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Title The development of pre-state communities in the ancient Near East [electronic resource] : studies in honour of Edgar Peltenburg / edited by Diane Bolger and Louise C. Maguire.

Imprint Oxford : Oakville, Conn. : Oxbow Books, c2010.


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Description x, 224 p. : ill., maps.
Series Themes from the ancient Near East BANEA publication series ; v. 2
Themes from the ancient Near East BANEA publication series ; v. 2.
Note "British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology (BANEA)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The development of pre-state communities in the ancient Near East / Diane Bolger and Louise C. Maguire -- pt. 1. Social organisation and complexity in pre-state communities -- Social complexity and archaeology : a contextual approach / Marc Verhoeven -- Late Neolithic architectural renewal : the emergence of round houses in the northern Levant, c. 6500-6000 BC / Peter M.M.G. Akkermans -- Abandonment processes and closure ceremonies in prehistoric Cyprus : in search of ritual / Demetra Papaconstantinou -- A different Chalcolithic : a central Cypriot scene / David Frankel -- Thoughts on the function of "public buildings" in the early Bronze Age southern Levant / Hermann Genz -- pt. 2. Early urban communities and the emergence of the state -- The Tell : social archaeology and territorial space / Tony Wilkinson -- Rethinking Kalopsidha : from specialisation to state marginalisation / Lindy Crewe -- From kin to class--and back again! : changing paradigms of the early polity / Anne Porter -- Different models of power structuring at the rise of hierarchical societies in the Near East : primary economy versus luxury and defence management / Marcella Frangipane -- States of hegemony : early forms of political contol in Syria during the 3rd millennium BC / Lisa Cooper -- pt. 3. Techology, economy, and society -- A household affair? : pottery production in the Burnt Village at late Neolithic Tell Sabi Abyad / Olivier Nieuwenhuyse -- Late Cypriot ceramic production : heterarchy or hierarchy? / Louise Steel -- The domestication of stone : early lime plaster technology in the Levant / Gordon Thomas -- Domestication of plants and animals, domestication of symbols? / Danielle Stordeur -- Herds lost in time : animal remains from the 1969-1970 excavation seasons at the ceramic Neolithic settlement of Philia-Drakos site A, Cyprus / Paul Croft -- pt. 4. Agency, identity, and gender -- Agency in the pre-pottery Neolithic A / Bill Finlayson -- Understanding symbols : putting meaning into the painted pottery of prehistoric northern Mesopotamia / Stuart Campbell -- Gender and social complexity in prehistoric and protohistoric Cyprus / Diane Bolger -- The painting process of white painted and white slip wares : communities of practice / Louise C. Maguire -- The ceramic industry of Deneia : crafting community and place in middle Bronze Age Cyprus / Jennifer M. Webb -- pt. 5. Insularity, ethnicity, and cultural interaction -- Outside the corridor? : the neolithisation of Cyprus / Carole McCartney -- Contextualising Neolithic Cyprus : preliminary investigations into connections between Cyprus and the Near East in the later Neolithic / Joanne Clarke -- Was Çatalhöyük a centre? : the implications of a late aceramic Neolithic assemblage from the neighbourhood of Çatalhöyük / Douglas Baird -- The birth of ethnicity in Iran : Mesopotamian-Elamite cross-cultural relations in late prehistory / Andrew McCarthy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Social archaeology -- Middle East.
Social archaeology -- Cyprus.
Social archaeology -- Turkey.
Community life -- Middle East -- History.
Community life -- Cyprus -- History.
Community life -- Turkey -- History.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Middle East -- History -- To 622.
Middle East -- History, Local.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bolger, Diane, 1954-
Maguire, Louise C. (Louise Clare)
Peltenburg, E. J.
British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781842174074
9781842178393 (e-book)

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