Ancient Civilizations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 560

Ancient Civilizations

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-03-10
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both historical and ethnohistorical records. This book covers the earliest civilizations and the great powers in the Near East, moving on to the first Aegean civilizations, the Mediterranean world in the first millennium, Imperial Rome, northeast Africa, the divine kings in southeast Asia, and empires in East Asia, as well as early states in the Americas and Andean civilization. Ancient Civilizations include...

Ancient Greek Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Ancient Greek Civilization

The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by Greek interaction with other cultures Now includes additional illustrations and maps, updated notes and references throughout, and an expanded discussion of the Hellenistic period Weaves the latest scholarship and archeological excavations into the narrative at an appropriate level for undergraduates

The Cambridge History of Ancient China
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1148

The Cambridge History of Ancient China

A survey of the cultural history of pre-Imperial China. Historians and archaeologists cover the Shang, Western Zhou, Spring and Autumn, Warring States, Neolithic background, language, intellectual history, relations with central Asia, and the debts of the Qin and Han empires to these periods. There are chapters on institutional history, based on both traditional and palaeographic literature, and on material culture.

Ancient Egypt
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 437

Ancient Egypt

"Ancient written documents often provide the essential information and these are used where necessary. However, the book highlights the contribution that archaeology makes, seeking an integration of sources. It uses numerous case studies, illustrating them with artwork expressly prepared for the book from specialist sources." "This revised edition adds new chapters on who, in ethnic terms, the ancient Egyptians were, and on the final ten centuries of ancient Egyptian civilization. Barry Kemp's book is an indispensable text for all students of ancient Egypt and for the general reader."--BOOK JACKET.

Ancient Egyptian Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Retells myths of the ancient Egyptians and describes aspects of Egyptian society, including history, religion, burial customs, the pharaoh, the scribe, daily life, food, trade and expansion, and the important role of animals.

Ancient Greek Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Ancient Greek Civilization

Retells myths of the ancient Greeks and describes aspects of Greek civilization, including religion, government, daily life, clothes and jewelry, entertainment, warfare, knowledge and invention, agriculture, and trade.

Ancient Roman Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 48

Ancient Roman Civilization

Retells myths of the ancient Romans and describes aspects of Roman culture and society, including religion, government, daily life, food and entertainment, trade and transport, and the army.

History of Ancient Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 373

History of Ancient Civilization

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1906
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Cooking in Ancient Civilizations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Cooking in Ancient Civilizations

Examines cooking as an integral part of Acient civilizations.

Gods, Sages and Kings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 396

Gods, Sages and Kings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000-11-01
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  • Publisher: Lotus Press

"Gods, Sages and Kings presents a remarkable accumulation of evidence pointing to the existence of a common spiritual culture in the ancient world from which present civilization may be more of a decline than an advance. The book is based upon new interpretation of the ancient Vedic teachings of India, and brings out many new insights from this unique source often neglected and misinterpreted in the West. In addition, it dicussses recent archaeological discoveries in India whose implications are now only beginning to emerge."--Publisher.