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Author Kotapish, Dawn.
Title Daily life in ancient and modern Baghdad / by Dawn Kotapish ; illustrated by Ray Webb.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Runestone Press, ©2000.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 915.67 Kot     AVAILABLE
Descript 63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Cities through time
Cities through time.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.3 1 1 47104
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Summary A historical exploration of events and daily life in Baghdad in both ancient and modern times.
Contents Early Baghdad : The Islamic empire -- Al-Mansur founds Baghdad -- Life in the round city -- Suqs and Caravans -- Capital of an empire : An empire's religion -- Young people -- Marriage and family -- Hunting, games, and baths -- The slave trade -- The local doctor -- Village life -- The house of wisdom -- The high life -- Downfall of an empire : Civil war erupts -- Fires and floods -- The Mongols sack the city -- Clothing in Baghdad -- The Ottoman empire : The Ottoman takeover -- Nomadic life -- Hospitality -- The magic of Baghdad's carpets -- Baghdad under Midhat -- Modern Baghdad : Independence -- Food in Baghdad -- Changing times -- A modern city -- Baghdad, old and new -- Baghdad timeline -- Books about Iraq and Baghdad.
Subject Baghdad (Iraq) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Baghdad (Iraq)
Add Author Webb, Ray, illustrator.
Alt Title Baghdad
ISBN 0822532190 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
9780822532194 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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