UNESCO Collection of the History of Civilizations of Central Asia

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The dawn of civilization:  earliest times to 700 B.C.

The development of sedentary and nomadic civilizations: 700 BC to A.D. 250.

The cross-roads of civilizations: AD 250 to 750

The age of achievement AD 750 to the end of the fifteenth century (Part I & Part II)

Development in contrast: from the sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century

Towards contemporary civilization: from the mid-nineteenth century to the present time