Humanistic Tradition Vol. 1, Bk. 1 : The First Civilizations and the Classical Legacy

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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

Part Two: The Classical Legacy

4 Greece: Humanism and the Speculative Leap

5 The Classical Style

6 Rome: The Rise to Empire

7 China: The Rise to Empire

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