Regime Change in the Ancient Near East From Sargon of Agade to Saddam Hussein

Author(s): 
Crawford, Harriet
ISBN: 
0197263909
Date published: 
March 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

The manner in which government practices and personnel survive the disruption of regime change is an issue of great current relevance. These essays discuss the continuity of administration and royal iconography in successful changes of regime in Egypt, Mesopotamia and Iran. The volume closes with a summary of the recent history of Iraq.