Israel's ethnogenesis: settlement, interaction, expansion and resistance

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Main Author: Faust, Avi 1967-
Format: Print Book
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Published: London [u.a.] Equinox Publ. c 2006
In:Year: 2006
Edition:1. publ.
Series/Journal:Approaches to anthropological archaeology
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Israel (Antiquity) / Ethnicity / History 1300 BC-900 BC
Further subjects:B Ethnology (Palestine)
B Anthropology (Palestine)
B Excavations (archaeology) (Palestine)
B Iron Age
B Ethnicity (Palestine)
B Jews History 1200-953 B.C
B Jews Identity History To 1500
B Bible. Old Testament Antiquities
B Palestine Antiquities
Item Description:Introduction -- Archaeology and ethnicity -- Israelite ethnicity : state of research -- Israelite markers and behavior -- Meat consumption -- Decorated pottery -- Imported pottery -- Pottery forms and repertoire -- The four-room house -- Circumcision and ethnicity -- Hierarchy and equality : the roots of the Israelite egalitarian ethos -- Settlement patterns in the Iron Age I-Iron Age II transition -- Ethnicity and statehood in ancient Israel -- The Philistines in the Iron Age I -- Totemism to ethnicity : the Philistines and Israel's self-identification -- Merenptah's Israel : Israel in the late thirteenth century BCE -- Israel's emergence : the beginnings -- Origins reconsidered -- Pots and peoples revisited : Israelites, Philistines and Canaanites -- Transjordan revisited -- Summary and conclusions -- Postscript
Includes bibliographical references (p.[236]-277) and indexes