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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490 1 |a Series On The Iraq War And Its Consequences ;  |v v.2 
505 0 |a Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Beginnings Modern and Ancient -- 1. What is Iraq? -- 2. The Birthplace of Civilization -- 3. Production of Food: An Important Transition for the Human Race -- 4. Settlement in the Plains -- 5. A Durable Peasant Culture -- 6. The First Cities -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 Early City States and Empires -- 1. New Polities -- 2. Ur of the Chaldees -- 3. The Rise of Kingship -- 4. The City Shuruppak -- 5. Lagash Nippur and Umma -- 6. Akkad: The First Empire -- 7. The Kingdom of Ur -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 The Age of Hammurabi -- 1. The Amorites and Their Way of Life -- 2. Shamshi-Adad King of Northern Mesopotamia -- 3. Rim-Sin King of Larsa -- 4. Hammurabi King of Babylon and His Laws -- 5. Law Society and Literature -- 6. The End of Amorite Period -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 A Babylonian Nation-State -- 1. The Kassite People and Their Society -- 2. Kassite Government -- 3. International Relations -- 4. Kassite Civilization -- 6. Hurrians in Mesopotamia -- 7. The End of Kassite Rute and the Renewal of Isin -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 The Assyrian Achievement -- 1. The Land and Its City -- 2. The First Assyrian Empire -- 3. The Second Assyrian Empire -- 4. Two Assyrian Kings -- 5. Assyrian Cuiture of the First Miiiennium B.C.E. -- 6. The Fall of Assyria -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 Babylon and Her Empire -- 1. The Land and Its City -- 2. Babylonian Economy and Society -- 3. Babylon and the World -- 4. The Persian Empire -- Bibtiographicat Note to Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 Mesopotamia between Two Worlds -- 1. Alexander the Great and His Successors -- 2. Life in Hellenistic Babylonia -- 3. Babylonian Cuiture and Economy -- 4. The Rise of Parthia -- 5. Parthian Society. 
505 8 |a 6. Parthian Mesopotamia -- 7. Rome in Mesopotamia -- 8. Parthian Cities -- 9. The End of Mesopotamian Civilization and the Downfall of Parthia -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 Iraq between Iran and Arabia -- 1. The Sassanians and Their Subjects -- 2. Sassanian Civilization -- 3. The Sassanian Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire -- 4. Arab Settlement in Mesopotamia -- 5. Western Asia in the Seventh Century -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 The Muslim Conquest of Iraq -- 1. The Mission of Muhammad -- 2. Arabian Catiphs and the Conquests of Iraq -- 3. Islam and the Arabs in Iraq -- 4. Leadership of the Muslim Wortd -- 5. Divisions within Islam -- 6. Commerce and Business -- 7. Deveiopments in Arabic-Islamic Culture -- Bibilographical Note to Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 The Age of Baghdad and Samarra -- 1. The Abbasid Catiphate -- 2. Baghdad and Its Civitization -- 3. Samarra and the Growth of Local Dynasties -- 4. Medieval Iraq -- 5. The Transition Movement -- 6. Decline and Fall of the Abbasid Caliphate -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 Iraq in the Ottoman Empire -- 1. Iraq under Mongol Rule -- 2. Iraq under Turkish Rule -- 3. The Ottomans and Their Subjects -- 4. Mamluk Iraq -- 5. Ottoman Weakness and Reform -- 6. Iraq in the Late Nineteenth Century -- 7. Pressures of Modernity -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 Colonization and Monarchy -- 1. The First World War -- 2. The Conquest of Iraq and Its Governance -- 3. A New Monarchy -- 4. Aspects of Iraqi Culture under the Monarchy -- 5. Weakness and War -- 6. Archaeology in Iraq -- 7. A Time of Revolution -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 The Republic of Iraq -- 1. The Qasim Regime -- 2. Iraqi Culture and Society -- 2. Saddam Hussein and War with Iran -- 3. Archaeotogy in Iraq -- 4. The Ba'th Party. 
505 8 |a 5. The Invasion of Kuwait -- 6. The Embargo and Its Toll -- 6. The American invasion of iraq and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage -- Bibilographical Note to Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 Archaeology Past and Present in Iraq -- Bibilographical Note to Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 The Iraq Museum and the Future of the Past -- Atabaster Head from Uruk ca. 3300-3000 B.C.E. (IM 45434) -- Atabaster Vase from Uruk ca. 3300-3000 B.C.E. (IM 19606) -- Diorite Statue of Enmetena from Ur ca. 2460 B.C.E. (IM 5) -- Inlaid Harp from Ur ca. 2550-2400 B.C.E. IM (8694) -- Copper-Alloy Statue Made for Naram-Sin ca. 2254-2218 B.C.E. (IM 77823) -- Ivory Furniture Panel from Nimrud ca. 745-727 B.C.E. (IM 61898) -- Cylinder Seats from Kish and Girsu ca. 2420-2220 B.C.E. (From top IM 2780 13239 9709 10958) -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 1 5 -- Chapter 16 International and National Legal Regimes for the Protecdon of Archaeological Heritage -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The international Legal Regime -- 3. United States Domestic Law and the international Art Market -- 4. Problems in Controlling the International Art Market: The Paradigm of Iraq -- 5. Conclusion -- Bibliographical Note to Chapter 16 -- Appendix Iraqi Libraries Research Centers and Centers for the Arts. 
520 |a 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. 
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