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History of Civilizations of Central Asia

Language: English

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.

NOTE: This is a collection of dynamically-organized PDF files.

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

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Place/region: Various countries, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Ethnographic
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Publisher: UNESCO Publishing
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Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 188483

Original: DVD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0497
Rights holder: UNESCO