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Author Algaze, Guillermo, 1954-

Title Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization [electronic resource] : the evolution of an urban landscape / Guillermo Algaze.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 230 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-219) and index.
Contents The Sumerian takeoff -- Factors hindering our understanding of the Sumerian takeoff -- Modeling the dynamics of urban growth -- Early Mesopotamian urbanism : why? -- Early Mesopotamian urbanism : how? -- The evidence for trade -- Early Mesopotamian urbanism in comparative perspective -- The synergies of civilization -- Conclusion: The Mesopotamian conjuncture -- Epilogue: Early Sumerian civilization : a research agenda.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cities and towns, Ancient -- Iraq.
City planning -- Iraq.
Commerce, Prehistoric -- Iraq.
Iraq -- Civilization -- To 634.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226013770 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226013774 (cloth : alk. paper)

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