Mesopotamia and the Rise of Civilization: History, Documents, and Key Questions

by
Jane R. McIntoshauthor
author
Mesopotamia and the Rise of Civilization: History, Documents, and Key Questions

20170831

ABC-CLIO

Pages 288
Topics World History
  • eBook

    9781440835476

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Mesopotamia and the Rise of Civilization: History, Documents, and Key Questions

Author(s): McIntosh, Jane;
Contributors: McIntosh, Jane;
Abstract:

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

SortTitle: mesopotamia and the rise of civilization: history, documents, and key questions
Keyword(s): World History
Author Info:
Jane R. McIntoshauthor
author
eISBN-13: 9781440835476
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440835469
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 288
Publication Date: 20170831
Series: Crossroads in World History