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Luxury and Legitimation: Royal Collecting in Ancient by Allison Karmel Thomason

By Allison Karmel Thomason

using numerous historical assets, together with cuneiform texts, photos and archaeological reveals, luxurious and Legitimation explores how the accumulating of luxurious gadgets contributed to the formation of royal id in a single of the world's oldest civilizations, historic Mesopotamia (modern Iraq). Allison Thomason makes an important and well timed contribution to the topics of accumulating and fabric tradition reviews via bringing a brand new knowing to the political, cultural and social associations of a big pre-Classical, non-Western civilization.

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