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General Social Studies Downloads and Information for the Year Textbook: History Alive The Ancient World by Teachers' Curriculum Institute. My ultimate goal was to learn more about the factors that constrain human behavior by examining the similarities and differences in the ways in which a significant number of civilizations that had evolved independently, or almost independently, in different parts of the world had been structured and how each of them had functioned.

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