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The rape of Mesopotamia

behind the looting of the Iraq Museum

by Lawrence Rothfield

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Matḥaf al-ʻIrāqī,
  • Iraq War, 2003- -- Destruction and pillage,
  • Archaeological thefts -- Iraq,
  • Iraq -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLawrence Rothfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .R68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18687831M
    ISBN 100226729451
    ISBN 109780226729459
    LC Control Number2008031053

    Mesopotamia The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum The Sumerian Controversy: A Special Report: The Elite Power Structure behind the Latest Discovery near Ur (Mysteries in Mesopotamia) (Volume 1) Murder in Mesopotamia: Complete & Unabridged Design:File Size: KB. Paul Kriwaczek's Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization is a pretty good book for laymen. If you want an in-depth work, Marc Van de Mieroop's A History of the Ancient Near East. level 2.

      Ask an Academic: Looting in Iraq. By Andrea Walke r. Ap His new book, “The Rape of Mesopotamia,” came out earlier this the book that gives the most close-up view of . In a nutshell. The Rape of Mesopotamia is about the series of missteps, missed opportunities, and miscommunications that led to the massive looting of Iraq’s cultural heritage after the U.S. invasion in Most people know about the looting of the Iraq Museum, but horrific as that was, the subsequent years-long pillaging of thousands of Mesopotamian archaeological sites under the nose of.

    Mesopotamia (mĕs´əpətā´mēə) [Gr.,=between rivers], ancient region of Asia, the territory about the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, included in modern Iraq. The region extends from the Persian Gulf north to the mountains of Armenia and from the Zagros and Kurdish mountains on the east to the Syrian Desert. The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical : Beth L Williamson.


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