A History of the Ancient World

Hardcover | March 1, 1991

byChester G. Starr

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Reflecting five decades of teaching and research, and drawing on the most recent scholarship, the fourth edition of this widely-read history provides the same broad coverage, chronological framework, and absorbing literary style that distinguished previous editions. For the new edition, thechapters on early humankind, the section on the revolt of Bar Kochba, and the chapter describing the end of the Roman Empire in the west have been rewritten to incorporate the most recent scholarship, and bibliographies have been brought up to date throughout. A classic survey of history from thebeginnings of humankind to the fall of the Roman Empire, Starr's A History of the Ancient World makes the latest scholarship available to the general reader in a lively and accessible way.

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Reflecting five decades of teaching and research, and drawing on the most recent scholarship, the fourth edition of this widely-read history provides the same broad coverage, chronological framework, and absorbing literary style that distinguished previous editions. For the new edition, thechapters on early humankind, the section on t...

Chester G. Starr is at University of Michigan.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 6.14 × 9.25 × 1.69 inPublished:March 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195066294

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"Perfect for a general course or sequence on the ancient world."--Charles W. Hedrick, University of California, Santa Cruz