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This is a breezy, once-over-lightly history of the ancient world that offers a good introduction to the topic for the general reader. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Name of Saunders
This is a masterpiece of research, organization and presentation. It serves as a fine standard reference for ancient history. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Gderf
Overall, the book succeeds at presenting a good high-level overview of the topic - the ancient history of the Mediterranean and Middle-eastern civilizations, as well as of India... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jaroslav Tuček
This book provides a good overview of the history of the ancient world up to the time of the Roman emperor Constantine. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Abdelhamid S. Abdou
A lot is left out, but given the vast period of time covered paints a fascinating picture of the ancient world. Highly recommend.Published 3 months ago by Douglas D. Mclallen
Extremely interesting over view of ancient cultures and they formed and "unformed based on the characters of the individuals involved.Published 3 months ago by M. Walsh
Great book for the history enthusiast. Enjoyed the different perspective and the seamless transitions made from one epoch to the nextPublished 3 months ago by Carlos Rodriguez
I was reading a book like a thriller, the events of distant past seemed so exciting owing to vivid description of the people who made the history, in the book they are like... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Natalia
So far the book is great. The author does a good job of paralleling milestones in other civilizations so you get a quick picture of what is going on in the known world. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ken Mahon
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|For what age group is this book intended?||
This is a narrative history (strong storyline) intended for a general adult readership. Any high school student who's a good reader can use it, though.
No discussion questions, but every chapter has maps and timelines.
Mar 7, 2007 by Susan Wise Bauer | See all 6 posts