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The Resource Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization : the evolution of an urban landscape, Guillermo Algaze

Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization : the evolution of an urban landscape, Guillermo Algaze

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Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization : the evolution of an urban landscape
Title
Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization
Title remainder
the evolution of an urban landscape
Statement of responsibility
Guillermo Algaze
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The alluvial lowlands of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in southern Mesopotamia are widely known as the "cradle of civilization" owing to the scale of the processes of urbanization that took place in the area by the second half of the fourth millennium BC. In Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization, Guillermo Algaze draws on the work of modern economic geographers to explore how the unique river-based ecology and geography of the Tigris-Euphrates alluvium impacted the development of urban civilization in southern Mesopotamia. He argues that these natural conditions granted southern po
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1954-
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Algaze, Guillermo
Dewey number
307.760935
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HT114
LC item number
.A524 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cities and towns, Ancient
  • City planning
  • Commerce, Prehistoric
  • Iraq
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cities and towns, Ancient
  • City planning
  • Civilization
  • Commerce, Prehistoric
  • Iraq
  • Sumerer
  • Stadtlandschaft
  • Verstädterung
  • Historische Geografie
  • Wirtschaftsgeografie
  • Mesopotamien
  • Archeologie
  • Urbanisatie
  • Geografische aspecten
  • Prehistorie
  • Irak
  • Stadsplanering
  • Handel
  • Mesopotamien
Label
Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization : the evolution of an urban landscape, Guillermo Algaze
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-219) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
435816735
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 230 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226013787
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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c2893ffc-7f26-441e-899e-43a2895b0a7d
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435816735
Label
Ancient Mesopotamia at the dawn of civilization : the evolution of an urban landscape, Guillermo Algaze
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-219) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
435816735
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226013787
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c2893ffc-7f26-441e-899e-43a2895b0a7d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435816735

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