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Our oriental heritage being a history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the death of Alexander, and in India, China and Japan from the beginning to our own day;

Author: Will Durant
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, ©1963.
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The Story of Civilization, Volume I: A history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the beginning; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. This is the first volume of the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning series.
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History
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Durant, Will, 1885-1981.
Our oriental heritage.
Simon & Schuster, ©1963
(OCoLC)1868111
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant
ISBN: 9781451646689 1451646682
OCLC Number: 609199302
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 1049 pages) illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
The Establishment of Civilization. I. The conditions of civilization II. The economic elements of civilization III. The political elements of civilization IV. The moral elements of civilization V. The mental elements of civilization, Chronological chart : types and cultures of prehistoric man VI. The prehistoric beginnings of civilization ; Book One : The Near East : chronological table of near Eastern history VII. Sumeria VIII. Egypt IX. Babylonia X. Assyria XI. A motley of nations XII. Judea XIII. Persia ; Book Two : India and Her Neighbors : Chronological table of Indian history XIV. The foundations of India XV. Buddha XVI. From Alexander to Aurangzeb XVII. The life of the people SVIII. The paradise of the gods XIX. The life of the mind XX. The literature of India XXI. Indian art XXII. A Christian epilogue ; Book Three : The Far East : China, Chronology of Chinese civilization XXIII. The age of the philosophers XXIV. The age of the poets XXV. The age of the artists XXVI. The people and the state XXVII. Revolution and renewal, Japan : chronology of Japanese civilization XXVIII. The makers of Japan XXIX. The political and moral foundations XXX. The mind and art of old Japan XXXI. The new Japan ; Envoi : our oriental heritage, Glossary of foreign terms, Bibliography of books referred to in the text, Notes, Pronouncing and biographical index
Responsibility: with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization, by Will Durant.
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The Story of Civilization, Volume I: A history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the beginning; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. This is the first volume of the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning series.

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