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The dawn of civilization : the first world survey of human cultures in early times

Author: Grahame Clark; Stuart Piggott
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Deliberately planned as a co-operative inquiry into the human past. What, if anything, can be said in general about the achievements and failures of man before history, takes up the Tale? We can perceive the history of technology, making and doing as expressed in material objects.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grahame Clark; Stuart Piggott
OCLC Number: 233199
Description: 403 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 36 cm
Contents: Introduction: The man-made world / Stuart Piggott --
The first half-million years / Grahame Clark --
Roots in the soil / James Mellaart --
The birth of written history / M.E.L. Mallowan --
The rise of the god-kings / Cyril Aldred --
The first merchant venturers / William Culican --
Melting pot of peoples / Seton Lloyd --
The home of the heroes / M.S.F. Hood --
Ancient India / Mortimer Wheeler --
A cycle of Cathay / William Watson --
The sea-locked lands / Anthony Christie --
The royal hordes / E.D. Phillips --
Barbarian Europe / T.G.E. Powell --
The crimson-tipped flower / G.H.S. Bushnell --
Epilogue: the heritage of man.
Responsibility: texts by Grahame Clark [and others] ; edited by Stuart Piggott.

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Deliberately planned as a co-operative inquiry into the human past. What, if anything, can be said in general about the achievements and failures of man before history, takes up the Tale? We can perceive the history of technology, making and doing as expressed in material objects.

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