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Archaeologies of the Middle East : critical perspectives

Author: Susan Pollock; Reinhard Bernbeck
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005. ©2005
Series: Blackwell studies in global archaeology, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Archaeologies of the Middle East provides an innovative introduction to the archaeology of this fascinating region and a window on both its past and present. Written by some of the top archaeologists of the Middle East: scholars from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of interests and intellectual approaches Coverage spans 100,000 years: from the Paleolithic to Hellenistic times Explores the connections between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Archaeologies of the Middle East.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2004008966
(OCoLC)54989224
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Pollock; Reinhard Bernbeck
ISBN: 1405137231 9781405137232
OCLC Number: 60544411
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 363 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: A cultural-historical framework / Reinhard Bernbeck and Susan Pollock --
Producing and disseminating knowledge about the ancient Near East / Reinhard Bernbeck and Susan Pollock --
Who has not eaten cherries with the devil? archaeology under challenge / Caroline Steele --
Archaeology and nationalism in the Holy Land / Adel Yahya --
Archaeology goes to war at the newstand / Susan Pollock --
The past as fact or fiction from historical novels to novel histories / Reinhard Bernbeck --
Reassessing evolutionary "firsts" / Reinhard Bernbeck and Susan Pollock --
Bleeding or breeding : Neandertals vs. early modern humans in the middle Paleolithic Levant / John Shea --
Lumps of clay and pieces of stone : ambiguity, bodies, and identity as portrayed in neolithic figurines / Ian Kuijt and Meredith Chesson --
The state : the process of state formation as seen from Mesopotamia / Jean-Daniel Forest --
Archaeology, Bible, and the history of the Levant in the Iron Age / Israel Finkelstein --
Imperialism / Mario Liverani --
Constructing arguments, understanding perceptions / Reinhard Bernbeck and Susan Pollock --
Ethnoarchaeology, analogy, and ancient society / Marc Verhoeven --
The ancient Sumerians in the tides of time / Petr Charvát --
Reliquaries on the landscape : mounds as matrices of human cognition / Sharon Steadman --
Archaeology and texts in the ancient Near East / Paul Zimansky --
Representations, reality, and ideology / Jennifer Ross.
Series Title: Blackwell studies in global archaeology, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Pollock and Reinhard Bernbeck.
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Archaeologies of the Middle East provides an innovative introduction to the archaeology of this fascinating region and a window on both its past and present. Written by some of the top archaeologists of the Middle East: scholars from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of interests and intellectual approaches Coverage spans 100,000 years: from the Paleolithic to Hellenistic times Explores the connections between modern-day politics and the social context of archaeological practice and various underutilized approaches to archaeological interpretation Designed for student use.

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