Iraq - The Culture (Revised, Ed. 2) (Bobbie Kalman Books) (Paperback)

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Know the culture of Iraq - from Mesopotamian to modern - as this war-torn country returns to its traditional ways, emerging from years of strife, oppression, and devastation. Read about the Babylonians and Sumerians, witness the birth of Islam, and then explore present-day Iraq with its diverse ethnic groups, languages, festivals, and customs - both old and new. Ornate carpets and handicrafts, miniature paintings, Mesopotamian murals, ancient architecture, and modern buildings come alive in over forty full-color photographs. This book also gives you a glimpse of the society, and art and literature of Iraq, and even retells the ancient epic tale of Gilgamesh.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780778796510
ISBN-10: 0778796515
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 15th, 2010
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Bobbie Kalman Books (Paperback)