Great Civilizations, Volume 2

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Fog City Press, Jun 1, 2003 - History - 464 pages
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Table of contents includes: Mesopotamia and the first cities -- The civilization of Ancient Egypt -- Civilizations in Southern Asia -- Civilizations of Southeast Asia -- Dynasties in China -- Emerging Mediterranean civilizations -- The age of Ancient Greece -- The rise and fall of Rome -- The Iron Age in Europe -- The development of African states -- The emergence of civilization in Mesoamerica -- The Maya -- The rise of the Aztecs -- Civilizations in the Andes -- The Inka state -- Constructing Japan -- The occupation of the Pacific Islands -- Stone-built monuments of the South Pacific -- Prehistoric ways of life of native Americans -- The clash of cultures.

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Great book, if you want one that covers all of the best known ancient civilizations of the world. Has some in depth case studies for each civilization. It is well-written and informative, and is one which I constantly use.


The Nakamichi tomb cluster Mark J Hudson
a medieval town on the inland sea Akira Matsui
Prehistoric fishing in Oceania Foss Leach

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Leakey is renowned for his work in early human origins. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya.

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