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- DescriptionThis book studies the house of prisoners at the city of Uruk during the revolt against king Samsu-iluna (ca. 1741-1739 BC). The history of this period is t widely kwn and there is previous comprehensive treatment of the institution under consideration. The analysis of some 410 documents dated or attributable to Rim-Anum of Uruk, one of the rebel kings, reveals details about diplomatic dealings between the central power and independent rulers and about the functioning of the house of prisoners of war. This mograph explores state management of captive and enslaved labor in times of political upheaval.
- Author BiographyAndrea Seri, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
- Author(s)Andrea Seri
- PublisherWalter de Gruyter Inc
- Date of Publication01/09/2012
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleStudies in Ancient Near Eastern Records (SANER)
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 2
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWalter de Gruyter Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight791 g
- Width155 mm
- Height230 mm
- Interest AgeCollege Graduate Student
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