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Mesopotamia : The Invention of the City
by Gwendolyn Leick


Overview - Situated in an area roughly corresponding to present-day Iraq, Mesopotamia is one of the great, ancient civilizations, though it is still relatively unknown. Yet, over 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the very first cities were created. This is the first book to reveal how life was lived in ten Mesopotamian cities: from Eridu, the Mesopotamian Eden, to that potent symbol of decadence, Babylon - the first true metropolis: multicultural, multi-ethnic, the last centre of a dying civilization.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Situated in an area roughly corresponding to present-day Iraq, Mesopotamia is one of the great, ancient civilizations, though it is still relatively unknown. Yet, over 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the very first cities were created. This is the first book to reveal how life was lived in ten Mesopotamian cities: from Eridu, the Mesopotamian Eden, to that potent symbol of decadence, Babylon - the first true metropolis: multicultural, multi-ethnic, the last centre of a dying civilization.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140265743
  • ISBN-10: 0140265740
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: June 2003
  • Page Count: 384
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 6.36 x 0.77 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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Books > History > Ancient - General
Books > History > Middle East - General
Books > History > Civilization

 
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