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DK Eyewitness Books: Mesopotamia

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Published: 25 Jun 2007

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“A mini museum between the covers of a book.” -- The New York Times
“Pioneering…visually captivating, dependable nonfiction.” -- Booklist
“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.” -- Library Media Connection (starred review)

Travel back to the land where human history was first recorded—the land of kings, queens, gods, goddesses, nomads, and scribes. Be an eyewitness to the “land between the rivers,” from the first Sumerian city-states to the mighty Babylonian empires. Featuring a pull-out wall chart and its own clip-art CD, Mesopotamia provides a detailed look at where the first cities, states, and empires rose. Richly detailed full-color images and photographs of ancient artifacts, architecture, and maps combine with a comprehensive overview of the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. See incredible works of Mesopotamian art, meet the warriors and innovators living ahead of their time, learn how to read ancient inscriptions, and much, much more!

  • Includes CD with clip-art and wall chart
  • Includes spectacular full-color photographs and illustrations
  • 72-page format includes 8 bonus pages full of amazing facts
  • Library-bound editions available without CDs for all titles

ISBN: 9780756629724 Pages: 72
Size: 224 x 288mm Age: From 8 To 12 years

Description

Reviews

“A mini museum between the covers of a book.” -- The New York Times
“Pioneering…visually captivating, dependable nonfiction.” -- Booklist
“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.” -- Library Media Connection (starred review)

Travel back to the land where human history was first recorded—the land of kings, queens, gods, goddesses, nomads, and scribes. Be an eyewitness to the “land between the rivers,” from the first Sumerian city-states to the mighty Babylonian empires. Featuring a pull-out wall chart and its own clip-art CD, Mesopotamia provides a detailed look at where the first cities, states, and empires rose. Richly detailed full-color images and photographs of ancient artifacts, architecture, and maps combine with a comprehensive overview of the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. See incredible works of Mesopotamian art, meet the warriors and innovators living ahead of their time, learn how to read ancient inscriptions, and much, much more!

  • Includes CD with clip-art and wall chart
  • Includes spectacular full-color photographs and illustrations
  • 72-page format includes 8 bonus pages full of amazing facts
  • Library-bound editions available without CDs for all titles

ISBN: 9780756629724 Pages: 72
Size: 224 x 288mm From 8 To 12 years

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