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

Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek

Label
Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization
Title
Babylon
Title remainder
Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kriwaczek
Creator
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kriwaczek, Paul
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Civilization
  • Politics and government
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • Hochkultur
  • Babylon
  • Mesopotamien
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Iraq
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
Label
Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2010
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
Control code
ocn740628621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 310 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054166
Lccn
2012003104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250000071
  • (OCoLC)740628621
Label
Babylon : Mesopotamia and the birth of civilization, Paul Kriwaczek
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Atlantic Books, 2010
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
Control code
ocn740628621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
viii, 310 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781250054166
Lccn
2012003104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250000071
  • (OCoLC)740628621

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