Resources on the Roots of Civilization

ARTICLES:

The World of the Hunter-Gatherers

The Coming of Farming

Early Pastoralists

The Origins of Civilization

What is civilization?

See also:

The History of Ancient Mesopotamia

The History of Ancient Egypt

The History of East Asia (includes prehistories of China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Tibet and Vietnam)

MAPS:

For brief general overviews, look at the following maps:

The World:  3500 BCE,   2500 BCE, and  1500 BCE

The Middle East: 3500 BCE

South Asia: 3500 BCE

East Asia: 3500 BCE,  2500 BCE, and 1500 BCE

Europe 3500 BCE,  2500 BCE, and 1500 BCE

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