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$11.95

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Published: 01 May 2015

144 Pages | Approx 10 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198715900


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Ancient Assyria: A Very Short Introduction

Karen Radner

Very Short Introductions

  • Tells the history of Assyria from city state to empire, from the early 2nd millennium BC to the end of the 7th century BC
  • Develops a nuanced picture of Assyrian culture and society by using a mosaic of case studies
  • Provides insights into the lives of various inhabitants of the kingdom of Assyria
  • Introduces the reader to the primary sources to demonstrate the ways they can be used to make an ancient unfamiliar civilization come alive
  • Examines Assyria's role as a pathfinder for subsequent empires
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide
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