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In the Beginning: World History from Human Evolution to the First States,9780072848038

In the Beginning: World History from Human Evolution to the First States

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1st
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9780072848038

ISBN10:
0072848030
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/9/2007
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This engaging and accessible volume draws on the most recent historical archeological scholarship to tell the stories of human evolution, "gathering and hunting" societies, and the distinct breakthroughs that led to the emergence of the earliest cities, states, and civilizations. Highlighting both the separate paths and the intersecting journeys of diverse human communities,In the Beginningprovides the essential but often neglected foundation on which all subsequent historical development was constructed.

Table of Contents

Note From the Series Editorsp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Introductionp. ix
The First Six Million Yearsp. 1
The Origins of Agriculturep. 33
Chiefs and Kingsp. 76
The Elaboration of Civilizationp. 107
Ancient Worldsp. 142
For Further Readingp. 183
Notesp. 174
Creditsp. C1
Indexp. N1
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