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Civilizations : ten thousand years of ancient history

Author: Jane McIntosh; Clint Twist
Publisher: London : BBC Worldwide, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the first 10,000 years of human existence, from the time of the first farming settlements to the overthrow of the American civilizations of the Incas and Aztecs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McIntosh, Jane.
Civilizations.
London : BBC Worldwide, 2001
(OCoLC)606558651
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane McIntosh; Clint Twist
ISBN: 0563551917 9780563551911 0563488891 9780563488897
OCLC Number: 45766274
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Prehistory (Taking over the world ; First agricultural revolution) --
Cities & states (Prelude to civilization ; The lands between the rivers --
The Indus & its neighbours --
The Middle Realm --
The gift of the Nile --
Zone of conflict) --
Classical civilizations (A widening world ; The Athenian role-model ; The land of the Buddha ; The great Han ; Mediterranean conflicts ; The might of Rome) --
Empires of the New World (The continent awakes ; Builders of mounds & pyramids ; A vertical realm ; Flowery wars & conquerors) Prehistory (Taking over the world ; First agricultural revolution) --
Cities and states (Prelude to civilzation ; The lands between the rivers ; The Indus and it neighbours ; The middle realm ; The gift of the Nile ; Zone of conflict) --
Classical civilizations (A widening world ; The Athenian role-model ; The land of the Buddha ; The great Han ; Mediterranean conflicts ; The might of Rome) --
Empires of the New World (The continent awakes ; Builders of mounds and pyramids ; A vertical realm ; Flowery wars and conquerors).
Responsibility: Jane McIntosh and Clint Twist.

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A study bringing alive ideas, events and people of earlier cultures whose achievements have laid the foundations of our present-day world. The reader is taken forward from the earliest human  Read more...

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