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Fairservis, Walter Ashlin 1921-1994

Overview
Works: 80 works in 258 publications in 6 languages and 7,112 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other
Classifications: DS418, 913.32
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Most widely held works about Walter Ashlin Fairservis
 
Most widely held works by Walter Ashlin Fairservis
The roots of ancient India : the archaeology of early Indian civilization by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient kingdoms of the Nile and the doomed monuments of Nubia by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

14 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A noted archaeologist and anthropologist describes the stone records of many lost civilizations as he plots the historical course of the river from the empires of the pharaohs in Egypt to the British Empire in the Sudan. His urgent plea is that the great monuments of Nubia, imposing records of man's ancient past, be saved from the waters of the dam now being built by the United Arab Republic."--Back cover
Costumes of the East by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of oriental civilization by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threshold of civilization : an experiment in prehistory by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia, traditions and treasures by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mesopotamia, the civilization that rose out of clay by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using recent archaeological evidence, the author recreates the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia that helped from the foundations of Western civilization-The Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Chaldeans
India by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History, growth of the caste system, Hindu religion, the coming of the Europeans, British rule, India today, including a chronological chart of India and world events. Grades 7-9
Egypt, gift of the Nile by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horsemen of the steppes / Walter A. Fairservis, Jr. by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the Buddha came by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excavations in the Quetta Valley, West Pakistan by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harappan civilization and its writing : a model for the decipherment of the Indus script by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeological studies in the Seistan Basin of southwestern Afghanistan and eastern Iran by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archeological surveys in the Zhob and Loralai districts, West Pakistan by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology of the Southern Gobi of Mongolia by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horsemen of the steppes by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the nomadic cultures of the vast European and Asian steppes. Grades 7 and up
Cave paintings of the great hunters by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harappan civilization : new evidence and more theory by Walter Ashlin Fairservis( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Asian archaeology studies( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of papers has been brought together in recognition of the lifelong contribution of Walter A. Fairservis to South Asian archaeology"--Dedication
 
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Alternative Names
Fairservis, Walter A.

Fairservis, Walter A. Jr

Fairservis, Walter Ashlin, Jr.

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