- Title Pages
CHAPTER ONEThe Sumerian Takeoff
CHAPTER TWOFactors Hindering Our Understanding of the Sumerian Takeoff
CHAPTER THREEModeling the Dynamics of Urban Growth
CHAPTER FOUREarly Mesopotamian Urbanism: Why?
CHAPTER FIVEEarly Mesopotamia Urbanism: How?
CHAPTER SIXThe Evidence for Trade
CHAPTER SEVENEarly Mesopotamian Urbanism in Comparative Perspective
CHAPTER EIGHTThe Synergies of Civilization
CHAPTER NINEConclusions: The Mesopotamian Conjuncture
- Epilogue Early Sumerian Societies: A Research Agenda
Appendix 1Surveyed Early/Middle Uruk Sites in the Mesopotamian Alluvium Organized by Size and Presumed Functional Category
Appendix 2Surveyed Late Uruk Sites in the Mesopotamian Alluvium Organized by Size and Presumed Functional Category
- Reference List
- Source List
- Ancient Mesopotamia at the Dawn of Civilization
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