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Ancient Civilizations (Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, Rome)

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This pathfinder will serve as a guide for students in studying Ancient Civilizations.
 
Civilization - the stage of cultural development at which writing and the keeping of records is attained. (Webster's New Explorer Encyclopedic Dicitionary, 2006)
 
IMAGE SOURCE: http://www.frontiernet.net/
 
 
 
Subject Headings & Keywords


Ancient civilization
Cities and towns -- Ancient
Egypt -- Civilization
Greece -- Antiquities
Greece -- Civilization
Mesopotamia -- Civilization
Rome -- Civilization
 
Call Numbers

D History
DF Greece
G Geography
900 History and geography
930 History of the ancient world
 

 

Books
Reference
Kinney, Karin. Ancient civilizations. [S. n.] : Educational Technologies Limited, 2004. >> 306.093 K51 2004
 
Nardo, Don. The Greenhaven encyclopedia of ancient Rome. San Diego, California : Greenhaven Press, 2002. >> 937.03 N223 2002
 
History of the ancient and medieval world. New York : Marshall Cavendish, 1996. >> 930 H673 1996 v.1-11
 
The Kingfisher book of the ancient world : from the Ice Age to the fall of Rome : London : Kingfisher Publication, 2001. >> 930 K52 2001
 
Special Collections
Matyszak, Philip. Lives of the Romans. London : Thames & Hudson, 2008. >> 937.63 M446 2008
 
Ancient cities: the archaeology of urban life in the ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome. New York : Routledge , Abingdon, Oxon, 2011. >> 930 G259 2011
 
The seventy great mysteries of the ancient world: unlocking the secrets of past civilizations. London : Thames & Hudson, 2003. >> 930 S497 2003
 
Non-Fiction
Archibald, Zofia. Discovering the world of ancient Greeks. New York  : Facts on File, 1991. >> DF 77 A68
 
Christensen, Wendy. Empire of Ancient Egypt. New York : Facts on File, Inc., 2005. >> 932 C554 2005 
 
Cory, Anita. Exploring the past. New York : Marshall Cavendish, 2011. >> 930.1 C954 2011
 
Dineen, Jacqueline. The Greeks. New York  : New Discovery Books, 1992. >> DF 77 D56 1992
 
Dineen, Jacqueline. The Romans. New York  : New Discovery Books, 1992. >> DG 77 D59 1992
 
Fleming, Stuart. The Egyptians. New York : Discovery Books, 1992. >> DT 61 F57
 
Freeman, Charles. The Greek achievement. London : Penguin Books, 1999. >> 938 F855 1999
 
Hayes, Carlton J.S. Ancient civilizations : prehistory to the fall of Rome. New York  : Macmillan, 1983. >> D 57 H39 1983 
 
Kramer, Samuel Noah. Cradle of civilization. New York : Time, 1967. >> DS 69.5 K67 1969
 
Miguel, Pierre. Life in the Ancient Greece. Morristown, N.J : Silver Burdett, 1985. >> DF 77 M6413
 
Millard, Anne. Ancient Greece. London : Usborne Pub., 1981. >> DF 79 M54
 
O'Donnell, James J. The ruin of the Roman Empire. New York : ECCO, 2009. >> 937.06 O26 2009
 
Skelton, Debra. Empire of Alexander the Great.  New York : Facts on File, Inc., 2005. >> 930.09 S627 2005
 
Vercoutter, Jean. The search for Ancient Egypt. New York : H.N. Abrams, 1992. >> DT 61 V4713
 
Williams, Jean Kinney. Empire of Ancient Greece. New York : Facts on File, Inc., 2005. >> 938 W724 2005
 
eBOOK*
 
MacDonald, Sally. Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, Inc., 2010.
 
Matz, David. Voices of Ancient Greece and Rome : Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life. Santa Barbara, Calif . : Greenwood, 2012.
 
McIntosh, Jane. Ancient Mesopotamia : new perspectives. Santa Barbara, Calif : ABC-CLIO, 2005.
Trigger, Bruce G. Early Civilizations : Ancient Egypt in Context. Cairo, Egypt : American University in Cairo Press. 2001. 
 
*eBooks are available via EBSCOHOST Discovery Service with on-campus access only.
 
Video Recordings

Ancient Greece. Discovery Communications , 2005. >> VR(cd) 400
Egypt : rediscovering a lost world. 2006. >>  VR(dv) 389 
Time Life’s Lost Civilization : Egypt : Quest for immortality. Time Life Asia, 1995. >>  VR(c) 992 
Time Life’s Lost Civilization : Greece : a moment of excellence. Time Life Asia, 1995. >> VR(c) 996 
Time Life’s Lost Civilization : Mesopotamia : return to Eden. Time Life Asia, 1995. >> VR(c) 994 
Time Life’s Lost Civilization : Rome : the ultimate empire. Time Life Asia, 1995. >> VR(dvb)035
 
Periodicals

National Geographic *
Newsweek
Time Magazine*
*Current subscription   
 
Web Resources

Ancient Civilization 
A website about Ancient civilizations including countries, important people, events and culture.  
 
Useful Tools

* On-campus access only. Online subscriptions courtesy of the Rizal Library
 

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