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Preludes to Urbanism - Mcmahon, Augusta (Editor), and Crawford, Harriet (Editor)
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This volume explores early complex society and nascent urbanism, based in studies of Mesopotamia during the fifth-fourth millennia bc. Urbanism in the Near East has traditionally been located in late fourthmillennium bc southern Mesopotamia (south Iraq); but recent excavations and surveys in northeast Syria and southeast Turkey have identified a distinctively northern Mesopotamian variant of this development, which can be dated to the early fourth millennium bc. The authors use multiscalar approaches, including material ...

Preludes to Urbanism 2015, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781902937656