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Heritage of Western civilization; select readings.

Author: John Louis Beatty; Oliver A Johnson
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collections
History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Louis Beatty; Oliver A Johnson
ISBN: 0133870847 9780133870848
OCLC Number: 127025
Description: 2 volumes illustrations, portraits 25 cm
Contents: v. 1: The ancient Near East: The code of Hammurabi --
Egyptian religious hymns --
The Old Testament --
Greece: Herodotus --
Sophocles --
Thucydides --
The last days of Socrates --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Plutarch --
Rome: Polybius --
Cicero --
Suetonius --
Lucretius --
Epictetus --
The New Testament --
Tacitus --
The Middle Ages: St. Augustine --
Gregory of Tours --
St. Benedict --
Einhard --
Manorialism --
Magna Carta --
St. Francis of Assisi --
Church and state --
St. Thomas Aquinas --
Medieval secular poetry --
Jean, Sire de Joinville --
Renaissance and Reformation: Pico Della Mirandola --
Niccolo Machiavelli --
Benvenuto Cellini --
Desiderius Erasmus --
Martin Luther --
John Calvin --
The counter Reformation --
v. 2: Early modern Europe --
Francis Bacon --
René Descartes --
Thomas Hobbes --
Bishop Bossuet --
Jean Baptiste Colbert --
Galileo Galilei --
Issac Newton --
John Locke --
Voltaire --
Adam Smith --
Jean Jacques Rousseau --
Thomas Paine --
General Cahiers --
Two revolutionary declarations --
The nineteenth century: Edmund Burke --
Romanticism --
Thomas Malthus --
Prince Klemens von Metternich --
The Sadler report --
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --
John Stuart Mill --
Prince Otto von Bismarck --
Charles Darwin --
Andrew Carnegie --
Theodore Roosevelt --
Sidney Webb --
The contemporary world: Sigmund Freud --
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin --
Bertrand Russell --
The Great Depression --
Fascism --
John Dewey --
International organizations --
Albert Camus --
Eldridge Cleaver --
Alfred North Whitehead.
Responsibility: Edited with introductions by John Louis Beatty [and] Oliver A. Johnson.

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