Introduce students to ancient civilizations with these lavishly illustrated, large-format books. An overview of each civilization includes its history, government, art and architecture, language, mythology, and even aspects of everyday life. Each volume has a chronology and short biography of key historical figures. This series meets middle school world history standards. The peoples who successively invaded the Hindustan Peninsula from Central Asia were able to blend their culture and religious ideas with the people who lived in the area. Together they created one of the most evocative and original civilizations in the history of the world.Gassos, Dolores is the author of 'India ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780791086544 and ISBN 0791086542.