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Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia (Sharon R Steadman Gregory McMahon (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2011) 9780195376142
Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia (Sharon R Steadman Gregory McMahon (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Oxford University Press, 2011) 9780195376142
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Title: The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

Author: Steadman, Sharon R Gregory McMahon (eds)

Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 2011

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780195376142

Volumes: 1; Pages: 1200

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The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia is a unique blend of comprehensive overviews on archaeological, philological, linguistic, and historical issues at the forefront of Anatolian scholarship in the 21st century. Anatolia is home to early complex societies and great empires, and was the destination of many migrants, visitors, and invaders. The offerings in this volume bring this reality to life as the chapters unfold nearly ten thousand years (ca. 10,000-323 B.C.E.) of peoples, languages, and diverse cultures who lived in or traversed Anatolia over these millennia. The contributors combine descriptions of current scholarship on important discussion and debates in Anatolian studies with new and cutting edge research for future directions of study. The fifty-four chapters are presented in five separate sections that range in topic from chronological and geographical overviews to anthropologically based issues of culture contact and imperial structures, and from historical settings of entire millennia to crucial data from key sites across the region. The contributers to the volume represent the best scholars in the field from North America, Europe, Turkey, and Asia. The appearance of this volume offers the very latest collection of studies on the fascinating peninsula known as Anatolia. Table of Contents1. Introduction: The Handbook of Ancient AnatoliaPART I: The Archaeology of Anatolia: Background and Definitions2. The Land and Peoples of Anatolia Through Ancient Eyes3. A History of the Pre-Classical Archaeology of Anatolia4. Anatolian Chronology and TerminologyPART II: Chronology and Geography5. The Neolithic on the Plateau6. The Neolithic in Southeastern Anatolia7. The Chalcolithic on the Plateau8. The Chalcolithic in Southeastern Anatolia9. The Chalcolithic in Eastern AnatoliaThe Early Bronze Age10. The Early Bronze Age on the Plateau11. The Early Bronze Age in Southeastern Anatolia12. Eastern Anatolia in the Early Bronze AgeThe Middle Bronze Age13. The14. Southeastern and Eastern Anatolia in the Middle Bronze AgeThe Late Bronze Age15. The Late Bronze Age in the West and the Aegean16. The Hittites on the Plateau17. Southern and Southeastern Anatolia in the Late Bronze AgeThe Iron Age19. The Iron Age of Southeastern Anatolia20. The Iron Age in Eastern Anatolia21. The Greeks in Western AnatoliaPART III: Philological and Historical Topics23. Luwian and the Luwians24. Urartian and the Urartians25. Phrygian and the Phrygians26. A Political History of Hittite Anatolia27. Anatolia:The First Millennium in Historical Context28. Monuments and Memory: Architecture and Visual Culture in Ancient Anatolian HistoryPART IV: Thematic and Specific Topics29. Eastern Thrace: The Contact Zone Between Anatolia and the Balkans30. Anatolia and the Transcaucasus: Themes and Variations ca. 6400-1500 BCE31. Indo-European and Indo-Europeans in Anatolia32. Troy in Regional and International Context33. Assyrians and Urartians34. The Greeks in Anatolia: From the Migrations to AlexanderFrom Pastoralists to Empires: Critical Issues35. The Halaf Tradition36. Millennia in the Middle? Reconsidering the Chalcolithic of Asia Minor37. Interaction of Uruk and Northern Late Chalcolithic Societies in Anatolia38. Ancient Landscapes in Southeastern Anatolia39. Metals and Metallurgy40. The Hittite State and Empire from Archaeological Evidence41. The Hittite Empire from Textual EvidencePART V: Key Sites43. Catal Hoyuk: A Prehistoric Settlement on the Konya Plain45. Arslantepe-Malatya: A Prehistoric and Early Historic Center in Eastern Anatolia47. Kultepe-Kane : A Second Millennium Trading Center on the Central Plateau48. Key Sites of the Hittite Empire49. Ayanis: An Iron Age Site in the East50. Gordion: The Changing Political and Economic Roles of a First Millennium City51. Kaman-Kalehoyuk: A Bronze and Iron Age Site on the Anatolian Plateau52. Sardis: A First Millennium Capital in Western Anatolia
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