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Mesopotamia : the World's Earliest Civilization.

Author: Kathleen Kuiper; Britannica Educational Publishing.
Publisher: Chicago : Britannica Educational Pub., 2011.
Series: Britannica guide to ancient civilizations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The innovation and progress that characterize modernity often eclipse the accomplishments of ages past. However, close examination of ancient civilizations reveals a sophistication in both thought and accomplishment that in some ways surpasses what is observed in the present. The books in this series detail the ancient lifestyles and cultures that have produced concepts and technologies still in use today.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Kuiper; Britannica Educational Publishing.
ISBN: 9781615302086 1615302085
OCLC Number: 630537504
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages).
Contents: Book cover; title; copyright; contents; introduction; chapter 1 the origins of mesopotamian history; chapter 2 sumerian civilization; chapter 3 the old babylonian period; chapter 4 mesopotamia to the end of the achaemenian period; chapter 5 mesopotamia from c. 320 bc to c. ad 620; chapter 6 mesopotamian art and architecture; chapter 7 mesopotamian religion; appendix a: mesopotamian gods and goddesses; appendix b: mesopotamian cities; glossary; bibliography; index; back cover.
Series Title: Britannica guide to ancient civilizations.

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The innovation and progress that characterize modernity often eclipse the accomplishments of ages past. However, close examination of ancient civilizations reveals a sophistication in both thought and accomplishment that in some ways surpasses what is observed in the present. The books in this series detail the ancient lifestyles and cultures that have produced concepts and technologies still in use today. Illustrations complement the text and instill excitement for the achievements of these rich and highly developed societies.

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