First Civilizations


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Author  Erica C. D. Hunter
Publisher  Facts on File
Publication Date   June 1, 2003
ISBN  0816051496
Pages  96

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The first of two sections in the atlas, The Land and the People, traces the development of hunter gatherer societies through village life to urban life. Dealing with subjects such as animals in daily life, writing, and religion and ritual, students obtain an accurate and detailed survey of the past. The second section, Kingdoms and Empires, charts the rise and fall of the great kingdoms and empires of the Near East. Organized by period, topics include the late Assyrian Empire, the Babylonian Revival, and the Persian Empire.

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