The epic of man / by the editors of Life.

New York : Time, Incorporated, 1961.

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Other Title Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Subjects Civilization, Ancient.
Historia Antiga.
Primitive societies.
Description 307 pages : illustrations (some color) portraits, maps ; 35 cm
Copyright Date 1961.
Notes "Based on a series of articles ... which appeared in Life from 1955 to 1957."
Includes bibliographical references (page 300).
Summary Discusses the emergence of man, the beginnings of civilization around the worldand living societies of the past.
Contents Introduction: the human adventure -- Section 1. The Emergence of Man: -- Master of the Earth -- The dawn of religion -- The growth of society -- Section 2. The Coming of Civilization: -- The beginnings in Sumer -- Communities of the Indus Valley -- Egypt, a nation under god-kings -- Old states, new empires in the Mediterranean -- Crete and Mycenae: the shaping of the West -- The gay, gifted Etruscans -- Celts and Scythinas: wanders of the North -- The Shang, molders of China -- The Maya, priestly peoples of the New World -- The imperial Inca of the Andes -- Section 3. Living Societies of the Past: -- Stone Age cultures today -- The Neolithic life in the 20th century -- Ancient ways in modern Nepal -- Epilogue: the Course of Civilization.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)358096
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