Ancient Mesopotamia
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Ancient Mesopotamia by Allison Lassieur

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Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Allison Lassieur
SeriesThe ancient world
LC ClassificationsDS69.5 .L36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25190176M
ISBN 109780531251829, 9780531259825
LC Control Number2012002436

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