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    DescriptionRivkah Harris's cross-cultural and multidisciplinary approach breaks new ground in assessing Mesopotamian attitudes toward youth and mature adulthood, aging and the elderly, generational conflict, gender differences in aging, relationships between men and women, women's contributions to cultural activities, and the "ideal woman."To uncover Mesopotamian perspectives, Harris combed through primary sources - including literature and myth, letters, economic and legal texts, and visual materials. Even such pivotal cultural influences as the Gilgamesh Epic and Enuma Elish are reinterpreted in an original manner.


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    Title
    Gender and Aging in Mesopotamia
    Subtitle
    The Gilgamesh Epic and Other Ancient Literature
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rivkah Harris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780806135397
    ISBN 10: 0806135395
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: GS
    Libri: I-GS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25700
    BISAC V2.8: SOC032000, SOC013000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAM
    B&T Approval Code: A14662000
    DC22: 305.2609567
    DC21: 305.2609567
    Thema V1.0: DSBB
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAM
    Publisher
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Imprint name
    University of Oklahoma Press
    Publication date
    12 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Oklahoma
    Review quote
    "An excellent work, easy to read, and strongly based on statements from many cuneiform tablets, from the Sumerian (circa 3000 BCE) to the neo-Babylonian period (circa 539 BCE)."