Ancient Civilizations of Africa

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Author: Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780435948054

Category: Africa

Page: 804

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Deals with the period beginning at the close of the Neolithic era, from around the eighth millennium before our era. This period of some 9,000 years of history has been sub-divided into four major geographical zones, following the pattern of African historical research. Chapters 1 to 12 cover the corridor of the Nile, Egypt and Nubia. Chapters 13 to 16 relate to the Ethiopian highlands. Chapters 17 to 20 describe the part of Africa later called the Magrhib and its Saharan hinterland. Chapters 21 to 29, the rest of Africa as well as some of the islands of the Indian Ocean.--Publisher's description.

Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Dr. Brian Fagan,Chris Scarre

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317350332

Category: Social Science

Page: 575

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Drawing on many avenues of inquiry: archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and on both historical and ethnohistorical records; Ancient Civilizations, 3/e provides a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and a brief summary of the way in which they were discovered.

Cooking in Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Cathy K. Kaufman

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313332043

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Examines cooking as an integral part of Acient civilizations.

Ancient Civilizations of Africa

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Author: G. Mokhtar

Publisher: UNESCO

ISBN: 923101708X

Category: Africa

Page: 804

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Deals with the period beginning at the close of the Neolithic era, from around the eighth millennium before our era. This period of some 9,000 years of history has been sub-divided into four major geographical zones, following the pattern of African historical research. Chapters 1 to 12 cover the corridor of the Nile, Egypt and Nubia. Chapters 13 to 16 relate to the Ethiopian highlands. Chapters 17 to 20 describe the part of Africa later called the Magrhib and its Saharan hinterland. Chapters 21 to 29, the rest of Africa as well as some of the islands of the Indian Ocean.--Publisher's description

Ancient Civilizations - Mespotamia

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Author: Jane Pofahl

Publisher: Instructional Fair

ISBN: 9780513021884

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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The Time Traveler Series will aid you as you teach the colorful history of ancient civilizations to grades 3-6 and explore such topics as development of language, early government, culture and art forms, scientific discoveries, and the historic personalities who helped shape our own present-day culture.

Technology and Science in Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Richard G. Olson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313065233

Category: History

Page: 262

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Why did the Greeks excel in geometry, but lag begin the Mesopotamians in arithmetic? How were the great pyramids of Egypt and the Han tombs in China constructed? What did the complex system of canals and dykes in the Tigris and Euphrates river valley have to do with the deforestation of Lebanon's famed cedar forests? This work presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which the ancients learned about and preserved their knowledge of the natural world, and the ways in which they developed technologies that enabled them to adapt to and shape their surroundings. Covering the major ancient civilizations - those of Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece, the Indus Valley, and Meso-America - Olson explores how language and numbering systems influenced the social structure, how seemingly beneficial construction projects affected a civilization's rise or decline, how religion and magic shaped both medicine and agriculture, and how trade and the resulting cultural interactions transformed the making of both everyday household items and items intended as art. Along the way, Olson delves into how scientific knowledge and its technological applications changed the daily lives of the ancients.

The Ancient Civilizations of Greece and Rome

Solving Algebraic Equations

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Author: Kerri O'Donnell

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404251236

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Discusses algebraic equations using practical examples from the study of the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome.

India Sb-Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Nelson,Steck-Vaughn Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780739841518

Category: Education

Page: 48

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Learn about the daily life and culture of the people who lived long ago in India.

California Reflections, Vocabulary Power, Grade 6

Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Hsp,Harcourt School Publishers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin School

ISBN: 9780153444487

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 132

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Part of the History-social science series created to follow the California standards and framework, providing stories of important people, places, geography, and events.

Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Dr. Brian Fagan,Chris Scarre

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317296079

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

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Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both historical and ethnohistorical records. This book covers the earliest civilizations and the great powers in the Near East, moving on to the first Aegean civilizations, the Mediterranean world in the first millennium, Imperial Rome, northeast Africa, the divine kings in southeast Asia, and empires in East Asia, as well as early states in the Americas and Andean civilization. Ancient Civilizations includes a number of features to support student learning: a wealth of images, including several new illustrations; feature boxes which expand on key sites, finds and written sources; and an extensive guide to further reading. With new perceptions of the origin and collapse of states, including a review of the issue of sustainability, this fourth edition has been extensively updated in the light of spectacular new discoveries and the latest theoretical advances. Examining the world’s pre-industrial civilizations from a multidisciplinary perspective and offering a comparative analysis of the field which explores the connections between all civilizations around the world, Scarre and Fagan, both established authorities on world prehistory, provide a valuable introduction to pre-industrial civilizations in all their brilliant diversity.

Exploring Ancient Civilizations: Index

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Author: Richard Balkwill

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761474562

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 11

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Offers 249 articles on ancient civilizations, covering such topics as legendary figures and deities, places, philosophy, religion, mythology, and writings, art, education, and technology.

Ancient Civilizations Brain Teasers

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Author: Michelle Breyer,Teacher Created Materials, Inc

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 1576902153

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Exercises cover Mesopotamia and the Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, India, and China.

Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Time-Life Books

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783513522

Category: History

Page: 128

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Describes the people, culture, antiquities, and influences of ancient civilizations, starting with early humans and moving chronologically through Sumer, Egypt, Nubia, India, China, Israel, Greece, Rome, and others.

Hands-on History: Ancient Civilizations Activities

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Author: Sundem, Garth

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 1618137980

Category: Education

Page: 178

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Making learning fun and interactive builds excitment for your social studies students. This book includes game-formatted activities for the study of Ancient Civilizations such as ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Greece, and Rome. These hands-on activities are aligned to state and national standards and supports college and career readiness skills. The hands-on lessons foster engagement, teamwork, creativity, and critical thinking. In addition to history-based lessons, this resource includes grading rubrics and ideas for assessment. The games in Hands-on History Activities will help you take an active approach to teaching while inspiring your students to make their own explorations of history.

Ancient Civilizations

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Author: Christopher Scarre,Brian M. Fagan

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130484840

Category: Social Science

Page: 555

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Ancient Civilizations offers a comparative analysis of the field, including both old world and new civilizations, and explores the connections between all civilizations around the earth. The volume provides a jargon-free introduction to ancient civilizations from the first civilizations, and the great powers in the Near East, to the first Aegean civilizations, the Mediterranean world in the first millennium, Imperial Rome, northeast Africa, divine kings in southeast Asia, and empires in East Asia, as well as early states in the Americas and Andean civilization. For those interested in ancient civilizations.

Ancient Civilizations Reader's Theater, eBook

Develop Reading Fluency and Text Comprehension Skills

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Author: Linda Schwartz

Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

ISBN: 1591987903

Category: Education

Page: 96

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Ancient Civilizations Readers Theater provides hours of fluency practice that features characters students know and may even admire. The scripts and activities in this resource address standards in reading, speaking, and listening while providing a fun environment for everyone involved. When students practice their lines, they read and reread the same passages. Under your direction, they gradually add more expression, read more smoothly, and find any subtle meanings in the passages. Ancient Civilizations Readers Theater also meets the goals of the No Child Left Behind Act through direct instruction in three of five key elements of reading instruction: reading fluency, text comprehension, and vocabulary development.