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DK Eyewitness Mesopotamia

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ISBN-10: 0756629721

ISBN-13: 9780756629724

Edition: N/A

Authors: Philip Steele, Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff, John Farndon

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Travel back to the land where human history was first recorded--the land of kings, queens, gods, goddesses, nomads, and scribes. Be an eyewitness to the "land between the rivers," from the first Sumerian city-states to the mighty Babylonian empires. Featuring a pull-out wall chart and its own clip-art CD, Mesopotamia provides a detailed look at where the first cities, states, and empires rose. Richly detailed full-color images and photographs of ancient artifacts, architecture, and maps combine with a comprehensive overview of the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. See incredible works of Mesopotamian art, meet the warriors and innovators living ahead of their time, learn how…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/25/2007
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 72
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Land between two rivers
Sumerian city-states
Mighty rulers
The story of writing
Gods and goddesses
City life
Country life
Death and burial
Akkad's rise and fall
Ziggurats and temples
Games, music, and sports
Crafts and technology
The rise of Babylon
Learning and scholars
Wider horizons
Trade and commerce
Transportation and travel
The Assyrian Empire
Ancient warfare
The art of hunting
Assyrian palaces
The epic of Gilgamesh
Assyrian knowledge
Babylon reborn
At the center of the world
The Persians
The classical age
The Islamic age
Uncovering the past
Timeline of Mesopotamia
A to Z of famous people
A to Z of ancient sites