Culture and development
This multi-volume History of Civilizations of Central Asia is the first attempt to present a comprehensive picture of the cultures that flourished and vanished at the heart of the Eurasian continent from the dawn of civilization to the present day. This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only
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I. The dawn of civilization: earliest times to 700 B.C.
II. The development of sedentary and nomadic civilizations: 700 b.c. to A.D. 250
III. The crossroads of civilizations: A.D. 250 to 750.
IV. The age of achievement: from 750 to the end of the 15th century.
V. Development in contrast: 16th century to middle of 19th century.
VI. Towards contemporary civilization: 19th century to present time
This material cannot be posted online in full. It is available for consultation in our Reading Room only