Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia / Edition 1

Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia / Edition 1

by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306462621

ISBN-13: 9780306462627

Pub. Date: 03/31/2003

Publisher: Springer US

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written

Overview

The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written by noted experts in the field and edited by Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember. These volumes employ comparable units of description and analysis, making them easy to use and compare. Volume 8 focuses on South and Southwest Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306462627
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
03/31/2003
Series:
Encyclopedia of Prehistory Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002
Pages:
413
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

- Aceramic Neolithic; E. Banning. - Akkadian; H. Weiss. - Arabian Upper Paleolithic; P.N. Peregrine. - Central Indian Iron Age; C. Sinopoli. - Central Indian Chalcolithic; V. Shinde, S. Sinha Deshpande. - Ceramic Neolithic; E. Banning. - Chalcolithic; T. Levy. - Early Arabian Littoral; P.N. Peregrine. - Early Arabian Pastoral; J. Zarins. - Early Bronze Age; J. Golden. - Early Dynastic Mesopotamia; P.N. Peregrine. - Early Indus; J.M. Kenoyer.- Epipaleolithic; N. Goring-Morris. - Ganges Neolithic; B. Vikrama, U. Chattopadhyaya. - Gangetic India; B. Vikrama, U. Chattopadhyaya. - Halafian; R. Matthews. - Indus Neolithic; J.M. Kenoyer. - Iranian Bronze Age; J. Beierle. - Iranian Chalcolithic; B. Peasnall. - Iranian Iron Age; P.N. Peregrine. - Iranian Mesolithic; B. Peasnall- Iranian Neolithic; B. Peasnall. - Jemdet Nasr; P.N. Peregrine. - Late Arabian Littoral; P. Magee.- Late Arabian Pastoral; J. Zarins. - Late Chalcolithic Mesopotamia; M. Rothman. - Mature Indus; J.M. Kenoyer. - Middle Arabian Littoral; P.N. Peregrine. - Middle Arabian Pastoral; J. Zarins. - Middle Bronze Age; J. Golden. - Natufian; N. Goring-Morris. - South Asian Microlithic; I. Chattopadhyaya.- South Asian Upper Paleolithic; V. Jayaswal. - South Indian Chalcolithic; V. Shinde, S. Sinha Deshpande. - South Indian Iron Age; C. Sinopoli. - Southern Asia Upper Paleolithic; P.N. Peregrine. - Ubaid; B. Peasnall. - Vedic; G. Possehl, M. Witzel.

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