Peoples and places of the past : the National Geographic illustrated cultural atlas of the ancient world. (Book, 1983) [WorldCat.org]
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Peoples and places of the past : the National Geographic illustrated cultural atlas of the ancient world.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Text, photographs, paintings, and maps explore ancient civilizations of the past to around 1500 A.D.
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Genre/Form: World maps
Atlas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 087044462X 9780870444623
OCLC Number: 9197480
Notes: "Milestones of world culture" and "Life in the castle" ([2] folded p.) inserted.
Includes index.
Description: 424 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 48 cm
Contents: Culture and change --
The dawn of humanity --
Cradle of western civilization --
Land of the pharaohs --
Silent stones and sacred groves --
The classical world --
Crossroads of three faiths --
Fabled kingdoms of gold --
Continent of castles and cathedrals --
Land of sacred rivers --
The golden peninsula --
The celestial kingdom --
The restless frontier --
Mountains, seas, and the rising sun --
A world of islands --
Trails of vanished tribes --
Home of the feathered serpent --
Realm of the Incas --
Milestones of world culture.

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Text, photographs, paintings, and maps explore ancient civilizations of the past to around 1500 A.D.

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