Travel back to the land where human history was first recorded—the land of kings, queens, gods, goddesses, nomads, and scribes. Be an eyewitness to the "land between the rivers," from the first Sumerian city-states to the mighty Babylonian empires.
DK Eyewitness Mesopotamia provides a detailed look at where the first cities, states, and empires rose. Richly detailed full-color images and photographs of ancient artifacts, architecture, and maps combine with a comprehensive overview of the Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian civilizations. See incredible works of Mesopotamian art, meet the warriors and innovators living ahead of their time, learn how to read ancient inscriptions, and much, much more!
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
About the Author
Philip Steele is the author of many nonfiction books for children. He has worked for publishers such as Dorling Kindersley, Quarto, HarperCollins, Macmillan, and numerous others. Steele also writes tourism and guide books for adults, display text for museums and libraries, and facts for websites. He regularly attends the London Book Fair.John Farndon is a London-based writer who studied earth sciences at England’s Cambridge University and has taken a keen interest in the natural world ever since. He is the author of many books on the subject of the earth and its atmosphere, including DK’s Eyewitness Weather and How the Earth Works. He has been shortlisted three times for the Junior Prize of the Aventis Prizes for Sciences.