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From Egypt to Babylon : the international age 1550-500 BC

Author: Paul Collins
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For those who believe that globalization is a purely modern phenomenon, this book holds a startling and absorbing lesson. From Egypt to Babylon immerses readers in a world of exotic empires and states as they waxed and waned and interacted in a period of extraordinary internationalism - all before the rise of the Persian Empire."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Collins
ISBN: 9780674030961 0674030966 0714119830 9780714119830
OCLC Number: 192134531
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: A fractured world: 1600-1550 BC --
The rise of the great powers: 1550-1500 BC --
The birth of empires: 1500-1400 BC --
Power and prestige: 1400-1300 BC --
Empires collide: 1300-1200 BC --
Collapse and transformation: 1200-1100 BC --
The threat of chaos: 1100-1000 BC --
Survival and revival: 1000-900 BC --
Expanding horizons: 900-800 BC --
Stability and change: 800-700 BC --
From Babylon to Egypt: 700-600 BC --
A world united: 600-500 BC.
Responsibility: Paul Collins.

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"For those who believe that globalization is a purely modern phenomenon, this book holds a startling and absorbing lesson. From Egypt to Babylon immerses readers in a world of exotic empires and states as they waxed and waned and interacted in a period of extraordinary internationalism - all before the rise of the Persian Empire."--Jacket.

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