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Uruk : the first city

Author: Mario Liverani
Publisher: London ; Oakville : Equinox Pub., 2006.
Series: Bible world (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Uruk is the first fully historical analysis of the origins of the city and of the state in southern Mesopotamia, the region providing the earliest evidence in world history related to these seminal developments."--Jacket.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Liverani
ISBN: 9781845531935 1845531930 9781845531935 1845531930 1845531914 9781845531911
OCLC Number: 62782227
Notes: "Originally published in Italian as Uruk : La Prima Cuttà."
Description: xii, 97 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: History of the question --
Social transformation of the territory --
The administration of a complex economy --
Politics and culture of the early state --
Center and periphery.
Series Title: Bible world (London, England)
Other Titles: Uruk.
Responsibility: Mario Liverani ; edited and translated by Zainab Bahrani and Marc Van De Mieroop.
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Provides historical analysis of the origins of the city and of the state in southern Mesopotamia. This book develops an argument that weaves together an amount of information and places it within a  Read more...


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