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This is one of the most widely used college textbooks on ancient history, by the "the acknowledged dean of ancient history in America," Prof. Read morePublished 21 days ago by C Calthrop
A History of the Ancient World by Chester G. Starr is among the best history books I have read, and I have read hundreds of history books. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alan Dale Daniel
I used the first edition of this book in 1965 at the University of Pennsylvania. The current edition is updated well, and still outstanding, and as a paperback a lot cheaper than... Read morePublished 8 months ago by David Hume
I was looking for a general history of the ancient world; one that could be read by a novice. Starr's history fulfills that criteria.
First of all, the format is excellent. Read more
If you are at all interested in history, this is a highly readable and informative book. History taught in school tends to be boring because they cover so such with so little... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
I'm a History major, so books like this are important (I think). Needed it to check some info I wasn't sure about adding to a paper I was writing. Read morePublished on June 3, 2013 by Eddie V
This was a very interesting read. It talks about a number of times and topics, but it is all text. However, if you can look pass the amount of text then it will be easier to read.Published on March 22, 2013 by Emily17
This was an excellent book and what I had been looking for for a while. It neatly connects all the ancient civilizations together culiminating in the Roman Empire. Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by Andy S Kane