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By Lisa Cooper

Studying archaeological facts from websites protecting over 2 hundred kilometres of the banks of the Euphrates River, Lisa Cooper's very good monograph explores the expansion and improvement of human cost within the Euphrates River Valley of Northern Syria throughout the Early and center Bronze a while from circa 2700 to 1550 BC.

Cooper makes a speciality of the character and improvement of the city politics that existed within the zone in the course of those classes and highlights central inter-related features of the Euphrates Valley:

  • the research of particular features of Euphrates tradition, comparable to the character of city secular and spiritual structure, mortuary is still, and subsistence objectives, to underline the original personality of this sector through the Early and center Bronze Ages

  • the impressive resilience of its cultural traditions over many centuries regardless of the political instability and environmental degradation.

Including stories on the tribal heritage of the populations, the economic system, the original geography of the Euphrates, the ethnic and social constitution of its population, and the impacts of states surrounding it, this can be a detailed and necessary source for all scholars of archaeology and historical background.

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