Ancient Civilizations / Edition 2

Ancient Civilizations / Edition 2

by Chris Scarre, Brian M. Fagan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130484849

ISBN-13: 9780130484840

Pub. Date: 07/25/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ancient Civilizations offers a comparative analysis of the field, including both old world and new civilizations, and explores the connections between all civilizations around the earth.The volume provides a jargon-free introduction to ancient civilizations from the first civilizations, and the great powers in the Near East, to the first Aegean

Overview

Ancient Civilizations offers a comparative analysis of the field, including both old world and new civilizations, and explores the connections between all civilizations around the earth.The volume provides a jargon-free introduction to ancient civilizations from the first civilizations, and the great powers in the Near East, to the first Aegean civilizations, the Mediterranean world in the first millennium, Imperial Rome, northeast Africa, divine kings in southeast Asia, and empires in East Asia, as well as early states in the Americas and Andean civilization. For those interested in ancient civilizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130484840
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/25/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
555
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

I. BACKGROUND.

1. The Study of Civilization.
2. Theories of States.

II. THE FIRST CIVILIZATIONS.

3. Mesopotamia: The First Cities (3500-2000 B.C.).
4. Egyptian Civilization.
5. South Asia: Harappan and Later Civilizations.
6. The First Chinese Civilizations.

III. GREAT POWERS IN THE NEAR EAST.

7. Near Eastern Kingdoms (2000-1200 B.C.).
8. The Near East in the First Millennium B.C.

IV. THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD.

9. The First Aegean Civilizations.
10. The Mediterranean World in the First Millennium (1000-30 B.C.).
11. Imperial Rome.

V. NORTHEAST AFRICA AND ASIA.

12. Northeast Africa: Kush, Meroe, and Aksum.
13. Divine Kings in Southeast Asia.
14. Kingdoms and Empires in East Asia (770 B.C.-A.D. 700).

VI. EARLY STATES IN THE AMERICAS.

15. Lowland Mesoamerica.
16. Highland Mesoamerica.
17. The Foundations of Andean Civilization.
18. Andean States (200 B.C.-A.D. 1534).
19. Epilogue.
Index.
References.

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