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Western Civilization as a whole

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Ancient Mediterranean Civilization

On the Etruscans
A brief dialog from the ANE list, October 1997, on the Etuscans and their language.
Roots of Latin
A bifurcated dialog on ANE list, October 1997, on the origins of the Latin language and the Latin alphabet.

Western Civilization as an ethos or ecumene

The Conquest of Civilization (selections)
By James Henry Breasted (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1926). Some brief selections reflective of the new historiography, the importance of race in world history, and the definition of Western Civilization.

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