Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Series: Living History   

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Annotation: Describes life in Ancient Mesopotamia, including city-states, family, the arts, religion, and technology.
Genre: World history
Catalog Number: #75838
Format: Library Binding
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Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Pages: 96 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-601-52572-9
ISBN 13: 978-1-601-52572-7
Dewey: 935
LCCN: 2013017163
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
This series emphasizes social history and forefronts family life, community organization, religious practices, education systems, and inventions. Pull-out boxes define some words, but a glossary would have been helpful. Translated snippets from famous texts are short and useful, whereas the illustrations are perfunctory at best. Each volume is adequately researched, offering standard information and perspectives. Reading list, timeline, websites. Ind.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 89-90) and index.
Reading Level: 7.0
Interest Level: 7-12
Lexile: 1240L

Living in ancient Mesopotamia could sometimes be harsh and dangerous, yet it could also be comfortable and fulfilling because the early inhabitants invented cities, writing, and other key elements of civilized life. Farming, trade, the home, education, women¿s roles, religious beliefs, technology and transportation are only some of the topics discussed in this revealing social history.

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