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Readings in Ancient History [Paperback]

Nels M. Bailkey , Richard Lim
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April 29, 2011 0495913030 978-0495913030 7
This primary source reader covers the entire span of ancient history, providing helpful editorial material and carefully selected sources. The selections in this text encourage critical thinking through an examination of parallel developments across ancient civilizations during the same historical periods.

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Nels Bailkey is a retired professor from Tulane University.

Richard Lim, Professor of History at Smith College, teaches the history of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East. His research focuses on the cultural and religious history of late antiquity, and he is currently finishing a book project on the reception of public spectacles during the Later Roman Empire.

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  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 7 edition (April 29, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495913030
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495913030
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #340,419 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4.0 out of 5 stars Great! February 21, 2014
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Received the package a day before originally planned to receive. Good shape. Look forward to using it for class this semester.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Sample readings July 22, 2013
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Contains sample readings of texts that were found on papyrus or on Egyptian walls, includes sections from the bible and Gilgamesh. Puts all these stories in historical perspective.
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