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Agricultural and Urban Revolutions (2004)

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What do historians know about the earliest farmers and herders, and the evolution of cities? Newly emerging evidence about the "cradles of civilization" is examined in light of the social, technological, and cultural complexity of recently discovered settlements and cities.

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High
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Length: 
00:28
Agricultural and Urban Revolutions

Ancient Chinese Civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient China centered around several of its key myths. Covers China's religion, daily life, inventions, military, trade, and arts.

Ancient Chinese Civilization

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient Egypt centered around several of its key myths. Covers Egypt's religion, government, daily life, food, and trade.

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Ancient Greek civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient Greece centered around several of its key myths. Covers Greece's religion, government, military, trade, and arts.

Ancient Greek civilization

Ancient Mesopotamian civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient Mesopotamia centered around several of its key myths. Covers Mesopotamia's religion, government, food, military, trade, and cities.

Ancient Mesopotamian civilization

Ancient Roman Civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient Rome centered around several of its key myths. Covers Rome's religion, government, food, military, trade, and arts.

Ancient Roman Civilization

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Rome

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Examines the spiritual beliefs, rituals, art, architecture, and daily lives of the ancient Romans. Includes dozens of color photographs, a glossary, and sources of additional information.

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Rome

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Greece

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Examines the spiritual beliefs, rituals, art, architecture, and daily lives of the ancient Greeks. Includes dozens of color photographs, a glossary, and sources of additional information.

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient Greece

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient China

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Some of the world's best-known ancient civilizations are explored in this highly informative set, including Egypt, China, India and the Native American tribes of North America. Examples of each civilization's mythology are outlined, allowing readers to see how each group viewed themselves and the world around them. The text then uses this information to move onto the daily lives of each people, revealing how everyday life was tied to the belief system of the time period.

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient China

Mankind: The Story of All of Us (2012)

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Prepare for an adrenaline-infused tale about the rise of civilization across the globe. From the producers of America: The Story of Us™, this 12-part series on HISTORY® spans the first flourishing of a civilization in Mesopotamia all the way to the discovery of America.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
09:12
Mankind: The Story of All of Us

History of the World

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Take a ride through humankind's history with History of the World, a game of conquest and cunning for three to six players. Expand your empire as you command mighty empires at the height of their power from the dawn of civilization to the twentieth century.

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Middle
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Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
History of the World