Life in Ancient Mesopotamia, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
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  • ISBN-10: 1601525737
  • ISBN-13: 9781601525734
  • DDC: 935
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Living in ancient Mesopotamia could sometimes be harsh and dangerous, yet it could also be comfortable and fulfilling because the early inhabitants invented cities, writing, and other key elements of civilized life. Farming, trade, the home, education, women’s roles, religious beliefs, technology and transportation are only some of the topics discussed in this revealing social history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Important Events of Ancient Mesopotamia.
Introduction: Lives Dependent on the Rivers.
1: City-States and Their Residents.
2: Home, Family, and Children.
3: Writing, Literature, and the Arts.
4: Gods and Religious Beliefs.
5: Science, Technology, and Travel.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.