The Social Archaeology of the Levant: From Prehistory to the Present By Assaf Yasur-Landau, Eric H. Cline, Yorke Rowan
The quantity presents a complete introduction to the archaeology of the southern Levant (modern-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan) from the Paleolithic interval to the Islamic period, presenting the previous with chronological modifications from hunter-gatherers to empires. Written by a world group of students in the fields of archaeology, epigraphy, and bioanthropology, the quantity presents central debates round a variety of archaeological points, together with gender, ritual, the creation of alphabets and early writing, biblical intervals, archaeometallurgy, looting, and maritime commerce. Collectively, the essays additionally interact various theoretical approaches to show the multi-vocal nature of learning the previous. Considerably, The Social Archaeology of the Levant updates and contextualizes main shifts in archaeological interpretation.