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Egypt Greece And Rome Civilizations Of The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Charles Freeman
File Book : 736 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780191500251
Genre : History
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Description Ebook: Egypt, Greece and Rome is regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world. It is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period. The volume begins with the early civilizations of Sumer (modern Iraq) and continues through to the Islamic invasions and the birth of modern Europe after the collapse of the western Roman empire. The book ranges beyond political history to cover philosophy, art and literature. A wide range of maps, illustrations and photographs complements the text. The second edition incorporates new chapters on the ancient Mediterranean and the Ancient Near East, as well as extended coverage of Egypt.

Egypt Greece And Rome

Author By : Charles Freeman
File Book : 759 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780199651924
Genre : Art
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Description Ebook: Covering more than four thousand years of ancient history, from the early Egyptians to the dawn of Byzantium, an illustrated introduction to the Mediterranean's three major civilizations examines their links and traces their influence up to the present day. UP.

Civilization Of The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Michael Grant
File Book : 1980 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0684188651
Genre : Civilization, Ancient
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Description Ebook: A collection of essays that provide information about the ancient Mediterranean civilizations of Greece and Rome, covering the topics of economics, religion, and private and social life.

Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations

Author By : Ralph W. Mathisen
File Book : 535 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0199384452
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Description Ebook: Challenging the stereotypes and myths that typically characterize students' understanding of antiquity, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations: From Prehistory to 640 CE, Second Edition, focuses on continuity and connections, along with cultural diffusion and cultural diversity, to show how history is a cumulative process and that numerous similar themes recur in different times and places. The text also explores sensitive issues and debates including attitudes toward race, ethnicity, and tolerance; gender issues and roles; slavery; social mobility; religion; political evolution; the nature of government; and imperialism. FEATURES New! Chapter 9: "Civilization beyond the Near East, Greece, and Rome (2300-31 BCE)" New! "Digging Antiquity": Illustrated features that discuss specific archaeological sites, many of which can still be visited today New!: "Looking Back": Chapter summaries, followed by "Looking Ahead" sections that preview the following chapters "History Laboratory": Concise observations on how historians use different methodologies to interpret historical evidence and to debunk pseudoscience "Historical Controversy": Reflections that explore conflicting modern interpretations of ancient phenomena "A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words": Illustrations of distinctive material artifacts, accompanied by brief essays "Mysteries of History": Selections that address puzzling and intriguing aspects of the past "In Their Own Words": Extended quotations that exemplify each chapter's main themes Stunning Interior Design: More than 200 maps and illustrations, including an eight-page color portfolio An Image Bank containing more than 100 PowerPoint-based slides and approximately forty maps, available to adopters

Civilization Of The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Michael Grant
File Book : 1980 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015036089392
Genre : History
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Description Ebook: Essays covering the full range of topics on the people, customs, government, religion and arts of the ancient world.

Civilization Of The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Michael Grant
File Book : 1980 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0684188643
Genre : Civilization, Ancient
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Description Ebook: Essays covering the full range of topics on the people, customs, government, religion and arts of the ancient world.

The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Michael Grant
File Book : 374 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0297177621
Genre : History, Ancient
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Sources For Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations

Author By : Ralph W. Mathisen
File Book : 576 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0190280913
Genre : Mediterranean Region
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Description Ebook: "This sourcebook would serve as a companion volume to R.W. Mathisen, Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations: From Prehistory to 640 CE, 2nd edition ...; it will provide ancillary materials--121 primary sources, 15 maps, and 111 illustrations, all in 505 pages--that will expand upon the material in the textbook"--Provided by publisher.

Civilization Of The Ancient Mediterranean

Author By : Michael Grant
File Book : 1980 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0684188651
Genre : Civilization, Ancient
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Description Ebook: A collection of essays that provide information about the ancient Mediterranean civilizations of Greece and Rome, covering the topics of economics, religion, and private and social life.

The Mediterranean In The Ancient World

Author By : Fernand Braudel
File Book : 432 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780141937229
Genre : History
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Description Ebook: This general reader's history of the ancient mediterranean combines a thorough grasp of the scholarship of the day with an great historian's gift for imaginative reconstruction and inspired analogy. Extensive notes allow the reader to appreciate thestate of scholarship at the time of writing, the scale and breadth of Braudel's learning and the points where orthodoxy has changed, sometimes vindicating Braudel, sometimes proving him wrong. Above all the book offers us the chance to situate Braudel's mediterranean, born of a lifetime's love and knowledge, more clearly in the climates of the sea's history.