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Mesopotamia and the Rise of Civilization : History, Documents, and Key Questions (Hardcover) (Jane R.

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A broad introduction to a major turning point in human development, this book guides the reader through the emergence of civilization in Mesopotamia, when city life began and writing was invented.


• Includes reference entries that explore important aspects of Mesopotamian civilization, such as key historical developments, technological and intellectual innovations, and aspects of social, economic, political, and domestic life

• Enables readers to gain insight into the thinking and life experience of ancient Mesopotamians through primary sources

• Provokes discussion through the debate of three major questions about the rise of civilization

• Combines several different approaches to the subject to promote critical thinking skillls and support Common Core State Standards

• Supports NCHS World History standards for Era 2, Standards 1A and 1B, and Common Core critical thinking skills for English Language Arts/World History and Social Studies

A broad introduction to a major turning point in human development, this book guides the reader through the emergence of civilization in Mesopotamia, when city life began and writing was invented.

Number of Pages: 245
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Civilization
Series Title: Crossroads in World History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Jane R. Mcintosh
Language: English
Street Date: August 18, 2017
TCIN: 17265743
UPC: 9781440835469
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-4503
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