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The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History

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For courses in Ancient History (Ancient Near East - Egypt/Mesopotamia), Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome. "The Ancient World "is a comprehensive, multi-perspective, and "integrated" chronicle of the history of the ancient world, from Sumer to the fall of Rome, that explores the "distinctive forms" society took--particularly the unusual (by the standards of college students tod ...more
Paperback, 373 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Prentice Hall (first published 1979)
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Grace
Apr 26, 2012 Grace rated it liked it
Pretty decent overview, but my Prof. did spend most of the lectures correcting the text. So I wouldn't weigh the information so heavily.
Andy Bird
Mar 16, 2014 Andy Bird marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Re reading old university textbooks before giving them away! Lets see if it sticks this time
Andrew
May 23, 2008 Andrew rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: history-world
Decent socio-cultural review from Mesopotamia through the Roman Empire.
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