[MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.]
[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
|Item Weight:||0.28 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.5 x 7.5 x 7.5 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.3 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.3 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches|
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