The Civilizations of Asia and the Middle East: Before the European Challenge

The Civilizations of Asia and the Middle East: Before the European Challenge

by Jaroslav Krejci, Anna Krejcova

Paperback(1st ed. 1990)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349111497
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements - Notes on Spelling - Introduction - The Rise of the Levant: The Cuneiscript and Pharaonic Civilisations - The Contrasts of Syria: Peoples of the Script and People of the Book - The Great Iranian Ventures: The Peripeties of Ahura Mazdah - The Ways of Islam: Integration and Disintegration - From Indus to Mekong: Between Brahma and Buddha - The Chinese Path: The Paradigm of Continuity - The Rhythm of the Far East: Reception and Adaptation - Bibliography - Index

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