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  • Babylonby Paul Kriwaczek

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19

    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...

  • All Aboutby P. S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49

    This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for ancient Mesopotamians. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Mythology, Gods, famous people, everyday life and much more! The ‘All About’ series... 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...

  • Kleinfunde aus Elfenbein und Knochen aus Assurby Dirk Wicke

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 87.10

    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 Short History of Iraqby Thabit Abdullah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This accessible guide has been fully updated to take into account the Iraq War and subsequent developments, whilst retaining its character as a non-partisan and approachable text for students and interested readers alike. The twentieth century witnessed the transformation of the area known currently as Iraq from a backward region of the Ottoman Empire,... more...

  • Iraqi Federalism and the Kurdsby Alex Danilovich

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together focuses on the role of federalism as a viable solution to Iraq's many problems and the efforts the Kurdish government has deployed to adjust to new federal relations that entail not only gains, but also concessions and compromises. The authors’ direct experience of living and working... more...

  • Kurdistan on the Global Stageby Diane E. King

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    Diane E. King has written about everyday life in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which covers much of the area long known as Iraqi Kurdistan. One of the few scholars who has done research during the Saddam Hussein regime, King offers a sensitive interpretation of the contradiction resulting from the intersection of tradition with modernity, exploring... more...

  • Hatraby Lucinda Dirven

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 65.88

    <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...

  • 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...

  • The House of Prisonersby Andrea Seri

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This book studies the house of prisoners at the city of Uruk during the revolt against king Samsu-iluna (ca. 1741?1739 BC). The history of this period is not widely known and there is no previous comprehensive treatment of the institution under consideration. The analysis of some 410 documents dated or attributable to Rim-Anum of Uruk, one of the rebel... more...