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Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization

Author: Paul Kriwaczek
Publisher: London : Atlantic, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Babylon, Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements around 5400BC, to the eclipse of Babylon by the Persians in the sixth century BC.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kriwaczek
ISBN: 9781848871564 1848871562
OCLC Number: 619938753
Description: vii, 310 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul Kriwaczek.

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In the sixth millennium BC, settlers on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers created the world's first cities. In doing so, they wrote the opening chapter of the history of human civilization  Read more...

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