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Author Galil, Gershon.

Title The lower stratum families in the Neo-Assyrian period / byGershon Galil
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 403 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East, 1566-2055 ; v. 27
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 27. 1566-2055
Contents List of Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART ONE; Chapter One The Sources; Chapter Two A Survey of the Lower Stratum Families; Chapter Three The Terminology, the Formulation of the Texts, and the Status of the People; PART TWO; Chapter Four Family Types; Chapter Five Family Size; Chapter Six Marriage Patterns; Chapter Seven Childless Families; Chapter Eight Children's Age; Chapter Nine Single-Parent Families; Chapter Ten Numerical Proportions among Family Members; Chapter Eleven The Number of Generations in the Family; Summary; Bibliographical Abbreviations; Indices
Summary Tackles the perpetual problem of the structure of the Neo-Assyrian society. This volume surveys 446 Lower Stratum families in the period under review (800-600 BC). It considers socio-economic and demographic issues, including family types, family size, marriage patterns, childless families, single-parent families, and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Families -- Assyria.
Working class families -- Assyria.
Working class -- Assyria.
Assyria -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007060855
ISBN 1281917508
9004155120 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9047428188 (electronic bk.)
9781281917508
9789004155121 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9789047428183 (electronic bk.)