From West to East: California and the Making of the American

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In the words of the Popol Vuh: "All then was measured and staked out into four divisions, doubling over and stretching the measuring cords of the womb of sky and the womb of earth. Therefore, I believe theme to our readings of chapters three, six, and twelve is an introductory study of the vast history of ancient Asian civilization.... [tags: East Asia, Culture Evolution] Civilization is Connected from the Mesopotamians to the Powerful Roman Empire - Time persistently progresses forward unimpeded.

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Publisher: Free Press (March 10, 1998)

ISBN: 0684831341

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