Our Oriental Heritage : Vol.1 : Parts One&Two

Our Oriental Heritage : Vol.1 : Parts One&Two by Will Durant

Title: Our Oriental Heritage : Vol.1 : Parts One&Two
Author: Will Durant
ISBN10: 0736655409
ISBN13: 978-0736655408
Publisher: Books On Tape; Unabridged edition (1994)
Language: English
Subcategory: Asia
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Our Oriental Heritage : Vol.1 : Parts One&Two by Will Durant


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[Read by Robin Field] [Our Oriental Heritage is Volume 1 -- of the eleven volume 'The Story of Civilization' Series] The first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume I chronicles the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. In this masterful work, readers will encounter: *Sumeria, birthplace of the first cities and written laws *the Egyptians, who perfected monumental architecture, medicine, and mummification more than 3,500 years ago *the Babylonians, who developed astronomy and physics, and planted the seeds of Western mythology *the Judeans, who preserved their culture forever in the immortal books of the Old Testament *the Persians, who ruled the largest empire in recorded history before Rome *Indian philosophy, Chinese philosophers, and Japanese samurais