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Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world

Author: Christopher Scarre; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: London ; New York : D. Kindersley, ©1993.
Series: A Dorling Kindersley book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Illustrated timecharts trace the unfolding of human history around the world from prehistory to the Renaissance.

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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Scarre; Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 1564583058 9781564583055 0751300594 9780751300598
OCLC Number: 29986640
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 36 cm
Contents: First life on earth --
Surviving the Ice Ages --
The first modern humans --
Crossing to America --
The ice thaws --
Farmers & hunter-gatherers --
From village to city --
The age of monuments --
Diverging cultures --
Expansion & consolidation --
Rise & fall of empires --
An age of expansion --
Imperial realms --
The struggle for power --
The rise of Islam --
Thriving economies --
Conquests & crusades --
Contact and diversity.
Series Title: A Dorling Kindersley book
Other Titles: Timelines of the ancient world
Responsibility: [editor-in-chief], Chris Scarre.


Charts the progress of civilization, highlighting changes in societies region by region, subject area by subject area. Words and pictures are organized on large format pages to show concurrent world  Read more...


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