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The Sumerian problem, edited by Tom Jones.


New York, Wiley [1969] .
ISBN , 0471449407, 0471449415, 9780471449416, 9780471449409

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Soemeriërs.
Sumer.
Sumerians.
Series Major issues in history.
Description xii, 142 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes A collection of extracts with connective commentary by the editor.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142).
Contents First phase: Philology -- On the language and mode of writing of the ancient Assyrians / E. Hincks -- On the relation between the newly discovered Accadian language and the Indo-European, Semitic, and Egyptian languages / E. Hincks -- Sumerian studies / J. Oppert -- Critical observations on the supposed Turanians of Babylonia / J. Halévy -- "Correspondence" / J. Oppert and J. Halévy -- Sumero-Accadian question / C. Johnston -- Sumerian or cryptography / T.G. Pinches -- Tiele and the Sumerian question / J. Halévy -- Second phase: Archaeology -- History of Sumer and Akkad / L.W. King -- Civilization of Babylonia and Assyria / M. Jastrow -- Sumerians / C.L. Woolley -- Beginnings of civilization in Mesopotamia / E.A. Speiser -- Third phase: new approaches and a rationalization -- Sumerian problem reviewed / E.A. Speiser -- New light on the early history of the Ancient Near East / S.N. Kramer -- Ur and Eridu; the prehistory / J. Oates -- Ancient Iraq / G. Roux.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)16796
(OCoLC)ocm00016796
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WorldCat Identities Jones, Tom B. 1909-1999,
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