Essays Tagged: "river valleys"

Nazca Art

und filled with votive offerings; most stolen bylooters ( Moseley 1992: 187, 190 ). Though the river valleys contained water, the majority of the SouthernCoast was arid and water supply was a ... und filled with votive offerings; most stolen bylooters ( Moseley 1992: 187, 190 ). Though the river valleys contained water, the majority of the SouthernCoast was arid and water supply was a ...

(15 pages) 85 0 3.9 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Geographic factors and how they effect ways of life.

the other were it is very dry and unbearably hot.India?s early civilizations mostly started around river valleys, such as the Indus River. The rivers were a great source of water and provided rich so ... her for half the year; or a downpour causing flooding, occurred yearly. The great rains would cause rivers (i.e. the Indus River) to flood, which is great for rice plants. One very important food item ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

How enviroment and geographical location affected the early river valley civilizations of, Egypt, Indus Valley, and Mesopotamia.

Environment, Geographical Location, and its Affects on The Early River-ValleyCivilizationsFood, shelter, fertile land, and trade were essential for early river-valle ... ssential for early river-valley civilizations. Without food, shelter, fertile land, and trade early river-valleys where doomed for any future success in the land. Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Val ... any future success in the land. Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Indus Valley are examples of some early river-valley civilizations that relied heavily on its geographies and Mother Nature.For early river- ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Geography in Ancient History.

lopment of numerous civilizations. During ancient times many early civilizations settled along side river valleys because of the great rewards that were found in the rivers. Such successful civilizati ... ers. Such successful civilizations included the ancient Egyptians who settled around the great Nile River, which today is the largest river ever known to man. The Egyptians greatly appreciated everyth ...

(1 pages) 441 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Human History/ Early Civilizations

Human history was forever changed for the better with the emergence of civilizations in the four river valleys. It was a transformation in history due to the fact that these civilizations contribut ... ision, monumental building, record-keeping, long-distance trade, science, and arts. All four of the river valley cultures contained many if not all of these characteristics. Similar to our mode ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Ainu Culture of Sakhalin Island - How has tourism affected the Ainu and their way of life?

h two mountain ranges running longitudely and the Tym-Poronaiskaya Valley running between them. The rivers Tym and Taranai run in the valley, both of which are known for their excellent fishing (Sakha ... edible berries like cloudberry, cranberry and raspberry. Much of the island is non-arable, although river valleys like the one Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is located in are fertile. The rivers are abundant in t ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.9 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Agriculture Changes the World

ps than the land cleared by the slash-and-burn agriculture so that attracted farmers. The soil near river valleys were very fertile so, they settled in near the river valleys and went to work out in t ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Religious Developments in Asia

area of 2.5 million square kilometres. The earth's highest mountains, a vast arid plateau and great river valleys make up the physical homeland of 6 million Tibetans. It has an average altitude of 13, ...

(10 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

captive breeding in panda bears

edge of the Tibetan plateau. Soon after 1900, the expansion of agriculture upstream along principal river valleys separated this distribution into separate regions in six mountain ranges. Small, isola ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2012

Subjects: Science Essays