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Western Civilization: Pre-History

To assist in the study of Western Civilization and the period known as Pre-History.

Introduction to Topic Guide √ó The purpose of this Topic Guide is to assist with the study of Western Civilization and the period known as Pre-History (to 3200 BC).

Specific Call Numbers to browse:

CB

   History of Civilization

   CJ

   Numismatics

CC

   Archeology

   GN

   Anthropology

 

"The term “prehistoric” refers to the time before written history. In the West, writing was invented in ancient Mesopotamia just before 3000 B.C.E., so this period includes visual culture (paintings, sculpture, and architecture) made before that date."  

A Brief History of Western Culture, Prehistoric, Khan Academy

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