The Story of Civilization: The life of Greece; being a history of Greek civilization from the beginnings, and of civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman conquest; with an introduction on the prehistoric culture of Crete

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Simon and Schuster, 1939 - Civilization - 754 pages
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"A history of Greek government, industry, manners, morals, religion, philosophy, science, literature and art from the earliest times to the Roman conquest"--Jacket subtitle.

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Although it does tend to ignore some areas of the world and understate others, what it does cover, it does beautifully and thoroughly. Some volumes more out of date than others (Ex: the Japanese ... Read full review

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Classic Durant. Exhaustively detailed, delightfully opinionated. Read it in pieces and if you're feeling a bit sleepy, don't even bother. Read full review


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