Western Civilization I


Western Civilization I


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Download Preface: About the Course (399 KB)

Download Lesson 1: Prehistory (5.6 MB)

Download Lesson 2: Mesopotamia (3.2 MB)

Download Lesson 3: Egypt (5.6 MB)

Download Lesson 4: Hebrews (4.4 MB)

Download Lesson 5: India (3.8 MB)

Download Lesson 6: China (8.7 MB)

Download Lesson 7: Greece (15.3 MB)

Download Lesson 8: Rome (5.9 MB)

Download Lesson 9: Islam and Africa (5.7 MB)

Download Lesson 10: Middle Ages (11.4 MB)

Download Lesson 11: Renaissance (11.8 MB)

Download Lesson 12: Reformation (15.3 MB)

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This hybrid textbook and open course is a comprehensive set of teaching materials for Western Civilization I (until 1648), created through a Round Six ALG Textbook Transformation Grant.

Files are compressed into .zip folder format by lesson here. You can also view the original open course through LibGuides at East Georgia State College:

HIST 1111: Western Civilization I

Topics covered include prehistory and ancient history by region, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Reformation.

Course Title

Western Civilization I

Course Number

HIST 1111

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Publication Date

Spring 2018


University System of Georgia


Western Civilization, world history



Western Civilization I