Archaeology Of Israel

Archaeology Of Israel

by Neil Asher Silberman
     
 

This challenging volume offers a timely and extensive overview of the current state of archaeology in Israel. Contributed by leading scholars, the essays focus on current problems and cutting-edge issues, ranging from reviews of ongoing excavations to new analytical approaches. Of interest not only to archaeologists, but to social historians as well, the topics

Overview

This challenging volume offers a timely and extensive overview of the current state of archaeology in Israel. Contributed by leading scholars, the essays focus on current problems and cutting-edge issues, ranging from reviews of ongoing excavations to new analytical approaches. Of interest not only to archaeologists, but to social historians as well, the topics include archaeology and social history, archaeology and ethnicity, as well as the overarching issue of how texts and archaeological knowledge are to be combined in the reconstruction of ancient Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850756507
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Neil Asher Silberman is an author specializing in the history and politics of modern archaeology.

David Small is Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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