By Akira Tsuneki,Shigeo Yamada,Ken-ichiro Hisada

ISBN-10: 9811005532

ISBN-13: 9789811005534

This booklet explores facets of the traditional civilization in West Asia, which has had an exceptional effect on glossy human society—agriculture, metallurgy, towns, writing, neighborhood states, and monotheism, all of which seemed first in West Asia throughout the 10th to first millennia BC.
The editors in particular use the time period "West Asia" because the "Middle East" is obvious as an Eurocentric time period. by utilizing this time period, the ebook hopes to mitigate strength bias (i.e. historic and Western) through the use of a natural geographical time period. besides the fact that, the "West Asia" sector is the same to that of the narrower "Middle East," which encompasses sleek Iran and Turkey from east to west and Turkey and the Arabian Peninsula from north to south.
This quantity assembles study from assorted disciplines, similar to the usual sciences, archaeology and philology/linguistics, so one can take on the query of which situations and tactics those major cultural phenomena happened in West Asia. Scrutinizing topics resembling the family members among weather, geology and human actions, the origins of wheat cultivation and animal domestication, the advance of metallurgy, the start of urbanization and writing, historic non secular traditions, in addition to the remedy of cultural history, the ebook undertakes a accomplished research of West Asian Civilization that supplied the typical historical past to cultures in numerous parts of the globe, together with Europe and Asia.
These contributions will try to reveal a clean imaginative and prescient which emphasizes the typical cultural foundation among Europe and West Asia, status against the worldwide antagonism symbolized by means of the idea of "Clash of Civilizations."

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This publication explores points of the traditional civilization in West Asia, which has had an excellent effect on smooth human society—agriculture, metallurgy, towns, writing, local states, and monotheism, all of which seemed first in West Asia through the 10th to first millennia BC. The editors in particular use the time period "West Asia" because the "Middle East" is noticeable as an Eurocentric time period.

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