The Archaeology of Israel: Constructing the Past, Interpreting the Present
Neil Asher Silberman, David B. Small
Bloomsbury Academic, Mar 1, 1997 - Religion - 350 pages
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.
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