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Beyond Hatti


This collection of essays honours the life and work of Gary Beckman, Professor of Hittite and Mesopotamian Studies at the University of Michigan. The essays traverse ancient Anatolia, Syria, Mesopotamia and beyond. Beckman’s interest in the reception and adaptation of Syro-Mesopotamian culture by the Hittites in particular inspired this offering.





Hardback    £57.00
9781937040116 | Published: 2013
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The Blood-Red Arab Flag


In a scholarly but accessible account founded on contemporary sources, illustrated with testimonies of eye-witnesses and participants, this book sets out to decide the controversial question of whether the Qawasim were in fact pirates after acquiring an enduring reputation as such during the years 1797-1820.

 

 




Hardback    £85.00
9780859895095 | Published: 1997
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From the Gulf to Central Asia


The demise of the Soviet Union, and the emergence of independent republics, have had profound implications for the regions on its periphery such as the Caucasus and Central Asia. This book explores the complex ways in which these republics have found both independence and a new regional identity in their relations with the neighbouring Middle East.





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9780859894517 | Published: 1995
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Grammatical Case in the Languages of the Middle East and Beyond
Contains 28 studies of various aspects of the case systems of Sumerian, Hurrian, Elamite, Eblaite, Ugaritic, Old Aramaic, Biblical Hebrew, Indo-European, the languages of the Bisitun inscription, Hittite, Armenian, Sabellic, Gothic, Latin, Icelandic, Slavic, Russian, Ouralien, Tokharian and Etruscan. Concludes with a paper on future directions.


Paperback    £35.00
9781885923844 | Published: 2011
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Higher Education In The Gulf


This book will be useful to those in the West and in the Middle East with an interest in the contemporary state of the higher educational system in the region and in education in general. It concentrates on the Gulf, but the problems of control, development, curriculum and purpose in higher education are found throughout the Middle East.




Hardback    £75.00
9780859895156 | Published: 1998
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The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 1
The twenty-five contributions to this work constitute the first major book-length publication to address the archaeology of Jaffa in more than sixty years since excavations were initiated at the site.


Hardback    £53.00
9781931745819 | Published: 2011
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New Insights into the Iron Age Archaeology of Edom, Southern Jordan
Challenges the current scholarly consensus concerning the emergence and historicity of the Iron Age polity of biblical Edom and some of its neighbors, such as ancient Israel. Excavations and radiometric dating establish a new chronology for Edom, adding almost 500 more years to the Iron Age, including key periods of biblical history. Includes DVD.


Hardback    £130.00
9781931745994 | Published: 2014
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Reflections of Empire


This monograph addresses a gap in the literature of Ottoman archaeology by pulling together technical studies on pottery from the eastern frontiers of the Ottoman Empire: Cyprus, Israel, the Palestinian territories, and Jordan.




Hardback    £15.00
9780897570817 | Published: 2009
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Rural Archaeology in Early Urban Northern Mesopotamia
Reports on the architecture, pottery, animal bones, plant remains, and other varieties of artifacts and ecofacts enhance our understanding of the role of villages in the formation of urban societies, the economic relationship between small rural sites and urban centers, and status and economic differentiation in villages. A


Hardback    £68.00
9781938770043 | Published: 2015
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