Designed for the Introduction to Humanities curriculum, this first volume of The Humanistic Tradition guides students from the from Paleolithic through Greco-Roman culture and the arts of India and China. It is a brief, exciting text that can also serve as a colorful and informative supplement in courses on prehistory, classical history, or Greek and Roman literature.
Table of Contents
Part One: The First Civilizations
Introduction: Prehistory and the Birth of Civilization
1 Egypt: Gods, Rulers, and the Social Order
2 Mesopotamia: Gods, Rulers, and the Social Order
3 India and China: Gods, Rulers, and the Social Order