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Early Mesopotamia
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Contents: Preface, Prologue Part I: Setting the scene: Chapter 1. The land and the life, Chapter 2. The political framework, Chapter 3. The written record, Part II: The institutions: Chapter 4. City and countryside, Chapter 5. Household and family, Chapter 6. The temple, Chapter 7. The palace, Part III: The economic order: Chapter 8. Crops and livestock, Chapter 9. Water and land, Chapter 10. The domestic economy, Chapter 11. Foreign Trade, Part IV: The Social Order: Chapter 12. Craft and labour, Chapter 13. War and peace, Chapter 14. Religion and politics, Chapter 15. Laws and the law, Chapter 16. Order and disorder, Epilouge, Footnotes, Bibliography, Index

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`Archaeological and historical knowledge of the past and new evidence are combined with data formerly scattered across academic texts. Provides a good view of the successive stages of Mesopotamian civilisation reinforced with literary cunelform texts of the period.' - ECCAARTH

`Not just an excellent introduction to the subject: it is full of insights and evidence of the breadth of Postgate's scholarship.' History Today

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