By Lura Sanborn - Research & Instruction Librarian October 19th, 2010
Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Ancient World edited by Peter Bogucki, Facts on File, 2008.
Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 930 B63S
This four-volume set contains sixty-nine entries, fourteen of which cover more in-depth topics, discussing society and culture of the Ancient World through the fall of Rome, 476 C.E. Topics include western and non-western societies and cultures. Each entry discusses the article topic from the viewpoint of the following geographic areas:
- The Middle East
- Asia and the Pacific
- The Americas
Illustrations, maps and a collection of primary sources are dotted throughout.
Examples include: Adornment, Family, Money and Coinage, Natural Disasters, Textiles and Needlework
Helpful for: Humanities III, European History, Global Studies, Middle Eastern Voices, Classics, African Studies, Asian Studies