Sources of World History: Readings for World Civilization, Volume 1
From constitutional documents, political theory, and philosophy to imaginative literature and social description, you'll find fascinating primary source material in SOURCES OF WORLD HISTORY VOLUME I. Each selection is included for its ability to raise a significant issue and includes works representative of major civilization complexes (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Islamic world, and Western civilization).
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The Book of Genesis ca 10th6th century b c e
The Epic ofGilgamesh ca 2000 b c e
The Book of the Dead ca 16th century B C E
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