The Uruk World System
The Dynamics of Expansion of Early Mesopotamian Civilization 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Guillermo Algaze
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Uruk World System by Guillermo Algaze
Book DescriptionMost 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 DetailsISBN: 9780226013824
(278mm x 218mm x 13mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Guillermo Algaze
Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization, Paperback (May 2014)» View all books by Guillermo Algaze
Drawing on the work of modern economic geographers, the author explores how the unique river-based ecology and geography of the Tigris-Euphrates alluvium affected the development of urban civilization in southern Mesopotamia.
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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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