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By Trevor Bryce,Jessie Birkett-Rees

This atlas presents scholars and students with a huge variety of data at the improvement of the traditional close to East from prehistoric occasions during the starting of written files within the close to East (c. 3000 BC) to the overdue Roman Empire and the increase of Islam. The geographical insurance of the Atlas extends from the Aegean coast of Anatolia within the west via Iran and Afghanistan to the east, and from the Black and Caspian Seas within the north to Arabia and the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean within the south.

The Atlas of the traditional close to East includes a wide-ranging evaluate of the civilizations and kingdoms mentioned, written in a full of life and interesting sort, which considers not just political and army matters but in addition introduces the reader to social and cultural subject matters resembling alternate, faith, how humans have been knowledgeable and entertained, and lots more and plenty extra. With a entire sequence of precise maps, supported through the authors’ statement and illustrations of significant websites and key artifacts, this name is a useful source for college kids who desire to comprehend the interesting cultures of the traditional close to East.

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