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Translated from the French.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The historian's task and sources Reading and writing in Mesopotamia: the business of specialists? Outline for a diplomatics of Mesopotamian documents Old Babylonian law: gesture, speech, and writing The transfer of property deeds and the constitution of family archives The status of the Code of Hammurabi The "restoration" edicts of the Babylonian kings and their application Hammurabi and international law Controlling cross-border traffic A civilization with two faces.
KL75 .C48 2010
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.