The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction

The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction
Author : Amanda H. Podany
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Total Pages : 169
Release : 2014
ISBN 10 : 9780195377996
ISBN 13 : 0195377990
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: Amanda H. Podany
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE. The earth-shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental i
Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Trevor Bryce
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The history of Ancient Babylonia in ancient Mesopatamia is epic. After playing host to three great empires, the Hammurabic and Kassite empires, and the Neo-Baby
Babylonia
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Trevor Bryce
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Exploring key historical events as well as the day-to-day life of the ancient Babylonians. A comprehensive guide to one of history's most profound civilizations
Introduction ;Introducing Assyria ;Assyrian places ;Assyrians at home ;Assyrians abroad ;Foreigners in Assyria ;Assyrian world domination ;Chronology ;Glossary ;References ;Further reading ;Index
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: Karen Radner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Assyria was one of the most influential kingdoms of the Ancient Near East. In this Very Short Introduction, Karen Radner sketches the history of Assyria from ci
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Language: en
Pages: 721
Authors: William W. Klein
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-28 - Publisher: Zondervan Academic

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, now in its third edition, is a classic hermeneutics textbook that sets forth concise, logical, and practical guidelines
The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: David Garland
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Welfare states vary across nations and change over time. And the balance between markets and government; free enterprise and social protection is perennially in
The History of Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: William H. Brock
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

From man's first exploration of natural materials and their transformations to today's materials science, chemistry has always been the central discipline that
Sound: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Mike Goldsmith
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And
Water: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John Finney
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Water dominates the surface of Earth and is vital to life on our planet. It is a remarkable liquid which shows anomalous behaviour. In this Very Short Introduct
Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Kim Knott
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-25 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Hinduism is practised by nearly eighty per cent of India's population, and by some seventy million people outside India. In this Very Short Introduction, Kim Kn