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1177 B.C.

the year civilization collapsed

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ, Oxford, UK .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesTurning points in ancient history
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxx, 241 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25899860M
ISBN 100691168385
ISBN 109780691168388

  From the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., Eric Cline talks about his book, [ B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed].   B.C The Year Civilization Collapsed (Book): Cline, Eric H.: In B.C., marauding groups known only as the Sea Peoples invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to .

Books similar to B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed. by Eric H. Cline. avg. rating Ratings. In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into. B.C. is the finest account to date of one of the turning points in history."--Ian Morris, author of Why the West Rules--for Now "This book is a very valuable and very timely addition to the scholarship on the end of the Late Bronze Age.

In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh’s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations/5().   “The thriving economy and cultures of the late second millennium BCE, which had stretched from Greece to Egypt and Mesopotamia, suddenly ceased to exist, long-used trade routes were abandoned, along with writing systems, advanced technology, and monumental architecture,” writes Cline in his best-selling book, " B.C.


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" B.C. tells the story of one of history's greatest mysteries. Unknown invaders shattered the splendid civilizations of the Bronze Age Mediterranean in a tidal wave of fire and slaughter, before Egypt's pharaoh turned them back in a fierce battle on the banks of the by:   In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt.

The pharaoh’s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations.

After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic /5(). B.C. book.

Read reviews from the world's 1177 B.C. book community for readers. In B.C., marauding groups known only as the Sea Peoples invaded E /5. "There are very few published titles which focus on the tumultuous events that took place in the Eastern Mediterranean at approximately BCE Cline's B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed stands out among the rest as one of the best and most thoroughly researched This book is presented as a mystery novelBrand: Princeton University Press.

"In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the. B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History) - Kindle edition by Cline, Eric H., Cline, Eric H.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History)/5(K). B.C. by Eric H. Cline,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

‎ A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapse In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt.

The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the sur.

Civilization - which would lead to our own - entered the stage of world Cline in B.C. does a great job of setting the stage for the reader to appreciate and understand the destruction of Late Bronze Age civilization.

The book is fairly slim, and a pretty quick read. Cline. "Cline is clearly in command of the textual record and his reading of it is the book's real strength."—A.

Bernard Knapp, History Today "Written in a lively, engaging style."—Michael McGaha, Middle East Media and Book Reviews " B.C.:Released on: Septem Check out this great listen on In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt.

The pharaoh’s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizatio. Eric Cline is professor of ancient history and archaeology at George Washington University and Director of the GWU Capitol Archaeological Institute.

He is author or editor of 16 books, including Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: International Trade and the Late Bronze Age Aegean and B.C.: The Year. It is all the more fascinating for being true, and for its relevance to today's world.'--Mark Lardas, Daily News (Galveston, TX)'Scholarly divergences of judgment aside, Cline's book remains essential.'--Thomas F.

Bertonneau, Brussels Journal' B.C.: the Year Civilization Collapsed is a wonderful example of scholarship written for the non /5().

B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline Editor: Princeton University Press. Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer. Book Review: B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed, by Eric H. Cline. by Felix the Fox (Assaph Mehr) on April 8, March 1, I watched Cline’s lecture on the topic (see below) and found it fascinating, so wanted to follow up with reading more details.

This book should be required reading to anyone interested in the bronze age and. Cline’s book is a detailed but accessible synthesis of the findings and hypotheses of researchers concerned with the societies that developed around the Mediterranean throughout the second millennium B.C., with a special focus on the late Bronze Age, which came to an end in the decades just before and after the high drama of Regardless of the catchy title of the book, the author acknowledges that B.C.

is simply a "target" date, in essence an iconic event, and the "global" collapse was a much more gradual affair. Ultimately, one has to expect that, from a publishing and marketing standpoint, there will be other historical "turning point" books to come, and that /5.

A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapseIn B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations.

After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came. B.C. tells the story of one of history's greatest mysteries [It] is the finest account to date of one of the turning points in historyIan Morris, author of, Why the West Rules--for Now-- "Choice" B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed is a thoughtful analysis of one of the great mysteries of human history Highly recommended/5().

B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed - Ebook written by Eric H. Cline. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed/5(20). In B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt.

The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations.

After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end/5(25).Sometime around the year B.C., the whole thing collapsed. In the words of lecturer Dr. Eric Cline, “Civilization collapsed”.

All the major players were overthrown, with only Egypt surviving in a weakened state. No more Hittite Empire. Assyria and Babylonia needed several centuries to come back. Mycenaean Greece never did.B.C.

is a wonderful book. It reads easily and is full of interesting facts and fascinating stories. I can recommend it to anyone with an interest in history or archeology.

Cline, E. H. (). B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed. Princeton University Press.