Sources of World Civilization: To 1500

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Oliver A. Johnson
Prentice-Hall, Dec 7, 1993 - History - 432 pages
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"Covering the history of world civilization from the third millennium B.C. to [1500], this anthology introduces readers to the documents that have formed and shaped civilization. [It] offers a variety of selections drawn from history, literature, science, philosophy, religion, politics, economics, law, biography, and mythology. Introductions to each major part and to each selection summarize world events for each epoch, giving information about the selections themselves as well as their authors."--

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Contents

ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
1
THE OLD TESTAMENT
31
RIG VEDA
49
Copyright

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The late Dr. Oliver A. Johnson studied at Oxford University in England, and received his doctorate in philosophy from Yale University. He was one of the founding faculty members of University of California at Riverside, and was chairman of the philosophy department. He served as the Academic Senate Chairman and secretary-treasurer of the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division. He is known for his writings on ethics and the foundations of knowledge.

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