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Posted by natalya on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 12:46am.

this is about the early civilizations of egypt, nubia,sumaria, assyria, persia, israel, indus valley,aryans, china.
the question is:
in which ways did cultures or civilizations come in contact and, as a result, aspects of one culture were adopted by another?


For the most part, they didn't -- at least not for a long time.

http://www.appiusforum.com/civilizations.html

Travel, however, developed by means of overland trade routes, as well as rivers and the coastlines of seas and oceans (the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean, etc.)

New discoveries are constantly being made, though -- for example:
http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/?id=HAMOUKAR.CHI

http://discuss.santafe.edu/robustness/stories/StoryReader$90

If you are doing a report, you should probably choose two or three of these civilizations to concentrate on. It'll be better and more productive to do so.

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