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Ancient worlds : a global history of antiquity

Author: Michael Scott
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As panoramic as it is learned, this is ancient history for our globalized world. "Tom Holland, author of Dynasty and Rubicon Twenty-five-hundred years ago, civilizations around the world entered a revolutionary new era that overturned old order and laid the foundation for our world today. In the face of massive social changes across three continents, radical new forms of government emerged; mighty wars were fought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Scott
ISBN: 0465094732 9780465094738 9781541697621 1541697626
OCLC Number: 964360068
Notes: Originally published: London : Hutchinson, 2016.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 411 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Politics in an Axial Age. Athenian democracy and the desire for people-power ; Rome, the Republic, and the perfection of government ; China, Confucius and the quest for the just ruler --
War and a world in change. A new generation arises ; Making connections ; Empires in East and West --
Religious change in a connected world. Religious innovation from inside and out ; Enforcing, mixing and moulding religion ; Religion and rule.
Responsibility: Michael Scott.

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As panoramic as it is learned, this is ancient history for our globalized world. "Tom Holland, author of Dynasty and Rubicon Twenty-five-hundred years ago, civilizations around the world entered a revolutionary new era that overturned old order and laid the foundation for our world today. In the face of massive social changes across three continents, radical new forms of government emerged; mighty wars were fought over trade, religion, and ideology; and new faiths were ruthlessly employed to unify vast empires. The histories of Rome and China, Greece and India--the stories of Constantine and Confucius, Qin Shi Huangdi and Hannibal--are here revealed to be interconnected incidents in the midst of a greater drama. In Ancient Worlds, historian Michael Scott presents a gripping narrative of this unique age in human civilization, showing how diverse societies responded to similar pressures and how they influenced one another: through conquest and conversion, through trade in people, goods, and ideas. An ambitious reinvention of our grandest histories, Ancient Worlds reveals new truths about our common human heritage.

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