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  • Historical Dictionary of Iraqby Beth K. Dougherty; Edmund A. Ghareeb

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 149.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Iraq, Second Edition covers the history of Iraq through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent... more...

  • Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museumby Ann Searight; Julian Reade; Irving Finkel

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 65.00

    This catalogue makes available more than 600 complete or fragmentary stone vessels kept in the British Museum. Most of them were excavated at Nineveh and other major sites in northern Iraq and Syria, and are presented here for the first time. They range in date from prehistory down to the Persian and Hellenistic periods; the bulk belong in the eighth... more...

  • The Kurdish Liberation Movement in Iraqby Yaniv Voller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Investigating the transformation of the Kurdish liberation movement in Iraq this book explores its development from an armed guerrilla movement, engaged in a war for liberation with the government in Baghdad, into the government of a de facto Kurdish state known as the Kurdistan Regional Government. The book seeks to better explain the nature and... more...

  • Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen - Chinaby Hans van Ess

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.49

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 55.95

    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...

  • The Kurds Ascendingby Michael M. Gunter; David Romano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 34.00

    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; Not Available

    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...

  • From Archaeology to Spectacle in Victorian Britainby Shawn Malley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    In his examination of the excavation of ancient Assyria by Austen Henry Layard, Shawn Malley reveals how, by whom, and for what reasons the stones of Assyria were deployed during a brief but remarkably intense period of archaeological activity in the mid-nineteenth century. His book takes up issues of museumship, popular entertainment, class, espionage... more...