For courses in World History, World Civilization or Western Civilization at the freshman/sophomore undergraduate level. A two-volume series that spans from the third millennium B.C. to the late 20th century, this illuminating anthology examines significant documents that will acquaint students with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped the world in which they live.
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Part of a two-volume series that spans from the third millennium to the late 20th century, this anthology (ending in 1500 AD) examines significant documents that will acquaint readers with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped our world today. Presents a broad selection of documents which represent people's attitudes toward history, literature, science, philosophy, religion, politics, economics, law, biography, and mythology, and which are either of major significance to that particular civilization during their period of history, or give substantial insights into the nature of the society from which they sprang. Provides a general introduction for each major period and for each selection. Now includes The Little Flowers by St. Francis of Assisi; St. Benedict; Homer's Odyssey and Iliad; and Epictetus' The Encheiridion. For those interested in world history, world civilization, or Western history.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130205494