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PART I. THE EARLIEST EUROPEANS
I. EARLY MANKIND IN EUROPE
§ 1.  Earliest Man's Ignorance and Progress
§ 2.  The Early Stone Age
§ 3.  The Middle Stone Age
§ 4.  The Late Stone Age
 

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PART II. THE ORIENT
 
II. THE STORY OF EGYPT: THE EARLIEST  NILE-DWELLERS AND THE PYRAMID AGE 
§ 5. Egypt and its Earliest Inhabitants
§ 6. The Pyramid Age (about 3000 to 2500 B.C.)
§ 7. Art and Architecture in the Pyramid Age 
 
 

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III. THE STORY OF EGYPT: THE FEUDAL AGE AND THE EMPIRE
§ 8. The Nile Voyage and the Feudal Age
§ 9. The Founding of the Empire
§ 10. The Higher Life of the Empire
§ 11. The Decline and Fall of the Egyptian Empire
§ 12. The Decipherment of Egyptian Writing by Champollion
 

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IV. WESTERN ASIA: BABYLONIA
§ 13. The Lands and Races of Western Asia
§ 14. Rise of Sumerian Civilization and Early Struggle of Sumerian and Semite
§ 15. The First Semitic Triumph: the Age of Sargon
§ 16. Union of Sumerians and Semites: the Kings of Sumer and Akkad
§ 17. The Second Semitic Triumph: the Age of Hammurapi and After
 
 
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V. THE ASSYRIANS AND CHALDEANS
§ 18. Early Assyria and her Rivals
§ 19. The Assyrian Empire (about 750 to 6o6 B.C.)
§ 20. The Chaldean Empire: the Last Semitic Empire
 

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