Book , Print in English

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

Marc Van De Mieroop.
  • Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley/Blackwell, 2016.
  • Third edition.
  • xx, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Series
Contents
  • Introductory concerns
  • Part I. City-states
  • Origins : the Uruk phenomenon
  • Competing city-states : the early dynastic period
  • Political centralization in the late third millennium
  • The Near East in the early second millennium
  • The growth of territorial states in the early second millennium
  • Part II. Territorial states
  • The club of the great powers
  • The western states of the late second millennium
  • Kassites, Assyrians, and Elamites
  • The collapse of the regional system and its aftermath
  • Part III. Empires
  • The Near East at the start of the first millennium
  • The rise of Assyria
  • Assyria's world domination
  • The Medes and Babylonians
  • The creation of a world empire : Persia
  • Governing a world empire : Persia
  • Epilogue
  • King lists
  • Guide to further reading
  • Comprehensive time line.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 370-384) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9781118718162
  • 111871816X
  • Alternate version: 9781118718179
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2015005041
  • OCLC: 904505611
  • OCLC: 904505611