Pentateuch Genesis 3:1 – 21 

Hammurabi’s Code 

Epic of Gilgamesh 

Rig Veda 

Baghavad Gita


Ashoka's Pillar Edicts

Han Fei, On Legalism

The Analects

Acts of the Apostles 15: 1 – 10 ; 22: 1 – 48 

Hymn to Pharaoh 

Cicero, Treatise on Commonwealth/Treatise on Laws 

The Disposition of Error

 Eusebius, The Life of Constantine  

 Epic of Sundiata

Abu Ubaydallah Al-Bakri, The Book of Routes and Realms

Mahmud Kati: The Chronicle of the Seeker

ibn Battuta, The Travels


Marjorie Shostak, Nisa: Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

Secondary Source Readings
Marshall Sahlins, Stone Age Economics
James Scott, The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Rebellion and Subsistence in South East Asia

Lee, Richard Borshay.  "Eating Christmas in the Kalahari" from Natural History (Dec. 1969): 14 - 22; 60 - 64.

Agnes Estioko-Griffin and P. Bion Griffin, " Woman the Hunter: The Agta" in Frances Dalhberg, ed.  (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981) pp. 121 - 140.

Eaton, S. Boyd and Melvin Konner.  Paleolithic Nutrition -- A Consideration of its Nature and Current Implications.  https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM198501313120505 Accessed October 10, 2018.

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