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Mesopotamia : I have conquered the river

Author: Ken MatsumotoToshikazu SatōYutaka ShigenobuNihon Hōsō Kyōkai.NHK Entāpuraizu.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2001.
Series: Messages from the past.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Literally "the land between the rivers," Mesopotamia was host to some of the worlds earliest and most powerful civilizations. Shot on location, this program seeks to understand how the Sumerian city-states, cradled by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, built a vibrant agricultural economy and why, after centuries, the wheat crop suddenly failed.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Matsumoto; Toshikazu Satō; Yutaka Shigenobu; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; NHK Entāpuraizu.; Terebiman Yunion.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 47959418
Notes: "NHK Documentary."
Credits: Music, Kitarō ; camera, Tomoaki Kasai ; editor, Masaharu Toshioka.
Performer(s): Narrator, Donna Burke.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Messages from the past.
Other Titles: I have conquered the river
Responsibility: supervision, Ken Matsumoto ; director, Toshikazu Sato ; producer, Yutaka Shigenobu ; co-produced by NHK, NHK Enterprises 21, Inc., TV Man Union Inc.

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Literally "the land between the rivers," Mesopotamia was host to some of the worlds earliest and most powerful civilizations. Shot on location, this program seeks to understand how the Sumerian city-states, cradled by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, built a vibrant agricultural economy and why, after centuries, the wheat crop suddenly failed.

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