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Book Title Iraq beyond the headlines: history, archaeology, and war
Author Foster, Benjamin R.;
Subject World history
Descriptors Archaeology and history Iraq; Iraq--History; Iraq--Antiquities;
Call No DS69.6.F68
Description This book is the first authoritative and up-to-date survey of the history of Iraq from earliest times to the present in any language. It presents a concise narrative of the rich and varied history of this land, drawing on political, social, economic, artistic, technological, and intellectual material. It also includes excerpts from works of ancient, medieval, and modern literature written in Iraq, some of which are translated for the first time into English. The final chapters provide an introduction to the history of archaeology in Iraq, set in the wider context of the development of archaeology into a scientific discipline. A special section highlights selected objects from the Iraq Museum, with emphasis on their cultural significance and current status in the aftermath of the looting in April 2003. The last chapter offers a unique guide to the complex international and national legal regimes for the protection of cultural heritage. The American-led invasion and occupation of Iraq - Source: Powell's Books
Volume 0
Imprint Hackensack: World Scientific Printers, 2005
ISBN 981-256-379-2
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 1
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