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At the dawn of civilization

E. A. Speiser

At the dawn of civilization

a background of Biblical history

by E. A. Speiser

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews,
  • History of contemporary events,
  • Bible,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Notes and bibliography: p. [351]-376.

    Statementeditor, E.A. Speiser. [General editor, B. Netanyahu. Tel-Aviv? Jewish History Publications; New Brunswick, N.J.].
    SeriesThe world history of the Jewish people. First series -- v. 1, World history of the Jewish people -- v. 1.
    ContributionsNetanyahu, B. (Benzion), 1910-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS108.9 .A8 1964b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25099870M
    LC Control Number66058316
    OCLC/WorldCa1511822

    A Central Asian Village at the Dawn of Civilization Book Description: This integration of earlier and new scholarship reconceptualizes the origins of civilization, challenging the received view that the ancient Near East spawned the spread of civilization outward from Mesopotamia to all other neighboring cultures.   History, The Definitive Visual Guide:From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day I received the book in best condition thanks to the carefully wrapped protection against shock and wetness. Needless to say that it is an extremely interesting book with graphics, texts and photos, you can learn from, alone, and besides that they are of /5().

    Quite apart from its failure to deal with these issues, At the Dawn of Civilization is unsatisfactory even within its own limited framework. Although the volume is expensive and lavishly produced, the text itself is not long. Within a comparatively brief space, it attempts to cover Near-Eastern prehistory, the rise of Egypt, and the evolution of the integrated civilization of Mesopotamia. A Central Asian Village at the Dawn of Civilization: Excavations at Anau, Turkmenistan View larger image. By: This integration of earlier and new scholarship reconceptualizes the origins of civilization, challenging the received view that the ancient Near East spawned the spread of civilization outward from Mesopotamia to all other.

      In Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization, Guillermo Algaze draws on the work of modern economic geographers to explore how the unique river-based ecology and geography of the Tigris-Euphrates alluvium affected the development of urban civilization in southern Mesopotamia/5(11).   Any reader should be weary of authors who want to write the history of the world in pages; but the "Way of the World" stands out as an elegant narrative that captures the progression of humankind since the dawn of civilizations to the by: 5.


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