Ancient Transportation: From Camels to Canals

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Twenty-First Century Books, 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
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Ancient Technology provides a fascinating look at a particular area of technology as it developed in ancient times, from the first humans to the fall of the Western Roman Empire in A.D. 476. Each chapter covers a different ancient civilization, beginning with Stone Age cultures and progressing chronologically through others, such as the ancient Middle East, Egypt, China, Mesoamerica, Greece, Rome, and India. Every book includes a world map and timeline to show the location and timespan of each culture. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Science Technology and Society; and Global Connections as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Stone
13
Chapter 3 Ancient Egypt
41
Chapter 4 Ancient India and China
51
Chapter 5 Ancient Mesoamerica
65
Chapter 6 Ancient Greece
71
Chapter 7 Ancient Rome
85
Glossary
92
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Woods is a painter whose work has been exhibited widely in his native England.

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