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The archaeology of Syria : from complex hunter-gatherers to early urban societies (c. 16,000-300 BC)

Author: Peter M M G Akkermans; Glenn M Schwartz
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge world archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A unique review of the archaeology of Syria from the Paleolithic period to 300 BC.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M M G Akkermans; Glenn M Schwartz
ISBN: 0521792304 9780521792301 0521796660 9780521796668
OCLC Number: 50322834
Description: xviii, 467 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Hunter-gatherers at the end of the Ice Age --
A changing perspective : Neolithic beginnings --
The exploration of new horizons --
Continuity and change in the late sixth and fifth millennia BC --
The fourth millennium BC and the Uruk intrusion --
Regionalization and local trajectories --
The "second urban revolution" and its aftermath --
The regeneration of complex societies --
Empires and internationalism --
Iron age Syria.
Series Title: Cambridge world archaeology.
Responsibility: Peter M.M.G. Akkermans, Glenn M. Schwartz.
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