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The Resource Cuneiform texts and the writing of history, Marc Van de Mieroop

Cuneiform texts and the writing of history, Marc Van de Mieroop

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Cuneiform texts and the writing of history
Title
Cuneiform texts and the writing of history
Statement of responsibility
Marc Van de Mieroop
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Marc Van De Mieroop considers the political, social, and economic conditions that these texts illuminate as well as the way historians have used these sources to validate their readings of particular historical events. Filled with examples taken from the entirety of Mesopotamian history, Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History offers readers insight into how we have come to learn about this fascinating chapter of the human past.-publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van de Mieroop, Marc
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Approaching the ancient world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cuneiform tablets
  • Cuneiform inscriptions
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
Label
Cuneiform texts and the writing of history, Marc Van de Mieroop
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first half of history. Administrative documents ; Private legal documents ; Letters ; Historiographic texts ; Literary texts ; Scholarly texts -- History from above. Assyrian royal inscriptions ; Sargon of Agade ; Mesopotamian history and narrative -- History from below. Prosopography ; Innaja, an old Assyrain merchant ; The effects of war -- Economic history. Theories of ancient economics ; Agriculture in Ur III Lagash -- Gender and Mesopotamian history -- Conclusions
Extent
vi, 196 p.
Isbn
9780415195331
Lccn
98049057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Cuneiform texts and the writing of history, Marc Van de Mieroop
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first half of history. Administrative documents ; Private legal documents ; Letters ; Historiographic texts ; Literary texts ; Scholarly texts -- History from above. Assyrian royal inscriptions ; Sargon of Agade ; Mesopotamian history and narrative -- History from below. Prosopography ; Innaja, an old Assyrain merchant ; The effects of war -- Economic history. Theories of ancient economics ; Agriculture in Ur III Lagash -- Gender and Mesopotamian history -- Conclusions
Extent
vi, 196 p.
Isbn
9780415195331
Lccn
98049057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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