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Author Matthews, Roger, Dr.

Title The archaeology of Mesopotamia : theories and approaches / Roger Matthews
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2003

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Description 1 online resource (x, 253 pages) : illustrations, 1 map
Series Approaching the ancient world
Approaching the ancient world.
Contents Defining a discipline: Mesopotamian archaeology in history -- Tools of the trade: scope and methods of Mesopotamian archaeology -- Tracing a transition: hunters becoming farmers -- States of mind approaching complexity -- Archaeologies of empire -- People's pasts -- Futures of the Mesopotamian past
Summary "Ancient Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) was the original site of many of the major developments in human history, such as farming, the rise of urban literate societies and the first great empires of Akkad, Babylonia and Assyria." "The work of archaeologists is central to our understanding of Mesopotamia's past; this volume evaluates the theories, methods, approaches and history of Mesopotamian archaeology from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the present day."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-229) and index
Notes English
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
HISTORY -- Civilization.
Antiquities
Archaeology -- Methodology
Excavations (Archaeology)
Archäologie
Archeologie.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Middle East.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Iraq -- Antiquities.
Iraq
Mesopotamien
Mesopotamia -- Antiquities.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Iraq -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Gidsen (vorm)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002068224
ISBN 9781135134464
1135134464
9780203390399
0203390393
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9781283966948
1135134537
9781135134532