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Unformatted text preview: Structure and Event Historical Contexts and Individuals What makes Western Civilization a Distinctive Culture? Geography? Politics? Economics? Social Life and Family Structure? Religion and Philosophy? Science and Technology? Art/Literature? Wars? The Emergence of Civilization in Egypt and Mesopotamia Influence of Rivers: Nile, Tigris and Euphrates Farming and Division of Labor (3500 BC500 BC) Governments in Egypt and Mesopotamia Writing and Legal Codes; The Authority of Kings Religions: Explanations for Nature and Life after Death Large Kingdoms and Empires Legacy of Three Broad Civilizing Processes: Governments, Religions, Empires...
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- Spring '09