Humanities II

For the 2022-23 academic year, our studies will focus on Antiquity. The required books will be posted early this summer. 

For the 2021-22 academic year, our history and literature studies are focused on American Culture:


King’s Meadow Humanities: American Culture

Cottage Press: 


The Book of Centuries, American Culture Primary Source Reader*, Poems of America, and American Short Stories will be purchased from Cottage Press in a group order. 
* If you own the American Culture Primary Source Reader published on 23 August 2017, you do not need to purchase this newer edition.


    A History of the American People, Paul Johnson 
    Sketches from Church History, S.M. Houghton & Iain Murray
    United States History Atlas


                      King Lear   

    The Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan (Oxford World’s Classics)
    Paradise Lost, John Milton
    Moby Dick, Herman Melville
    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
    The Oxford Book of American Verse - if you already own an older version of this, you do not need to purchase this one.
    The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne
    King Lear, William Shakespeare
    As You Like It William Shakespeare

Supplementary Books

    The Roots of American Order, Russell Kirk

Books and
by Level

Humanities II

Humanities I