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  • Kleinfunde aus Elfenbein und Knochen aus Assurby Dirk Wicke

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 73.81

    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...

  • Apples and Orangesby Maarten Asscher; Brian Doyle-Du Breuil

    Four Winds Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    What does it mean when people say You can?t compare apples and oranges?? Are comparisons across genres inherently invalid, or can they be insightful and illuminating? In this brilliant and provocative collection of essays, Dutch author Maarten Asscher maintains that comparisons can be the highest form of argument. Asscher makes his case with examples... more...

  • Iraqby John Robertson

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this insightful analysis, highly-respected expert John Robertson canvases the entirety of Iraq?s rich history, from the seminal advances of its Neolithic inhabitants to the aftermath of the American-led invasion and Iraq today. Grounded in extensive research, this balanced account of a country and its people explores the greatness and grandeur... more...

  • Ancient Mesopotamiaby Jane R. McIntosh

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 75.00

    A general introduction to Mesopotamia that covers all four of the area's major ancient civilizations - Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, and Babylonia. more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Chinaby Poppy Sebag-Montefiore

    DK Publishing 2007; US$ 16.99

    From the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong to the sprawling Himalayan mountains and mighty Yangtze River, China is home to an astonishing 1.3 billion people. Be an eyewitness to a country that is at once traditional and modern, and learn about its history, people, and way of life in DK Eyewitness Books: China . Eyewitness China investigates... more...

  • Iraqby Dale Lightfoot

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    From the dawn of Western civilization to the present day, events in Iraq have been at the center of world attention. Iraq lies in the heart of the Middle East and is central to this important region in countless ways. The domestication of plants and animals first began here. The world's first urban settlements and civilization were established... more...

  • The Babylonian Worldby Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon. Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary... more...

  • DK Readers L3: Welcome to Chinaby Caryn Jenner

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 3.99

    Photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children?s interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Welcome to China takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the world?s biggest country, taking a look at its people, its... more...

  • The Kurds Ascendingby Michael M. Gunter; David Romano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 36.00

    For the first time in their modern history, the Kurds in Iraq and Turkey at least are cautiously ascending. This is the first book to be primarily directed at analyzing the evolving solution to the Kurdish problem in Iraq and Turkey. Although this solution remains cautiously fragile, it does represent a strikingly positive future that until recently... more...

  • Mesopotamiaby Gwendolyn Leick

    Penguin Books Ltd 2002; US$ 20.78

    Situated in an area roughly corresponding to present-day Iraq, Mesopotamia is one of the great, ancient civilizations, though it is still relatively unknown. Yet, over 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the very first cities were created. This is the first book to reveal how life was lived in ten Mesopotamian cities: from Eridu, the Mesopotamian Eden,... more...