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Daily life in ancient Sumer

Author: Nick Hunter
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Heinemann Raintree, [2016]
Series: Daily life in ancient civilizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in ancient Sumer. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps, and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-traveling journey when reading this book.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Hunter
ISBN: 9781484625835 1484625838
OCLC Number: 900609082
Description: 48 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Who were the Sumerians? --
How did Sumerian civilization develop? --
What was city life like in ancient Sumer? --
Who was in charge in ancient Sumer? --
What did the Sumerians believe? --
Did the Sumerians fight wars? --
Where did the Sumerians' food come from? --
What jobs did the Sumerians do? --
What was Sumerian home life like? --
What did the Sumerians wear? --
What did the Sumerians do for fun? --
A day in the life of a Sumerian boy --
Timeline.
Series Title: Daily life in ancient civilizations.
Responsibility: Nick Hunter.

Abstract:

This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in ancient Sumer. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps, and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-traveling journey when reading this book.

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