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Ancient Mesopotamia

Author: Erica C D Hunter
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 2007.
Series: Cultural atlas for young people.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 3rd ed
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Text, maps, illustrations, charts, tables, and chronologies depict the history, society, and political life of ancient Mesopotamia.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica C D Hunter
ISBN: 9780816068241 0816068240
OCLC Number: 144991015
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Physical background --
Archaeology in West Asia --
Early peoples (to 11,000 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
Shanidar --
Early village life --
First farmers (11,000-9300 B.C.E.) --
Animals in daily life --
Technology and trade --
Art of pottery --
First civilization (7000-4000 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
tell Madhhur --
Birth of the city (4000-3000 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
Uruk --
Cylinder seals --
Writing --
Sumerian city-states (3000-2350 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
Nippur and Ebla --
Mesopotamian sites --
Ur --
Ziggurats --
Religion and ritual --
Kings of Agade (2350-2000 B.C.E.) --
Rival kingdoms (2000-1600 B.C.E.) --
Law and society --
Mittani and the Assyrians --
Kassite's (1600-1200 B.C.E.) --
Everyday life --
New powers --
Israel and Judah --
Mesopotamian sites --
Kalhu --
Late Assyrian rule (1000-750 B.C.E.) --
Assyria triumphant (750-626 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
Ashur and Nineve --
Warfare --
Babylonian revival (626-560 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian sites --
Babylon --
Persian empire (560-521 B.C.E.) --
Darius empire (512-486 B.C.E.) --
Mesopotamian --
Susa --
Final years (486-323 B.C.E.) --
War and looting --
Glossary and further reading/web sites --
Gazetteer --
Index.
Series Title: Cultural atlas for young people.
Responsibility: Erica C.D. Hunter.

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Sheds light on the period in history when the first civilizations arose. Using maps, charts, documents, and works of art to enhance the text and reconstruct life at all levels of society at the time,  Read more...

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