By Marc Van De Mieroop

Incorporating the most recent scholarly learn, the 3rd version of A heritage of the traditional close to East ca. 3000–323 BC offers a entire evaluation of the multicultural civilizations of the traditional close to East.

  • Integrates the main up to date learn, and incorporates a richer collection of supplementary materials
  • Addresses the big variety of political, social, and cultural advancements within the old close to East
  • Updated positive aspects comprise new “Key Debate” containers on the finish of every bankruptcy to interact scholars with a variety of views on various severe concerns; a complete timeline of occasions; and forty six new illustrations, together with 12 colour photos
  • Features a brand new bankruptcy addressing governance and continuity within the quarter in the course of the Persian Empire
  • Offers in-depth, available discussions of key texts and assets, together with the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh

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