DGP Chapter 2: Writing and Power

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Topic
Resources
Reading
The Problem: The Origin of Writing

DGP 20-23
Background: The Civilizations we study

DGP 23-26
The Method: Using Cosmologies

DGP 27-28
Babylonians--Atra-Hasis

DGP 29-30
Ancient India--Rig Veda
*See above "evidence" ppt
DGP 30-32 + Handout from class (ask me
if you need another copy)
Judaism--Genesis
*See above "evidence" ppt
*Video we watched: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HPsT-kUtvo
That's the link for Part 1, and you can find the other parts
from there
DGP 32-34
Ancient China--Yi Jing
*See above "evidence" ppt
DGP 35-37
Maya--Popul Vuh
*See above "evidence" ppt
DGP 37-38
Ancient Japan--Kojiki
*See above "evidence" ppt
DGP 39-40