The Penguin Encyclopedia of Ancient Civilizations by Edited by Arthur Cotterell hits the £1 shelf in my shop.
Penguin, 1988, Paperback.
First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Chronological Tables; Colour Photographs; Black & White Drawings; Maps ; Genealogical Tables; Plans;
From the cover: The ancient civilizations of the world, the first social structures in which culture and religion were born, are the subject of this comprehensive, wide-ranging encyclopaedia.
The work of over thirty international experts, including Colin Renfrew, O. R. Gurney, Richard Leakey and many other leading academics in the field of ancient history, The Penguin Encyclopaedia of Ancient Civilizations provides a fascinating overview of the prehistoric world and a detailed analysis of separate ancient civilizations.
The art, architecture, language, mythology and chronology of early societies as diverse as ancient Egypt, Troy, India, West Asia, South America and Europe are fully discussed, and there is a special section of references for further reading. Structured to enable the reader to draw together contemporary events and to locate geographically connected civilizations, like those that flourished in Mesopotamia.
9¾” x 7¼”.
This book will be listed, sooner or later, for £6.50 on my delightful website… (added to my History category.) but get 50% off buying from my blog… below…