The textbooks below are currently used in the World Civilization I & II courses and are found at the Checkout Desk. 2 hr checkout.
A collage of four images -- (clockwise from top left) a sculpture of the head of Odysseus; Chinese calligraphy of The Great Learning in Confucianism; a painting of Krishna giving spiritual instructions (i.e. Bhagavad Gita) to Arjuna at Kurukshetra battlefield; and the Quran in Andalusi script -- representing selections of classics across different cultures, regions, and time. (Photo credits, also clockwise from top left: public domain; courtesy of Fu-Min Yang, Asaf Braverman, UltraLeft on Flickr.)
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