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Our Oriental Heritage

Our Oriental Heritage

Author: Will Durant
Narrator: Robin Field

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 

$99.99 Unit Price

ISBN: 9781482948677
SKU#: 19280
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Genre: History
Duration: 50:17:28
Release Date: Oct. 15, 2013
Language: English