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The Sumerian world 1 edition

The Sumerian world
Harriet E. W. Crawford

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The Sumerian world
edited by Harriet Crawford

Published 2012 by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, N.Y .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Physical geography / Jennifer Pournelle
Hydraulic landscapes and irrigation systems of sumer / Tony J Wilkinson
Sumerian agriculture and land management / Magnus Widell
The end of prehistory and the Uruk period / Guillermo Algaze
The Sumerian language / Graham Cunningham
History and chronology / Nicole Brisch
Patterns of settlement in Sumer and Akkad / Jason Ur
The organisation of a Sumerian town : the physical remains of ancient social systems / Elizabeth C. Stone
Public buildings, palaces and temples / Marlies Heinz
Kings and queens : representation and reality / Claudia E. Suter
Sacred marriage / Kathleen McCaffrey
In the service of the gods : the ministering clergy / Joan Goodnick Westenholz
Democracy and the rule of law, the assembly and the first law code / Marc Van de Mieroop
Administrators and scholars : the first scribes and their ethos / Jon Taylor
Calendars and counting / Tonia Sharlach
Seals and sealings in the Sumerian world / Holly Pittman.
Archaeology of the Sumerian home : reconstructing Sumerian daily life / Paul Collins
Women and agency : a survey from late Uruk to the end of Ur III / Julia M. Ascher-Greve
A note on Sumerian fashion / Lamia al Gailani
Sumerian industries and their makers : crafting textiles / Rita P. Wright
Death and burial / Helga Vogel
Sumerian mythology / Benjamin R. Foster
Trade in the Sumerian world / Harriet Crawford
North Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC / Augusta McMahon
Cultural developments in western Syria and the Middle Euphrates Valley during the Sumer, Akkad, Ebla and Anatolia / Christoph Bachhuber
The kindgom of Mari / Jean-Claude Margueron
Ebla / Frances Pinnock
Iran and its neighbours / C.C.Lamberg-Karlovsky
The Sumerians and the Gulf / Robert Carter
Mesopotamia, Meluhha, and those in between / Christopher P. Thornton
Egypt and Mesopotamia / Alice Stevenson
The Mesopotamian marshlands, a personal recollection / Azzam Alwash.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
DS72 .S86 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780415569675, 9780203096604
LC Control Number

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