"Walled up to heaven" : the evolution of Middle Bronze Age fortification strategies in the Levant (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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"Walled up to heaven" : the evolution of Middle Bronze Age fortification strategies in the Levant

Author: Aaron A Burke
Publisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2008.
Series: Studies in the archaeology and history of the Levant, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the first comprehensive study of fortification systems and defensive strategies in the Levant during the Middle Bronze Age (ca. 1900 to 1500 B.C.E.), this book is an indispensable contribution to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron A Burke
ISBN: 9781575069272 157506927X
OCLC Number: 191865735
Description: xix, 362 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. An introduction. Researching Middle Bronze Age fortifications --
pt. 2. The evolution of warfare and defenses in the Levant during the Bronze Age (ca. 2500-1500 B.C.). Weaponry and the art of war (ca. 2500-1500 B.C.) --
Middle Bronze Age fortifications --
pt. 3. Middle Bronze Age fortifications and their cultural context. A history of warfare in the Levant (ca. 2500-1460 B.C.) --
Defensive strategies & political organization --
The socioeconomic impact of fortification construction --
pt. 4. A catalogue of Middle Bronze Age fortified settlements in the Levant and Mesopotamia, and their forerunners.
Series Title: Studies in the archaeology and history of the Levant, 4.
Responsibility: by Aaron A. Burke.
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