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  • Babylonby Paul Kriwaczek

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    In Babylon , Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements around 5400 BC, to the eclipse of Babylon by the Persians in the sixth century BC. He chronicles the rise and fall of dynastic power during this period; he examines its numerous material, social and cultural innovations and inventions: The wheel, civil,... more...

  • The Archaeology of Mesopotamiaby Roger Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    The only critical guide to the theory and method of Mesopotamian archaeology, this innovative volume evaluates the theories, methods, approaches and history of Mesopotamian archaeology from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the present day. Ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), was the original site of many of the major developments in human... more...

  • Übersicht über die Bestände des Brandenburgischen Landeshauptarchivsby Werner Heegewaldt; Harriet Harnisch

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 66.95

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Mark Brandenburg wurde in ihrer über 850-jährigen Geschichte maßgeblich durch den Adel mitgeprägt. Seit der hochmittelalterlichen Besiedlung wirkten adlige Familien am Landesausbau, an der Herrschaftsbildung und der Verwaltung mit. Als Rittergutsbesitzer verfügten sie nicht nur über die Arbeitskraft und Abgaben ihrer bäuerlichen... more...

  • Hatraby Lucinda Dirven

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 55.96

    <P>Hatra is the richest archaeological site in the Parthian Empire known to date and has great potential for a better understanding of this enigmatic empire and its relationship with Rome. After an introduction to this little known site, seventeen contributions written by leading experts in the field provide the reader with the latest insights... more...

  • Kleinfunde aus Elfenbein und Knochen aus Assurby Dirk Wicke

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 73.98

    Die Ausgrabungen der DOG in Assur haben über 700 Objekte aus Knochen und Elfenbein erbracht, die Dirk Wicke nun in seiner Studie zu den Kleinfunden aus Assur erstmals vollständig in Katalogform beschreibt, bildlich dokumentiert und ausführlich kommentiert. Der Entstehungszeitraum der Objekte reicht vom späten 3. Jahrtausend v. Chr. bis in die späte... more...

  • A Season's Work at Ur, Al-'Ubaid, Abu Shahrain-Eridu-and Elsewhereby H.R. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This classic work from 1930 describes the archaeological mission to Iraq which was a huge leap in the understanding of Mesopotamian history. It chronicles the journey, the excavations and the findings in a personalised account, heavily illustrated with maps, photographs of the locations and the findings, offering great insight into a special investigation... more...

  • The Conquest of Assyriaby Mogens Trolle Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The Conquest of Assyria tells what must surely be one of the most romantic tales of archaeological endeavour. The great cities and ancient palaces of Mesopotamia had lain buried for over two millenia, and were all but forgotten, half remembered in the Hebrew Bible and Classical texts. This volume records the dramatic finds, the decipherment of the... more...

  • A Brief History of Iraqby Hala Fattah

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 59.40

    Basic facts, a chronology, a bibliography, and a list of suggested reading make up the appendixes in this invaluable book. Coverage includes: Iraq, the first society The Persian Empire, Alexander the Great, and the Sassanians Iraq under the Umayyad dynasty Iraq under the Abbasid dynasty The Mongol invasion and early Ottoman rule Iraq under the Ottomans... more...

  • Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen - Chinaby Hans van Ess

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 8.53

    Wie alt ist China? ? Ist China noch ein sozialistisches Land? ? Welchen Zugang haben Chinesen zum Internet? ? Wie funktioniert die chinesische Computertastatur? ? Was sind die größten Erfindungen Chinas? ? Welche Rolle spielt der Sport? ? Denken die Chinesen anders? ? Muß man darauf achten, daß Chinesen ihr Gesicht nicht verlieren? ? Diese und andere... more...

  • Mesopotamiaby Christine Mayfield

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Mesopotamia was located in the Middle East. It was made up of empires such as the Babylonian Empire, Assyrian Empire, Persian Empire, and Phoenician Empire. Each empire made contributions and influenced the world as it exists today. more...