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The Resource The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C., Hans J. Nissen ; translation by Elizabeth Lutzeier, with Kenneth J. Northcott

The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C., Hans J. Nissen ; translation by Elizabeth Lutzeier, with Kenneth J. Northcott

Label
The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C.
Title
The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C.
Statement of responsibility
Hans J. Nissen ; translation by Elizabeth Lutzeier, with Kenneth J. Northcott
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Hans J. Nissen here provides a much-needed overview of 7000 years of development in the ancient Near East from the beginning of settled life to the formation of the first regional states. His approach to the study of Mesopotamian civilization differs markedly from conventional orientations, which impose a sharp division between prehistoric and historic, literate, periods. Nissen argues that this approach is too rigid to explain the actual development of that civilization. He deemphasizes the invention of writing as a turning point, viewing it as simply one more phase in the evolution of social
Member of
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Nissen, Hans Jörg,
Dewey number
939.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Lutzeier, Elizabeth,
  • Northcott, Kenneth J.,
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Middle East
Label
The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C., Hans J. Nissen ; translation by Elizabeth Lutzeier, with Kenneth J. Northcott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Grundzüge einer Geschichte der Frühzeit des Vorderen Orients
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Figures ; Preface to English Edition; Preface to German Edition; 1. Sources and Problems ; 2. The Time of Settelement (ca. 9000-6000 B.C.) ; 3. From Isolated Settlement to Town (ca. 6000-3200 B.C.); 4. The Period of Early High Civilization (ca. 3200-2800 B.C.); 5. The Period of the Rival City-States (ca. 2800-2350 B.C.); 6. The Period of the First Territorial States (ca. 2350-2000 B.C.) ; 7. Prospects ; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn899007792
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226182698
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)899007792
Label
The early history of the ancient Near East, 9000-2000 B.C., Hans J. Nissen ; translation by Elizabeth Lutzeier, with Kenneth J. Northcott
Publication
Note
Translation of: Grundzüge einer Geschichte der Frühzeit des Vorderen Orients
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Figures ; Preface to English Edition; Preface to German Edition; 1. Sources and Problems ; 2. The Time of Settelement (ca. 9000-6000 B.C.) ; 3. From Isolated Settlement to Town (ca. 6000-3200 B.C.); 4. The Period of Early High Civilization (ca. 3200-2800 B.C.); 5. The Period of the Rival City-States (ca. 2800-2350 B.C.); 6. The Period of the First Territorial States (ca. 2350-2000 B.C.) ; 7. Prospects ; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn899007792
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226182698
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)899007792

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