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The Archaeology of Israel : constructing the past, interpreting the present / edited by Neil Asher Silberman & David Small.

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Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c1997.
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Book
350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 237
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 237
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Subjects:
Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Palestine -- Congresses.
Palestine -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Contents:
Introduction \ Neil Asher Silberman and David B. Small
Politics and archaeology \ Amos Elon
Archaeology, political culture, and culture in Israel \ Yaacov Shavit
Structuring the past : Israelis, Palestinians, and the symbol
of archaeological monuments \ Neil Asher Silberman
Historical imaginings, ideological gestures : W.F. Albright and the 'reasoning faculties of man' \ Burke O. Long
Tel Miqne-Ekron : an Iron Age I Philistine settlement in Canaa
Dothan
The Yigael Yadin memorial excavations at Hazor, 1990-93 : aims and preliminary results \ Amnon Ben-Tor
Discoveries at Tel Dor \ Ephraim Stern
The excavations at Tel Beth Shean during the years 1989-94 \ Amihai Mazar
revolutionary effects of archaeology on the study of Jewish history : the case of the ancient synagogue \ Lee I. Levine
Jewish ritual baths : interpreting the digs and the texts : some issues in the social history of Second Templ
Benjamin G. Wright III
Pots and people revisited : ethnic boundaries in the Iron Age I \ Israel Finkelstein
Can pig remains be used for ethnic diagnosis in the ancient Near East? \ Brian Hesse and Paula Wapnish
Group identi
ethnicity in the construction of the early state of Israel : from the outside looking in \ David B. Small
Philology, theology, and archaeology : what kind of history do we want, and what is possible? \ William G. Dever
Text an
two monologues? \ Baruch Halpern.
Notes:
"Presented in this volume are papers delivered at a conference of the Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies at Lehigh University entitled 'The archaeology of Israel: constructing the past, interpreting the present' held
campus in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, May 22-24, 1994."--Introduction.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Contributor:
Silberman, Neil Asher, 1950-
Small, David B.
Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies (Lehigh University)
ISBN:
1850756503
OCLC:
36879703