By P. Masson-Ousel, P. Stern, H. Willman-Grabowska
Originally released among 1920-70,The heritage of Civilization used to be a landmark in early 20th century publishing. It used to be released at a formative time in the social sciences, and through a interval of decisive historic discovery.
The objective of the overall editor, C.K. Ogden, was once to summarize the freshest findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.
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* Prehistory and old Ethnography
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* Judaeo-Christian Civilization
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Ancient India and Indian Civilization (History of Civilization) by P. Masson-Ousel, P. Stern, H. Willman-Grabowska