"The Times Ancient Civilizations" is a treatment of the societies which from which we inherit the basis of our own way of life. The book's coverage is global: Egyptians; Hittites; Assyrians; Romans; the Shang; the T'ang; the Chou; Olmecs; Toltecs; Aztecs; Incas; and the cultures of Africa and the Americas. All are examined in this reassessment of the ancient world, written by a team of leading young historians. With 60 maps and 200 pictures, the book attempts to bring to life the grandeur of Rome, the splendour of ancient Persia and the mysteries of the Mayans. For anyone with an interest in the history, society, politics, warfare and culture of the ancient world, "The Times Ancient Civilizations" should be valuable reading. It covers the whole span of the ancient world, from the first stirrings of organized society in the Middle East through to the collapse of the Aztec and Inca cultures in America.
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Hugh Bowden is a Lecturer in the Classics Department at King’s College London
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Book Description TIMES BOOKS, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007108591