Synopses & Reviews
'Richly illustrated with atmospheric maps and detailed reconstructions of everyday life, this marvellous resource explores the geography, culture, and history of the ancient world. Offering a global view, the book ranges from the first villages in China and the Fertile Crescent to the early civilizations of Oceania and Africa. A comparative chronology helps readers contrast and compare each civilization. Includes a glossary and a map of the major archaeological sites.'