Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780802809889 Chieftains of the highland clans: a history of Israel in the twelfth and eleventh centuries B.C

Chieftains of the highland clans: a history of Israel in the twelfth and eleventh centuries B.C

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  • Product Type: Book
  • Barcode: 9780802809889
  • Condition: New
  • Format: BOOK
  • Binding: paperback
  • Author: Miller, Robert D.
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans
  • Published: December 31, 2004
  • ISBN 10: 080280988x
  • ISBN 13: 9780802809889
  • SKU: M0592
An Illuminating Social History Of Ancient Israel, Chieftains Of The Highland Clans Offers An Unusually Thorough And Original Reconstruction Of Israelite Society Prior To The Rise Of The Monarchy Around 1000 B.c. Using The Latest Archaeological Research And Anthropological Theory, Robert Miller Presents A Picture Of What Life Was Like In Early Israel. Ethnographic Evidence From Diverse Cultures Suggests The Complex Chiefdom Model As The Most Appropriate For The Archaeology Of Twelfth- And Eleventh-century Highland Palestine. This Model Details The Economic And Political Realities Of Pre-state Societies With Ascribed Rank And Hierarchical Political Control. As He Applies And Fine-tunes The Complex Chiefdom Model, Miller Illustrates Areas Of Potential Correspondence And Contradiction Between His Reconstruction And The Biblical Text. Students Of Archaeology, Palestine, And The Hebrew Bible Will Not Want To Miss Miller's Fresh Conclusions About The Sociopolitical Nature Of Early Israel.--book Jacket. Identifying Early Israel -- Writing Israel's History -- Complex Chiefdom Model -- Archaeological Analysis Of The Iron I Highlands -- Archaeological Portrait Of The Iron I Settlement -- Ancient Near Eastern Sources For The Highland Settlement -- Social History Of Highland Palestine, 1200-1000 B.c. -- Hebrew Bible As A Source For The Highland Settlement -- Highland Israel In The Hebrew Bible -- Toward A Cultural History Of Early Israel. Robert D. Miller Ii. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 137-182) And Index.