History and Civilization
by Mark Damen
Publisher: Utah State University 2012
The purpose of this course is to survey the development of various Western (European) civilizations from antiquity through the late Middle Ages (3000 BCE - 1500 CE). Our main goal is to advance your skills in articulating issues centering around historical events and figures, matters which relate to all times and peoples.
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by Paul Lacroix - D. Appleton
Elements of feudalism; Private life; Food and cookery; Hunting; Games and pastimes; Commerce; Guilds and trade corporations; Finance; Law and the administration; Secret tribunals; Refinements of penal cruelty; Tortures; Gypsies, tramps, beggars.
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The book gives a good overview of the history of social and political life in the Russia from the earliest times to about the turn of the 20th century. The author's style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events.