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An examination of the 'textual' witnesses to late Uruk world systems

  title={An examination of the 'textual' witnesses to late Uruk world systems},
  author={R. K. Englund},
  • R. K. Englund
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Much discussion of the socio-economic history of ancient Mesopotamia has centered around the resource disparity between a culturally developed alluvial heartland and a less developed surrounding periphery, in particular regions to the northwest in Syria" and Anatolia, and to the east and southeast in Persia and along the Persian Gulf. A general consensus states that rapidly improved methods of agriculture and animal husbandry, together with a social order amenable to their exploitation… CONTINUE READING
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