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Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and EgyptFrom Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein$
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Harriet Crawford

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263907

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.001.0001

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Regime Change in the Ancient Near East and Egypt
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Harriet Crawford

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263907.003.0001

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about regime change in the ancient Near East and Egypt. It examines the dynastic change and institutional administration in southern Mesopotamia in the third millennium BCE, the social change and the transition from the Third Dynasty of Ur to the Old Babylonian kingdoms, and the role of Islamic art as a symbol of power. It explores regime change in Iraq from the Mongols to the present.

Keywords:   regime change, Near East, Egypt, dynastic change, institutional administration, southern Mesopotamia, Ur, Babylonian kingdoms, Islamic art, Iraq

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