Revolutions in the Desert: Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant

☊ Definition of text ✌ Revolutions in the Desert: Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant pdf ♁ PDF by Steven Rosen ♨ ☊ Definition of text ✌ Revolutions in the Desert: Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant pdf ♁ PDF by Steven Rosen ♨ Revolutions in the Desert investigates the development of pastoral nomadism in the fertile heartland of the ancient Near East, challenging the prevailing notion that such societies left few remains appropriate for analytic study Few prior studies have approached the deeper past of desert nomadic societies, which have been primarily recognized only as a complement to the study of sedentary agricultural societies in the region Based on decades of archaeological field work in the Negev of southern Israel, both excavations and surveys, and integrating materials from adjacent regions, Revolutions in the Desert offers a deeper and dynamic view of the rise of herding societies beyond the settled zone Rosen offers the first archaeological analysis of the rise of herding in the desert, from the first introduction of domestic goats and sheep into the arid zones, than eight millennia ago, to the evolution of recent Bedouin societies The adoption of domestic herds by hunter gatherer societies, contemporary with and peripheral to the first farming settlements, revolutionized all aspects of desert life, including subsistence, trade, cult, social organization, and ecology Inviting processual comparison to the agricultural revolution and the secondary spread of domestication beyond the Near East, this volume traces the evolution of these societies in the archaeological record and examines their ecological, economic and social adaptations to the deserts of the Southern Levant With maps and illustrations from the author s own collection, Revolutions in the Desert is a thoughtful and engaging approach to the archaeology of desert nomadic societies.Steven A Rosen holds the Canada Chair in Near Eastern Archaeology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev He has published five previous books, along with over 150 professional papers, and he is also a member of the scientific board of Pal orient, a member of the board of directors of the Israel Prehistoric Society, and sits on the Archaeological Council of Israel He has conducted fieldwork in Israel and Turkey, including a number of excavations and surveys in the Negev region. Exhibitions steven harvey fine art projects join our email list Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects Forsyth Street, New York, NY info shfap Wed Sun, pm and by appt Steven Adler Wikipedia born Michael Coletti January , is an American musician He best known as the former drummer co songwriter of hard rock band Guns N Stamkos February a Canadian professional ice hockey player, captain Tampa Bay Lightning National Hockey League NHL Martha Cooper Exhibitions Kasher Gallery Gallery specializes in photography, contemporary vintage The gallery works with important photographers major photographic archives Revolutions in the Desert: Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant

    • Format Kindle
    • 9781629585444
    • Revolutions in the Desert: Rise of Mobile Pastoralism in the Southern Levant
    • Steven Rosen
    • Anglais
    • 14 July 2016
    • 342 pages

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