eBook Ancient Civilizations: Mesopotamia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305750
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305759
  • DDC: 935
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 88 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Responsible for the first writing system and home to elaborate kingdoms and societies, Mesopotamia has been aptly labeled as the birthplace of the world's first advanced civilizations. Although much remains unknown about the life and structure of Mesopotamia, the writings and artifacts left behind have shed elucidating light on a number of its significant developments and technological advances. This absorbing volume explores Sumer, Babylon, and the other early settlements that flourished in the enchanting land between the Tigris and Euphrates.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Mesopotamia—The Birthplace of Civilization.
2: Sumerian Civilization.
3: The First Kingdom of Babylon.
4: The Assyrians and the Chaldeans.
Conclusion.
Glossary.
For More Information.
Bibliography.
Index.