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The Resource Ancient Mesopotamia : portrait of a dead civilization, by A. Leo Oppenheim

Ancient Mesopotamia : portrait of a dead civilization, by A. Leo Oppenheim

Label
Ancient Mesopotamia : portrait of a dead civilization
Title
Ancient Mesopotamia
Title remainder
portrait of a dead civilization
Statement of responsibility
by A. Leo Oppenheim
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1904-1974
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oppenheim, A. Leo
Dewey number
913.35
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS69.5
LC item number
.O6 1964
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian
  • Iraq
  • Cultuurgeschiedenis
  • Oudheid
  • Kultur
  • Geschichte
  • Sozialgeschichte
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Wirtschaft
Label
Ancient Mesopotamia : portrait of a dead civilization, by A. Leo Oppenheim
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 353-378) "Bibliographical notes": pages 379-387
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The making of Mesopotamia. The background -- The setting -- The actors -- The world around -- Pt. 2. Go to, let us build us a city and a tower. The social texture -- Economic facts -- "The great organizations" -- The city -- Urbanism -- Pt. 3. Regnum a gente in gentem transfertur. Historical sources or literature -- An essay on Babylonian history -- An essay on Assyrian history -- Pt. 4. Nah ist-und schwer zu fassen der gott. Why a "Mesopotamian religion" should not be written -- The care and feeding of the gods -- Mesopotamian "psychology" -- The arts of the diviner -- Pt. 5. Laterculis coctilibus. The meaning of writing -- The scribes -- The creative effort -- Patterns in non-literary texts -- Pt. 6. There are many strange wonders, but nothing more wonderful than man. Medicine and physicians -- Mathematics and astronomy -- Craftsmen and artists
Control code
1175501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 433 pages
Lccn
64019847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MU Library{u2019}s copy missing 1 map.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (1 folded in pocket), portrait
System control number
(WaOLN)342851
Label
Ancient Mesopotamia : portrait of a dead civilization, by A. Leo Oppenheim
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 353-378) "Bibliographical notes": pages 379-387
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. The making of Mesopotamia. The background -- The setting -- The actors -- The world around -- Pt. 2. Go to, let us build us a city and a tower. The social texture -- Economic facts -- "The great organizations" -- The city -- Urbanism -- Pt. 3. Regnum a gente in gentem transfertur. Historical sources or literature -- An essay on Babylonian history -- An essay on Assyrian history -- Pt. 4. Nah ist-und schwer zu fassen der gott. Why a "Mesopotamian religion" should not be written -- The care and feeding of the gods -- Mesopotamian "psychology" -- The arts of the diviner -- Pt. 5. Laterculis coctilibus. The meaning of writing -- The scribes -- The creative effort -- Patterns in non-literary texts -- Pt. 6. There are many strange wonders, but nothing more wonderful than man. Medicine and physicians -- Mathematics and astronomy -- Craftsmen and artists
Control code
1175501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 433 pages
Lccn
64019847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MU Library{u2019}s copy missing 1 map.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (1 folded in pocket), portrait
System control number
(WaOLN)342851

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