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Past Forward: The Social Archaeology of the Levant

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 December 2018

Assaf Yasur-Landau
Affiliation:
University of Haifa, Israel
Eric H. Cline
Affiliation:
George Washington University, Washington DC
Yorke Rowan
Affiliation:
University of Chicago
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The Social Archaeology of the Levant
From Prehistory to the Present
, pp. xvii - xxviii
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2018

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  • Foreword
  • Edited by Assaf Yasur-Landau, University of Haifa, Israel, Eric H. Cline, George Washington University, Washington DC, Yorke Rowan, University of Chicago
  • Book: The Social Archaeology of the Levant
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  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316661468.001
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  • Foreword
  • Edited by Assaf Yasur-Landau, University of Haifa, Israel, Eric H. Cline, George Washington University, Washington DC, Yorke Rowan, University of Chicago
  • Book: The Social Archaeology of the Levant
  • Online publication: 14 December 2018
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316661468.001
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  • Foreword
  • Edited by Assaf Yasur-Landau, University of Haifa, Israel, Eric H. Cline, George Washington University, Washington DC, Yorke Rowan, University of Chicago
  • Book: The Social Archaeology of the Levant
  • Online publication: 14 December 2018
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316661468.001
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