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Title Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world / [editor-in-chief], Chris Scarre.
Pub Info [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Institution ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1993.
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book jacket
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 West Tisbury-Adult  HISTORY Ancient SMI     AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Descript 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 37 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 256) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- How the book works -- Part one. First life on earth (4,600- 1 million years ago). Introduction ; Timecharts ; Feature: Olduvai Gorge -- Surviving the Ice ages (1 million -- 100,000 years ago). Introduction ; Timecharts ; Feature: the Ice age cycle -- The first modern humans (100,000-35,000 years ago). Introduction ; Timecharts ; Feature: the Neanderthals -- Crossing to America (33,000-13,000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: decorated caves -- The ice thaws (13,000-8000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the big-game hunters -- Farmers & hunter-gatherers (8000-5000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: origins of food production -- Part two. From village to city (5000-3000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the Uruk civilization -- An age of monuments (3000-2000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the pyramids at Giza -- Diverging cultures (2000-1600 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: Alpine lake villages -- Expansion & consolidation (1600-1000 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the Shang state in China -- Rise & fall of empires (1000-500 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the Olmec of Mexico -- Part three. An age of expansion (500-200 BC). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: the art of Classical Greece -- Imperial realms (200 BC-AD 200). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: urban life in Ephesus -- The struggle for power (AD 200-600). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: colonization of the Pacific -- The rise of Islam (AD 600-800). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: temple-pyramids -- Part 4. Thriving economies. Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: Pueblo villages -- Conquests & crusades (AD 1000-1250). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: East African trade -- Contact & diversity (AD 1250-1500). Introduction and maps ; Timecharts ; Feature: Inca roads -- Maps -- Index -- Bibliography & acknowledgments.
Summary Tracks the advance of history from human origins to the Renaissance in all parts of the world simultaneously, through specially designed time charts featuring full-color photographs of fascinating artifacts from a diversity of cultures.
Subject History, Ancient -- Chronology.
History, Ancient -- Pictorial works.
Middle Ages -- Chronology.
Middle Ages -- Pictorial works.
Genre Chronologies.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Scarre, Christopher, editor.
Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN 1564583058
9781564583055
Gov Doc # SI 1.2/2:T 48/2
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