Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume 1 (The Story of Civilization series)(Library Edition)

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[Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.]

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[Our Oriental Heritage is Volume 1 -- of the eleven volume 'The Story of Civilization' Series]

The first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume I chronicles the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. In this masterful work, readers will encounter:
*Sumeria, birthplace of the first cities and written laws
*the Egyptians, who perfected monumental architecture, medicine, and mummification more than 3,500 years ago
*the Babylonians, who developed astronomy and physics, and planted the seeds of Western mythology
*the Judeans, who preserved their culture forever in the immortal books of the Old Testament
*the Persians, who ruled the largest empire in recorded history before Rome
*Indian philosophy, Chinese philosophers, and Japanese samurais

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WILL DURANT (1885-1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He spent over fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization. A champion of human-rights issues such as social reform and the brotherhood of man long before they were popular, he continues to educate and entertain readers worldwide through his writings.

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