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Sumer and the Sumerians, HARRIET E. W. CRAWFORD

Author:    HARRIET E. W. CRAWFORD

Title:   Sumer and the Sumerians

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Cambridge University Press April 1991

ISBN Number:    0521388503 / 9780521388504

Seller ID:   20070830121045

Mesopotamia produced one of the best-known ancient civilizations, with a literate, urban culture and highly-developed political institutions. Writing primarily for a non-specialist audience but drawing on the most up-to-date historical and archaeological sources, Harriet Crawford reviews the extraordinary social and technological developments in the region over a period of two millennia, from 3800 to 2000 BC. She describes the physical environment and discusses architecture, trade and industry, the development of writing, and changes in social and political structures. The final chapter examines the shift in power during this period from the 'temple' to the 'palace'.

Price = 26.99 USD



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