A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323...

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Author  Marc Van De Mieroop
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   August 3, 2015
ISBN  111871816X
Pages  424

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Incorporating the latest scholarly research, the third edition of A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000–323 BC presents a comprehensive overview of the multicultural civilizations of the ancient Near East.

  • Integrates the most up-to-date research, and includes a richer selection of supplementary materials
  • Addresses the wide variety of political, social, and cultural developments in the ancient Near East
  • Updated features include new “Key Debate” boxes at the end of each chapter to engage students with various perspectives on a range of critical issues; a comprehensive timeline of events; and 46 new illustrations, including 12 color photos
  • Features a new chapter addressing governance and continuity in the region during the Persian Empire
  • Offers in-depth, accessible discussions of key texts and sources, including the Bible and the Epic of Gilgamesh

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