Iraq Beyond The Headlines : History, Archaeology, and War.

Key Features:Though there are various good books on ancient and modern Iraq, there is no other that attempts the whole, in a unified narrative, including such seldom treated periods as Mongol and Ottoman rule in IraqBased on primary sources and scholarship in seven languages, including Sumerian, Akk...

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Main Author: Foster, Benjamin R.
Other Authors: Foster, Karen., Gerstenblith, Patty.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2005.
Series:Series On The Iraq War And Its Consequences
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Summary:Key Features:Though there are various good books on ancient and modern Iraq, there is no other that attempts the whole, in a unified narrative, including such seldom treated periods as Mongol and Ottoman rule in IraqBased on primary sources and scholarship in seven languages, including Sumerian, Akkadian, and Arabic, Iraq Beyond the Headlines offers a sympathetic, authoritative portrait, often using the words of men and women who made this land their home over the past four thousand yearsBrings together in a unique combination the work of an Assyriologist/Arabist, an art historian/archaeologist, and an attorney with archaeological training who specializes in antiquities trade and cultural heritage issuesEach chapter contains bibliographical notes for suggested further reading.
Physical Description:1 online resource (293 pages)
ISBN:9789812775146