Table of contents for Return to Babylon : travelers, archaeologists, and monuments in Mesopotamia / Brian Fagan.

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Contents
 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Author¿s Note
 Chronology: 10,000 B.C. to A.D. 1515
I. Lost Kingdoms and Biblical Lands
 1. A Legacy of Civilizations
 2. Early Travelers
 3. Carsten Niebuhr at Persepolis
II. Consuls and Cuneiform
 4. Claudius James Rich
 5. Diplomacy and Archaeology in Baghdad
 6. The Euphrates Expedition
 7. Cuneiform Deciphered
 III. Palaces of Kings
 8. Excavations at Khorsabad
 9. Layard of Nineveh
 10. Nimrud and Khorsabad
IV. Tablets and Tells
 11. Excavations in Babylonia
 12. The Royal Lion Hunt
 13. The Deluge Tablets
 14. Gates and Palaces
 15. A Scramble for Tablets
 16. Sumer Discovered
 17. Nebuchadnezzar¿s Babylon
 18. Leonard Woolley at Carchemish
V. Science and Nationalism
 19. Gertrude Bell and the New Iraq
 20. Woolley at Ur
 21. Nationalism and Archaeology
 22. Catastrophe
 Notes
 Guide to Further Reading
 Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Iraq -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq.
Archaeologists -- Iraq -- Biography.