Era, ca. 1640-1100 B.C.E|
|The Rise of the Hittites|
|The Fall of Empires and the Survival of Cultures|
|Looking Back, Looking Ahead|
|Living in the Past: The Iceman|
|Listening to the Past: Gilgamesh's Quest for Immortality|
|Individuals in Society: Nefertiti, the ‚«£Great Wife|
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