Ancient Civilizations: A World Survey
|Number of hours||45hrs|
From China to Africa, from the Middle East to Central and South America, civilization flourished all around the globe. Interestingly, various early civilizations developed a number of similar characteristics regardless of their geographical diversity. This course will explore the key political, economic, social and cultural characteristics of ancient civilizations and through them, illustrate life in the past and analyze the legacy of these ancient worlds to our modern world. Finally, the course will also consider the factors explaining the fall of ancient civilizations.