Ancient Civilizations / Edition 3

Ancient Civilizations / Edition 3

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0131928783
ISBN-13:
9780131928787
Pub. Date:
08/28/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Ancient Civilizations / Edition 3

Drawing on many avenues of inquiry: archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and on both historical and ethnohistorical records; Ancient Civilizations, 3/e provides a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and a brief summary of the way in which they were discovered.

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ISBN-13: 9780131928787
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: MySearchLab Series for Anthropology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Background.
Chapter 1: The Study of Civilization
Chapter 2: Theories of States
Part II: The First Civilizations
Chapter 3: Mesopotamia: The First Cities (3500-2000 B.C.)
Chapter 4: Egyptian Civilization
Chapter 5: South Asia: Harappan and Later Civilizations
Chapter 6: The First Chinese Civilizations
Part III: Great Powers in the Near East
Chapter 7: Near Eastern Kingdoms (2000-1200 B.C.)
Chapter 8: The Near East in the First Millennium B.C.
Part IV: The Mediterranean World:
Chapter 9: The First Aegean Civilizations
Chapter 10: The Mediterranean World in the First Millennium (1000-30 B.C.)
Chapter 11: Imperial Rome
Part V: Northeast Africa and Asia
Chapter 12: Northeast Africa: Kush, Meroe, and Aksum:
Chapter 13: Divine Kings in Southeast Asia
Chapter 14: Kingdoms and Empires in East Asia (770 B.C.-A.D. 700)
Part VI: Early States in the Americas
Chapter 15: Lowland Mesoamerica
Chapter 16: Highland Mesoamerica
Chapter 17: The Foundations of Andean Civilization
Chapter 18: Andean States (200 B.C.-A.D. 1534)
Chapter 19: Epilogue

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