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Title On the fringe of society : archaeological and ethnoarchaeological perspectives on pastoral and agricultural societies / edited by Benjamin A. Saidel, Eveline J. van der Steen
Imprint Oxford, England : Archaeopress, 2007
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 傅{21426  WX CC1 B223  v.1657    AVAILABLE    30530001081280
Descript i, 138 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm
Series BAR international series ; 1657
Note Includes bibliographical references
On the fringe of society: archaeological and ethnoarchaeological perspectives on pastoral and agricultural societies: introduction / Eveline J. van der Steen and Benjamin A. Saidel -- Nabi Musa: A common weli between bedouin and fellahin / Aref Abu-Rabia -- Doing with and doing without: water use patterns amongst the Qastal Fayez of Bani Sakhr / Erin Addison -- Bedouin cultural remains in the Eilat Region / Uzi Avner -- Runoff terraces in the Negev Highlands during the Iron Age: nomads settling down or farmers. Living in the desert? / Hendrik J. Bruins -- The transformation of Nabataean society: acculturation or self-organization? / Tali Erickson-Gini -- Pastoralism and agriculture in the Negev in the Iron Age II / Moti Haiman -- Nomads, empires and civilizations: great and little traditions and the historical landscape of the Southern Levant Øystein S. LaBianca and Kristen R. Witzel -- Nomads and cities: changing conceptions / Emanuel Marx -- Settlement patterns in the late Byzantine and early Islamic periods in the Negev, Israel / Dov Nahlieli -- The other side of the coin: the use of milled colonial Spanish coins as medicinal talisman among the Bedouin and Fellahin in southern Palestine / Benjamin Adam Saidel and Abd Barakat -- Town and countryside of the Karal Plateau / Eveline J. van der Steen -- The economy of the early Bronze IV Period (ca. 2200-2000): the lithic evidence / Jacob Vardi, Steven A. Rosen and Sorin Hermon -- Regional markets and their impact on agriculture in Mamluk and Ottoman Transjordan / Bethany J. Walker -- Bet al-Malahi / Yuval Yekutieli
"The papers collected here are the precipitation of a seminar which was held at the Albright institute, Jerusalem, on June 3rd, 2004, bringing together a group of ethnographic and archaeological researchers working in Israel and Jordan. The seminar focused on the interaction between all aspects of pastoralism and agriculture in the southern Levant, from the Bronze Age to the present."--Publisher's web site
Subject Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Middle East
Agriculture, Ancient -- Middle East
Pastoral systems, Prehistoric -- Middle East
Ethnoarchaeology -- Middle East
Middle East -- Antiquities
Alt Author Saidel, Benjamin A
Steen, E. J. van der (Eveline J. van der)
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