Old World Civilizations: The Rise of Cities and States (The Illustrated History of Humankind, #3)
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Old World Civilizations: The Rise of Cities and States (The Illustrated History of Humankind #3)

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A vivid, extensively illustrated history of the civilizations of the Old World chronicles the development of human society in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Africa, Asia, China, and Greece and Rome.
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published July 1st 1994 by HarperOne (first published 1994)
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Kate
this is a book to get lost in. Beautifully written, photographed and illustrated, it gives background to the the usual western civ suspects: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome, but also devoted chapters to the ancient civilizations of Northern Europe, Africa, China, Southern Asia and Southeastern Asia. Nothing about the Americas, of course, those being "New World" civilizations--at least from the Eurocentric perspective of the book.
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