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Agricultural and pastoral societies in ancient and classical history

Author: Michael Adas
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2001.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces readers to the cross-cultural study of ancient and classical civilizations. By highlighting key historical transitions and recurring cultural patterns, this book provides an introduction  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Adas
ISBN: 1566398312 9781566398312 1566398320 9781566398329
OCLC Number: 492684244
Description: X-363 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: ContentsIntroduction Michael AdasPart I: General Themes 1. Shapes of World History in Twentieth-Century Scholarship Jerry H. Bentley 2. Agricultural Origins in Global Perspective John A. Mears 3. Nomads and Sedentary Societies in Eurasia Peter B. Golden 4. Women in Ancient Civilizations Sarah Shaver Hughes and Brady Hughes 5. The Silk Road: Overland Trade and Cultural Interactions in Eurasia Xinru LiuPart II: Cross-Cultural Themes in Key Global Regions 6. The Peoples and Civilizations of the Americas before Contact John E. Kicza 7. Sudanic Civilization Christopher Ehret 8. The Hellenistic Period in World History Stanley N. Shaffer 9. Southernization Lynda N. Shaffer 10. Finding Buddhists in Global History Jonathan S. Walters About the Contributors
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the past.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Adas for the American Historical Association.

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