Connectivity in antiquity : globalization as a long-term historical process / edited by Øystein S. LaBianca and Sandra Arnold Scham

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Subjects: Civilization, Ancient
Economic history--To 500
Commerce--History--To 500
Economic history--Medieval, 500-1500
Commerce--History--Medieval, 500-1500
Mediterranean Region--Antiquities
Middle East--Antiquities
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; Oakville, Conn. : Equinox Pub., 2006
Series: Approaches to anthropological archaeology
LC Classification: C, CB
Physical Description: vi, 175 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Authors: LaBianca, Øystein Sakala
Scham, Sandra Arnold
Notes: LCCN: 2004013027
ISBN: 190476813X
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Connectivity in antiquity-globalization as a long-term historical process -- Introduction: ancient network societies? -- The "space of flows" in antiquity -- Grand narratives, technological revolutions and the past : deep-time studies of metallurgy and social evolution in the Eastern Mediterranean / T. E. Levy -- Emerging state connectivity : dynamic urban and economic growth in third millennium BCE West Syrian societies / William Collins -- Trade pulsations, collapse, and reorientation in the ancient world / William R. Thompson -- The globalizing effects of hajj in the medieval and modern eras / Bethany J. Walker -- Connectivity : TransJordan during the Persian period / Paul J. Ray, Jr -- The organic globalization and socialization of civilization / Sheldon Lee Gosline -- Connectivity in the Longue Duree : hadramis from South Yemen in an Indian Ocean world / Leif Manger -- Perceptions of antiquity and the formation of modern resistance identities -- Sandra Arnold Scham -- Foreign self and familiar other : the impact of "global" connectivity on New Kingdom and Ramesside Egypt / Jenny Cashman
OCLC Number: 55644968
ISBN/ISSN: 190476813X