Warfare And Empire
- Books for Students:
- Stillman, Nigel, and Nigel Tallis. Armies of the Ancient Near East, 3000 B. C. to 539 B.C. Worthing, Sussex, England: Wargames Research Group Publications, 1984.
- Excellent reference for grades 6-8 with good illustrations of uniforms and equipment and an understandable text. Print is small.
- For Teachers:
- Parpola, Simo. Letters from Assyria and the West: The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part I. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 1987.
- Good description of communications in the Assyrian Empire and wonderful line drawings based on original reliefs.
- Time-Life Books. Time Frame: Barbarian Tides, 1500 - 600 B.C. Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, Inc., 1987.
- A good summary of empire-building in Mesopotamia, along with sections on warfare and other aspects of life in ancient Egypt, Greece, China, and the ancient Americas.
- Ussishkin, David. The Conquest of Lachish by Sennacherib. Tel Aviv, Israel: Tel Aviv University Publications, 1982.
- The story of how the Lachish reliefs were created, rediscovered, and restored. Beautiful line drawings taken from the original reliefs.
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