By Marc Van De Mieroop

Incorporating the newest scholarly examine, the 3rd variation of A background of the traditional close to East ca. 3000–323 BC provides a complete assessment of the multicultural civilizations of the traditional close to East.

  • Integrates the main updated learn, and contains a richer choice of supplementary materials
  • Addresses the wide range of political, social, and cultural advancements within the old close to East
  • Updated good points comprise new “Key Debate” containers on the finish of every bankruptcy to interact scholars with a number of views on a number of severe concerns; a complete timeline of occasions; and forty six new illustrations, together with 12 colour photos
  • Features a brand new bankruptcy addressing governance and continuity within the zone in the course of the Persian Empire
  • Offers in-depth, available discussions of key texts and resources, together with the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh

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