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The archaeology of society in the Holy Land

The archaeology of society in the Holy Land

Author: Thomas Evan Levy
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2003.
Series: New approaches in anthropological archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Evan Levy
ISBN: 0826469965 9780826469960
OCLC Number: 52659290
Notes: Originally published: Leicester University Press, 1995.
Description: xx, 624 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: I. Approaches to the past: Social change and the archaeology of the Holy Land / Thomas E. Levy and Augustin F.C. Hall --
Power, politics and the past / Neil Asher Silberman --
Man and the natural environment / Avinoam Danin --
Changing landscape / Paul Goldberg --
People of the Holy Land from prehistory to the recent past / Patricia Smith --
II. Stone Age adaptation, evolution and survival: Social change and the archaeology of the Holy Land: Prehistoric lithic production through time / Augustin F.C. Hall and Thomas E. Levy --
Lower Paleolithic of Israel / Naama Goren-Inbar --
Origins of modern humans / Ofer Bar-Yosef --
Foragers of the Upper Paleolithic (20,000-10,000 BP) / Nigel Goring-Morris --
First settled societies: Natufian (12,500-10,200 BP) / Francois Valla. III. Farmers, priests and princes: the rise of the first complex societies: Earliest food producers: Pre-pottery Neolithic (8000-5500) / Ofer Bar-Yosef --
Early pottery-bearing groups in Israel: The Pottery Neolithic Period / Avi Gopher --
Cult, metallurgy and rank societies: Chalcolithic Period (ca. 4500-3500 BCE) / Thomas E. Levy --
Plough and pasture in the early economy of the Southern Levant / Caroline Grigson --
Early Bronze Age Canaan / Ram Gophna --
IV. Canaan, Israel and the formation of the biblical world: Social structure in the Early Bronze IV Period in Palestine / William G. Dever --
Dawn of internationalism: The Middle Bronze Age / David Ilan --
On the edge of empires: Late Bronze Age (1500-1200 BCE) / Shlomo Bunimovitz --
Impact of the Sea Peoples / Lawrence E. Stager --
Great transformation: The 'conquest' of the highlands frontiers and the rise of the territorial states / Israel Finkelstein. V. Local kingdoms and world empires: Kingdoms of Israel and Judah: political and economic centralization in the Iron IIA-B (ca. 1000-750 BCE) / John S. Halliday, Jr. --
Kingdoms of Ammon, Moab and Edom: The archaeology of society in Late Bronze/Iron Age Transjordan (ca. 1400-500 BCE) / Oystein S. LaBianca and Randall W. Younker --
Social structure in Palestine in the Iron II Period on the eve of destruction / William G. Dever --
Between Persia and Greece: trade, administration and warfare in the Persion and Hellenistic periods (539-63 CE) / Ephraim Stern --
Impact of Rome on the periphery: the case of Palestina-Roman Period (63 BCE-324 CE) --
VI. Rise of Christianity and Islam in the Holy Land: Chrch, state and the transformation of Palestine: the Byzantine period (324-640 CE) / Joseph Patrich --
Islam and the socio-cultural transition of Palestine: Early Islamic period (638-1099 CE) / Donald Whitcomb --
Settlement and society formation in Crusader Palestine / Ronnie Ellenblum --
Between Cairo and Damascus: Rural life and urban economics in the Holy Land during the Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman periods / Myriam Rosen-Ayalon --
Introduction of modern technology into the Holy Land (1800-1914 CE) / Ruth Kark.
Series Title: New approaches in anthropological archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas E. Levy ; [with a new introduction by Kent Flannery].


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