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    DescriptionAfter reviewing knowledge of Iron Age Iran, the authors look in detail at the highly developed social institutions of the Achaemenid Empire, most notably at state administration, agrarian relations, monetary systems, slavery and trade. A wide-ranging discussion of that culture covers such topics as the religion of the Ancient Iranians, ethnic and cultural contacts with the Achaemenid Empire, and superstitious and scientific practices in the ancient Near East during the sixth to the fourth centuries B.C.


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    Title
    The Culture and Social Institutions of Ancient Iran
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Muhammad A. Dandamaev, By (author) Vladimir G. Lukonin, Translated by Philip L. Kohl, With D.J. Dadson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 174 mm
    Height: 247 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 850 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521611916
    ISBN 10: 0521611911
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJF1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBN
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 51
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    LC classification: CC
    DC22: 935
    DC21: 935
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBN
    LC classification: DS266 .D2613 1989
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NHC, NHG
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    42 b/w illus. 3 maps
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    11 November 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; List of maps; Foreword Philip L. Kohl; Author's preface; 1. The early history and culture of the Iranian peoples of West Asia; 2. The social institutions and the economic structure of the Achaemenid empire; 3. Achaemenid culture; Conclusion; Appendix: the written sources; Abbreviations; Index of names; Index of sites; Index of subjects.