The Civilizations of Asia and the Middle East

Before the European Challenge

  • Jaroslav Krejčí

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Jaroslav Krejčí
    Pages 1-6
  3. Jaroslav Krejčí
    Pages 100-155
  4. Jaroslav Krejčí
    Pages 156-214
  5. Jaroslav Krejčí
    Pages 215-277
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 305-348

About this book


This book offers a comparative view of the world-views, values and institutions in Asia and the Middle East. The account takes the form of a historical narrative, focused on the most relevant events and features in the process of continual change.


bibliography Chinese comparative continuity event integration Inuit Islam knowledge Middle East spelling Syria

Authors and affiliations

  • Jaroslav Krejčí
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LancasterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-11149-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-11147-3
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