The Resource Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek

Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek

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Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization
Title
Babylon
Title remainder
Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kriwaczek
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, a historian brings to life the world of ancient Mesopotamia and the city of Babylon, tracing their rise from a loose federation to a monarchy to the rise of ancient Sumerian civilization, with its tales of the Great Flood and the epics of semidivine heroes such as Gilgamesh
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
935
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS69.5
LC item number
.K75 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek
Label
Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2010
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lessons from the past: an Introduction -- Kingship descends from heaven: the urban revolution before 4000 BCE -- The City of Gilgamesh: temple rule between c. 4000 and 3000 BCE -- The flood: a Caesura in history -- Big men and kings: the city-states, c. 3000 to 2300 BCE -- Rulers of the four quarters: the bronze heroic age, c. 2300 to 2200 BCE -- Sumer resurgent: the Dirigiste state, c. 2100 to 2000 BCE -- Old Babylon: the culmination, c. 1900 to 1600 BCE -- Empire of Ashur: colossus of the first millennium, c. 1800 BCE to 700 BCE -- Passing the baton: an end and a beginning after 700 BCE
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ocn740628621
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 310 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781250000071
Lccn
2012003104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)740628621

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