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A history of the ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC

Van de Mieroop, Marc, author

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  • Creator Marc Van De Mieroop
  • Format Books
  • Publication 3rd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley Blackwell, 2016. ©2016
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (492 p.)
  • ISBNs 111871816X, 1118718232, 9781118718179, 1118718178, 111871833X, 9781118718162, 9781118718230
  • OCLC ocn904505611


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • ""Series""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright""; ""List of Debates""; ""List of Boxes""; ""List of Documents""; ""Preface""; ""Author's Note""; ""1 Introductory Concerns""; ""1.1 What Is the Ancient Near East?""; ""1.2 The Sources""; ""1.3 Geography""; ""1.4 Prehistoric Developments""; ""Part I City-States""; ""2 Origins: The Uruk Phenomenon""; ""2.1 The Origins of Cities""; ""2.2 The Development of Writing and Administration""; ""2.3 The "Uruk Expansion"""; ""2.4 Uruk's Aftermath""; ""Note""; ""3 Competing City-States: The Early Dynastic Period""
  • ""13.1 The Creation of an Imperial Structure""""13.2 The Defeat of the Great Rivals""; ""13.3 The Administration and Ideology of the Empire""; ""13.4 Assyrian Culture""; ""13.5 Assyria's Fall""; ""Notes""; ""14 The Medes and Babylonians""; ""14.1 The Medes and the Anatolian States""; ""14.2 The Neo-Babylonian Dynasty""; ""Notes""; ""15 The Creation of a World Empire: Persia""; ""15.1 The Sources and Their Challenges""; ""15.2 The Rise of Persia and Its Expansion""; ""15.3 Governance of the Subject States""; ""15.4 The Creation of an Imperial Structure""
  • ""16 Governing a World Empire: Persia""
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