1st Edition

The Dawn of European Civilization

By V. Gordon Childe Copyright 1996
    346 Pages
    by Routledge

    346 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists. This reprinted material is available as a set or in the following groupings:
    * Prehistory and Historical Ethnography
    Set of 12: 0-415-15611-4: £800.00
    * Greek Civilization
    Set of 7: 0-415-15612-2: £450.00
    * Roman Civilization
    Set of 6: 0-415-15613-0: £400.00
    * Eastern Civilizations
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    * Judaeo-Christian Civilization
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    * European Civilization
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    List of Illustrations, Preface, Chapter I. The Survival of the Food-Gatherers , Chapter II. Minoan Crete and the Oldest Civilization in Europe, Chapter III. Maritime Civilization in the Cyclades, Chapter IV. The Anatolian Civilization of Troy, Chapter V. Continental and Maritime Civilizations in Greece, Chapter VI. The Spread of Civilization by Sea. Sicily and South Italy, Chapter VII. Maritime Civilization in the Western Mediterranean: Sardinia, Chapter VIII. The Civilizations of the West, Chapter IX. The Orient and the Occident, Chapter X. The People of the Steppes, Chapter XI. The Agriculturalists of the Black-Earth Region, Chapter XII. Danubian Civilization, Chapter XIII. The Meeting of East and West in Scandinavia, Chapter XIV. Food Gatherers and Warriors on the Baltica and in North Russia, Chapter XV. The Battle-Axe Folk in Eastern Germany and Poland, Chapter XVI. Lake-Dwellings and Alpine Civilization, Chapter XVII. The Cultures of the South Alpine Slopes, Chapter XVIII. The Megalithic Culture of the Atlantic, Chapter XIX. Atlantic and Central European Cultures in Britain, Epilogue, Explanation of Maps, Abbreviations, Addenda, Subject Index, Index of Type Sites


    V. Gordon Childe