Survey 1: handprints and handwriting

Man’s evolution from cave paintings, to hieroglyphs and alphabets.

Useful Resources:

141 Library Guide

The Metropolitan Museum’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

The British Museum’s History of the World in 100 Objects

100 Objects—British Museum podcast

Megg’s History of Graphic Design digital version
(hard copies also in classroom)

Big History Project

ThoughtCo. History & Culture

ThoughtCo. Visual Arts

ThoughtCo. Archaeology

Codex99 on Sumerian Cuneiform

More about Harrapan civilisation

The oldest cave paintings article

More about languages

General IDEA Library Guide

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games iconography

7 books on infographics in the IDEA library in AR206.
Also check out this book in the library: DEfilippo, Valentina, and James Ball. 
The Infographic History of the World. Firefly Books, 2016.

Homework for next week

Watch Ted Talk: Saki Mafundikwa on the History of the Written Word

Use this guide to make sure you’re sitting comfortably

Blog reviews next week:

Megan reviewing Terence, Terence reviewing David, David reviewing Mya


2 books available in the CapU library for avid readers recommended by John Pachkowsky (grad22)

George, Andrew. The Epic of Gilgamesh : The Babylonian Epic Poem and Other Texts in Akkadian and Sumerian. Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin Books, 1999
Diamond, Jared M. Guns, Germs, and Steel : The Fates of Human Societies. New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2000