Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations
This series will provide an examination of three of the
world’s most fascinating and influential ancient civilizations. Titles in this
series follow the birth, apex, and eventual decline of Ancient Mesopotamia,
Ancient China, and Ancient India-covering daily life, culture, technology,
governmental organizations, and belief systems in these societies. Readers will
learn how these cultures still exert a powerful influence upon the world today
and how their innovations continue to inform our modern world.
• Content that emphasizes multicultural studies, offers cultural compare-and-contrast opportunities, and highlights the interactions among cultures.
• Lots of types of history here-history of religion, history of government, social history, domestic history, cultural history, economic history, history of technology, history of language, art history, not to mention geography, climate, archaeology, and anthropology.
• Aligns with state and national social studies/history curriculum standards