History Of Asia  

Asia has been home to some of the greatest civilizations and empires that originated. It is in fact the biggest continent in the world and has several great nations that are thousands of years old. Each country ahs its own history and culture that is thousands of years old.

The history of Asia includes the history of other regions like East Asia, South Asia and the Middle East and also a partial area of the Eurasian Steppe. The coastal areas of Asia have been home to some of the oldest civilizations in the world. The river valleys were so fertile that people preferred to live here and cultivate by the river. Some of the early civilizations to have birthed in Asia are Mesopotamia, Indus valley, and the Chinese civilization.

All these civilizations have had several commonalities. They shared ideas in mathematics, and also in inventing the wheel. All of them progressed in the same way and same pattern. The Steppes to the Central Steppes region were inhabited by the nomads, and they could literally reach out to any part of the Asian continent. The areas around Siberia were not populated as it could not be reached. The forests were thick and dense. The central parts of Asia and the peripheries were occupied by Mountains and deserts. The Himalayas and the Gobi Desert formed a major barrier to the Steppes and the nomads could not cross over. So, people who conquered China, India and Middle East remained on this side of the Himalayas and the people who occupied the other side remained there. These people formed their own individual culture and traditions.

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