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Author Nissen, Hans Jörg

Common Titl Von Mesopotamien zum Irak. English
Title From Mesopotamia to Iraq : a concise history / Hans J. Nissen and Peter Heine ; translated by Hans J. Nissen

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DS71 .N5713 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  DS71 .N5713 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 180 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
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Contents Landscape, climate, population -- The beginnings of sedentary life (ca. 10,000-4000 BCE) -- The first urban society and the use of writing (ca. 4000-3200 BCE) -- City-states and the way toward the central state (ca. 3200-2350 BCE) -- The first central states (Ca. 2350-1595 BCE) -- Babylonia as part of the near eastern community of states (1595-1200 BCE) -- The empires of the Assyrians and the Babylonians (1200-539 BCE) -- The Achaemenid Empire (539-331 BCE) -- Alexander and the Seleucids in Babylonia (331-141 BCE) -- The empires of the Parthians and the Sasanians (141 BCE to 642 CE) -- The Islamic Conquest (622-1258) -- Iraq as part of the Ottoman Empire (1258-1918) -- Iraq under the monarchy (1921-195 8) -- The Republic of Iraq (1958-2008)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Translated from the German
Translated from the German
LC subject Iraq -- History -- To 634
Iraq -- Civilization -- To 634
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ISBN 9780226586632 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226586649 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226586634 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226586642 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40017092773