Uruk World System by Guillermo Algaze
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Uruk World System
By Guillermo Algaze

The Uruk World System

The Dynamics of Expansion of Early Mesopotamian Civilization 2nd Revised edition

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Uruk World System by Guillermo Algaze

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Most archaeologists and historians of the ancient Near East have focused on the internal transformations that led to the emergence of early cities and states. In "The Uruk World System," Guillermo Algaze concentrates on the unprecedented and wide-ranging process of external expansion that coincided with the rapid initial crystallization of Mesopotamian civilization. In this extensive study, he contends that the rise of early Sumerian polities cannot be understood without also taking into account the developments in surrounding peripheral areas. This new edition includes a substantial new chapter that explores recent data and interpretations of the expansion of Uruk settlements across Syro-Mesopotamia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226013824
ISBN-10: 0226013820
Format: Paperback
(278mm x 218mm x 13mm)
Pages: 174
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Guillermo Algaze

Guillermo Algaze, a MacArthur Fellow, is professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego.

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