Table of contents for The Near East in the southwest : essays in honor of William G. Dever / edited by Beth Alpert Nakhai.


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CONTENTS
LIST OF FIGURES	vii
BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM G. DEVER	ix
STUDENTS OF WILLIAM G. DEVER	xi
INTRODUCTION: BETH ALPERT NAKHAI
	
CHAPTER ONE: STEVEN E. FALCONER, PATRICIA L. FALL, MARY C. METZGER AND LEE LINES	
	BRONZE AGE RURAL ECONOMIC TRANSITIONS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY	1
	
CHAPTER TWO: MICHAEL G. HASEL
	MERENPTAH'S INSCRIPTION AND RELIEFS AND THE ORIGIN OF ISRAEL	19
	
CHAPTER THREE: ALEXANDER H. JOFFE	
	SLOUCHING TOWARD BEERSHEVA: CHALCOLITHIC MORTUARY PRACTICES IN LOCAL 
AND 
		REGIONAL CONTEXT	45
	
CHAPTER FOUR: GLORIA LONDON
	FOUR-ROOM STRUCTURES AT LATE BRONZE/IRON I AGE HILL COUNTRY 
WORKSTATIONS	69
	
CHAPTER FIVE: JONATHAN B. MABRY	
	THE BIRTH OF THE ANCESTORS: THE MEANINGS OF HUMAN FIGURINES IN 
		NEAR EASTERN NEOLITHIC VILLAGES	85
	
CHAPTER SIX: BONNIE MAGNESS-GARDINER
POTTERY PRODUCTION AND DEMAND IN A MIDDLE BRONZE AGE LEVANTINE 
VILLAGE: 
	CERAMIC SPECIALIZATION AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT	117
	
CHAPTER SEVEN: BETH ALPERT NAKHAI	
	ISRAEL ON THE HORIZON: THE IRON I SETTLEMENT OF THE GALILEE	131
CHAPTER EIGHT: RANDALL W. YOUNKER
	THE EMERGENCE OF AMMON: A VIEW OF THE RISE OF IRON AGE POLITIES FROM 
		THE OTHER SIDE OF THE JORDAN	153
INDEX		179




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Palestine Antiquities, Israel Antiquities, Bronze age Palestine, Middle East Civilization