Western Heritage, Volume 1

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Prentice Hall, Aug 1, 1994 - Civilization, Western - 616 pages
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The book calls attention to the development of political freedom and constitutional government; the shifting relations among religion, society, and the state; the development of science and technology and their impact on thought and social institutions; and the major religious and intellectual currents that have shaped Western culture.

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Contents

The Birth of Civilization
7
Epilogue to the Law Code of Hammurabi
15
Rules Are Established for the Berlin Poor
17
Copyright

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Donald Kagan is one of America's most eminent historians. He is the Hillhouse Professor of History and Classics at Yale University and the author or coauthor of many books including "The Western Heritage,"" On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace," and a four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War.
Frederick W. Kagan is an assistant professor of military history at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the author of "The Military Reforms of Nicholas I,"

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