9780312640590

A History of Western Society, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment From Antiquity to the Enlightenment

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312640590

  • ISBN10:

    0312640595

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/13/2010
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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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
Paleolithic Life
Neolithic Life
Mesopotamian Civilization
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
Chapter Review
Living in the Past: The Iceman
Listening to the Past: Gilgamesh's Quest for Immortality
Individuals in Society: Nefertiti, the ‚«£Great Wife
Work
Spain
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