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This quantity provides a huge choice of essays on historical past and archaeology of the traditional heart East, written by means of the top students within the box. in keeping with papers offered on the ASOR Centennial social gathering in Washington DC in 2000, those essays offer an invaluable synthesis of the result of North American excavations within the heart East sector over the last century, and their implications for ancient and anthropological learn. however the concentration isn't just retrospective; the various individuals also are concerned about a potential view, looking to deal with how archaeologists may still continue with their paintings before everything of the twenty-first century. many of the papers pay attention to the key ancient sessions, from the Bronze and Iron a while to the Persian, Hellenistic and Roman, Byzantine and Islamic classes; in addition they think of particular geographical components and different thematic subject matters, resembling expertise, faith, economics and politics. members contain: James Muhly, Robert S Merrillees, William Dever, Al Leonard, Jonathan Tubb, Sharon Herbert, Elizabeth Stone, James Weinstein, Rudolph Dornemann, Ian Morris, and Jane Waldbaum.

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