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Ancient Mesopotamian daily life

Author: Barbara Krasner
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017.
Series: Spotlight on the rise and fall of ancient civilizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A day in the life of the average Mesopotamian was quite a bit different from the daily lives of most of us today. Readers will enjoy this engrossing volume as it guides them through the everyday lives of ancient Mesopotamians. They will learn about the overreaching class structure as well as the organization of the homes. The informative text informs readers about everything from the clothes they wore, to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Krasner
ISBN: 9781477789070 1477789073 9781477789056 1477789057 9781477789063 1477789065
OCLC Number: 936234268
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Where in the world was Mesopotamia? --
Of codes and class --
Village communities and the roaming nomads --
Within city walls --
Inside the home --
All in the family --
The spoken and written word --
What to wear --
Sparkling gems and other jewelry --
The long and short of hairstyles --
Strike up the band --
Traveling by sea or land --
In exchange --
All in a day's work --
Play the game --
War! --
Worshipping many gods --
Everyday food and drink --
Daily life remembered --
Glossary --
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Series Title: Spotlight on the rise and fall of ancient civilizations.
Responsibility: Barbara Krasner.

Abstract:

A day in the life of the average Mesopotamian was quite a bit different from the daily lives of most of us today. Readers will enjoy this engrossing volume as it guides them through the everyday lives of ancient Mesopotamians. They will learn about the overreaching class structure as well as the organization of the homes. The informative text informs readers about everything from the clothes they wore, to the jewelry they adorned themselves with, and to the ways they wore their hair. Readers can expect an enjoyable read that provides them with much insight into these ancient lives. Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, Websites.

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