Until you’ve consumed all of the best Ancient History books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- The Ancient World: Readings in Social and Cultural History (2009)
- Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times, Second Edition (2013)
- A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World) (2015)
- Janson’s History of Art Portable Edition Book 1: The Ancient World (8th Edition) (Myartslab) (2011)
- The Ancient Near East: A History by William W. Hallo, William Kelly Simpson(August 8, 1997) Paperback (1700)
- A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture (2013)
- An Outline History of Western Music (1997)
- SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (2016)
- A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World (2013)
- Polynesians: Prehistory of an Island People (Ancient Peoples & Places) (1987)
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The Ancient World: Readings in Social and Cultural History (2009)
For courses in Ancient History (Ancient Near East – Egypt/Mesopotamia), Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome. This collection of primary sources focusing on the social and cultural history of the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome is designed to encourage students to examine issues pertaining to a broad range of themes through the analysis of relevant ancient literary and non-literary texts.
Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times, Second Edition (2013)
In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C.
A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC (Blackwell History of the Ancient World) (2015)
Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000–323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East.
Janson’s History of Art Portable Edition Book 1: The Ancient World (8th Edition) (Myartslab) (2011)
Rewritten and reorganized, this new edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative online supplements, including MyArtsLab and the Prentice Hall Digital Art Library. .
The Ancient Near East: A History by William W. Hallo, William Kelly Simpson(August 8, 1997) Paperback (1700)
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A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture (2013)
Written by five leading authorities on the classical world, A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture, Third Edition, is a shorter version of the authors’ highly successful Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History, Third Edition (OUP, 2011).
An Outline History of Western Music (1997)
This succinct overview of the development of Western music can help students of all levels understand the evolution of musical styles. Although the text is only half the size of most music histories, it is enhanced by the many cross-references to the best anthologies and recordings for further information and examples.
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome (2016)
New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book Named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Wall Street Journal, the Economist,Foreign Affairs, and Kirkus Reviews Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (Nonfiction) Shortlisted for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History) A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Gift Guide Selection A New York Ti…
A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World (2013)
Mechikoff’s A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education offers an engaging and informative overview of the philosophy of sport from Egypt to Ancient Greece and on to the present time. From Mesoamerica and Ancient Greece to the Olympic Games, the book touches on religion, politics, social movements, and individuals as they contributed to the development of sport and physical education.
Polynesians: Prehistory of an Island People (Ancient Peoples & Places) (1987)
Describes what is known or surmised through archaeological records about the prehistoric culture of Polynesian peoples, their languages, navigational skills, arts and customs
Best Ancient History Books Worth Your Attention
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Aftershock: The Ancient Cataclysm That Erased Human History
Author(s): Brien Foerster
ID: 2412190, Publisher: Independently published, Year: 23 Jun 2016, Size: 14 Mb, Format: epub
The Young Investigator’s Guide to Ancient Aliens
Author(s): History Channel
ID: 2293949, Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, Year: 21 July 2015, Size: 18 Mb, Format: epub
The Fasces: A History Of Ancient Rome's Most Dangerous Political Symbol
Author(s): T. Corey Brennan
ID: 3372723, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2023, Size: 14 Mb, Format: pdf
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