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Each title in the "Eyewitness" series is an informative, visual account of the wonders of the world around us. Illustrated with colour photographs of objects from the natural world, from specialist museums and from rare private collections, the series offers a fresh approach to the mysteries of nature, history, science, arts, crafts and pastimes. This collection of specially commissioned photographs looks at the story of the Holy Land. The book examines how different cultures have influenced and transformed the area.
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Full-color photos. "This is an excellent resource on the civilizations that existed in the Fertile Crescent ten millennia before the Christian era. In contrast to most presentations, which leave one with a sense of cultures in isolation, this book shows that whole kaleidoscope."--(starred) Science Books and Films. The history and geography of the Middle East are explored, and the culture and accomplishments of the ancient Hebrews, Babylonians, Persians, and other civilizations that flourished there are discussed.Review:
...a mini museum between the covers of a book. [Eyewitness series] -- The New York Times
These books' striking visual impact will draw in even the most casual readers. [Eyewitness series] -- School Library Journal
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Book Description DK Children, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110789457717